Under the direction of the Director of the Exceptional Educational Opportunities Program, the Associate Director of the EEO Program assists the Director with achieving program goals; policy formation; program design; program implementation; program reports; private and public program proposals; grant proposals; program research; program data analysis; and program evaluation. The Associate Director is directly responsible for the development, organization, supervision and management of three major EEO Program components: Academic/Educational Advisement, Professional Counseling and the Learning Center (which includes tutoring and supplemental instruction). The Associate Director supervises staff relative to the academic advisement component and the career, personal and social counseling components; develops and manages strategies and programming designed to increase persistence, retention and graduation rates; and performs related work as required.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, Administration or a related field from an accredited college and a minimum of three years of professional experience in higher education is required. Candidate must have the demonstrated ability to oversee a comprehensive academic support program with outcomes measurements; prior managerial experience effectively supervising staff; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, computer databases and new technologies, including web-based services and social media; and the ability to analyze, create and execute assessment tools and gather and interpret data particularly related to persistence, retention and learning outcomes. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Grant-writing experience is preferred.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Yvonne Segars, Director of the EEO/EOF Program, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email email@example.com. Electronic applications preferred. Previous applicants need not apply. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.