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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.


Division of Enrollment Management

Data Processing Unit
Data Processing Specialist (Program Assistant)
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Reporting to the Managing Assistant Director in the Data Processing Unit, the Data Processing Specialist is responsible for performing basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; processes applications using prescribed systems and resources, including word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs; prepares reports and summarizes data in the preparation of reports; provides general information to and interacts with a diverse group including applicants, students, alumni, staff and faculty; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college required.  One year of professional experience in a college admissions office is preferred. Experience processing, tracking and maintaining student documents in a college environment is a plus. Excellent customer service skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Delia Emery, Managing Assistant Director, Data Processing Unit, K-147 or email ugajobs@kean.edu. The closing date for applications is October 4, 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.


Center for Leadership and Service

Coordinator for Community Engagement
Program Assistant

Under the direction of the Managing Assistant Director for Community Service and Civic Engagement, the Coordinator for Community Engagement assists with the development and implementation of a comprehensive community engagement and service-learning program. The Coordinator is directly responsible for recruiting, training and supervising student volunteers and fostering and maintaining strategic partnerships with external community service agencies through student volunteer opportunities and off-site Federal Work Study assignments.  In addition, the Program Assistant is responsible for transporting students regularly between community service sites and the University or to various events, activities and destinations utilizing a University-provided 12-passenger van or smaller vehicle; and performs related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including regular evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college required. A driver’s license valid in New Jersey is also required at the time of hire. One year of experience in community service programming and volunteer management, including working with community service organizations, charities, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), etc. and prior experience driving a 12-passenger van or larger is preferred. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
 
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. 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 Admissions Counselor
Professional Services Specialist IV

Reporting to the Managing Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Undergraduate Admissions Counselor supports the enrollment efforts of Kean University by recruiting prospective applicants 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; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; and does related work as required. This position requires extensive travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

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 driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required. Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred (both verbal and written) with the ability to speak and read both languages professionally and fluently.  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 is preferred. Candidate must be able to lift, handle and transport recruitment materials and equipment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Kirsten Sneeringer, Managing Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ugajobs@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.


Assistant Vice President for Operations

The Assistant Vice President for Operations at Kean University organizes and directs all campus facility planning for new construction, remodeling/renovation and development to allow for enrollment increases, new academic programs and an increase in campus facility utilization.  The Assistant Vice President will develop and sustain facilities operations that support the University’s fundamental mission of teaching, learning and research and provides vision and leadership through high quality facilities operations and support services, with a strong emphasis on customer service.

The Assistant Vice President acts as campus liaison between all architecture and engineering firms, planning consultants and the University; directs personnel in the day-to-day operations of the Facilities Department and Physical Plant; prepares and implements the Facilities master plan; assures continued efficient and effective function in support of academic, administrative and student services; and performs additional duties as required. This position requires travel to off-campus sites.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree; four 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 NJ is required. 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, c/o Ms. JoAnn Pobuta, Office of the President, 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.


Office of the Registrar

University Registrar (Director II)

Under the direction of the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, the University Registrar provides a combination of administrative and process management to direct operations within the Office of the Registrar. This position manages the effective application of technology and the development, enhancement and maintenance of the student record and evaluation system within an integrated Datatel database; directs the work operations of the scheduling and curriculum team,  degree audit team, retention team and the University’s One Stop and Call Center; and does related work as required.

An experienced, goal-oriented enrollment management professional will lead the Office of the Registrar in promoting new initiatives and programs. The University Registrar is a key member of the enrollment management team who works in collaboration with other managers within the division to provide essential student registration and support services. Provides leadership, training, motivation and direction to staff; and inspires new thinking, use of best practices and teamwork amongst staff members. This position requires occasional travel to the Kean Ocean campus (Toms River, NJ) and to Wenzhou-Kean University (Wenzhou, China).

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and four years of progressive leadership and management experience in higher education is required. Knowledge of computer databases, information systems and new technologies, including web-based services and social media is essential. Master’s degree in student services, educational administration or a related field; administrative/supervisory experience in a university Registrar’s Office; and knowledge of Ellucian and Colleague/Datatel software and retrieval is preferred.

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


Division of Enrollment Management

Office of University Admissions
Managing Assistant Director III

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment, the Managing Assistant Director manages recruitment planning and strategic communications with prospective students, families and educational organizations and is responsible for supervising work operations and personnel in the administration of recruitment and marketing outreach for admissions at Kean University.  The Managing Assistant Director participates in the development and implementation of unit and office goals, policies and procedures which affect admissions operations at the University; and does related work as required.  This position requires extensive travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours for recruitment activities and outreach initiatives.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; two years of professional experience in admissions in higher education or a related field; and a driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required. Master’s degree and knowledge of an enrollment CRM, such as Recruiter and/or Datatel is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to lift, handle and transport recruitment materials and equipment.

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


Division of Enrollment Management

Office of University Admissions
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment (Associate Director II)

Reporting to the Director of University Admissions, the Associate Director has the chief responsibility for managing the recruitment personnel and admissions operations for undergraduate admission; supporting and implementing a comprehensive recruitment plan for freshman and transfer students for Kean University; developing policies and procedures in accordance with university policies, goals and objectives; acting with the authority of the Director in his or her absence; and does related work as required. An experienced, goal-oriented admissions professional will assist in leading the admissions team in promoting new recruitment initiatives and programs.

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. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours for special events and programming.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; three years of professional experience in a college admissions office; and a driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Knowledge of computer databases, information systems and new technologies, including social media and higher education CRM systems is essential (experience with Datatel and Recruiter 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: Mr. Chad Austein, Executive Director of Enrollment Management Operations, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ugajobs@kean.edu


Miron Student Center Operations & Event Management

Coordinator of Office Services
Program Assistant

The Coordinator of Office Services is responsible for performing basic professional functions for the office using established policies, procedures and guidelines and assists with the supervision of the Miron Student Center’s student staff. The Coordinator is directly responsible for, under the supervision of the Director of the Miron Student Center, enforcing established student employee policies and procedures; developing and implementing comprehensive trainings; coordinating departmental student staff meetings; and does related work as required.

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 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.


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.

 


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

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.


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.


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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