The Director of Applied Learning and Entrepreneurship will strategically develop, implement, evaluate, and refine applied learning initiatives for students that create the space for them to try a range of approaches to tackling complex challenges. This is an ideal opportunity for a detail-oriented, self-motivated, and entrepreneurial individual who is passionate about building relationships and developing programs that push students to think and learn in new and creative ways.
This is a senior position at Athena. The Director will bring to the role knowledge and experience in entrepreneurship and program facilitation.
Department: Athena Center for Leadership
Required Qualification Summary:
- The selected candidate will have a Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred) - 5-7 years of relevant professional level experience in roles required managing multiple priorities and interacting with multiple constituencies - Experience providing leadership in an educational setting preferred - Experience working with faculty and undergraduates - Experience facilitating for groups, especially groups that meet regularly over a long period of time - A deep commitment to the mission of Barnard College and women's leadership
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.