Since our founding in 1919, The New School (TNS) has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. Our rigorous, multidimensional approach to education dissolves walls between disciplines and helps nurture progressive minds. At our university, students have the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths for a complex and rapidly changing world. Our colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris. The New School is committed to diversity in the workplace.
The Assistant Vice President for Emerging Technology (AVP) is a leadership position created to spearhead, champion, and direct the creation of the newly formed Emerging Technology team in the Department of Information Technology. The Emerging Technology team is a fast-paced, startup inspired group that will be developing extremely innovative solutions to some of the most challenging problems at The New School, in higher education, and industry through highly engaged partnerships with external organizations. The AVP for Emerging Technology must have the deep technical skills needed to understand how to best leverage the world of cloud, machine learning, blockchain, and related technologies, while also being a leader with strong executive skills, who can inspire, empower and care for the organization, develop a talent strategy to recruit and motivate top minds, and work with key teams and individuals across the university, including the most senior leadership. The AVP for Emerging Technology reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Working at The New School comes with several unique benefits including a generous time off policy and a tuition benefit for employees and their dependents.
Major Responsibilities: - Build the Emerging Technology organization using both a strong technical depth of knowledge in emerging technology fields and exceptional management skills. - Ensure the team continually evolves its innovation-first approach, by consistently driving learning, leveraging of, and working with the latest technology in cloud, ML, blockchain, IoT, and other advanced and emerging technical fields. - Taking the approach of
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About The New School
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.