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Admissions Event Coordinator, Office of Enrollment Services
Kean University

Date Posted Apr. 18, 2023
Title Admissions Event Coordinator, Office of Enrollment Services
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Admissions/Student Records/Registrar

External Applicant Instructions

  • Please upload your resume/CV for automatic population of information to your Kean application.

  • Your contact information, work experience and education will be automatically filled in. Please review all fields - you will need to verify that the data is accurate.

  • In the “My Experience” section, you will find a resume/CV upload option where you can submit your cover letter and any other supporting documents you may wish to submit.


Office of Enrollment Services

Admissions Event Coordinator

The Admissions Event Coordinator (Professional Services Specialist 4) reports to the Associate Director for the Campus Experience and assists the Associate Director from concept through completion in delivering roughly 250 annual admissions recruitment events, in-person and virtually. This individual also provides partial supervision of a Graduate Assistant and Kean’s Student Ambassadors, a team of approximately 40 undergraduate student workers. These students serve as the institution’s foremost brand representatives during admissions events, including Open Houses, Student for a Day and campus tours. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and dedicated to providing students and their families with a positive guest experience. Most importantly, the employee will be able to coordinate the daily details that create memorable experiences while balancing the big-picture objectives that help Kean University meet its institutional goals. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; one year of professional experience working in an event-oriented capacity; a driver’s license valid in New Jersey; and transportation for recruitment travel is required. Two to four years of event experience is preferred. Experience hosting virtual events is a plus. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be capable of communicating effectively with a diverse audience.


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.


Additional Information

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, you may submit a request for an exemption.  All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.


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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