Executive Director III, School of Accounting and Finance

Union, Union County
Jan 13, 2015
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The College of Business and Public Management at Kean University is experiencing exceptional growth and development. Located in a new state-of-the-art building on the Union, New Jersey campus and with an additional location in Wenzhou, China, the College is seeking an Executive Director to lead the Accounting and Finance area as we transform into a major provider of global business education. 

Under the direction of the Dean, the Executive Director is the academic and administrative leader of the School of Accounting and Finance, responsible for managing all school activities. The Executive Director develops and implements school policies and procedures; manages the evaluation process for all school faculty and staff; manages the hiring process for all school personnel; oversees curriculum, program development and outcome assessments; prepares and manages the academic advisement plan for all programs within the school; manages the school's budget; maintains relationships with external agencies and professional organizations; and does related work as required. The Executive Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. 

Qualifications: Doctorate degree from an accredited institution in Accounting or a related field and a minimum of three years of progressive experience in higher education or a related environment combining academic instruction, scholarly attainment and administration or the equivalent as determined by the university. Experience in related management fields, research organizations or not-for-profit entities is also acceptable. 

Curriculum innovation, faculty development, external relations, especially internships and change management will also be major responsibilities. Experience with and/or interest in AACSB accreditation is desired. An individual with both industry and academic experience is preferred. 

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, College of Business and Public Management, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email cbpm@kean.edu. Electronic applications preferred. 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. 

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer