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Associate Director of Scholarship Services, Office of Scholarship Services

Kean University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 26, 2023

Job Details

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. 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.

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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