Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Start date: 2014-09-16T09:32:47.923
Salary period: Annual
Associate Vice President for
Academic Affairs
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 a well qualified and committed individual to
fill the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
The Associate Vice President will support and assist the Provost
and Vice President for Academic Affairs in the leadership,
management and day-to-day oversight of selected units in the
Division of Academic Affairs, consisting of six colleges, the New
Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics, the
University Library and several academic support units, such as
international student services, learning support and research and
sponsored programs. The Associate Vice President exercises direct
managerial oversight of the Office of Accreditation and Assessment,
the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, the Center for
Professional Development, faculty recruitment and support and
University curriculum development; oversees budgetary operations
for the Division; assists the Provost and Vice President with the
management and development of Division-wide policies and
procedures; and performs additional duties as required.
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. 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.
Kean University is an EOE/AA

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