Executive In Residence, and former Associate Dean of Executive Education, Corporate & Alumni Engagement, and Associate Professor of Professional Practice
Joe Schaffer is currently (July 2019) Distinguished Executive In Residence at Rutgers Business School. Joe was formerly the Associate Dean of Executive Education and the Director of International Programs for the Rutgers Business School. In addition, to leading the Rutgers Business School’s Executive Education (RBSEE) unit he also oversaw RBS’s Executive MBA program in Singapore and executive education activities in China. An active member of the International University Consortium for Executive Education (UNICON), Schaffer has more than 30 years of corporate experience in leadership, management and international human resources. Prior to joining Rutgers, he was a vice-president of human resources for TNT, a Netherlands-based global logistics and transport organization of 160,000 employees. He was also a lecturer in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) where he taught classes on how to retain high-talent executives and to prevent high-value Executive turnover. He is also an expert in the fields of developing human capital and performance management.
As the Associate Dean of Executive Education Joe Schaffer had responsibility for all of RBSEE’s activities and worked closely with organizations in the design, deployment, and evaluation of customized educational programs. Joe earned a Master’s in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University and holds a Post Graduate Award in Business and Management from the Warwick Business School in the U.K.
He is currently a licensed Executive Coach, and as Executive In Residence, Prof. Schaffer will be deploying his vast experience in the field of Executive HR in Corporate America to work with Rutgers Executive MBA students who may be planning on making career transitions.