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.
Office of Transformational Learning
Online Admissions Counselor *Two Positions*
The Online Admissions Counselor (Professional Services Specialist 4) reports to the Associate Director of Online Admissions and KEANetwork and is responsible for actively recruiting online students. The Online Admissions Counselor represents the University at recruiting activities and events; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; and does related work as required. The Online Admissions Counselor provides essential student support services and excellent customer service to prospective and current Kean University students and their families. This position requires extensive travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. This is not a remote position and requires physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree; one year of professional experience in an enrollment management area in an institution of higher education or working directly with admissions, student recruitment and/or retention initiatives in a related field or professional experience in recruitment, marketing, sales or customer service is required. Transportation for recruitment travel and a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey is also required. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for the one year of required experience. Previous recruiter experience in an admissions office in an institution of higher education is preferred. Datatel Colleague and Slate experience is also preferred. Essential job functions include driving and the ability to lift, handle and transport recruitment materials and equipment over short and long distances. Traveling will require the ability to drive for short and extended periods of time. Candidate must have excellent 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 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.
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.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.