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 Campus Planning
Campus Planning Assistant
Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, the Campus Planning Assistant (Professional Services Specialist 3, Facilities) is responsible for supporting daily operations in the Office of Campus Planning. The employee will directly support the Associate Director with design and the execution of projects and moves. This position works collaboratively with the campus community and provides excellent customer service to students and employees. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree; two years of professional experience in interior design, in a furniture/design firm setting or in interior project management or planning; and a driver's license valid in the State of New Jersey is required. Preferred qualifications include: a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Interior Design; on path to NJCID and NCIDQ Certification; and experience with space management software and/or systems furniture specification, as well as Sketch-Up, Rhino, Archibus and document control. Higher education experience is a plus. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis. A Master's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Candidate must be proficient with AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office and Google. Excellent customer service skills and oral and written communication skills are essential. Essential job functions include driving and moderate physical activity, including walking long distances, standing, bending and/or lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
The selected candidate will be required to pass a four (4) month Working Test Period.
New Jersey SAME Program Applicants: If you are applying under the NJ State as a Model Employer of People with Disabilities (SAME) Program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B Letter) must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the New Jersey SAME Program, please visit the website at: https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml, email: Same@csc.nj.gov or contact our Kean Recruiting Team at SAME@kean.edu.
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, 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.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer