Reporting to the Managing Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Undergraduate Admissions Counselor supports the enrollment efforts of Kean University by recruiting prospective applicants and representing the University in a variety of settings such as high school presentations, college fairs, college night programs, on-campus visits and special events; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures, precedents and guidelines; and does related work as required. This position requires extensive travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; one year of professional experience in a business environment or in an institution of higher education; and a driver’s license valid in NJ is required. Master’s degree in a related field can be substituted for the one year of required experience. Experience in an admissions office in an institution of higher education is preferred. Candidate must be able to lift, handle and transport recruitment materials and equipment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Carlos Nazario, Acting Director of University Admissions, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. 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 st...udent. 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 an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.