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Job ID: 121469

Managing Assistant Director for Residential Facilities
Kean University

Date Posted Mar. 26, 2019
Title Managing Assistant Director for Residential Facilities
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department Office of Residential Student Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
    Residential Life

Reporting to the Director of Residential Operations and Facilities, the Managing Assistant Director (Managing Assistant Director III) for Residential Facilities is responsible for managing the residence halls’ maintenance and renovations and ensures the department is in compliance with all federal, state and local environmental, health and safety codes. The Managing Assistant Director acts as a liaison to other university offices and support services in matters involving both daily and long-term management, as well as care and upkeep of the residence hall facilities and performs other related duties. The Managing Assistant Director of Facilities manages the daily activities of and is responsible for staff workflow, training, documentation, inventory, purchasing and vendor/contractor relations, including contract management.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; two years of professional experience supervising residence life programs in higher education, with knowledge and understanding of building systems, utilities, construction, maintenance and operations; and a driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required. Four years of experience in residence hall facilities management, leadership training, student and community development and administrative processes is preferred. Candidate must possess strong organizational skills and show a demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively in a culturally diverse community. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to Search Committee Chairperson, Office of Residential Student Services by email to Please specify Residential Facilities in the email subject line. 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

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Contact Information

  • Search Committee Chairperson
    Office of Residential Student Services
    Kean University


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