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 Residential Student Services
Associate Director of Residential Student Services
Reporting to the Director of Residential Student Services, the Associate Director of Residential Student Services (Associate Director III) is responsible for assisting in the management, development and operation of all aspects of Kean’s housing and residence life services. The Associate Director acts with the authority of the Director in their absence; creates policies and procedures for residential student services; and does related work as required. The Associate Director also serves in the on-call duty rotation and responds to crisis and emergency situations. This employee is considered essential personnel and is critical to the functioning of the University and continuation of key operations and services. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Some travel may also be required.
Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited college and two years of professional experience in residence life and residence life programming is required. Three or more years of experience is preferred. Candidate must possess strong organizational skills and have the ability to work collaboratively with a culturally diverse community. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
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 are required prior to the starting date of employment.
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, 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 be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule. All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.
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