Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) offers a unique model of higher education in partnership with Kean University, a comprehensive, public university in the state of New Jersey. WKU is approved by the Ministry of Education of China and is approved as an additional location of Kean University by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Wenzhou-Kean University sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres, currently enrolls 2,500 undergraduate students and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students within the next six years. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean University. In addition to its current 17 undergraduate programs, WKU has been approved to offer 8 Master’s and 3 Doctorate programs. 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.
Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (VCSA) at Wenzhou-Kean University, the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (Assistant Vice President) is responsible for assisting with the overall leadership and administration of the Division of Student Affairs and its related programs, services, activities and non-academic learning experiences. The Assistant VCSA will be involved in the planning, development and management of all aspects of student affairs, including the supervision of staff, strategic planning and assessment. This position works collaboratively with all members of the Kean and WKU community to help develop, guide and implement programs, initiatives and operations that enhance the university-wide student experience and promote student success.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs is an employee of Kean University. This position is located at the Wenzhou-Kean University campus in Wenzhou, China but travel is required to the Kean USA campus on an as needed basis. A competitive salary and benefits package is included, with healthcare coverage, housing options, round trip airfare(s) and a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master’s degree in a related field and a minimum of three years of supervisory managerial experience in student affairs at the college/university level is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered as determined by the University.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at WKU, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.