Admissions Event Coordinator, Office of Enrollment Services

Kean University
New Jersey, United States
Competitive Salary
Dec 09, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Reporting to the Associate Director for the Campus Experience, the Admissions Event Coordinator (Professional Services Specialist IV) assists the Associate Director in delivering roughly 250 annual admissions recruitment events in-person and virtually, from concept through completion. This individual also provides partial supervision of a Graduate Assistant and Kean’s Student Ambassadors, a team of approximately 40 undergraduate student workers. These students serve as the institution’s foremost brand representatives during admissions events, including Open Houses, Student for a Day and campus tours. Most importantly, the employee will be able to coordinate the daily details that create memorable experiences, while balancing the big-picture objectives that help Kean University meet its institutional goals. This position requires 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. It requires working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence. The employee must have the ability to wear a face covering for the duration of the work day during the COVID pandemic or as determined by university protocol.  


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; one year of professional experience working in an event-oriented capacity; a driver’s license valid in NJ; and transportation for recruitment travel are required. Two to four years of event-related experience is preferred. Experience hosting virtual events is a plus. Candidate must have excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills, and be capable of communicating effectively with a diverse audience. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and dedicated to providing students and their families with a positive guest experience.


Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Megan Winnicker, Search Committee Chairperson, by email to 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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