Managing Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development, Department of Athletics and Recreation

Employer
Kean University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time


STOP! Current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts) must 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.

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. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Additional Information

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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