Under the direction of the Dean, the Assistant Dean assists in the general administration of all academic aspects within the college. The Assistant Dean supervises and evaluates office staff and directs work operations; advises and educates faculty and staff on matters of University policy (academic, student affairs, administrative, etc.); assists in the supervision of program administration performed by school executive directors and other unit directors; assists with marketing and public relations for the college and its programs; and does related work as required. In the absence of the Dean and/or Associate Dean, the Assistant Dean assumes the role of chief academic officer of the college. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Master’s degree and a minimum of four years of professional experience in academic administration in a higher education environment or the equivalent as determined by the university is required. Candidate must have experience with advisement. Experience with College of Liberal Arts curriculum is highly desirable.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, College of Liberal Arts, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for applications is February 28, 2020. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
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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.