Graduate, Online and Adult Education Admissions Counselor, University Admissions

Employer
Kean University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Student Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time


STOP! Current Kean University employees (including part-time Student Assistants, Graduate Assistants, Academic Specialists and Adjuncts) must 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.

Office of University Admissions

Graduate, Online and Adult Education Admissions Counselor

Multiple Positions

The Counselor (Professional Services Specialist IV) reports to the Associate Director of Graduate, Online and Adult Education Admissions and is responsible for actively recruiting graduate, doctoral students and/or online students; 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.

These are not remote positions and require physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor. They require 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. 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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