The Kean Skylands campus gives students from many disciplines the opportunity to study and conduct research in the beautiful ecological environment of the New Jersey Skylands. Kean Skylands sits on 40 acres of protected land that serve as an outdoor laboratory for experiential learning in a pristine setting in Jefferson Township, New Jersey. The University is revitalizing the property to launch degree-completion programs on site. The degree-completion programs are designed for area residents who have completed an associate's degree and wish to further their studies for a bachelor's degree close to home. The first cohort of students is expected to enroll in fall 2019. The Campus also offers a selection of residential rooms to house pre-college summer programs, students enrolled in hybrid courses through Kean Online, as well as student and corporate retreats.
Under the direction of the University’s Special Counsel and Vice President of Planning, the Director of Operations (Director II) organizes, plans and directs development, funding and operations of Kean Skylands and the integration of related academic programs, research, operations, financial management, legal issues and student affairs. This is a full-time position located at the Skylands campus in Jefferson Township, New Jersey. Travel is required to the Union campus.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and four years of significant professional experience in management and administration is required. Master’s degree and project management experience is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of Special Counsel and Vice President of Planning, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic applications preferred. 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.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.