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With a rich history in higher education that spans more than 150 years, Kean University is a vibrant and diverse institution offering world-class education in more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs, including doctoral programs in psychology, nursing and educational leadership. 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.

 


Office of Alumni Relations

Program Assistant
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Under the direction of the Director of Alumni Relations, the Program Assistant performs basic professional functions to communicate, support and assist with the execution of alumni programs and services in support of University priorities; assists with the Alumni Association’s overall mission to promote alumni involvement and engagement with Kean University; follows established policies and procedures; and performs related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. 

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree or an Associate’s degree with two years of experience is required. Familiarity with event planning, online content management systems, email marketing, social media, project management and a minimum of two years of experience in a related professional position providing event and meeting support is preferred. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills and computer skills including knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Stella Maher, Director of Alumni Relations, at vpiajobs@kean.edu. The closing date for applications is May 10, 2016.  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 Purchasing

Director of University Purchasing (Director II)

Under the direction of the Vice President of Administration and Finance, the Director of University Purchasing organizes, plans and directs the daily activities and operations of the Office of University Purchasing, Central Receiving and University Mail Services; develops policies, procedures and objectives in accordance with state and federal procurement codes, guidelines and university policy; acts as the Chief Procurement Manager for the University; and does related work as required. The Director of University Purchasing will foster and implement cost-effective policies, procedures and systems related to the procurement of construction, maintenance and improvement projects, as well as goods and services needed to support educational and administrative activity.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and four years of professional experience in contract administration and/or procurement operations is required. At least five years of professional experience in procurement operations in higher education and Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) is preferred. Candidate must be able to multitask and prioritize. Computer skills and excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Executive Vice President for Operations, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpafjobs@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.

 


Kean Ocean Administrative Office
Financial Aid Unit

Professional Services Specialist IV

Reporting to the Associate Director of Kean Ocean, with work assigned by the Managing Assistant Director of Financial Aid, the Professional Services Specialist IV performs basic professional functions related to Financial Aid for the Kean Ocean operation. Within the context of the financial aid organization, the individual will provide information and resource materials to students and suggest alternative methods for securing assistance. The individual will also assist with all financial aid aspects of federal, state and institutional programs and perform other related work as required. This position is based at the Kean Ocean location in Toms River, NJ but occasional travel to the main campus in Union, NJ may be required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and one year of professional experience in a financial aid or student accounting office in an agency or institution of higher education required. Knowledge of federal and state financial aid programs and Datatel experience is preferred. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills and strong oral and written communication skills.

Application:  Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Alice McPaul, Search Committee Chairperson, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email keanoceanjobs@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.


Educational Opportunities Center
Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)

Director II

Under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director organizes, plans and directs the Educational Opportunities Center (EOC) at Kean University.  The Director of the Center is responsible for the administration and assessment of the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program at Kean, which provides financial assistance and support services to students from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds who attend institutions of higher education in the State of New Jersey.

The Center provides student-centered advising, counseling and academic support services to assist students in developing their intellectual, social and personal goals and is dedicated to advancing Kean University’s dual mission of access and academic excellence. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: policy formation; program design and implementation; managing budget and expenditures; research; evaluation; retention and job placement opportunities with regards to students; and additional duties as required.

Qualifications: Master’s degree and a minimum of four years of professional experience in higher education as a faculty member, administrator or other related field required. Doctorate or terminal degree is preferred and may be substituted for two years of the required experience. Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, as well as state regulatory and administrative processes is highly desirable. Experience in student retention programming (e.g. implementation of high impact practices) and/or developmental programming is also highly desirable especially at the leadership level.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpaa@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 Financial Aid

Managing Assistant Director II/Compliance Officer

Under the direction of the Director of Financial Aid, the Managing Assistant Director II/Compliance Officer is the primary regulatory manager for all federal, state and institutional financial aid programs and is responsible for ensuring that all aid programs are in compliance with established regulations, policies and procedures.  The Managing Assistant Director II/Compliance Officer manages one or more sections within the Office of Financial Aid; participates in the development and effectuation of goals, policies and procedures; provides guidance and training to staff members; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and two years of professional experience in a financial aid office in an agency or institution of higher education is required. One year of the required experience must be at a supervisory/administrative level. Master’s degree in a related field; working knowledge of integrated student information systems, including Datatel’s Colleague system; and bilingual in Spanish is preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Al Dorsett, Associate Director of Financial Aid, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email finaidjobs@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.


Vice President for Administration and Finance

Reporting to the University President, the Vice President for Administration and Finance serves as the institution's chief fiscal and administrative officer, responsible for ensuring the University maintains and operates sound financial systems and safe and secure campuses. The Vice President participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of University policies, procedures and plans; supervises various programs and staff in the areas of administration and finance; serves as the primary fiscal advisor to the Board of Trustees as well as the financial liaison to officials of the Department of Higher Education, the Department of the Treasury and the Attorney General's Office; and does related work as required.

The Vice President for Administration and Finance oversees all day-to-day financial operations; serves as a key advisor to the President on long-range fiscal planning and financial services; and ensures policies, procedures and financial systems are in place to support effective and transparent fiscal stewardship.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, a related field or the equivalent as determined by the University and a minimum of five years of supervisory managerial experience in large scale business operations is required. Fiscal and administrative experience in senior level positions in higher education is preferred or the equivalent as determined by the University.

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.


College of Business and Public Management
Office of Internships

Managing Assistant Director III
*Search Extended and Revised*

Reporting to the Assistant Dean, the Managing Assistant Director is responsible for managing day-to-day activities in the area of internships and will build new partnerships with small, midsize and large Fortune 500 companies to significantly increase internship opportunities for College of Business and Public Management students and Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) students in the USA.   

The Managing Assistant Director’s main focus will be to market Kean University (i.e. Union and WKU students) to companies in the NY/NJ metropolitan area.  The Managing Assistant Director will work closely with other staff to connect students to robust internship opportunities; build strong relationships with faculty and employers; and perform related work as required. This position requires domestic and possible offshore travel.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and minimum of two years of professional experience working in a sales or marketing role within an internship program or in a public or private enterprise is required.  An MBA or Master’s degree in a related field and five or more years of professional business or internship experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Experience working with or in China and knowledge of Mandarin is a plus.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. David Farrokh, Assistant Dean, College of Business and Public Management, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email cbpm@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 Facilities and Campus Planning

Motor Vehicle Operator II

Under the direction of the Crew Supervisor Automotive or 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 all practice 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, light trucks or buses 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 permanent status.

Application: Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083; or fax to (908)-737-3305; or email hrjobs@kean.edu.


School of Physician Assistant Studies

Director of Didactic Education (Director III)
*Search Extended and Revised*

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Director of Didactic Education organizes, plans and directs the Didactic Training of Physician Assistant students at Kean University. This is a twelve-month position for a program that teaches entry-level physician assistant students and supervises didactic education during the fall, spring, and summer terms. Responsibilities include managing program operations related to the education and preparation of Physician Assistant students; developing, implementing and assessing goals, clinical practices, policies and procedures; facilitating quality learning experiences for students during didactic education; and performing related work as required. The 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 from an accredited college in a healthcare related discipline and a minimum of three years of professional experience in a healthcare-related field required. Master’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant Program, current NCCPA certification, eligibility for licensure in the State of New Jersey and related experience in physician assistant education in either the clinical setting or classroom is preferred. Doctorate degree and prior experience as a Director of Didactic Education or equivalent role is also preferred. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited Physician Assistant program, with a graduate degree in a related or complimentary field will also be considered.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Medea Valdez, Executive Director, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email pajobs@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.

 


Budget Office

Associate Director III

Reporting to the Budget Director, the Associate Director is the principal managerial assistant to the Director and assists in the administration of the Budget Office. The Associate Director supervises and manages one or more important sections of the Budget program; assists in the preparation and submission of the state budget; preparation and reconciliation of the University budgets; processes budget revisions; monitors and tracks departmental budgets; advises and trains departments on various budget activities and system processes; evaluates and summarizes financial and budgetary data and information needed for executive planning; acts with the authority of the Director in his or her absence; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and two years of professional budget experience in a higher education, government or business environment is required. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, Master’s degree in a related field and five years of professional experience is preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Budget Office, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email budgetjobs@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 Counseling and Disability Services

Associate Director for Clinical Services
Associate Director II

Reporting to the Director of the Office of Counseling and Disability Services, the Associate Director assists in the administration of the Office of Counseling and Disability Services; supervises and manages counseling and disability staff; acts with the authority of the Director in his/her absence; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or a related field from an accredited college; state licensure as a psychologist; and a minimum of three years of professional clinical experience is required. Working with high-risk patients and/or patients with complex and longstanding clinical problems; familiarity with developmental issues of college students; and a demonstrated commitment, sensitivity and skill in working with a diverse population is also required. A Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology or a related field is preferred and may be substituted for two years of the required experience. Experience working in a college or university setting; interest in providing education and training to clinical staff on clinical issues; and expertise in group therapy or eating disorders is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, c/o Ms. Katrina Boseman, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpsajobs@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.


Nathan Weiss Graduate College
School of Physical Therapy

Managing Assistant Director III
*Search Extended*

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Managing Assistant Director manages daily administrative work operations for the School of Physical Therapy. Responsibilities include the general management and supervision of ancillary staff, graduate student assistants and student workers; maintaining student, program and school records; involvement in the development of school policies and procedures for the operational direction of annual processes and events; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and two years of professional experience managing office operations required. Professional experience managing office operations in an accredited health-related profession in higher education is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Shannon Clifford, Executive Director, School of Physical Therapy, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ptjobs@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 Accreditation and Assessment

Director of the Office of Accreditation and Assessment (Director III)

Under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director organizes, plans and directs the assessment of instructional processes and institutional outcomes and provides leadership to sustain a campus-wide environment of inquiry and culture of assessment. The Director will work closely with faculty, staff and University administration to develop and implement comprehensive programs of assessment designed to meet both institutional strategic goals and accreditation standards and participate in professional development activities to remain abreast of current developments and best practices in assessment and external accreditation.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree and three years of professional experience in an institution of higher education required. Professional experience in academic and/or institutional assessment preferred. An earned doctorate is also preferred and may be substituted for two years of the required experience. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpaa@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.


College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences
School of Nursing

Executive Director III
*Revised*

Under the direction of the Dean, the Executive Director is the academic and administrative leader of the school responsible for managing all school activities at the Union campus and at four off-site programs at regional community colleges. With a student population of over 600+ RN-BSN, MSN and Ph.D. students, ACEN accreditation and vibrant enterprises within a Center for Nursing Research and an active Global Nursing Initiative, growth and further development are the hallmarks of the school’s strategic plan.

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 outcome 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: Ph.D. or Ed.D.; current New Jersey Registered Nurse license; 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. A minimum of three years of experience in academic and/or clinical leadership roles and certification in a clinical specialty is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Brian Teasdale, Acting Associate Dean and Search Committee Chairperson, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email cnahsjobs@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.


School of Physician Assistant Studies

Part-time Medical Director (Director II)

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Medical Director organizes, plans and directs ongoing support and advisement for the Physician Assistant (PA) Program. The Medical Director assists with program management; provides leadership and guidance to ensure that didactic instruction and supervised clinical experiences meet current practice standards as they relate to the Physician Assistant role in patient care; serves as an advocate for the PA Program within the medical and academic community; and does related work as required. This is a twelve-month, part-time (7 hours per week = 1/5 time) position.

Qualifications: Physician (MD or DO) with an active New Jersey medical license; certification by an ABMS- or AOA- approved specialty board; and a minimum of two years of clinical experience is required. Five years of clinical experience, teaching experience in either the academic or clinical setting and experience working with physician assistants in a clinical environment is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of physician assistant practice.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Medea Valdez, Executive Director, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email pajobs@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 Accounting and Finance

Executive Director III
*Search Extended and Revised*

The College of Business and Public Management is actively a seeking qualified accounting professional to join our team of multicultural, committed and engaged individuals to lead the Accounting and Finance disciplines. Located in a new 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 School of Accounting and Finance as we transform into a major provider of global business education.

The College of Business and Public Management is experiencing exceptional growth and development with accounting and finance leading much of this expansion. We have opened a new campaign to attract the best and brightest to partner with us in educating highly motivated students, on two continents. This is a great opportunity for a like-minded administrator committed to world quality 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, on both campuses. 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 outcome 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. A doctorate degree in the Accounting field is highly desired. Experience in the professional practice of accounting and/or finance preferred and a plus. Experience in related management fields, research organizations or not-for-profit entities is also acceptable.

Curriculum innovation, faculty development, external relations, especially internships 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. International travel to Wenzhou, China and other locations is required.

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. 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 Computer and Information Services

Director of Enterprise Software (Director III)

The Director of Enterprise Software organizes, plans and directs work operations and personnel responsible for all activities related to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of enterprise information systems and administrative applications for Kean University.  Reporting to the Director of IT/Office of Computer and Information Services, the Director is responsible for project, resource and personnel management; performs work responsibilities to strengthen the coordination and cooperation of all organizational components of the University with its constituents; participates in the development of policies and procedures; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and three or more years of professional experience with SQL/Unidata databases in a college or similar ERP environment required. Five years of management experience in higher education and working experience with Ellucian/Colleague preferred. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Donna Freeman, Office of Computer and Information Services, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ocisjobs@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 Counseling and Disability Services

Director II

Under the direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director of Counseling and Disability Services is responsible for the management, development and implementation of a comprehensive counseling program for the educational, personal and psychological support of students and assists in the development of policy affecting the mental health environment of the University.  The Director also supervises the substance abuse services program; collaborates with Health Services and other University departments to provide an integrated educational outreach service to students; and does related work as required. 

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling or a related field; a mental health counselor, professional counselor or clinical social worker license; and a minimum of four years of professional clinical experience is required. Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Counselor Education or Psy.D. in Psychology or other closely related discipline with one of the above licenses; five years of supervision in a college or university counseling center; demonstrated administrative experience; and experience providing mental health prevention programming and administering outcome assessment efforts is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, c/o Ms. Katrina Boseman, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpsajobs@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.

 


Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

*Search Extended and Revised*

Kean University, accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, is a vibrant and diverse institution offering world-class education in more than 48 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, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

Kean is seeking an exceptional and committed individual to fill the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA). The Associate Vice President works closely with the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in providing intellectual leadership for all academic departments and academic programs at the University as well as management and day-to-day oversight of selected units in the Division of Academic Affairs. The AVPAA is also responsible for overseeing and enhancing University systems and procedures for faculty recruitment, orientation, and continuing professional development; curriculum support and new program development; and faculty assessment, post tenure review and instructional delivery. The AVPAA works closely with other administrators on budgetary operations, division-wide policies and procedures; and strategic planning.

Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree and a minimum of six years of professional experience in higher education or a similar organization required. A minimum of three years of the required experience must be in administration. Doctorate degree is preferred and can be substituted for one year of the required experience. Candidate must have excellent writing and analytical skills and a record of academic and administrative accomplishment commensurate with appointment to a high level administrative position in a large and growing university. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpaa@kean.eduPrevious applicants need not apply. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.


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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