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Assistant Director

New York Institute of Technology

Manhattan, New York 10023
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Job Details

In partnership with Executive Director of Human Resources responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive training and development program(s) designed to encourage growth and ongoing education to employees and supervisors.In addition, successful candidate will not only provide generalist support to the Manhattan campus but also provide support globally to our campuses located in China, Abu Dhabi and Vancouver.

This position will be based at NYIT Manhattan Campus located by Columbus Circle, NY.

  • Formulate training policies, programs and schedules, based on knowledge of identified training needs. Conducting a needs analysis to determine new needs and make recommendations to meet those needs utilizing internal or the coordination of external resources. Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to support continual improvement.
  • Conduct training sessions and facilitate groups/meetings when needed such as: coordinating TIAA one-on-one workshops, conducting I-9 training, timesheet training, workplace conduct etc.) Research and coordinate creative training programs such as: web-based, classroom, instructional, campus speakers and workshops that are in line with the goals of the institution.
  • Manage the Professional Development Program (PDP) – work with leadership to communicate the PDP process, deadlines and collection and analysis of PDP’s.
  • Partner with institution leaders to ensure all new hires attend a robust new hire orientation and training sessions.
  • Actively participate in institutional committees and projects that will further develop the Human Resources department.
  • Creates and manages content for various HR/Workforce Communications including: employee handbook (updates/modifications), website publications, employee intranet modifications, enhancements and updates, signage/bulletin boards/newsletters, and other channels to ensure employees have knowledge of training events and general HR information. Work closely with Communications and Marketing division to ensure Human Resources adheres to branding and design guidelines in all communications.
  • Work with colleagues in HR and other departments such as payroll and IT to develop and/or create reports for Management regarding HR related information (headcount, contact list etc).
  • Responsible for managing organizational charts for institution.

  • Directly provide, or coordinate the efforts of others all types of HR support for global campuses in Abu Dhabi, Vancouver and China such as: hiring, on-boarding, Oracle and other system data entry, employee relations, medical benefits, time off benefits, reporting, policies/procedures, home leave, repatriation, end-of-service and other legally mandated benefits.
  • In conjunction with HR Coordinator, create and distribute global employment contracts.
  • Acts as primary liaison between global campuses and other areas of NYIT in HR matters.
  • In conjunction with external legal support and partner resources, responsible for the acquisition of appropriate visa/immigration documents for global employees.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.



  1. Organizational, communication and presentation skills.
  2. Ability to work in a teamwork capacity.
  3. Ability to work with and communicate ideas to leadership
  4. Ability to multitask and meet deadlines


Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial organizational psychology or related field. Master’s Degree preferred. HRCI/SHRM certification a plus.
  2. 3 years Human Resources experience
  3. Experience working in Training or Organization Development required; ability to identify training needs and create appropriate methods to address these gaps.       Prior experience working in with a global workforce highly preferred.
  4. Experience with Oracle, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Visio, SmartDraw or other organizational chart programs.
  5. Excellent written and oral communications skills as well as the ability to present conceptual as well as technical information.


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