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Director of Affirmative Action Programs
Under the general supervision of the Chief of Staff, the Director
of Affirmative Action Programs (Director II) works with University
community leaders to develop proactive programs in the areas of
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA),
diversity and social equity; leads campus efforts related to the
strategic and effective implementation of policies addressing
discrimination and harassment; and serves as Title IX
The Director serves as an advisor to the President’s Office on
issues that support and advance the University's mission;
facilitates institutional EEO/AA, diversity and related compliance
efforts; proactively develops and implements programs, initiatives
and activities that both educate and promote diversity and equity
as core values of the institution, in cooperation with the Office
of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; and does related work as
required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule
including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Master’s degree and four years of a dministrative
experience in diversity and equity, affirmative action and
resolution of discrimination and harassment complaints at a higher
education institution or a similar organization is required.
Equivalent education/experience may be determined by the
University. Candidate must have thorough knowledge and
understanding of federal and state nondiscrimination and EEO laws,
including Title IX, Title VII, ADA and other civil rights laws
applicable to the University. Excellent written, analytic and oral
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.
transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date
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.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if
you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in
order to apply for a position, please refer to Section III.A. of
our Reasonable Accommodations Policy &
Diversity & Non-Discrimination Statement
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.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative