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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!


Kean Ocean

Transfer Admissions Processing Professional
Professional Services Specialist IV
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Kean Ocean, the Transfer Admissions Processing Professional and SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Program) Designated School Official (DSO) is an admission application concierge, document processor and DSO who supports prospective, new and continuing Kean Ocean students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, in Toms River, New Jersey. The primary role of this employee is to ensure started applications to Kean Ocean are converted into completed applications, ultimately decreasing turn-around time and increasing enrollment at Kean Ocean.  This employee will be responsible for supporting Transfer and Graduate Admission for Kean Ocean, through the receipt and processing of applications, transcripts and other related documents for domestic and international students. This individual is responsible for performing basic professional functions using established policies, procedures and guidelines; and does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Occasional travel to the Kean campus in Union, NJ is required.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in an institution of higher education in an enrollment management area, student support services position or other related field is required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. Working knowledge of Student Information Systems (Ellucian Colleague), document imaging software (ImageNow) and CRM recruitment management software (Ellucian Recruiter/Recruit) is preferred.

Application: Please electronically send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Maureen Morlando Byrne, Search Committee Chairperson, at keanoceanjobs@kean.edu, with the subject heading: Transfer Admissions Processing Position. The closing date for applications is February 26, 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.


Kean Ocean

Registration Professional and Office Coordinator
Professional Services Specialist IV
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Director of Kean Ocean, the Kean Ocean Registration Professional and Office Coordinator supports the day-to-day operations of the Administrative Office for Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey. The Registration Professional and Office Coordinator is responsible for performing basic professional functions using established policies, procedures and guidelines to assist with daily work operations at Kean Ocean; and does related work as required. This employee acts as the point of contact for all visitors to the Kean Ocean Administrative Office (applicants, students, family and alumni) and also performs additional activities to support Kean Ocean operations. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Occasional travel to the Kean campus in Union, NJ is required.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in an institution of higher education in an enrollment management area, student support services position or other related field is required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

Application: Please electronically send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Tara Higgins, Search Committee Chairperson, at keanoceanjobs@kean.edu, with the subject heading: Registration Professional Position. The closing date for applications is February 26, 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.


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.  


Kean Ocean

Faculty Support Services Manager
Managing Assistant Director III
*Revised*

Under the supervision of the Associate Dean and Associate Vice President of Kean Ocean, the Faculty Support Services Manager will provide essential services for faculty and support staff at Kean Ocean in Toms River, New Jersey. Managing support operations for Kean Ocean faculty, responsibilities include, but are not limited to: staffing the faculty support office in the Gateway Building; supervising student workers who assist faculty; managing the coordination of hiring and professional development/training for faculty and part-time employees in collaboration with departments at the Union campus, including acting as a liaison with Human Resources; ensuring 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 Human Resources and other offices as required; and performing additional duties as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Occasional travel to the Kean campus in Union, NJ is required.

Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in an institution of higher education in a human resources office, student or faculty support services position or other related field is required. A Master’s degree and faculty support management experience is preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Ellucian Colleague, Blackboard, AdvisorTrac and other related software systems utilized in higher education is also preferred.

Application:  Please electronically send a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Jessica Adams, Search Committee Chairperson, at keanoceanjobs@kean.edu, with the subject heading: Managing Assistant Director Position. 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.


Exceptional Educational Opportunity/Educational Opportunity Fund (EEO/EOF) Program

Associate Director II
*Search Extended and Revised*

Under the direction of the Director of the Exceptional Educational Opportunities Program, the Associate Director of the EEO Program assists the Director with achieving program goals; policy formation; program design; program implementation; program reports; private and public program proposals; grant proposals; program research; program data analysis; and program evaluation.  The Associate Director is directly responsible for the development, organization, supervision and management of three major EEO Program components: Academic/Educational Advisement, Professional Counseling and the Learning Center (which includes tutoring and supplemental instruction). The Associate Director supervises staff relative to the academic advisement component and the career, personal and social counseling components; develops and manages strategies and programming designed to increase persistence, retention and graduation rates; and performs related work as required.   

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, Administration or a related field from an accredited college and a minimum of three years of professional experience in higher education is required. Candidate must have the demonstrated ability to oversee a comprehensive academic support program with outcomes measurements; prior managerial experience effectively supervising staff; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, computer databases and new technologies, including web-based services and social media; and the ability to analyze, create and execute assessment tools and gather and interpret data particularly related to persistence, retention and learning outcomes. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.  Grant-writing experience is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Yvonne Segars, Director of the EEO/EOF Program, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email eeojobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Previous applicants need not apply. 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 Financial Aid and Scholarship Services

New Student Financial Aid Counselor
Professional Services Specialist IV

Under the direction of a managerial supervisor, the New Student Financial Aid Counselor provides in person and virtual financial aid counseling to new and prospective students and their designees; acts as a liaison between the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarship Services and other University departments to assist new and prospective students with financial aid and other financing alternatives; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures and guidelines; and does related work as required. This individual will be expected to provide timely responses to all inquiries from many constituencies and exhibit exemplary customer service.  Individual relationships and cultivation of prospective students is crucial for success in this capacity, while understanding the need for confidentiality, empathy and creativity to navigate students through the financial aid process.

This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Position is based at the Union campus but occasional travel to the Kean Ocean campus in Toms River, NJ may be required.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in a financial aid office is required. Candidate must have knowledge of State and Federal financial aid regulations, debt management, student budgets and loan programs. Experience working with Ellucian Colleague software is preferred. Excellent customer service skills and oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Sherrell Watson-Hall, Director of Financial Aid, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email finaidjobs@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 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.


Department of Public Safety/Police

Security Officer

Security Officers at Kean University maintain a safe and secure environment by protecting students, faculty, staff, visitors and property on its New Jersey campuses. Security Officers work collaboratively with law enforcement by reporting suspicious and/or criminal activities and activities that require additional or authorized personnel, supporting those efforts as needed.  Under the direction of the Director of Public Safety/Police or a designated Supervisor, the Security Officer performs foot and vehicle patrols of the university’s campuses to secure buildings and property; investigates disturbances; maintains order during events; enforces laws and regulations; may be tasked with enforcing traffic and parking regulations, including ticketing offenders when necessary; and does related work as required. 

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

Qualifications: Graduation from high school or vocational school or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate. Candidate must possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; Security Officer Certification (SORA); Dispatcher/Telecommunicator Certification and related trainings; emergency, health and/or safety certifications; and at least six (6) months of experience in security operations or in a customer service related position is preferred.  Candidate must have the ability to use a computer and work rotating shifts, including weekends and holidays.  Candidates for Security Officer are required to meet all qualifications for application to the police academy in order to become a sworn police officer. 
 
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.


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.


Office of Computer and Information Services

Database Administrator
Managing Assistant Director II
*Search Extended and Revised*

Under the supervision of the Director of Help Desk/IT Operations, the Database Administrator manages all database administration functions that support the University's production databases as well as other supporting systems; participates in the development and effectuation of goals, policies and procedures for database management which involves development of office policies and procedures; and does related work as required. Primary database systems to support will be MS SQL and UniData and the Database Administrator will manage all technical activities for a relational database to consist of system and application software upgrades, performance analysis, record archival, tuning and user maintenance.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience as a database administrator is required. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year-for-year basis.  Bachelor’s degree in a computer discipline and certification is preferred. Prior experience as a database administrator with MS SQL and UniData expertise is also preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Joseph Marinello, Office of Computer and Information Services, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ocisjobs@kean.edu. Previous applicants need not apply. 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 Counseling and Disability Services

Staff Clinician/Case Manager
Managing Assistant Director III
*Search Extended and Revised*

Under the supervision of the Associate Director or Director of the Office of Counseling and Disability Services, the Staff Clinician/Case Manager assists in the administration of the Kean Counseling Center and its programs; provides a full range of clinical services including assessment, crisis intervention, individual and group psychotherapy, case management services, referrals, campus consultation and community based programming/services; exercises general management and oversight of case management duties for the Kean Counseling Center; supervises and manages counseling center staff; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work or a Counseling-related field from an accredited college; current New Jersey state licensure as a psychologist, social worker or professional counselor; and a minimum of two years of clinical experience including work with high-risk patients as well as with complex and/or longstanding clinical problems is required. Familiarity with developmental issues of college students and demonstrated commitment, sensitivity and skill in working with a diverse population is also required.  Experience working with college students in a university setting; interest in providing education and training to clinical staff on clinical issues; and expertise in case management services is preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Vincent Kiefner, Director, Office of Counseling and Disability Services, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email counselingcenterjobs@kean.eduPrevious applicants need not apply. 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 University Procurement and Business Services

Managing Assistant Director III
*Search Extended*

Under the direction of the Director and Associate Director of Procurement and Business Services, the Managing Assistant Director exercises general management and supervision over one or more sections of the purchasing unit and staff; participates in the development  and effectuation of office goals, policies and procedures which may involve development of university policy; manages the planning and implementation of technical and/or administrative tasks including contract preparation, control, monitoring, amendment and evaluation; and does related work as required. As authorized, the Managing Assistant Director exercises approval rights and responsibilities in the area of University contract administration and performs claims analysis and more complicated work related to the management of this area. This position requires travel.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree and two years of professional experience in an institution of higher education or other field that is directly related to the position is required. Five or more years of experience in purchasing specific to academic or government procurement and working knowledge of computerized purchasing systems is preferred.

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. Previous applicants need not apply. 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.


School of Communication Disorders and Deafness

Clinical Development Manager
Managing Assistant Director III

Under the direction of the Executive Director of the School of Communication Disorders and Deafness, the Managing Assistant Director exercises general management and supervision over Clinical Development for the Speech-Language Pathology program at Kean University; cultivates new innovative externship opportunities for graduate students in Speech-Language Pathology; participates in the development of goals, policies and procedures for the SLP program; and does related work as required. The Managing Assistant Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including occasional evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related field; a minimum of two years of professional experience working in the field of speech-language pathology; national certification as a speech-language pathologist, i.e., CCC-SLP; and license or eligibility for licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the State of NJ is required. Previous experience supervising speech-language pathology graduate students at clinical sites and teaching experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Candidate must have proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel and database management.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Martin Shulman, Executive Director, School of Communication Disorders and Deafness, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ, 07083 or via email to cddjobs@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.


College of Natural, Applied, and Health Sciences
School of Computer Science

Managing Assistant Director III

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Managing Assistant Director manages daily work operations for the School of Computer Science. This individual is also responsible for the general management and supervision of support staff, graduate student assistants and student workers. The Managing Assistant Director 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 as needed. Off campus travel is required to Community Colleges and High Schools 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 required. Professional experience managing office operations in an accredited program in higher education is preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Patricia Morreale, Executive Director, School of Computer Science via email to kucsdept@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.


Learning Commons

Managing Assistant Director III
*Search Extended*

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 creative manager with a vision to help redefine the role of academic libraries to prepare students for challenges of the 21st century.

Under the supervision of the Director, the Managing Assistant Director provides managerial support for the Learning Commons; manages day-to-day activities in the Learning Commons related to Digital Library Services, Learning Support Services and general operations; participates in the development of goals, policies and procedures with other staff; and does related work as required. 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 and may vary by academic and calendar year.

Operations Management includes the Kean USA campus, as well as other programs/divisions at Kean Ocean, Kean Highlands and Wenzhou-Kean University, in China. This includes potential travel to and assignments of work at other locations.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience working in an institution of higher education or an equivalent business-setting is required. Degree specialty in Management, Business or a related field; Certification or Graduate level coursework; and experience providing student support services and supporting Digital Library functions is preferred. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Learning Commons, by email to ntljobs@kean.edu. Please specify Managing Assistant Director III in the subject heading.  In addition to the required application materials, please include a 1500-words or less explanation of the governing principles of policy development, implementation and assessment of student support services in a Digital Library setting as part of a Learning Commons environment. Applicants must also provide a three slide presentation that demonstrates graphically how these same governing principles are effectively maintained and continuously evaluated and improved for a 24/7 year-round operational facility for student support in The Learning Commons setting at a 4-year university.

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.


School of Social Sciences

Executive Director III

Under the direction of the Dean, the Executive Director is the academic and administrative leader of the School of Social Sciences consisting of programs in Economics, Political Science and Sociology. The Executive Director is responsible for managing all school activities and develops and implements school policies and procedures; manages the hiring and evaluation processes for all school faculty and staff; oversees curriculum, program development and outcome assessments; prepares and manages the academic advisement plan for all programs within the school; manages the school’s budget; 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 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.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email chssjobs@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

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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