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Part-time Reader Position

Kean University
Union, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 12, 2021

Job Details

Office of Human Resources
Part-time Reader

Kean University is seeking a part-time Reader that will work in-person with a faculty member. The Reader will read aloud to the faculty member various printed materials and/or information from a computer screen or other print sources that cannot be read by the adaptive computer equipment and software. The Reader will take dictation when the adaptive computer equipment and software cannot do so and will also organize and file written materials that are incidental to the reading and dictation duties.

This position is temporary and filled on a semester-to-semester basis, up to a maximum of 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday in-person at the Union campus. Generally, work will be assigned between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. The Reader's work schedule will vary each semester based on the faculty member's teaching schedule. It is preferred that candidates are available a minimum of 3 full work days per week, contingent upon the faculty member’s schedule. Occasional evening or weekend hours may also be required. Salary is $17.00 per hour and is commensurate with experience.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is required, with some training or experience in a field of study related to psychology or a social science. Preference will be given to candidates that possess attention to detail, organizational skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, and have suitable scheduling flexibility.

Skills: The ability to read, write and speak English fluently; the ability to read aloud clearly and articulately; and competence in English grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Please include in your cover letter your hours of availability. Application materials can be addressed to: Ms. Yrelys Tapanes, Associate Director of Benefits.

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.

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.

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.

EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer



Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering more than 50 undergraduate majors and 60-plus graduate options, including six doctoral programs. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community.

The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with additional locations in Ocean County, New Jersey - Kean Ocean and Jefferson Township, New Jersey - Kean Skylands. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou, China.

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