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Director II (Director of Strategic Initiatives)
Kean University

  • Sep. 11, 2017
  • Director II (Director of Strategic Initiatives)
  • Division of Planning and Special Counsel
  • Kean University
    Union, NJ
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available Immediately
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The Division of Planning and Special Counsel was created in 2015 to manage strategic initiatives that require coordination on an institutional level. Under the direction of the President’s Special Counsel, the Division is responsible for coordinating the planning and development of strategies and implementation plans for achieving Presidential priorities.

The Director of Strategic Initiatives reports to the President’s Special Counsel (PSC) and works closely with the PSC and the University President, as well as other senior administrators, to manage a wide variety of administrative and executive duties, special projects and initiatives involving the Office of the President. The Director of Strategic Initiatives develops, manages and leads initiatives that promote and support the mission and values of the University and, at the direction of the PSC, oversees the administrative and operational affairs of the Office of Special Counsel, and the President, as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and four years of senior management experience is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Candidate must have strong and proven project management competencies, as well as excellent organizational and time management skills.

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 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.

  • Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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  • Search Committee Chairperson
    Office of the President
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083


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