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Teachers College, Columbia University Assistant Director of SPA-NOLA in New York, New York

Assistant Director of SPA-NOLA

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Job no: 504760

Position type: Staff

Location: New York

Categories: Administrative/Professional

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Summer Principals Academy-New Orleans (SPA-NOLA) is seeking an Assistant Director for Recruitment and External Relations. As part of the SPA-NOLA Program, the AD is responsible for the overall integrity and administrative management of the program implementation. This entails continuous communication with the Director of the SPA-NOLA Program, involvement in all aspects of the program including admissions, marketing and promotion, recruitment, program management, financial oversight, alumni relationships and programming, adjunct faculty support, and assisting Director with budget development and management, and external fundraising.

Other essential responsibilities include the following:

  • Design and deliver high caliber professional development sessions for district and building leaders nationally and internationally

  • Publish simulated case studies, research articles, and conference presentations

  • Leverage personal and professional school district and building leader networks for SPA-NOLA strategic partnerships and recruitment

  • Supervise graduate student researchers, SPA-NOLA partners and consulting facilitators of SPA-NOLA programming

  • Manage information/database and budget

  • Coordinate programs, recruitment, and reporting

  • Strategic planning & Advisory Board management

  • Support research, case design, multimedia simulation platform.

The position serves as a key resource to faculty, staff, prospective and current students, and to external agencies and constituents. This position reports to the SPA-NOLA Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership or similar field of study

  • Experience designing professional development sessions for education leaders

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively about program development

  • Research knowledge including research design, methodology (focus group experience will be key)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: both oral and written

  • Strong customer-service orientation

  • Task-oriented with proven ability to obtain results

  • Excellent follow-up, organizational and time management skills; work with deadlines and possess ability to prioritize and handle simultaneous demands

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Willingness to travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate preferred

  • Knowledgeable of higher education institutions and culture, particularly in academic and student affairs

  • 6-8 years’ work experience in urban school or district setting experience

  • Strategic thinking and strategic data analysis abilities

  • IRB certification

Advertised: 13 Jun 2019 Eastern Daylight Time

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