Division of Student Success and Retention
Office of Scholarship Services
Associate Director of Scholarship Services
Under the supervision of the Director of Scholarship Services, the
Associate Director of Scholarship Services (Associate Director 3)
assists the Director with managing operations of the Office of
Scholarship Services and the relationships between the student body
and the offices of Financial Aid, Student Accounting, Academic
Affairs, Admissions and the Kean University Foundation, in the
selection and distribution of millions of dollars in University and
donor funded scholarships.
The Associate Director manages processes with Student Accounting
and Financial Aid to ensure the appropriation of awards; works with
those departments to ensure accurate and timely financial aid
packaging and/or repackaging; assists in collecting and preparing
lists, dashboards and presentations regarding student data for
those receiving scholarships; collaborates with other key
stakeholders to track student success and retention; assists in
collecting and marketing external scholarship opportunities to
students; distributes scholarship information and scholarships to
students; offers student presentations on campus regarding the
services of the Office; tables at various functions, including New
Student Orientation which includes families and students; and does
related work as required. 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.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a
Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in
scholarship management is required. A Master’s degree in a related
field is preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
Candidate must have the ability to work with Google Workspace
generally, as well as the ability to create and maintain
spreadsheets, slide show presentations, graphics and other
scholarship management software, such as Next Gen. Excellent oral
and written communication skills are essential.
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
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Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and
Adjuncts): Please apply via the internal career site to ensure
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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
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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
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prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a
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