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Associate Director of Student Health Services

Kean University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 17, 2021

Office of Student Health Services

Associate Director of Student Health Services

Under the supervision of the Executive Director of the Kean Wellness Center, the Associate Director (Associate Director III) assists in managing the daily operations of Student Health Services. The Associate Director supervises clinical staff; oversees policies and procedures utilized in Student Health Services; acts with the authority of the Executive Director in their absence for operations related to Student Health Services; and does related work as required.

The Associate Director also acts as a Nurse Practitioner, providing appropriate preventive and episodic health care to students. The nurse practitioner assists students in identifying health risks and in assuming responsibility for the prevention of illness and the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health, as well as the appropriate utilization of health care resources. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

This is not a remote position and requires physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor. It requires working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college in Nursing and two years of professional experience as a Nurse Practitioner is required. One year of nursing experience must be in an administrative or supervisory capacity. Other requirements include: current licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing; current licensure as a Registered Nurse in good standing by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing; current certification as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP); and current Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Professional Rescuer certification by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. Excellent oral and written 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. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a request for an exemption. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.

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 & Procedures .

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.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer

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