Reporting to the Managing Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the Undergraduate Regional Admissions Counselor (Professional Services Specialist IV) supports the enrollment efforts of Kean University by recruiting prospective applicants in out-of-state territories in Maryland and Pennsylvania 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; meets individual recruitment goals to support the University’s enrollment efforts in the assigned territory; performs basic professional functions using established policies, procedures and guidelines; and does related work as required.
This is a ten-month assignment, effective from September 1st to June 30th that requires extensive travel, driving short and long distances and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours. Position will work remotely and require occasional travel to the New Jersey Kean campuses, in addition to multiple recruitment locations. This position will be responsible for covering recruitment territories in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
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 valid driver’s license and transportation for travel 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 and Datatel Colleague/Ellucian Recruiter experience is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Essential job functions include the ability to walk long distances; standing for long periods; lifting, handling and transporting recruitment materials and equipment; and driving.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of University Admissions, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Previous applicants need not apply. 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
About Kean University
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 student. 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.