New York University (NYU) invites applications and nominations for the role of director of the School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) at NYU Shanghai. This is an exceptional opportunity for an entrepreneurial and market savvy leader to provide strategic vision and implement the next phase of NYUSPS's expansion of programs in China. Reporting directly to the dean of NYUSPS, the next director will join NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai during an exciting time for impact and will have the opportunity to shape and execute a vision for delivering professional education in the global marketplace.
NYU is the largest private university in the United States and a globally distinguished research university on a remarkable trajectory. NYU's global network includes degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. NYUSPS serves the educational needs of those striving to maximize their full personal and professional potential by providing a comprehensive, professional oriented educational experience.
NYU has been developing capacity for delivering the SPS model of education in new global contexts. Having established English-language programs in Tokyo and Shanghai in 2013 and 2015, respectively, NYUSPS recently introduced professional development pilot courses in both locations. Encouraged by the initial market response, NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai is now poised to quickly scale programming aimed at equipping students and professionals with the skill sets and competencies demanded by an increasingly global economy.
The next director will join NYUSPS at NYU Shanghai during an exciting time to make an impact and advance NYUSPS's mission to provide professional education to a global market. Reporting directly to the dean of NYUSPS, the director will expand the scope of program offerings and introduce a wide array of professional development initiatives at NYU Shanghai. The ideal candidate will be market savvy, strategically-minded, and operations-oriented. She or he will cultivate connections across multiple industries, connect with experts to identity market needs, and develop a variety of market ready offerings in the way of professional advancement certifications.
All inquiries, nominations/referrals, and resumes with cover letters, should be directed in confidence to:
NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, and gender and sexual identity. NYU Shanghai affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach.