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Special Events Communications Specialist, University Relations
Kean University


Date Posted Oct. 18, 2021
Title Special Events Communications Specialist, University Relations
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Communications/Public Relations
 
 
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University Relations
Special Events Communications Specialist

Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President, the Special Events Communications Specialist (Professional Services Specialist IV) is responsible for communication tied to large events held throughout the year, including but not limited to open houses, commencement and conferences. This position will be responsible for many aspects of communication surrounding these events, including signage, media relations, social media, multimedia presentations and marketing, in coordination with other University Relations staff; 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 and one year of professional experience working in communications is required, including managing event communication. A Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field and a minimum of three years of experience with marketing and communications is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.
*  Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. *Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.

Additional Information
Kean University complies with the  http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2010/Bills/PL11/70.PDFNew 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  https://www.kean.edu/media/reasonable-accomodationsReasonable 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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