New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) seeks to appoint a Senior Director, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Community Programs, reporting to the Executive Director of the program.
Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Senior Director of the NYUAD Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Community Programs is based in Abu Dhabi and oversees the day-to-day academic and administrative functions of the department. The Community Programs currently provide academic, leadership, and cross-cultural development opportunities to members of the local community ranging in level from high school to graduate/professional school. They are critical to the continuing success of the NYU Abu Dhabi enterprise in bestowing benefits to residents of the region that enhance their chances for success in prestigious and rigorous academic and professional endeavors.
Key Responsibilities:Under the general direction of and in coordination with the Executive Director of the NYUAD Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed (SMBZ) Community Programs, the Senior Director is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the following:
The Senior Director is responsible for day-to-day decision-making and will represent the Executive Director at numerous Abu Dhabi-based events and meetings. The individual will work most closely with the Executive Director (primarily located in New York), numerous NYU Abu Dhabi professionals and high profile institutions in the region.
As institutional commitment to community offerings increases, this department will grow its current programming and, thus, there will be a need for strategic planning, teamwork, and implementation skills. Oversight of these programs includes:
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.