Job ID: 2021-8546 Type: NYU Tandon School of Engineering (PE1001) # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Services/Athletics New York University
The Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, is a hands-on leader for all aspects of non-academic student services at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering reporting directly to the Associate Dean, Student Affairs. The Assistant Dean works with the Associate Dean on the planning and execution of strategic initiatives across all major areas of non-academic student life at Tandon. The Assistant Dean ensures the proper functioning and smooth operation of day-to-day Student Affairs, Student Activities, and oversees programs, policies, procedures, and structures that support, counsel and respond to students on the NYU Brooklyn campus. Position serves as a key Dean’s Office liaison and will be heavily forward facing with the entire student body. Advocates for the needs and interests of over 6,000 Tandon students. Partner with the Tandon Experiential Learning Center (ELC) leadership council to help launch the ELC and strategically realign Tandon’s Career Lab services with Tandon’s curricular programs and pathways. The Assistant Dean develops strong partnership with NYU’s Wasserman Center to ensure high-touch, curriculum based 1:1 internship and career coaching, education, advising and counseling services to Tandon students. Responsible for the planning and execution of large-scale events including but not limited to: Convocation, annual Summits, and Commencement Awards. Some nights and weekends will be required.
Required Experience: 7+ years experience with progressive responsibilities, experience in higher education with an emphasis in student counseling and professional development.
Preferred Experience: 10+ years previous experience with STEM higher education, career development and student career goals
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Superb judgment, demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated sensitivity, imagination, and effectiveness in responding to challenging student, personnel and college/university community issues. Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team; proven ability to develop and maintain productive, collegial working relationships with students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects/tasks with thorough attention to detail and consistency; ability to set and attain goals while working both collaboratively and independently on various projects. Strategic leadership and management skills, including the ability to recruit and develop outstanding staff and support a team of colleagues within a demanding office environment are a plus. Excellent problem solving, leadership, networking, and presentation skills. Strong commitment to social justice.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: A demonstrated understanding of strategic planning, experience utilizing data and assessment to inform decision making, and effective program advocacy skills. Career planning, assessment, and job search expertise.
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