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Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

If you are interested in applying for a staff employment opportunity with Kean University but do not see the position listed below, please email your cover letter and resume for consideration to hrjobs@kean.edu.

If you are interested in applying for a faculty and/or adjunct opportunity not listed on the Adjunct and/or Faculty Opportunities pages, please contact the Executive Director/Chairperson of the respective School/Department directly.

Thank you for your interest in joining our Kean team!


School of Computer Science

Program Assistant
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Under general supervision of the Executive Director of the School of Computer Science, the Program Assistant is responsible for performing basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines. The Program Assistant acts as the first point of contact for students and visitors entering the school; provides information to students, faculty, staff and visitors regarding procedures, forms, program requirements, the school website and other related areas; and does related work as required.  This position requires occasional evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree is required. Working knowledge of university information systems including KeanWise and Ellucian and prior professional work experience in a university setting is preferred. Candidate must have a high level of competency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Dr. Patricia Morreale, Executive Director, School of Computer Science, NAAB-238 or email kucsdept@kean.edu. The closing date for applications is July 5, 2017.  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.


Department of Athletics and Recreation

Athletic Communications Assistant/Student Athlete Support Services (Program Assistant)
INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY

Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the Athletic Communications Assistant/Student Athlete Support Services assists the Athletic Communications Director with all aspects of sports information; represents Kean University at regular season and championship tournament events both on and off campus; acts as Advisor to the Student Athlete Advisory Council; ensures strict adherence to all University, NJAC and NCAA rules and regulations; and does related work as required by the Director. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Some travel is also required.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree is required. Candidate must possess strong oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population. Two years of related professional experience in intercollegiate athletics, as well as demonstrated skills in media relations activities including website maintenance and the production of athletic publications is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience producing media guides, programs and news releases and in maintaining files and statistics related to assigned sports. Experience with social media platforms, Stat Crew, Adobe Photoshop and Presto/Sidearm Website Content Management Systems is strongly preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Jack McKiernan, Director of Athletics and Recreation, HA-216 or email athleticsjobs@kean.edu. The closing date for applications is July 5, 2017.  This search is limited to all current Kean University employees and to current student employees, graduate student employees, Academic Specialists and Adjunct Faculty.  Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Kean Ocean Student Services

Program Assistant
*Search Extended*

Under the direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Program Assistant provides professional support using established policies, procedures and guidelines related student services on the Kean Ocean campus and assists with the coordination of annual events including Welcome Week, Campus Awareness, Student Services Expo and National Days of Service. This position serves as a liaison in the coordination of other Kean Ocean and Kean Union student services, works collaboratively with the Associate Vice President for Kean Ocean to coordinate services in support of student needs; and does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

This position is located at the Kean Ocean campus in Toms River, NJ (on the grounds of Ocean County College). Initial training will be provided at the Union campus and weekly travel to Union is required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college is required.  Two years of professional experience in student development, campus life and/or co-curricular programming is preferred. Strong organizational skills; knowledge of MS Office software programs; and an aptitude for emerging electronic social media is also preferred. 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, 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.eduPrevious applicants need not apply. The closing date for applications is July 5, 2017. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Nathan Weiss Graduate College

Dean

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean is the senior academic and administrative leader of the Nathan Weiss Graduate College and will provide leadership in the areas of teaching, research and university and community service.  The Dean is also expected to work closely with faculty and other Deans in curricular matters, including the development of strong and innovative academic programs. 

Qualifications: The successful candidate will possess a terminal degree or combination of experience in an academic or professional field related to the disciplines within the college; a record of distinguished academic or professional achievement; and a minimum of five years of progressive experience in management or a higher education environment.  Experience in related research organizations or not-for-profit entities is also acceptable. Other qualifications include:  demonstrated ability to lead through collaborative and shared decision making and the ability to sustain a strong and collegial relationship with faculty, staff, students and administrators; experience with faculty and student research; a successful record in budget development and strategic planning; ability to balance advocacy for the college with the needs of the wider university community; an understanding of the role of information technology in business, science and education; and a demonstrated ability to interact with the broader business, education, science and research and development communities.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Graduate Dean Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ, 07083 or email vpaajobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to appointment.  


Office of University Purchasing

Director of University Purchasing (Director II)

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

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and four years of professional experience in contract administration and/or procurement operations is required. At least five years of professional experience in procurement operations in higher education and Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) is preferred. Candidate must be able to multitask and prioritize. 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 Vice President of Administration and Finance, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email vpafjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Vice President for University Relations

The Vice President for University Relations leads the University’s brand management, marketing and communications efforts and reports directly to the University President. The Vice President is responsible for the strategic planning and management of the University’s public relations, branding, marketing, publications, media relations and social media efforts. The Vice President ensures these efforts are consistent with the mission of the University and conveys with clarity the strengths of Kean University to multiple constituencies.

The Vice President is also responsible for the successful coordination of recruitment efforts with both the graduate and undergraduate admissions offices. The Vice President for University Relations guides the coordination of marketing and communications efforts with the Institutional Advancement and Student Affairs divisions in terms of engaging students and alumni, encouraging philanthropy and promoting institutional excellence and is also responsible for the management and coordination of the following offices within University Relations: Media & Publications, Graphics & Design, Video & Film and the Print Center.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master’s degree and five years of professional experience in marketing, communications, public relations, brand management or the equivalent as determined by the university. Candidate must have a demonstrated track record of leading a successful integrated branding program from development through implementation for a complex service or mission-driven enterprise.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the President, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email kuexecutivejobs@kean.eduElectronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Office of Computer and Information Services (OCIS)

Database Administrator (Managing Assistant Director II)

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

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience as a database administrator is required. Bachelor’s degree in a computer discipline and certification is preferred. Prior experience as a database administrator with MS SQL and UniData expertise is also preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Joseph Marinello, Office of Computer and Information Services, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email ocisjobs@kean.edu. 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.


The Center for Online Learning

Managing Assistant Director II
Managing Assistant Director of Kean Online Enrollment
Temporary Position

Under the supervision of the Director of the Center for Online Learning, the Managing Assistant Director manages all cohort recruitment for Kean Online and works collaboratively with all Kean University staff to maximize recruitment efforts and accomplish enrollment goals. The Managing Assistant Director develops, recommends, plans and administers policies and procedures related to Kean Online which involves development of university policy, including, but not limited to: recruitment, admissions and registration; participates in the development of online enrollment goals for the Kean Online program to increase overall yield; and does related work as required. The duration of this temporary appointment is up to one year dependent upon performance. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and two years of professional experience in recruitment, admissions, registration, sales or marketing required. A Master's degree and professional experience with recruitment, admissions and marketing for online learning populations in higher education is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to evaluate and utilize data in decision-making to build and enhance online enrollment processes and strategies. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Corey Vigdor, Director, Center for Online Learning and Professional Development, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email col@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

Assistant Athletic Trainer
(Professional Services Specialist IV)

Reporting to the Manager of Athletic Training, the Assistant Athletic Trainer supervises the prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries; supervises athletic training students in both clinical and field situations; ensures strict adherence to all NCAA, NJAC and Kean University rules and regulations; and does related work as required. This position requires travel with designated teams and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; one year of athletic training experience at the collegiate level; current certification by the Board of Certification (BOC); current CPR and AED certifications; current Athletic Trainer license in the State of NJ; and knowledge of NCAA regulations is required. Master’s degree in a related field is preferred and can be substituted for the one year of required experience. National Strength and Conditioning certification is also 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.


School of Social Sciences

Executive Director III

Under the direction of the Dean, the Executive Director is the academic and administrative leader of the School of Social Sciences consisting of programs in Economics, Political Science and Sociology. The Executive Director is responsible for managing all school activities and develops and implements school policies and procedures; manages the hiring and evaluation processes for all school faculty and staff; oversees curriculum, program development and outcome assessments; prepares and manages the academic advisement plan for all programs within the school; manages the school’s budget; and does related work as required. The Executive Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Doctorate degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of three years of progressive experience in higher education or a related environment combining academic instruction, scholarly attainment and administration or the equivalent as determined by the University. Experience in related management fields, research organizations or not-for-profit entities is also acceptable.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email chssjobs@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct

Community Standards Coordinator (Program Assistant)
*Revised*

Under the supervision of the Director of Community Standards and Student Conduct, the Community Standards Coordinator performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures  and guidelines and ensures that the core values set forth in the University Code of Student Conduct are upheld through the fair and timely administration of the student conduct process. The Community Standards Coordinator assists the Director with the resolution of alleged violations of conduct policies by university students and student organizations; provides proactive outreach and on-going assistance with cases involving students exhibiting behavioral concerns; assists with Title IX compliance; and does related work as required.  

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college is required, preferably in college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling or a related field. A minimum of two years of professional experience in a higher education setting with the demonstrated ability to resolve campus-based behavioral concerns in an efficient and competent manner and knowledge of higher education law and evolving legislative mandates including FERPA, Title IX, Clery Act and ADA, as well as emerging best practices in student conduct is preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Nicole Rodriguez, Director of the Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email csscjobs@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 (OCIS)

 Senior Network Manager (Managing Assistant Director II)
*Search Extended*

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. 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

Associate Director III
*Search Extended and Revised*

Reporting to the Director of Accreditation and Assessment, the Associate Director assists in the administration of the Office of Accreditation and Assessment and provides leadership for the University's institutional and student learning outcomes assessment processes. The Associate Director works closely with faculty, staff, administrators and the University Planning Council to manage activities required for campus-wide assessment efforts to improve student learning; assists the Director in managing ongoing institutional compliance with all Standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college and a minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in academic outcomes assessment and/or institutional assessment and related activities within a higher education setting is required. Doctorate degree may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience. Experience with regional accreditation, specifically the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE); experience with additional regional and/or professional accreditation processes; course-embedded assessment principles and methods; assessing strategic plan implementation and the use of annual report cards; use of electronic statistical analysis tools such as SPSS or SAS; and proficiency in database software and other technologies used in assessment is preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Susan DeMatteo, Director of Accreditation and Assessment, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email assessment@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.


Nathan Weiss Graduate College
Department of Graduate Social Work

Graduate 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 program is committed to advancing the mission of the University as it relates to human dignity, social and economic justice and fostering critical thinking in a globally changing world. Under the direction of the Dean of the Nathan Weiss Graduate College, the Graduate Program Director organizes, plans and directs the Graduate Social Work program and is responsible for managing all graduate program activities. The Graduate Program Director develops and implements program policies and procedures; manages the hiring and evaluation processes for all graduate program faculty and staff; manages teaching schedules and workloads during the academic year and summer sessions; liaises with CSWE; oversees students’ outcome assessment; oversees and monitors the program’s reaffirmation process; and does related work as required. The Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Social Work or a related field; license or eligibility for licensure as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of New Jersey; 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 is required. Five years of teaching in a BSW/MSW accredited program; record of overseeing a CSWE’s accreditation process, curriculum development and assessment; and working with diverse faculty and student population is preferred. Doctorate degree is strongly desired and may be substituted for the two years of the indicated experience.

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.


Department of Graduate Social Work

Fieldwork Manager
Managing Assistant Director III

Under the direction of the Director of the Social Work program, the Fieldwork Manager 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 Fieldwork Manager 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 off-campus travel and 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.  Doctorate degree in Social Work and 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. Josephine Norward, Search Committee Chairperson, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email jnorward@kean.edu. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.


College of 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 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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