Assistant Director, Programs, NYU School of Professional Studies, The Center for Publishing
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, PROGRAMS
NYU School of Professional Studies
The Center for Publishing
The Center for Publishing is seeking an individual to assist the Director with the strategic and administrative planning, policy development for the department. Responsibilities include: plan for and manage the Summer Publishing Institute including all pre-program recruitment, admission, marketing and direct communication with interested and accepted students. Administer all on site aspects of the program and manage on site program events including orientation, alumni reception, career fair, industry visits, and workshops. Serve as direct liaison with students communicating all program policies, homework and events for the Summer Center Publishing Institute. Work with the Director on pre-program planning for the annual PubTechConnect conference, serving as liaison with Publishers Weekly. Execute logistics for PubTechConnect and other department events by overseeing and managing catering, facilities, AV, and external vendors. Work with the Director on department programs and events by researching speakers, delivering reports on competing events, drafting invitations, reviewing marketing copy, and tracking responses. Advise students as needed for the graduate program. Recommend, orient, and evaluate adjunct faculty for the graduate program. Plan and implement marketing events to recruit students; select faculty to participate and make presentations. Manage departmental social media accounts and help plan social media strategy. Supervise clerical staff.
Bachelor's degree in a related field
MBA, Master's degree in Publishing, Journalism, Communications, Marketing or Higher Education.
5 years of increasingly responsible professional level experience planning, developing, implementing and administering programs or events; experience developing marketing and retention strategies, working directly with students, and supervising staff.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to plan, develop and implement programs, and develop marketing and retention strategies. Ability to problem solve and interact with individuals at all levels including students, university and industry contacts. Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills. Familiarity with budget preparation and administration. Willing to travel and accompany students on international trips.
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