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Managing Assistant Director 3, Office of University Counsel

Employer
Kean University
Location
Union, New Jersey

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Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job location: Union, New Jersey


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-12-09
Req: R1030

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.

Office of University Counsel

Managing Assistant Director 3

Reporting to the Associate University Counsel, Labor Relations (“Labor Counsel”) the Managing Assistant Director is responsible for effectively managing work operations to assist Labor Counsel and/or University Counsel; directly supports Labor Counsel and/or University Counsel; serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Office of University Counsel; and performs other related work as required. This position includes managing day-to-day work responsibilities to effectively assist Labor Counsel and/or University Counsel, including the management of case files for employment litigation matters and the development of policies and procedures. It entails a high degree of responsibility and use of discretion and independent judgement, while ensuring confidentiality in all work operations. 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: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and at least two years of paralegal experience in a law office is required. Five or more years of paralegal experience is preferred. Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to: Access, Excel, Word and Outlook and all Google products including, but not limited to: Google Drive and Google Docs is also required. Knowledge of accounting budget systems such as Ellucian is preferred. Candidate must have effective client service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff and students, both orally and in writing.

The deadline for applications is December 23, 2021. 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

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

Organization

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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