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Department of Athletics and Recreation
Managing Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development
Kean University is an NCAA Division III institution located in
Union, New Jersey. A founding member of the New Jersey Athletic
Conference (NJAC), the athletics department currently sponsors 14
varsity sports with 400 plus student-athletes. The university is
expanding its varsity offerings to 16 in the fall of 2022. Kean
prides itself on both academics and athletics with two NCAA
Division III team championships and an individual NCAA champion
while maintaining a 3.0 department grade point average.
Student-Athlete Development is committed to overseeing, enhancing
and creating comprehensive programming, education and support
services for these student-athletes as they develop the necessary
skills to be engaged citizens and prepared professionals.
The Managing Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development
(Managing Assistant Director II) reports to the Deputy Director of
Athletics and p romotes the growth and development of Kean’s
student-athletes by creating and facilitating programming in areas
such as p ersonal enhancement, social responsibility, leadership
development and career development. This includes, but is not
limited to: establishing a holistic approach to the development of
all student-athletes from the recruiting stage to graduation;
managing and coordinating operations related to student
athlete-development and support services; and performing related
work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible
schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and
two years of professional experience in student support services in
higher education, education or a related field is required.
Master’s degree in a related field and five years of professional
experience related to academic/student support services for
student-athletes is preferred. Familiarity with scheduling,
academic counseling, student development and DEI programming is
also preferred. Experience as a student-athlete is a plus.
Candidate must have strong interpersonal, facilitation,
presentation and oral and written communication skills to interact
with a diverse group of internal and external constituents.
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