The Online Admissions Counselor reports to the Associate Director of Online Admissions and is responsible for the recruitment of prospective applicants for Kean Online programs. The Online Admissions Counselor (Professional Services Specialist IV) acts as the initial interview and consultation for new applicants; performs review, evaluation, responsible follow-up service and admission decision-making activities based upon Institutional policy and academic merit; represents the University in a variety of settings; and does related work 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; one year of professional experience in an enrollment management area in an institution of higher education or working directly with admissions, student recruitment and retention initiatives in higher education; and a driver’s license valid in the State of New Jersey is required. Experience in an admissions or registrar’s office in an institution of higher education and Datatel Colleague/Ellucian Recruiter experience is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to travel and 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. Corey Vigdor, Acting Associate Dean, School of Online Learning, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.