School Partnership Specialist, High School Partnerships Office

Kean University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Disabled Student Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

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High School Partnerships Office

School Partnership Specialist

The High School Partnerships Office at Kean University provides a unique opportunity for students to earn advanced standing credits before high school graduation. Kean’s High School Partnerships Office includes a dual-enrollment program between Kean and Union County Vocational Technical Schools (UCVTS/APA & UC Tech), whose students complete their senior year of high school at Kean by taking college-level courses and receiving college credit. The Office also develops and manages dual-enrollment programs with several other high school partners.

Under the supervision of the Director, the School Partnership Specialist (Professional Services Specialist IV) performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; provides direct professional support to the supervisor; supports all work operations of the High School Partnerships Office; and does related work as required.

This position is grant funded and contingent upon the continued operation of the partnership program and reimbursement of funds. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in providing student supervision of large groups of high school students is required. Candidate must have a high level of computer skills including proficiency of Microsoft Office and Google Suite for word processing, database construction and maintenance, and creating various spreadsheets and must also have the ability to attentively provide student support services in regards to student academic, behavioral, and situational issues. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. The ideal candidate is very familiar with the procedures, policies, and structure of Kean University or another accredited university, and has some knowledge or experience of one of the following academic areas: education, theatre arts, dance, design, earth sciences. Experience working with high school students within a school setting will be a plus.

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 for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

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

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