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Managing Assistant Director of Recreational/External Affairs, Department of Athletics and Recreation
Kean University

Date Posted Jun. 7, 2023
Title Managing Assistant Director of Recreational/External Affairs, Department of Athletics and Recreation
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Athletics and Recreation Services

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.


Department of Athletics and Recreation

Managing Assistant Director of Recreational/External Affairs

The Managing Assistant Director of Recreational/External Affairs (Managing Assistant Director 2) is a member of the Department of Athletics and Recreation and helps to provide a vibrant and exciting campus life for Kean University students. Reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics, this position manages staff and student workers, various daily/event operations and programs for campus recreation including, but not limited to: open gym and pool hours, intramurals and other related activities.

The Managing Assistant Director is responsible for planning and managing the operations of all intercollegiate events and programs, wellness/special events and community client rentals for all athletic facilities.  Additionally, this position will manage external affairs and other areas as assigned for the Department. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; two years of professional experience in sports management; and valid CPR/AED and First Aid certification is required. A Master’s degree and experience with supervising athletic facilities, operations and game management at the collegiate level is preferred. This position also requires the ability to perform essential functions including, but not limited to: the ability to physically lift, position, move and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds; walking long distances/standing for long durations of time outdoors/indoors in varied temperatures; and exposure to high noise levels. Candidate must have strong written and oral communication skills.


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.


Attention current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure consideration as an internal candidate. To apply internally, please log into your Workday account and select the Career icon on your homepage to view available positions.


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.

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