Associate Director, Invest NYC SDG Initiative, Center for Sustainable Business
Job ID: 2021-7867 Type: Stern School of Business (SB1071) # of Openings: 1 Category: Academic Program Support New York University
The NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business (CSB) is seeking a committed individual to provide high level strategic, logistical, and operational support to the Director of a CSB initiative, Invest NYC SDG, (the “CSB initiative”) for a fixed-term position. The CSB initiative has the goal of driving private sector financing toward creating a more sustainable, inclusive, and resilient New York City. Using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) as a framework, the CSB initiative is developing concrete investable projects in six areas -- the built environment, waste, food and health, climate resilience, sustainable mobility, and renewable energy. The initiative is supported by Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo, New York Community Trust, Con Edison, and Sims Municipal Recycling, and is guided by a steering committee with finance and subject experts from the public and private sector.
The Associate Director will join the Invest NYC SDG Initiative team to advance the development of a sustainable urban economy in New York City. The Associate Director is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the CSB Initiative, including supervising Invest NYC SDG team members, and providing a high level of strategic and logistical support to the Director. This will include managing planning for related events sponsored by the Invest NYC SDG, overseeing the CSB initiative’s budget and digital communication strategies, and managing the Steering Committee and CSB Advisory Board liaison. The selected candidate will design and manage strategy for long term success of the Initiative, setting Initiative goals and being accountable for meeting goals and tracking KPIs. The Associate Director will also work directly with the Project Director to prioritize project development, and facilitate decision making related to research, hiring, marketing and spending. The selected candidate will identify, cultivate, and expand relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
This is a 12-month term position, with start date ASAP and end date in April 2022.
The selected candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in the field of sustainability, including project and relationship management, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent organizational, judgment, interpersonal, and verbal and written communications skills are essential along with fast, effective, focused research and analysis for strategic application.
New York University Stern School of Business, located in the heart of Greenwich Village and deeply connected with the City for which it is named, is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers. NYU Stern offers a broad portfolio of transformational programs at the graduate, undergraduate and executive levels, all of them enriched by the dynamism and deep resources of one of the world’s business capitals. NYU Stern is a community that fosters inclusion, belonging, diversity and equity, and inspires its members to embrace change in a globally changing world. We offer a collegial and supportive culture, an excellent benefits package, which includes NYU tuition reimbursement, generous vacation, health, and retirement plans. For more information about working at NYU and to apply for this position online (2021-7867) please visit our web site at: http://www.nyu.edu/about/careers-at-nyu.html. In your cover letter, please indicate where you learned about this opportunity. We accept online applications only.
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