Wenzhou-Kean University

Campus Dean for Michael Graves College

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Kean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking a Campus Dean for its additional instructional location in Wenzhou, China. Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China's East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai. Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) sits on approximately 500 beautiful acres, currently enrolls 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students and is now in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 10,000 students within the foreseeable future. WKU is approved by the Ministry of Education of China and is approved as an additional location of Kean University by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

The Campus Dean for Michael Graves College is the chief academic administrator for the Michael Graves College at Wenzhou-Kean University. Michael Graves College is comprised of two schools, the School of Design and the School of Public Architecture.

Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA) at Wenzhou-Kean University and in collaboration with the Dean of Michael Graves College at the Kean USA Union, New Jersey campus, the Campus Dean is responsible for managing academic and faculty operations in Wenzhou and oversees the general administration of the College. The Campus Dean may also be required to teach courses on overload in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. 

The Campus Dean is an employee of Kean University. This position is located at the Wenzhou-Kean University campus in Wenzhou, China but travel is required to the Kean USA campus on an as needed basis. A flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours is also required. Wenzhou-Kean University offers a competitive salary and benefits plan, which includes healthcare coverage and partnerships with the best medical hospitals in Wenzhou. In addition, employees are provided with housing options, round trip airfare(s), a reimbursement to cover relocation expenses and sick and vacation time allotments. Opportunities to attend professional development activities are also available. The affiliated State of New Jersey title for this position is Associate Dean. 

Qualifications: Earned terminal degree from an accredited institution in a discipline of Architecture or Design; demonstrated excellence in university teaching; a strong record of scholarly/creative and professional accomplishment; and a minimum of six years of progressive experience in higher education or a similar environment (including professional practice) combining academic administration and instruction or the equivalent as determined by the university is required.  Ten years of progressive administrative leadership experience including management of personnel, budget, resources and curriculum at or above the level of department chair or program director in higher education or a similar environment is preferred. Important qualifications include: demonstrated innovative leadership in promoting faculty instructional excellence and research/scholarly productivity; demonstrated commitment to faculty and student engagement and success; proven ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, university administrators, alumni and the community; a clear strategic vision for advancement; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and a demonstrated sensitivity to cultural differences. International professional work experience is strongly preferred. 

Application: Please apply for this position on our Workday Career site at this link: https://kean.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Kean/details/Campus-Dean-for-Michael-Graves-College--Wenzhou-Kean-University_R2626

Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references when applying. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.  Official transcripts are required prior to the starting date of employment.

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Campus Dean for Michael Graves College
88 Daxue Rd, Ouhai, Zhejiang Province Wenzhou, China
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Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) is a province-state friendship project between the Zhejiang Province and New Jersey in the United States.

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