Director III

Kean University in New Jersey

Date Posted August 31, 2017
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

The Human Rights Institute (HRI) at Kean University broadens the university's longstanding efforts to promote the awareness of human rights issues and violations across the globe and develops initiatives designed to help eradicate these atrocities and their root causes. The HRI is located on the main campus and includes a state-of-the-art gallery highlighting issues, artwork and publications related to human rights worldwide. The HRI seeks to serve as a major regional and national resource for developing curricula, seminars and other materials aimed at promoting understanding and tolerance across ethnic, racial, religious and other barriers and inspiring action. The HRI holds various events throughout the year including at least one major conference.

Under the direction of the University’s Special Counsel and Vice President of Planning in the Office of the President, the Director  is responsible for managing the Institute and develops goals, policies and procedures; develops and maintains community and donor relationships; coordinates the raising of funds; manages the budget; promotes/markets the HRI both internally and externally; oversees planning and assessment activities ensuring effectiveness and appropriate growth of the HRI; and does related work as required.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and three years of professional experience in public fundraising, management, higher education or other related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of the President, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email 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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