Leighton Mitchell

Director, Facilities Administration

Leighton Mitchell is the Associate Director of Facilities Administration and manages the planning process for facilities and space management at Tisch. Responsibilities include managing day-to-day facilities operations in conjunction with NYU Facilities Management, coordinating capital projects and serving as liaison between Tisch and central NYU offices of Real Estate, Facilities and Construction Management and Public Safety.

Leighton has worked as Managing Director of The School of Drama at The New School, and previously worked for many years in various positions in the Department of Drama at The Tisch School of the Arts, most recently as Director of Production, Facilities and Administration. Leighton holds a BFA from Tisch and a MS in Construction Project Management from the Real Estate Institute at NYU’s School of Continuing and Professional Service.