Associate Director, Career Development

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: New York City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime

The School of Professional Studies is seeking an individual to serve as the Associate Director for the Wasserman Center for Career Development. The Associate Director will provide career development leadership and direction by designing, delivering, and directing coaching programs, services, and major events offered to current undergraduate, graduate students and NYU SPS Alumni. Provide direct counseling one-on-one and in groups; evaluate program effectiveness and make changes; serve as a liaison with student clubs/leaders, alumni, university administrators, employers, and faculty. Develop and supervise professional and office support staff. Develop and maintain strategic partnerships with corporate and non-for-profit organizations to create jobs. Analyze data, prepare and present reports.

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in human resources, student personnel or related field.
Preferred Education:
Master's Degree in a related field.
Required Experience:
5+ years relevant professional-level experience in career services, counseling, student personnel, human resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience creating and executing strategy for large-scale coaching service models in person and in virtual formats. Must include experience managing staff and budgets, and developing programs, seminars, events, and training materials Experience planning simultaneous events, creating promotional materials, and managing projects, preferably in student affairs or career services.
Preferred Experience:
7+ years career services, counseling, student personnel, human resources, with at least 1 year in diversity and inclusion activities or equivalent experience.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Career planning, assessment, and job search expertise. Excellent communication, presentation, writing, and organizational skills. Leadership, hiring, training experience. Ability to dealwith a diverse population at all levels. MS Office and Google Suites. Excellent with technology implementation.

For over 85 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, 13 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of non-degree 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.


Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 30,000 NYU SPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit . 


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