Office of University Relations
Associate Director of Internal Communication
Under the direction of the Associate Vice President of University
Relations, the Associate Director of Internal Communication
(Associate Director 3) writes, edits and publishes content for the
University community. The Associate Director will develop an
internal communication strategy that utilizes email, web and other
tools to communicate effectively with a variety of internal
stakeholders. Handling a range of assignments on tight deadlines,
the Associate Director will regularly solicit feedback to refine
messaging and approach, as well as support external communication
as needed. The Associate Director will contribute to regular
strategy meetings and also handle other writing and related tasks
as required. 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 two years of professional experience in
communication, journalism, writing or a related professional field
is required. A Master’s degree in Communication, Journalism,
English, Theatre or a related discipline; five to seven years of
experience as listed above; and experience writing speeches
professionally is preferred. Strong writing skills are essential.
Candidate must have the ability to engage an audience through
effective writing and strong presentations.
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
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.
As a condition of employment, external candidates are required
to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date.
If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or
religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you
may submit a request for an exemption. If you are approved for an
exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be
required to wear a mask while indoors on campus and you will be
required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular
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
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