Job ID: 2023-12676 Type: School of Professional Studies (CP1108) # of Openings: 1 Category: Academic Program Support New York University
The School of Professional Studies' is seeking a Senior Director of the Workplace Learning Innovation Lab. This role will build and lead a dynamic team of experts, practitioners, and administrators to drive the design, development, and implementation of innovative educational solutions focused on workplace learning and applied degrees. The Senior Director will lead the unitâ™s workforce development initiatives and partnerships that transform how NYU and its partners in the NYC workforce-learning ecosystem cultivate and enhance employee skills, knowledge, and capabilities for the job structures that provide family sustaining wages, economic security and social mobility for learners and communities. The role will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of workplace learning, collaborating with cross-functional teams, industry partners, and thought leaders to deliver impactful, forward-thinking initiatives.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Education.
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Education, Learning Sciences, Instructional Design, Business Development, or a related field. Or a Ph.D in a field and with a focus relevant to the Senior Directorâ™s role
Required Experience: 7+ years in public and/or private sector workforce/educational development leadership roles
Preferred Experience: 10+ years in advanced government and industry roles supporting working place development initiative implementation
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Demonstrated planning, analytical, and problemsolving skills. Ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional groups and possess a proven track record of leadership and innovation in the field of workplace learning, adult education, or related disciplines. Knowledge of project management methodologies, strong quantitative modeling skills and the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to write well, speak effectively, and work in fastpaced environment responding to ad-hoc requests. Ability to understand long term goals, drive change and push the boundaries of traditional learning approaches. Approach projects and opportunities with an entrepreneurial mindset. Strong understanding of instructional design principles, learning technologies, and emerging trends in workplace learning. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate across all levels of the organization. Demonstrated ability to build and lead high-performing teams. Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to build ecosystem networks, drive change and push the boundaries of traditional learning approaches.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Senior leadership experience with public and private sectors leading and designing inclusive workforce-development solutions at scale. Strong grounding in the history of workforce development and its relationship to historical economic inequities and social injustices. Experience with workforce-development ecosystem. Knowledge and experience of successful public-private partnership models for workforce solutions both within and beyond the U.S.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $140,000.00 to USD $180,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
Since 1934, 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 nationâ™s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelorâ™s degrees for undergraduate students, four associateâ™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. We prepare students for in-demand jobs in fields including real estate, hospitality and tourism; global affairs; global sports management; publishing; marketing and public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human capital management; information technology, management and systems; translation; publishing and professional writing. NYU SPS 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.
NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/nyugreen.
New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and NYU Tandon School of Engineering traces its roots back to 1854, building on an illustrious past as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. Our mission is to excel in research, teaching, and entrepreneurship and inspire and educate engineers for the 21st century — backed by an historic commitment of $1 billion to recruit new faculty, fuel groundbreaking basic and applied research in key areas, and expand the Downtown Brooklyn campus. NYU Tandon faculty are world renowned leaders in science and technology, with a strong commitment to research, innovation, and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. We lead and have ties to multidisciplinary centers in wireless technology, cybersecurity, urban informatics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, renewable energy, and health, among others. Our faculty and students are part of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and in downtown Brooklyn, and we support three “future lab” business incubators that connect our students and faculty to today’s innovation economy. We are deeply committed to teaching and le...arning, and with NYU's unrivaled global network of campuses, we promote a truly global engineering education.
NYU Tandon is committed to substantially increase the proportion of our faculty from historically underrepresented groups in STEM and we encourage candidates from such groups to apply. We aspire to create a climate where diversity and inclusion are not only appreciated but considered an asset for creativity and innovation, and we seek faculty who have a real passion for a culturally diverse environment. We take pride in our high numbers of female students and students who are the first in their family to go to college. NYU belongs to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists with dual-career searches, and our faculty are supported by a range of work-life balance programs provided by the NYU Office of Work Life