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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

Consultant (Temporary) *Revised*

Kean University is seeking Subject Matter Experts to develop the following online courses in the fields of Mathematics:

  • Pre-Calculus

Responsibilities: Subject Matter Experts will work closely with the Office of Online Learning and Associate Dean to design course(s) that support the University’s mission and align with the nationally recognized Quality Matters Program.

The work for this project is on a consultant basis and will run from June 2015-August 2015. This is a temporary assignment and is not benefits eligible.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college and some experience developing online classes for computer science and/or mathematics required. Preferred qualifications include a substantial background in mathematics and previous experience developing and/or teaching college courses online in mathematics. Strong computer and Internet skills and excellent written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter and resume to Mr. Corey Vigdor, Director, Center for Online Learning and Professional Development by email to cvigdor@kean.edu


Center for Online Learning and Professional Development

Consultant (Temporary) *Revised*

Kean University is seeking Subject Matter Experts to develop the following online courses in the fields of Global Business and Management Information Science: 

•    International Business and Trade
•    Management of Corporate Finance I
•    Business Statistics and Applications
•    Innovation and Entrepreneurship
•    Management Information Systems

Responsibilities: Subject Matter Experts will work closely with the Office of Online Learning and Associate Dean to design course(s) that support the University’s mission and align with the nationally recognized Quality Matters Program. 

The work for this project is on a consultant basis and will run from June 2015-August 2015. This is a temporary assignment and is not benefits eligible. 

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college and some experience developing online classes for business and/or management information science required. Preferred qualifications include a substantial background in Global Business and previous experience developing and/or teaching college courses online in Global Business. Strong computer and Internet skills and excellent written communication skills are essential. 
 

Application: Please send cover letter and resume to Mr. Corey Vigdor, Director, Center for Online Learning and Professional Development, by email to cvigdor@kean.edu


Office of Health Services

Associate Director III
*Search Extended and Revised*

Under the supervision of the Director, the Associate Director assists in managing the daily operations of the Office of Health Services; supervises nursing staff; oversees policies and procedures utilized in Health Services; acts with the authority of the Director in his or her absence; and does related work as required.

The Associate Director also acts as a Nurse Practitioner, providing appropriate preventive and episodic health care to students. The nurse practitioner assists students in identifying health risks and in assuming responsibility for the prevention of illness and the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health, as well as the appropriate utilization of health care resources.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college in Nursing and two years of professional experience as a Nurse Practitioner required.  One year of nursing experience must be in an administrative or supervisory capacity. Additional requirements include: current licensures as an Advanced Practice Nurse and as a Registered Nurse in good standing by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing; current certification as a Nurse Practitioner by any board; and current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Professional Rescuer by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Lori Purwin, Director of Health Services, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email lpurwin@kean.eduPrevious applicants need not apply. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Office of University Relations

Director of Media Relations (Director II)
*Search Extended*

The Director of Media Relations is a key member of the University’s communications and marketing team, responsible for proactively and strategically positioning Kean University among local, regional, statewide and national news and information media. Reporting to the Vice President for University Relations, the Director of Media Relations serves as the University’s primary spokesperson. The Director also manages the development and execution of the University’s social media strategies with both internal and external audiences and does related work as required.

Qualifications:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of four years of professional experience handling media relations with broadcast, online and print media required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent editing and social media skills; and previous supervisory experience, preferably in the area of public relations, public information, communications or publications.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Emily Renkert, Office of University Relations, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email urjobs@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.


Department of Public Safety/Police

Office of Fire Safety
Managing Assistant Director III

Reporting to the Director of Public Safety/Police, the Managing Assistant Director for the Office of Fire Safety is responsible for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the campus community by providing fire and life safety educational and awareness programs.  The Managing Assistant Director is also responsible for developing fire safety policies and procedures that will assist the University in providing the highest level of fire safety; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and two years of professional experience in public safety required. A driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required in order to perform essential duties of this position.  Professional experience in fire service at an institution of higher education or a corporate environment preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Adam Shubsda, Director of Public Safety/Police, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email kupdjobs@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 experiencing exceptional growth and development. 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.

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.

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.


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 Online Learning

Associate Director of Online Learning (Associate Director III)

Reporting to the Director of Online Learning, the Associate Director assists with the long-term and day-to-day management of online courses and programs offered by Kean University, Kean-Ocean and Wenzhou-Kean University.  The Associate Director is the principal managerial assistant to the Director; manages online learning programs; serves as lead online and hybrid credit course developer; and does related work as required.  This position is located at the Kean USA campus but travel may be required to the Wenzhou-China campus.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college; two years of professional experience as an administrator in higher education or other related field; experience in the development of online and/or hybrid courses; online teaching experience; and experience with the Blackboard Learning Management System as an administrator required. Experience with web authoring tools and visual design is preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. George Chang, Dean, College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences, Kean University, 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 Graduate Social Work

Fieldwork Manager (Managing Assistant Director III)

Under the direction of the Dean of the Nathan Weiss Graduate College and in collaboration with the Chair or Director of the Social Work program, the Managing Assistant Director exercises general management and supervision over the Social Work field program; manages fieldwork coordination of Social Work students; coordinates and provides training for field supervisors; participates in the development of goals, policies and procedures for Social Work field work; administers and interprets applicable federal and/or state laws and regulations, University policies and procedures and guidelines from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE); and does related work as required. The Managing Assistant Director may be required to teach two in-load courses per academic semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. This position requires a flexible schedule including occasional evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work; a minimum of two years of professional experience working in the field of Social Work; and license or eligibility for licensure as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of NJ required. Previous experience as a Director of Fieldwork Education is preferred. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to travel off-campus to fieldwork locations.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Denise Ellis, Search Committee Chairperson, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email dellis@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

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. 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

Department of Educational Leadership
Program Director (Director III)

The Department of Educational Leadership at Kean University offers several programs including a Doctor of Educational Leadership (Ed.D.), a master's degree (M.A.) with three tracks and four options for certification. All programs are designed to develop visionary school leaders and transformational change agents, capable of responding to shifts in the educational landscape.

Under the direction of the Dean and in coordination with program faculty, the Graduate Program Director organizes, plans and directs the Educational Leadership program and is responsible for managing all program activities.  The Graduate Program Director develops and implements program policies and procedures; manages the hiring and evaluation processes for all faculty and staff; manages teaching schedules and workloads during the academic year and summer sessions; and does related work as required.  The Graduate Program Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Doctoral degree (Ed.D. or Ph.D.) and one year of professional experience in an education 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. Experience working with doctoral students in education; knowledge of accreditation standards in higher education; scholarly and action research in education; a record of successful experience as a principal and/or superintendent; and NJ School Administrator Certificate or equivalent preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Jeffrey Beck, Graduate Dean, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email nwgcjobs@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

Department of Graduate Social Work
Program Director (Director III)

The Masters of Social Work (MSW) program at Kean University is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The curriculum for the MSW major is guided by ten core competency areas of the CSWE along with the program’s mission and goals.  The curriculum prepares students for social work practice through mastery of the CSWE core competencies. Faculty are dedicated and committed to ensuring that the MSW program graduates critical thinkers adept to professional values of human dignity, social and economic justice for practice as advanced generalist social workers.

Under the direction of the Dean and in coordination with program faculty, the Graduate Program Director organizes, plans and directs the Graduate Social Work program and is responsible for managing all program activities.  The Graduate Program Director develops and implements program policies and procedures; manages the hiring and evaluation processes for all faculty and staff; manages teaching schedules and workloads during the academic year and summer sessions; and does related work as required.  The Graduate Program Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work and three years of professional experience in an education environment or related profession such as managing a social services unit 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. Doctorate degree in Social Work or a related field; significant organizational, administrative and leadership experience in graduate  or undergraduate social work programs; experience with CSWE accreditation and assessment; commitment to quality distance education and online learning; knowledge of clinical components of the curriculum; scholarly research in social work; and experience with curriculum revision and program development preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Jeffrey Beck, Graduate Dean, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email nwgcjobs@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. 


New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM)

Associate Dean

Reporting to the Dean, the Associate Dean assists in the general administration and management of the Center and its various teaching, research and outreach missions as well as its special initiatives and the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Dean. The primary responsibility of the Associate Dean will be to promote and supervise applied research at the Center. In the absence of the Dean, the Associate Dean assumes the role of chief academic officer for the NJCSTM.

As the chief research officer for the NJCSTM, the Associate Dean is responsible for the leadership, promotion, development and maintenance of faculty and student scholarly research programs, publications, community-based research collaborations and externally funded research and service activities across the Center and in collaboration with other Colleges and Schools within the University and the broader academic and industry communities; is responsible for improvements in the quality and impact of that research and the growth of local, national and international research collaborations; 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 NJCSTM and a minimum of four years of progressive experience in a higher education environment or in a research environment involving collaborations and/or other activities with academic scientists and institutions, in either case, combining research, education and administrative experience or the equivalent as determined by the university.

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


Office of Computer and Information Services

Professional Services Specialist III, Computer Services

Under the direction of the Director III of Help Desk and IT Operations, the Professional Services Specialist III in the Office of Computer and Information Services is responsible for the systems administration of Windows and Virtualized infrastructure including but not limited to: server builds, system, software and end user support, active directory maintenance, storage area network administration, VMware, backup and disaster recovery processes; performs additional duties as required.  The role will be performed from the Union campus supporting remote campuses across New Jersey and in China.  Travel within New Jersey may be necessary once or twice a month.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer science or related field is required.  In addition, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or equivalent certifications are preferred. Two (2) years of experience in technical support including Systems Administration and/or Systems Engineering. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis.  A Master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Expert knowledge of network protocols such as: DNS, SMTP, and DHCP; extensive experience with VMware ESXi and Virtual Center is preferred.

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

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


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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