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NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing Assistant Director, Early College Opportunities in New York, New York

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The primary objective of the role is to support first- and second-year NYU students in defining, pursuing, presenting, and realizing their purpose. This will take place primarily by building awareness among students about competitive fellowships and high impact opportunities through individual advising, group programming, and resource development. The Assistant Director will begin engaging students in their first year to build awareness of opportunities that exist, with deliberate efforts to reach first-generation students and students from historically excluded populations. They will coordinate a specific portfolio of competitive fellowships and awards, likely to include Gilman, Fulbright Summer Institute, Udall, Rangel Summer Institute, PPIA, and the Critical Language Scholarship. They will collaborate with and inform colleagues and campus partners of relevant opportunities and engage in direct outreach to students. In addition to this portfolio, the Assistant Director will collaborate with the Director of Global Awards to provide support for other awards, such as Fulbright, Truman, Rhodes, Marshall, and more, as needed and appropriate. The Assistant Director will work with the Director of Global Awards to coordinate management of one or more internal NYU awards.

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, and equity that inform academic excellence. Administrators in this organization are expected to contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.


Required Education:Bachelor's DegreeRequired Experience:5+ years of relevant experience or equivalent combination. Should include experience administering academic programs, engaging students, and preparing budgets. Experience also required in working with students and with faculty, particularly initiating and building on relationships across schools and in departments. Demonstrated commitment to and experience with working with historically excluded and/or underrepresented student populations.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Ability to communicate policies and procedures to a diverse group. Excellent organizational and problem solving skills. Strategic vision needed for planning and growing the office, including designing new programs and forms of student outreach. Excellent interpersonal, communication, customer service, and organization skills. Ability to solve problems and interact with individuals at all levels. Ability to work and communicate with diverse stakeholders. Strong teamwork abilities. Strong proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications. Attention to detail with ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Must be well versed in quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data in NYU systems and be able to strictly follow data privacy and security procedures for data handling and analysis to ensure adherence to legal and institutional standards.

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Posting Number2021-9091

Posted Date4 weeks ago(11/12/2021 6:14 PM)

Telecommute No

Location : LocationUS-NY-New York

Department Leadership Initiatives

School/Division Student Affairs (WS1705)

Compensation Grade Band 53

Union N/A

FT/PT Full-Time

Category Academic Program Support