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Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and
Adjuncts) must apply via the internal career site to ensure
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Office of University Admissions
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
The Undergraduate Admissions Counselor (Professional Services
Specialist IV) is a professional employee in the Office of
University Admissions reporting to the Associate Director of
Freshman Admissions. The Undergraduate Admissions Counselor is
responsible for proactively recruiting undergraduate students
especially freshmen and performing basic professional functions
using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines.
The Counselor represents the University in a variety of settings
in-person and virtually; provides essential student support
services and excellent customer service to prospective and current
Kean University students and their families; and performs related
work as required. This position requires extensive 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. It requires working on
campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with
students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the
University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created
through additional correspondence.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a
Bachelor’s degree; one year of professional experience in an
enrollment management area in an institution of higher education or
working directly with admissions, student recruitment and/or
retention initiatives in a related field; transportation for
recruitment travel; and a driver’s license valid in the State of
New Jersey is required. Previous recruiter experience in an
admissions office in an institution of higher education is
preferred. Datatel Colleague and Ellucian Recruiter experience is
also preferred. Essential job functions include driving and the
ability to lift, handle and transport recruitment materials and
equipment over short and long distances. Traveling will require the
ability to drive for short and extended periods of time. Candidate
must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
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 for all degrees are required prior to the starting date
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 &
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