Director, Career Pathways Innovation and Public Policy

27 Aug, 2022


Director, Career Pathways Innovation and Public Policy

New York University
New York, NY

Position Summary

New York University’s School of Profressional Studies is seeking a Director, Career Pathways Innovation and Public Policy to lead and ensure the success of the Career Pathways Bridge Program and lead and design the process for SPS’s overall high school pathways programming that will serve as a feeder to SPS degree programs. Other responsibilities will include grant and funding proposal writing; codifying lessons learned for scaling programs internally and externally; supporting the Assistant Dean of Educational Pathways and Strategic Operations with special projects; represent SPS in Workforce Development task forces and other City and State workforce development initiatives.


Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Education:
Master’s Degree

Required Experience:
7+ years Relevant experience or equivalent combination. Must include substantial professional experience in a related area and/or experience developing and marketing programs, counseling students, and supervising instructional and support staff.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to plan, develop and implement programs, courses, and certificates and to develop strategic partnerships internally and externally as needed. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, evaluate programs and instructional staff. Ability to market programs and retain students. Familiarity with emerging technologies, including distance learning.

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.

Additional Information

For 87 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.


NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.


NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.


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Job posted: 2022-08-27