Senior Director of Programming, Partnerships and Community Engagement
New York University
May 17, 2018
Brooklyn, New York
Posting Number 2018-4296 Location US-NY-Brooklyn Posted Date 2018-03-14 Union N/A School/Division University Relations and Public Affairs (WS2282) Department Name : University Relations and Public Affairs FT/PT Full-Time
The position will fill a needed gap and be a consistent presence in coordinating and projecting NYU faculty efforts, in sustaining our political and community outreach, and in working with senior leadership as well as existing teams to forge and implement important strategic directions for "NYU in Brooklyn". Additionally, the position will serve as the "point person" for Tisch's work on behalf of the Kenan Trust and its mandate to better connect cultural institutions to the communities in which they are located.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred Education: Master's or professional degree
Required Experience: 7+ years relevant experience working in an academic environment (or related work with non-profits or government entities) as an advocate for university goals in the community, as a liaison of the university to a range of civic and community groups, and a coordinator of events and programming that bring NYU faculty and students into contact with the broader community.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge of and familiarity with Brooklyn. Record of conceiving of and implementing events and programs that are of interest to the NYU community and also attract public audiences. Ability to identify government, corporate and foundation sources of support for programming.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with both internal and external constituencies; strong communication skills; ability to effectively interact with civic leaders and entities as well as elected officials. Demonstrated ability to take faculty interests and research and develop concrete, effective ways of showcasing their talent and connecting it to the needs/interests of the community.
Founded in 1831, New York University is now one of the largest private universities in the United States. Of the more than 3,000 colleges and universities in America, New York University is one of only 60 member institutions of the distinguished Association of American Universities.