External Applicant Instructions
Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.
In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.
Office of Human Resources
Managing Assistant Director of Recruiting
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Recruiting, the Managing Assistant Director 2 will manage the recruitment of faculty and managerial employees for Kean University. The Managing Assistant Director will manage the day-to-day work operations of their assigned recruitment area(s) and oversee the full cycle of recruiting from position approval to onboarding. Working with the Associate Director, the Managing Assistant Director of Recruiting will create policies and procedures and streamline processes; oversee Workday data entry and workflow; act as liaison with recruiting departments; assist with special projects and assignments; and perform other related work as required. The Managing Assistant Director must ensure compliance with federal and state employment laws, university policies and procedures and follow applicable bargaining unit agreements. This employee must have attention to detail and the ability to organize their assigned workload and determine priorities. This position requires some 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 human resources is required. A Master’s degree and three or more years of recruiting experience in a human resources office is preferred. Candidate must have proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Google products and HRIS. Workday experience is a plus. Excellent customer service skills and oral and written communication skills are essential.
Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.
Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of our Reasonable Accommodations Policy & Procedures.
Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement
Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.