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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.

 


Center for Online Learning and Professional Development

Professional Services Specialist III
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of the Center for Online Learning, the Professional Services Specialist III is responsible for providing instructional design expertise and support for the development of online academic courses and specialized educational programs; technology support for the online and blended learning classrooms; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and two years of professional experience in an institution of higher education working with a Learning Management System on an Administrator level required. Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Corey Vigdor, Director for Online Learning and Professional Development, L-145, or email col@kean.edu. The closing date for applications is August 31, 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 Research and Sponsored Programs

Managing Assistant Director of Research Development
Managing Assistant Director II

Under the supervision of the Director, the Managing Assistant Director of Research Development will manage and expand the University’s research strategy and grant funding opportunities and proactively generate, identify and pursue opportunities in priority areas for strategic development. Working collaboratively with faculty, deans and administrators, the Managing Assistant Director will manage large, interdisciplinary proposals, institution-wide training and research proposals that strengthen the capacity of the institution to enhance student success and to support sustainable faculty and faculty-student research, focusing especially on biomedical, biobehavioral, allied health, STEM and entrepreneurship; and does related work as required. This position requires travel.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college and two years of successful grant-writing experience including significant experience with preparation of research proposals, budgets and reports is required. Ph.D. in Biomedical, Allied Health, or STEM areas and five years of successful grant-writing experience is preferred. Familiarity with federal and state regulations that pertain to public/private funding sources and higher education is a plus. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email orspjobs@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.


Miron Student Center Operations & Event Management

Coordinator of Evening & Weekend Operations
Program Assistant (Half-time)

Under the supervision of the Director of the Miron Student Center, the Coordinator of Evening & Weekend Operations is responsible for supervising the Miron Student Center’s part-time student worker staff; overseeing facilities under the responsibility of the Miron Student Center; monitoring evening and weekend activities coordinated and/or scheduled by the Miron Student Center or the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs; and does related work as required. This is a half-time position (17.5 hours per week) and requires a flexible schedule which will include nights and weekends.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college is required. Experience working with student unions or in facilities management support, plus experience in student affairs or a hospitality environment is preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to diplomatically work with a diverse population.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Kerrin Lyles, Director, Miron Student Center Operations & Event Management, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email mscjobs@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 Conference and Event Services

Conference and Event Coordinator
Professional Services Specialist III

Under the direction of the Director of Conference and Event Services, the Conference and Event Coordinator arranges and coordinates the scheduling of space, facilities and services with external clients for the University and Liberty Hall Museum. The Conference and Event Coordinator assists with the scheduling, coordination and supervision of University-sponsored events; meets with faculty, staff and student groups to assess, plan and execute their facility and support service needs; independently performs professional work of some difficulty using established policies, procedures and guidelines; and does 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 and two years of professional experience in planning, executing and scheduling events and conferences required. Experience working with scheduling and calendar publishing software, i.e. EMS and 25Live is beneficial. Master’s degree and previous work experience in a university setting is preferred. Candidate must have exceptional customer service skills.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Gina Lampasona, Search Committee Chairperson, Office of Conference and Event Services, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email cesjobs@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 at Kean University is in the midst of a transformative change to become a leader in global accounting and financial education.  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 Accounting and Finance area 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 the education and professional opportunities of 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 very bright and 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. 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. 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. The 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. 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.

 


College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences

Associate Dean

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Natural Applied and Health Sciences, the Associate Dean assists in the general administration of all academic aspects of the College and the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Dean; focuses on global education, biology and chemistry programs; represents the Dean at various University functions; serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the College in the Dean's absence; works with students who need assistance; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree or combination of experience in an academic or professional field related to the disciplines within the college and a minimum of four years of progressive experience in a higher education environment combining academic instruction, administration or the equivalent as determined by the university is required.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: CNAHS Associate Dean Search Committee Chairperson, Kean University, Bruce Hall 104, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email cnahsjobs@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.

 


Department of Athletics and Recreation

Head Women’s Swimming Coach/Aquatics Supervisor
Assistant Director III

Reporting to the Director of Athletics and Recreation, the Head Women’s Swimming Coach/Aquatics Supervisor has the primary responsibility for coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the Women’s Swimming program and other aquatics activities.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruitment and retention of student-athletes; scheduling; fund raising; travel arrangements; budget; aquatics scheduling and programming; and performing related work as assigned by the Director of Athletics. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Travel is also required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; American Red Cross or equivalent Lifeguard Certification; and two years of collegiate coaching experience, as well as demonstrated skills in developing and motivating student athletes for athletic, academic and personal success is required. Current Certified Pool Operator (CPO) Certificate is required or must obtain the CPO within six (6) months of hire date. Master’s degree is preferred. Candidate must possess effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Jack McKiernan, Director of Athletics and Recreation, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email athleticsjobs@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 III

Under the direction of the Director of Financial Aid, with work also assigned by the Associate Director of Financial Aid, manages one or more major financial aid programs; participates in the development of office goals, policies and procedures; manages a team of financial aid professionals; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in a financial aid or student accounting office in an agency or institution of higher education required. Master’s degree in a related field, one year of professional experience in higher education at a supervisory/administrative level and working knowledge of integrated student information systems, including Datatel’s Colleague system preferred. Bilingual in Spanish is also preferred. Excellent written and oral 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. 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.


Center for Leadership and Service

Coordinator of Student Group Recognition and Development (Program Assistant)

Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Leadership and Service, the Coordinator of Student Group Recognition and Development oversees the daily operations of the Kean University Involvement Center and is directly responsible for student group recognition and provides advisement and professional support for the administrative, event planning, governance and fundraising operations of all of Kean University’s recognized student organizations to assist them in successfully achieving their goals. The Coordinator of Student Group Recognition and Development also assists with the supervision of student staff in the Center for Leadership and Service; develops and implements comprehensive trainings; coordinates departmental student staff meetings; enforces established student employee policies and procedures; and does related work as required.  This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college is required. Two years of experience in student leadership and development and a Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education administration or a related field is preferred. Experience with Ellucian Datatel student records and financials, Intuit QuickBooks and Campus Labs (Baseline and Collegiate Link) is highly preferred. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong organizational skills, knowledge of MS Office software programs and an aptitude for emerging electronic social media.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Scott Snowden, Director of the Center for Leadership and Service, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email clsjobs@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.


Division of Enrollment Management
Office of Admissions

Associate Director of Admissions (Associate Director II)
*Search Extended*

Reporting to the Director of Admissions, the Associate Director is a key member of the enrollment management team who works in collaboration with other managers within the division to provide essential student support services. The Associate Director assists in the administration of the Office of Admissions and manages Admissions functions, including the Programming and Events Unit. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing multiple large-scale events on an annual basis and providing consistent oversight of regularly scheduled events, as well as the Student Ambassador Program; acting with the authority of the Director in his or her absence; and performing related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related field; a driver’s license valid in NJ and transportation for recruitment travel; and at least three years of experience managing large-scale events is required. Master’s degree and a minimum of three to five years of professional experience in an undergraduate admissions office or professional experience in event planning with volunteer management is 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. Helen Corpuz Ramirez, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ugajobs@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
*Search Extended*

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.  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 (OCIS)

Senior Network Manager (Managing Assistant Director II)

Under the direction of the Director, the Senior Network Manager manages daily administration and oversight of the Kean University administrative/academic data communication networks including, but not limited to: architecture and operations, infrastructure design and development, support and services, network capacity planning and security systems. The Senior Network Manager also participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, preferably in the field of computer science or electrical engineering and two years of professional experience in network administration required. Candidate must have knowledge of Avaya, Juniper, McAfee and Watchguard equipment.

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. 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: Doctorate degree in a related discipline; current state licensure as a psychologist, professional counselor or related profession; and a minimum of two years of professional experience supervising counselors is required. Five years of clinical supervision in a college or university counseling center; demonstrated organizational and administrative responsibilities; and experience providing mental health prevention to a diverse population 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.


Office of Counseling and Disability Services

Associate Director for Clinical Services
Associate Director II

Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director assists in the administration of the Office of Counseling and Disability Services and works collaboratively, creatively and flexibly in a university mental health setting offering a full range of services including assessment, crisis intervention, group and individual psychotherapy, case management services, referrals, campus consultation and community-based programming/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: Doctorate degree in a related discipline; state licensure as a psychologist or related profession; and a minimum of one year of clinical experience including working with high-risk patients, as well as complex and/or longstanding clinical problems is required. Preferred qualifications include experience counseling young adults in a college or university setting; demonstrated commitment, sensitivity and skill in working with a diverse population; interest in providing education and training to clinical staff on clinical issues; and expertise in group therapy or eating disorders.

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.


Office of Health Services

Director of Health Services and Nurse Practitioner (Director III)

Under the direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Director organizes, plans and directs the Office of Health Services and provides leadership, vision and oversight for all operations. As a clinician, the Director delivers primary care to the student body with a high degree of expertise within the specialties of college health and consistent with the established nurse practitioner protocols and standards of practice and acts as a resource for other clinical staff. The Director ensures high-quality, cost-effective, student-oriented primary care for a diverse student body in order to promote a healthy campus and student retention. 

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited college; current licensure as a Family or Adult Specialty Advanced Practice Nurse in good standing by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and valid certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP); current licensure as a Registered Nurse in good standing by the NJ Board of Nursing; and current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from an approved CPR and AED program; and three years of professional experience as an administrator in an institution of higher education, education or health related field is required. Five years of experience as a professional nurse practitioner 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.


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.


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 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.


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.


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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