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Career Development for the Higher Education Professional in 2018: Essential strategies for effectively managing ‘up’ and managing ‘more’

  • The Grandview 176 Rinaldi Boulevard Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601 United States (map)

Ilana Tolpin Levitt will deliver the keynote speech at the Mid-Hudson Association of Women in Higher Education Fall 2018 Conference. The role and expectations for leadership in higher education is increasingly complex and evolving as the pressures of the industry change and intensify. Many professionals enter this field  in order to stay affiliated with academic interests, provide service to students and advance within their administrative areas of interest and expertise.  Leadership, politics, changes in the industry,  and enrollment can all influence and challenge advancement opportunities and career trajectory for Higher Education professionals.    How can employees stay true to their interests and goals, stay relevant, and manage their careers?

Workshop will explore:

  • Critical role and expectations of leadership in Higher Education today

  • Managing relationships with supervisors/leadership and navigating workplace politics

  • Exploration of role of gender in this equation

  • A look at career development and advancement