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Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

If you are interested in applying for a staff employment opportunity with Kean University but do not see the position listed below, please email your cover letter and resume for consideration to hrjobs@kean.edu.

If you are interested in applying for a faculty and/or adjunct opportunity not listed on the Adjunct and/or Faculty Opportunities pages, please contact the Executive Director/Chairperson of the respective School/Department directly.

Thank you for your interest in joining our Kean team!


School of Online Learning

Online Admissions Counselor
(Professional Services Specialist IV)
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Reporting to the Associate Director of Online Admissions, the Online Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting prospective applicants for Kean Online, where students can earn a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or Certificate taking online courses anytime, anywhere. The Online Admissions Counselor recruits students and represents the University in a variety of settings such as corporate presentations and special events; meets individual recruitment goals to support the University’s enrollment efforts; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; and does related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and one year of professional experience in an institution of higher education is required, with experience in online admissions and online education. Ellucian Recruiter and Banner experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Candidate must have the ability to travel and must be able to lift, handle and transport recruitment materials and equipment.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Corey Vigdor, Acting Associate Dean, School of Online Learning, GL-319 or email col@kean.edu. The closing date for applications is May 29, 2018.  This search is limited to all current Kean University employees and to current student employees, graduate student employees, Academic Specialists and Adjunct Faculty.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Office of University Admissions – Transfer Unit

Transfer Admissions Counselor
Professional Services Specialist IV (Two Positions)
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Reporting to the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions - Transfer, the Transfer Admissions Counselor is responsible for recruiting prospective applicants and representing the University in a variety of settings such as community college presentations, transfer fairs, college night programs, on-campus visits and special events; coordinating on-site admissions and credit evaluation services at community colleges within assigned geographic territory; holding off-campus office hours at assigned community colleges; meeting individual recruitment goals to support the University’s enrollment efforts; performing basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; and does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. This position will also require extensive travel and driving to Community Colleges in New Jersey, in addition to multiple recruitment locations. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; one year of professional experience in a higher education admissions office, preferably with transfer evaluation or transfer credit practices; and a valid driver’s license in New Jersey is required. Datatel Colleague/Ellucian Recruiter experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Essential job functions include the ability to walk long distances; standing for long periods; lifting, handling and transporting recruitment materials and equipment; and driving. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Carlos Nazario, Director of University Admissions, Kean Hall 217 or email ugajobs@kean.edu. The closing date for applications is May 22, 2018.  This search is limited to all current Kean University employees and to current student employees, graduate student employees, Academic Specialists and Adjunct Faculty.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Holocaust Resource Center and Diversity Council

Managing Assistant Director

Under the direction of the Director, the Managing Assistant Director III assists with the planning and management of the programing in the HRC; develops policies and procedures; manages the implementation of the ID1800 dual-credit course in public schools throughout New Jersey, including the drafting of contracts, recruitment of teachers, student registration and grade recording; promotes membership to and markets the Diversity Council to new school districts; and does related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in an institution of higher education or a related field is required. Specific experience with Holocaust awareness education and diversity initiatives is desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Lauretta Farrell, Director of the Human Rights Institute, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email keanhrcjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


 

Office of University Procurement and Business Services

Managing Assistant Director III

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President/Director of University Procurement and Business Services, the Managing Assistant Director is responsible for assisting with the planning and management of activities of the University's purchasing program; develops policies and procedures to establish and maintain legal compliance, financial accountability and physical control; and ensures a customer service centered approach when providing services to University users, outside vendors, agencies and the public. The Managing Assistant Director manages day-to-day work operations including the performance of technical and/or administrative tasks such as contract preparation, control, monitoring, amendment and evaluation; manages office support functions, including providing direct support to the AVP/Director; and performs related work as required.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in procurement, supply services, higher education or a business environment is required. Master’s degree and specific experience in areas related to purchasing, contract services, accounting or budgeting is preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of Procurement and Business Services, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email purchasingjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


School of Accounting and Finance

School Office Manager
Managing Assistant Director III

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the School Office Manager manages daily work operations for the School and is involved in all areas of planning and administration including student and faculty recruitment, budget development and personnel management.  The individual is responsible for the general management and supervision of full-time and part-time support staff, graduate assistants and student assistants assigned to the School and acts as a consultant and resource to School personnel and committees. The School Office Manager also supervises the internship coordinator, if any and ensures that all time sheets for faculty and staff are accurate and absence from work for all employees, including cancellations of class and office hours are promptly reported to the Office of Human Resources and the Office of the Dean.

The School Office Manager will be responsible for maintaining student, program and school records and will be involved in the development of school policies and procedures for the operational direction of annual processes and events; and also does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Off campus travel is required to Community Colleges, High Schools and other locations for outreach events and other activities.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience supervising office operations or working in an institution of higher education is required. A Master’s degree and professional experience providing student and/or faculty support services or managing office operations for an academic program in an institution of higher education is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, School of Accounting and Finance, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ, 07083 or email acctjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.  


Office of the Dean
Nathan Weiss Graduate College

Dean’s Office Manager

Under the direction of the Dean, the Dean’s Office Manager (Managing Assistant Director III) manages daily work operations for the Dean’s Office and is involved in all areas of planning and administration including student and faculty recruitment, budget development and personnel management.  The individual is responsible for the general management and supervision of full-time and part-time support staff, graduate assistants and student assistants assigned to the Dean’s Office and acts as a consultant and resource to College personnel and committees. The Office Manager acts as a liaison with all department and school personnel under the Nathan Weiss Graduate College and ensures that all time sheets for faculty and staff are accurate and absence from work for all employees, including cancellations of class and office hours are promptly reported to the Office of Human Resources.

The Dean’s Office Manager will be responsible for maintaining student, program and Dean’s Office records and will be involved in the development of College policies and procedures for the operational direction of annual processes and events; and also does related work as required.This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Off campus travel is required for outreach events and other programs/activities.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience supervising office operations or working in an institution of higher education is required. A Master’s degree and professional experience providing student and/or faculty support services or managing office operations for an academic program in an institution of higher education is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Dean’s Office, Nathan Weiss Graduate College, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ, 07083 or email nwgcjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.  


School of Social Sciences

School Office Manager
Managing Assistant Director III

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the School Office Manager manages daily work operations for the School and is involved in all areas of planning and administration including student and faculty recruitment, budget development and personnel management.  The individual is responsible for the general management and supervision of full-time and part-time support staff, graduate assistants and student assistants assigned to the School and acts as a consultant and resource to School personnel and committees. The School Office Manager also supervises the internship coordinator, if any and ensures that all time sheets for faculty and staff are accurate and absence from work for all employees, including cancellations of class and office hours are promptly reported to the Office of Human Resources and the Office of the Dean.

The School Office Manager will be responsible for maintaining student, program and school records and will be involved in the development of school policies and procedures for the operational direction of annual processes and events; and also does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Off campus travel is required to Community Colleges, High Schools and other locations for outreach events and other activities.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience supervising office operations or working in an institution of higher education is required. A Master’s degree and professional experience providing student and/or faculty support services or managing office operations for an academic program in an institution of higher education is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ, 07083 or email clajobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.  


Office of the Dean
College of Education

Dean’s Office Manager

Under the direction of the Dean, the Dean’s Office Manager (Managing Assistant Director III) manages daily work operations for the Dean’s Office and is involved in all areas of planning and administration including student and faculty recruitment, budget development and personnel management.  The individual is responsible for the general management and supervision of full-time and part-time support staff, graduate assistants and student assistants assigned to the Dean’s Office and acts as a consultant and resource to College personnel and committees. The Office Manager acts as a liaison with all department and school personnel under the College of Education and ensures that all time sheets for faculty and staff are accurate and absence from work for all employees, including cancellations of class and office hours are promptly reported to the Office of Human Resources.

The Dean’s Office Manager will be responsible for maintaining student, program and Dean’s Office records and will be involved in the development of College policies and procedures for the operational direction of annual processes and events; and also does related work as required.This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Off campus travel is required for outreach events and other programs/activities.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience supervising office operations or working in an institution of higher education is required. A Master’s degree and professional experience providing student and/or faculty support services or managing office operations for an academic program in an institution of higher education is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Anthony A. Pittman, Acting Dean, College of Education, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ, 07083 or email coejobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. The deadline for applications is April 16, 2018. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.  


Division of Planning

Campus Architect

Under the direction of the Vice President for Planning, the Campus Architect (Managing Assistant Director II) is responsible for the planning and design of Kean University’s building exteriors, interior spaces and grounds at its multiple campus locations, including new construction projects, additions and renovations.  The Campus Architect develops and implements guidelines, standards, policies and procedures and employs management systems to ensure that all projects are designed and managed in accordance with established codes and federal and state regulations.  This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree; two years of professional experience in project management including planning, building design and construction; valid license as a Registered Architect in the State of New Jersey; driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey; and working knowledge of federal and state regulations, building codes, construction practices, inspection requirements and safety regulations is required. Experience in the design of large and small capital projects in higher education is preferred.  Work requires physical activity, including the ability to walk long distances both indoors and outside; standing for long periods; the ability to climb stairs, bend and stoop; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects; and driving.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to:  Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Vice President for Planning, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email specialcounseljobs@kean.eduElectronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


School of Physician Assistant Studies

Executive Director III

Under the direction of the Dean, the Executive Director will establish a new Physician Assistant Studies Program which includes designing and implementing curriculum for a M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies and preparing for the ARC-PA accreditation site visit. As the academic and administrative leader of the school, the Executive Director manages all school activities including the development and implementation of school policies and procedures; manages the hiring process for all school personnel; manages the evaluation process for all school faculty and staff; prepares and manages the academic advisement and support plan for all programs within the school; and does related work as required. The Executive Director is expected to create and implement a marketing and student recruitment plan; establish collaborative relationships with key stakeholders at the university and in the region; and obtain necessary program approvals from regulatory bodies and accreditation from ARC-PA.  The Executive Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Master’s degree, Doctoral M.D. or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and a minimum of three years of progressive experience in higher education or a related environment combining academic instruction, scholarly attainment and administration or the equivalent as determined by the university. Experience in related management fields, research organizations or not-for-profit entities is also acceptable. Candidate must have a documented record of professional, academic and administrative achievement in physician assistant education, including clinical practice and a license to practice in New Jersey or ability to obtain licensure in New Jersey.  Physician Assistants must be NCCPA-certified; Physicians must be board certified.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Physician Assistant Program, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpaajobs@kean.edu.  Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Office of Facilities and Campus Planning

Operating Engineer 1

Under the supervision of the Engineer-in Charge, Chief Operating Engineer and/or Facilities Management, the Operating Engineer I is responsible for the maintenance and operation of various steam plant systems throughout the University campus, including high pressure steam boilers, low pressure steam boilers and related auxiliary equipment; and performs additional duties as required.  Operating Engineers may be exposed to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.  Essential job functions include the ability to walk long distances both indoors and outside; standing for long periods; the ability to climb stairs, bend and stoop; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds; and driving. 

Qualifications:  Two (2) years of experience in work involving the operation and repair of heating plants and auxiliary equipment; possession of a Steam Engineer’s License, Third Class (Blue Seal) issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development; and a driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required.  Experience in a university/school or hospital setting and strong electrical and plumbing skills preferred. 

This is a provisional appointment. The selected candidate must successfully complete an exam administered by the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission in order to be eligible for a regular appointment.  

Application: Please send cover letter and resume to: Office of Human Resources, Recruitment Unit, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email hrjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to appointment.


Office of Facilities and Campus Planning

Motor Vehicle Operator II

Under the direction of Facilities Management, the Motor Vehicle Operator II in the Office of Facilities and Campus Planning is responsible for the operation of passenger buses to drive University students and members of the Kean campus community to designated destinations on/off campus; performs pickup and/or delivery assignments; may perform basic clerical work; attends Department sanctioned training and follows procedures outlined in training sessions; and performs additional duties as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.   

Qualifications:  One (1) year of experience in driving passenger automobiles, vans or light trucks required.  Applicants must possess a valid New Jersey Commercial Driver's License (CDL) “Class C” with P and S endorsements.  Two years of experience in driving passenger buses preferred.

This is a provisional appointment. The selected candidate must successfully complete an exam administered by the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission in order to be eligible for a regular appointment.  

Application: Please send cover letter and resume to: Office of Human Resources, Recruitment Unit, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email hrjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to appointment.


 

College of Business and Public Management

Dean

The College of Business and Public Management is composed of four schools – Criminal Justice and Public Administration; Accounting and Finance; Management and Marketing; and Global Business. The College also hosts a New Jersey Small Business Development Center.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is the senior academic and administrative leader of the College of Business and Public Management and will provide leadership in the areas of research, teaching and University and community service.  The Dean will also assume a leadership role in external fundraising; work closely with faculty in curricular matters, including the ongoing development of dynamic academic programs; and accelerate the development of the College as a distinctive and regional center for education, research and community service within the business-related fields. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess a terminal degree or combination of experience in an academic or professional field related to the disciplines within the college; a record of distinguished academic or professional achievement; and a minimum of five years of progressive experience in management or a higher education environment.  Experience in related management fields, research organizations or not-for-profit entities is also acceptable. Other qualifications include a demonstrated commitment to the business disciplines; ability to lead through collaborative and shared decision making; the ability to sustain a strong and collegial relationship with faculty, staff, students and administrators; a successful record in budget development and strategic planning; ability to effectively balance advocacy for the College with the needs of the wider University community; an understanding of the role of information technology; and a demonstrated ability to interact with the broader business, education and research and development communities.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, College of Business and Public Management Dean Search, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ, 07083 or email vpaajobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.  


Office of University Admissions

Undergraduate Regional Admissions Counselor
Professional Services Specialist IV Ten-Months (Two Positions)

Reporting to the Managing Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Undergraduate Regional Admissions Counselor supports the enrollment efforts of Kean University by recruiting prospective applicants in out-of-state territories and representing the University in a variety of settings such as high school presentations, college fairs, college night programs, on-campus visits and special events; meets individual recruitment goals to support the University’s enrollment efforts in the assigned territory; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures and guidelines; and does related work as required.

These positions are ten-month assignments, effective from September 1st to June 30th that require extensive travel, driving short and long distances and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Positions will work remotely and require occasional travel to the New Jersey Kean campuses, in addition to multiple recruitment locations. One position will be responsible for covering recruitment territories in Maryland and Pennsylvania. The other position will primarily cover New York, as well as Connecticut when needed.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; one year of professional experience in a business environment or in an institution of higher education; and a valid driver’s license and transportation for travel is required. Master’s degree in a related field can be substituted for the one year of required experience. Experience in an admissions office in an institution of higher education and Datatel Colleague/Ellucian Recruiter experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Essential job functions include the ability to walk long distances; standing for long periods; lifting, handling and transporting recruitment materials and equipment; and driving.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Carlos Nazario, Director of University Admissions, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ugajobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


School of Accounting and Finance

Executive Director III

The College of Business and Public Management at Kean University is in the midst of a transformative change to become a leader in global accounting and financial education.  Located in a state-of-the-art building on the Union, New Jersey campus and with an additional location in Wenzhou, China, the College is seeking an Executive Director to lead the Accounting and Finance area, in both locations, as we transform into a major provider of global business education.  

This is an exceptional opportunity as it offers the chance to exercise visionary leadership and entrepreneurial and creative work that will significantly advance educational and professional opportunities for our students. The College of Business and Public Management has opened a new campaign to attract the best and brightest to partner with us in educating our students on two continents. This is a great opportunity for a like-minded administrator committed to world-class education on the cutting edge of global higher education.

Under the direction of the Dean, the Executive Director is the academic and administrative leader of the School of Accounting and Finance, responsible for managing all school activities. The Executive Director develops and implements school policies and procedures; manages the evaluation process for all school faculty and staff; manages the hiring process for all school personnel; oversees curriculum, program development and outcomes assessments; prepares and manages the academic advisement plan for all programs within the school; manages the school’s budget; maintains relationships with external agencies and professional organizations; and does related work as required. The Executive Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Finance or a related field and a minimum of three years of progressive experience in higher education or a related environment combining academic instruction, scholarly attainment and administration or the equivalent as determined by the university. Experience in related management fields, research organizations or not-for-profit entities is also acceptable.

Curriculum innovation, faculty development, external relations, especially internships, advancement activities and change management will be major responsibilities. Experience with and/or interest in AACSB accreditation a must. An individual with both industry and academic experience is preferred. This position will require international travel and considerable interaction with both the global professional practice community, as well as corporate partners.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, College of Business and Public Management, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email cbpm@kean.edu.  Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Director of Learning Support Services

Director IV

The Nancy Thompson Library of Kean University is undergoing a transformation utilizing innovative technologies, including the use of unique mobile apps and cloud based information systems customized for the individual user, providing real time notification of academic, scholarly resources as well as campus activities.  We seek a Director of Learning Support Services with a vision to help redefine the role of academic libraries to prepare students for challenges of the 21st century.

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director of Learning Support Services provides visionary leadership to guide the Nancy Thompson Library (NTL) in its ongoing transformation through dynamic changes in all aspects of information and learning support services. The Director will create and manage an increasingly networked, interactive, and collaborative environment in which student learning support services are provided anytime and anywhere. The Director will continuously evaluate, engage the broader Kean Community and external partners to meet the evolving needs of the NTL mission at a world-class campus in a global learning environment. This includes changes in the way student learning is acquired, delivered, consumed, shared and reconstituted among KU students, faculty, and staff for educational, research and professional development purposes. The Director will administrate across multiple campuses to advance Kean University’s research, teaching and global agendas. Operations Management includes the Kean USA campus, as well as other programs/divisions at Kean Ocean, Kean Highlands and its additional location Wenzhou-Kean University, in China. This includes potential travel to and assignments of work at other locations.

This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Work schedule is assigned according to shifts/rotations to cover 24/7 facility and service operations that may vary by academic and calendar year.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems or a related field and two years of professional experience in a research, educational and/or learning commons setting with advanced understanding of digital information resources and technology and best practices for the digital student interface applied to student learning support services.  A Doctorate degree may be substituted for two years of the indicated experience. Specialty in Education, Instructional Design or student learning support pedagogy is preferred. Candidate must have a strong understanding of the evolving issues and trends in higher education, library transformation to learning commons settings, open access and scholarly communications.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Director of Learning Support Services, by email to ntljobs@kean.edu. Please specify Director of Learning Support Services in the subject heading.  Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Director of Digital Information Resources

Director IV

The Nancy Thompson Library of Kean University is undergoing a transformation utilizing innovative technologies, including the use of unique mobile apps and cloud based information systems customized for the individual user, providing real time notification of academic, scholarly resources as well as campus activities.  We seek a Director of Digital Information Resources with a vision to help redefine the role of academic libraries to prepare students for challenges of the 21st century.

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director of Digital Information Resources provides visionary leadership to guide the Nancy Thompson Library (NTL) in its ongoing transformation through dynamic changes in all aspects of information services. The Director will create and manage an increasingly networked, interactive and collaborative environment in which student learning support services are provided anytime and anywhere. The Director will continuously evaluate, engage the broader Kean Community and external partners to meet the evolving needs of the NTL mission at a world-class campus in a global learning environment. This includes changes in the way student learning is acquired, delivered, consumed, shared and reconstituted among KU students, faculty and staff for educational, research and professional development purposes. The Director will administrate across multiple campuses to advance Kean University’s research, teaching and global agendas. Operations Management includes the Kean USA campus, as well as other programs/divisions at Kean Ocean, Kean Highlands and its additional location Wenzhou-Kean University, in China. This includes potential travel to and assignments of work at other locations.

This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Work schedule is assigned according to shifts/rotations to cover 24/7 facility and service operations that may vary by academic and calendar year.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Information Technology, Information Systems or a related field and two years of professional experience in a research, educational and/or learning commons setting with advanced understanding of digital information resources and technology and best practices for the digital student interface.  A Doctorate degree may be substituted for two years of the indicated experience. Specialty in Management, Business or online learning is preferred. Candidate must have a strong understanding of the evolving issues and trends in higher education, library transformation to learning commons settings, open access and scholarly communications.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Director of Digital Information Resources, by email to ntljobs@kean.edu. Please specify Director of Digital Information Resources in the subject heading.  Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Executive Vice President

Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 50 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China.

Reporting to the President, the Executive Vice President (EVP) serves as the chief operating officer of the Kean University system. The EVP shall be directly responsible to the President and has the primary responsibility for assisting the President in maximizing the University’s operating and academic performance and achieving its goals. The EVP’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: overseeing the University’s strategic plan and its academic performance; initiating and managing strategic alliances; participating in the development of operating and capital budgets; and establishing guidelines and procedures for the management of the various units reporting to the President.  The EVP will work collaboratively with the President’s Cabinet and staff and will provide the President and Board of Trustees with regular updates on the achievement status of the University’s strategic plan, its academic milestones, its admissions and retention initiatives and its strategic planning initiatives.  When requested, the EVP will also assist in fundraising and other development or alumni activities.    

Qualifications: Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree and six years of administrative experience in a four-year institution of higher education or the equivalent as determined by the university.   Similar experience in a comparable non-profit or for profit environment can be substituted. Doctorate degree and administrative experience in a public or private institution of a similar size is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the President, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email kuexecutivejobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


 

Office of Human Resources

Director II

Under the direction of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, the Director of Human Resources provides leadership and support for all human resource functions and operations of the University. The Director serves as chief Human Resources administrator responsible for the overall provisions of human resources services, policies and programs for the University’s multiple campus locations in New Jersey and Wenzhou, China and provides direction and supervision to staff in the functional areas of HR including recruitment, classification and staffing; compensation; pension and benefits; discipline; performance management and evaluation systems; tuition waiver and reimbursement program; organizational development and training; payroll; and labor relations.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Human Resources, Management, Business or a related field and a minimum of four years of progressively responsible professional experience in human resources is required. At least ten years of progressively responsible professional experience in human resources in higher education is preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and computer skills including Microsoft Office and HRIS software are essential. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpafjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Assistant/Associate Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities

Kean is seeking an exceptional and committed individual to fill the position of Assistant or Associate Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities. Under the direction of the Vice President for Planning, the Assistant/Associate Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities oversees campus facility planning for new construction and remodeling/renovation.  The Assistant/Associate Vice President acts as campus liaison between architecture and engineering firms, planning consultants and the University; organizes and directs the management team for day-to-day Campus Planning and Facilities operations of the University’s Physical Plant; and assures continued and effective function in support of academic, administrative and student services.  The Assistant/Associate Vice President is expected to develop and sustain high quality operations, maintenance and aesthetics of campus facilities, infrastructure, grounds and vehicles and prepare the campus for all major events.  The Assistant/Associate Vice President provides vision and leadership through high quality campus planning and facilities support services, with a strong emphasis on customer service.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree; six years of professional experience as a manager/supervisor in facilities planning, particularly in education with knowledge of the needs of residential facilities, design and construction projects; knowledge of Federal, State and Local building code requirements and health and safety regulations; and a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey is required for appointment at the Associate level. Four years is the minimum experience requirement for an appointment at the Assistant level. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and customer service skills are essential. Master’s degree or a BA/BS in Architecture or Engineering; professional experience in facilities planning, design and construction projects in higher education; and knowledge of managing trades is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the President, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email specialcounseljobs@kean.edu. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Office of Computer and Information Services

Professional Services Specialist IV, Computer Services
Senior Systems Administrator

Under the supervision of the Director III of Help Desk and IT Operations, the Professional Services Specialist IV is responsible for overseeing the systems administration of Windows and Virtualized infrastructure including, but not limited to: server builds; system, software and end user support; Active Directory design; storage area network architecture and administration; VMware; backup and disaster recovery processes; and performs additional duties as required.  This role will be performed from the Union campus supporting remote campuses across New Jersey and in China.  This position requires occasional travel to other Kean campus locations in New Jersey.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in one or more of the following areas: data processing, installation and maintenance of application programs, technical support and/or design and preparation of programs.  Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science or a related field; Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or equivalent certification; at least two years of experience in technical support including Systems Administration and/or Systems Engineering; and experience with Active Directory. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis. 

The selected candidate will be required to pass a four (4) month Working Test Period to become eligible for a regular appointment. 

Please send cover letter and resume to: Office of Human Resources, Recruitment Unit, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email hrjobs@kean.edu.


Office of Human Resources

READER

Kean University is seeking a Reader that will work with a faculty member. The Reader will read aloud to the faculty member various printed materials and/or information from a computer screen that cannot be read by the adaptive computer equipment and software. The Reader will take dictation when the adaptive computer equipment and software cannot do so. Position is temporary and filled on a semester to semester basis, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week. Salary range is $9.50 to $16 per hour, and is commensurate upon experience.

The Reader's work schedule will vary each semester based on the faculty member's teaching schedule. We would prefer candidates that are available a minimum of 3 days per week, contingent upon the faculty members schedule.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree is required, with some training or experience in a field of study related to the psychology material that the Reader will read.

Application: If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your cover letter (including hours of availability) and resume to Yrelys Tapanes, Managing Assistant Director - Benefits, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. You may also apply via email at ytapanes@kean.edu or (fax) 908.737.3305.

 

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

 

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