Executive Director, Kean Wellness Center

Kean University
Union, New Jersey

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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job location: Union, New Jersey

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-25
Req: R898

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.
  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields – you will need to verify that the data is accurate.
  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.

Kean University Wellness Center

Executive Director II

Under the direction of the Vice President for Student Affairs, the Executive Director for the Kean Wellness Center provides overall strategic and operational responsibility and development of the Kean Wellness Center (KWC). The KWC is in a period of growth and transition as the University embraces the understanding that mental and physical health and well-being is vital to student success and retention. The Executive Director will provide leadership and expertise in building a wellness model for the future while continuing the tradition of providing accessible, quality, low to-no-cost health care for the students of Kean University. Offices under the direction of the Executive Director include the following: The Kean Counseling Center; Office of Alcohol and Other Drug Services; Office of Accessibility Services; Student Health Services; and Peer Education. As the Kean Wellness Center continues to grow and expand, other services will be included in the Center as appropriate. The Executive Director leads and directs a collaborative and integrated model of holistic wellness that addresses the needs of a diverse student population through the provision of healthcare services that address the intellectual, physical, emotional and social needs of students.

This position serves as a key member of the leadership team within the Division of Student Affairs. As the lead administrator of the Kean Wellness Center, the Executive Director provides strategic direction for a comprehensive portfolio of services, including outreach education. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. The Executive Director also responds to crisis and emergency situations.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Health Administration, Business Administration, Psychology, Counseling, Nursing or a related field and six years of experience as an administrator is required. State licensure in a related professional field is encouraged, but not required. A Doctorate degree is preferred and can be substituted for two years of the required experience. Prior experience in college health services is also preferred. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and experience with and a commitment to working with diverse populations.

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


With a rich history in higher education that spans more than 150 years, Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 48 undergraduate and 35 graduate programs, with over 85 options for graduate study including doctoral programs in psychology and education leadership.


The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.

Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning, and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty, and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.

With so much to offer, students who graduate Kean University leave well-prepared for success in careers…and life, in general. We wouldn’t have it any other way.



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