Office of Communications and Marketing for Student
Student Media Coordinator
Supervised by the Director of Communications and Marketing for
Student Affairs, the Student Media Coordinator (Professional
Services Specialist 3) is responsible for supporting the Director
with various tasks to market the departments within Student
Affairs. The role also supervises the daily operations and
production of the Student Affairs Media Team including the student
online newsletter, The Cougar’s Byte
; yearbook, The
; and Student Affairs initiatives and publications.
The Student Media Coordinator oversees the recruitment, selection,
training, supervision and evaluation of graduate and undergraduate
student staff members in the areas of writing, editing, graphic
design, photography and video production to promote and highlight
all aspects of the Kean University student experience. This is not
a remote position. This position requires travel and a flexible
schedule including regular evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and a
minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in
communications, marketing or a related field is required. A
Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media, Journalism, Communication,
Graphic Design, Marketing or a related field and three (3) to five
(5) years professional experience in communications or marketing is
preferred. Experience in an institution of higher education is a
plus. A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for
one (1) year of the required experience. Experience must
demonstrate knowledge, skill and understanding of print, digital,
social media and website management. Excellent interpersonal,
written and oral communication skills to enable collaboration with
various departments and organizations throughout the campus
community and gather information is required.
Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment
is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact
information for three professional references.
transcripts are required prior to the starting date of
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.
As a condition of employment, external candidates are required
to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date.
If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or
religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption. All
employees are expected to follow the University's current health
and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols
created through additional correspondence.
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
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 &
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