Executive Director, Wasserman Center for Career Development
New York University
Location: New York, NY, US, 10001
Internal Number: 236359718
Executive Director, Wasserman Center for Career Development
Job ID: 2023-12708 Type: Student Affairs (WS1705) # of Openings: 1 Category: Student Services/Athletics New York University
Reporting to the senior associate vice president of Student Affairs, the executive director (ED) provides strategic leadership and direction for all programmatic and operational aspects of the Wasserman Center for Career Development. The ED collaboratively leads strategic planning in support of divisional and university goals and mission and oversees the design, development, assessment, and coordination of career development programs and services for students and alumni that are impactful and strategically aligned. Staying abreast of best practices and trends, the ED keeps the university community up to date on known and emerging career development issues and identifies opportunities to instill career development in the student experience. The ED also has an external-facing role, developing and enhancing relationships with employers, colleagues across colleges and units within NYU, and representing Wasserman to other external stakeholders. The ED oversees the administration of Wasserman, including management of a $5.88 million budget, staff management and assessment, including the development and implementation of career outcome surveys and other data collection strategies to assess programs and services, outcomes, and effectiveness.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of experience and education.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in human resources, management or other business field, counseling, psychology, education, or related discipline.
Required Experience: 10+ years of relevant professional-level experience in career services, counseling, student personnel, human resources or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include experience developing programs, seminars, events, and training materials, and managing staff and budgets.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Established leadership and expertise in career development; knowledge of employment trends; awareness of top skills and competencies across career fields and on a local to global level
Demonstrated success in supervising and evaluating professional staff with proven ability to hire and inspire a diverse and dynamic team
Proven ability to foster and sustain innovation, collaboration, shared decision-making, and strategic partnerships, integrating programs and initiatives
Record of building relationships with multiple stakeholders, internally and externally, with demonstrated success in expanding employer partnerships
An understanding of the unique advantages and complexities of a large private research university in New York City with a global footprint and a highly diverse student and alumni population
Demonstrated evidence of strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills in formal and informal settings
Strong business acumen with fiscal management experience and creative approach to maximizing and advocating for resources
Proven experience developing and overseeing programs and events; results-driven and adept at using data to inform decision-making and storytelling
Passion for providing support and opportunities for students and alumni, ideally with experience working with international students, first-generation, racially diverse, undergraduate and graduate, and non-traditional students
Demonstrated commitment to NYUâ™s values, principles, policies, and strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, belonging, and accessibility
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $185,000.00 to USD $235,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
NYU's Global Programs & University Life organization is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility that inform academic excellence. Employees in this organization are expected to contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and le...arning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life