Under the general supervision of the Chief of Staff, the Director of Affirmative Action Programs works with University community leaders to develop proactive programs in the areas of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA), diversity and social equity; leads campus efforts related to the strategic and effective implementation of policies addressing discrimination and harassment; and serves as Title IX Coordinator. The Director serves as an advisor to the President on issues that support and advance the University’s mission and facilitates institutional EEO/AA, diversity and related compliance efforts. The Director will proactively develop and implement programs, initiatives and activities that both educate and promote diversity and equity as core values of the institution.
Qualifications: Master’s degree and four years of administrative experience in diversity and equity, affirmative action and resolution of discrimination and harassment complaints at a higher education institution or a similar organization is required. Equivalent education/experience may be determined by the University. Candidate must have thorough knowledge and understanding of federal and state nondiscrimination and EEO laws, including Title IX, Title VII, ADA and other civil rights laws applicable to the University. Excellent written, analytic and oral communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the President, Kean University, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 appointment.