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Kean University

Associate Director of STEM Programs, New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM)

Science and Research

Food Science


Union, New Jersey, United States

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External Applicant Instructions

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New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics (NJCSTM)

Associate Director of STEM Programs

Under the supervision of the Dean and Associate Dean, the Associate Director of STEM Programs (Associate Director 3) assists with the academic and administrative management of NJCSTM program activities, the development of new programs and special projects. This position is directly responsible for administration of the STEM Education programs and WKU MS Biotechnology program, including all assessment and accreditation activities; develops and implements program policies and procedures; oversees and mentors independent research students; and does related work as required. The Associate Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. This position is located at the Union, New Jersey campus. It requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Ph.D. degree in a STEM field is required, preferably in Biology. A minimum of three years of professional experience and knowledge in teaching, research and administration in higher education is preferred. Familiarity with current trends in STEM education and curricula, pedagogy and accreditation is strongly preferred. Candidate must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and oral and written 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 for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

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.

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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.

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