Under the direction of the Dean, the Executive Director is the academic and administrative leader of the School responsible for managing all school activities. The Executive Director develops and implements school policies and procedures; manages all General Education (GE) courses within the University, including the First Year Experience Program; oversees the University’s maintenance of MSCHE Standard 12; GE Mentoring (Peer Leadership Program); oversees advisement to all undecided majors; manages the hiring and evaluation processes for all school faculty and staff; oversees curriculum, program development and outcome assessments; 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. Experience working with retention, assessment and advisement, as well as teaching first generation college students from underrepresented groups is highly preferred.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Dean’s Office, College of Liberal Arts, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email email@example.com. 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.