Assistant Dean, Digital Learning



Job description

Location: US-NY-Brooklyn

Department: Technology Based Learning

School/Division: NYU Tandon School of Engineering (PE1001)

Compensation Grade: Band 54

Academic Program Support

Position Summary:

The Assistant Dean, Digital Learning will report directly to the Vice Dean for Academics and Student Affairs and share a passion for transforming how education is delivered.  The role will be responsible for all matters related to day-to-day management, workflow, processes, and business operations of the Tandon Online team.  The role oversees the full online team with three verticals: Course Development, Partnerships and Growth, and Enrollment & Marketing.  The role is accountable for designing and delivering innovative, cutting-edge, high-quality, high-impact offerings using both asynchronous and synchronous learning, aimed at individual learners as well as corporate clients.  The position requires the ability to design and deliver remotely delivered programs that are typical to our existing portfolio as well as novel more accessible programs.  The position requires the ability to gauge customer needs, match it with faculty expertise, and develop programs (both short and long duration) with speed on emerging technology topics. The person in this role will work collaboratively with the course development team, the business development team, the marketing team, the professional education team, etc., (with all members of the Tandon community as needed). The position requires an entrepreneurial mindset so as to be successful in creating new programs under Tandon Online and liaison with the rest of Tandon as well as excellent leadership skills.


Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in a related area

Preferred Education:
Master’s Degree in a related area

Required Experience:
10+ years experience in operations or project management roles. Experience building and scaling an organization. Experience in designing and launching new programs/projects related to technology, and measuring outcomes in diverse settings.

Preferred Experience:
5+ years experience managing a budget of $10 million. Demonstrated experience and success in strategic leadership or managerial role related to online learning, running a division of similar scope and scale in a complex, multi-stakeholder environment. Entrepreneurial experience and functional expertise in go-to-market and partnership building.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proven collaborator in a highly matrixed environment (e.g. faculty, staff, and administrators across the University) to drive successful outcomes. Demonstrated passion and willingness to learn and stay ahead of new learning methods and technologies. Strong project management skills. Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel & PowerPoint). Ability to execute work based on objectives rather than explicit instructions. Focused on achieving defined results, and exceeding goals and objectives. Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change. Strong attention to detail, adherence to deadlines, and excellent follow-through. Must be able to manage multiple competing priorities effectively. Ability to think critically and identify potential issues before they arise. The ideal candidate would have worked with faculty as well as L&D professional in organizations to match learning needs with faculty expertise to create successful learning engagements.

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