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Office of Transformational Learning
Associate Director of Online Advising
The Associate Director of Online Advising (Associate Director 2) in the Office of Transformational Learning reports to the Director of Online Admissions and KEANetwork. The Associate Director is responsible for managing advisement processes for online students and will provide operational leadership, direction and guidance for advisement processes, including managing project timelines/deliverables and developing plans for online advising and student services, retention and engagement driven initiatives.
The Associate Director is dedicated to connecting online students with information specific to course of study needs and curricular planning assessment to encourage informed decisions for offering, enrolling in and completing educational courses. The Associate Director manages high level assignments and allocation of advising resources, including coordinating initiatives that involve staff in other departments; provides direction and guidance on high priority advising projects/initiatives; manages transfer student processes; and does related work as required.
This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. This is not a remote position and requires physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor.
Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college and a minimum of three years of professional experience in higher education providing student support services or performing academic advising is required. Experience managing student support services, including working with adult learners is preferred. Online teaching experience in higher education is also preferred. Excellent 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.
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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.
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