Academic/Faculty Affairs, Administrative/Support, Other Staff/Administrative, Staff/Administrative
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the School Office Manager manages daily work operations for the School and is involved in all areas of planning and administration including student and faculty recruitment, budget development and personnel management. The individual is responsible for the general management and supervision of full-time and part-time support staff, graduate assistants and student assistants assigned to the School and acts as a consultant and resource to School personnel and committees. The School Office Manager also supervises the internship coordinator, if any, and ensures that all time sheets for faculty and staff are accurate and absence from work for all employees, including cancellations of class and office hours are promptly reported to the Office of Human Resources and the Office of the Dean.
The School Office Manager will be responsible for maintaining student, program and school records and will be involved in the development of school policies and procedures for the operational direction of annual processes and events; and also does related work as required. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Off campus travel is required to Community Colleges, High Schools and other locations for outreach events and other activities.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience supervising office operations or working in an institution of higher education is required. A Master’s degree; professional experience providing student and/or faculty support services or managing office operations for an academic program in an institution of higher education; and ESL experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, School of English Studies, by email to email@example.com. 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 appointment.
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.