Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking a Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for its additional instructional location in Wenzhou, China. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China’s East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai. Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. WKU offers a unique model of higher education provided by a comprehensive, public University, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean USA. Operations require full integration and cooperation between Kean’s USA location and the Wenzhou, China campus.
Wenzhou-Kean University offers a competitive salary and benefits plan, which includes healthcare coverage and partnerships with the best medical hospitals in Wenzhou. In addition, employees are provided with housing options, round trip airfare(s) and a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses.
Under the direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Kean’s USA campus, the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Wenzhou-Kean University manages and coordinates all activities related to the University’s additional location in Wenzhou, China; participates in the development of division-wide policies and procedures; provides managerial direction, support and service to the academic units; and does related work as required. This is a full-time position located at the Wenzhou-Kean University campus in Wenzhou, China. Travel is required to the Kean USA campus on an as needed basis.
Qualifications: Doctorate degree from an accredited college and five years of professional experience in higher education or a similar organization, with a minimum of three years in administration is required. 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 email@example.com. 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.