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Job ID: 112863

EEO/EOF Counselor
Kean University

Date Posted Sep. 24, 2018
Title EEO/EOF Counselor
University Kean University
Department Exceptional Educational Opportunities Program
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Union, NJ
    United States
  • Classified Staff
  • Counseling Services

Under the supervision of the Director and Associate Director of the Exceptional Educational Opportunities Program, the EEO/EOF Counselor (Professional Services Specialist III) provides academic, personal (as it pertains to academic progress) and career counseling, as well as guidance to a diverse student population; and facilitates EEO/EOF Program efforts to address student retention and initiatives within the Program. The EEO/EOF Counselor will support program objectives to ensure that all students obtain their baccalaureate degree and pursue professional fields of work or graduate studies consistent with the Kean University’s dual mission of access and academic excellence. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours and is partially funded by a grant through the State of New Jersey. Future employment is contingent upon supporting grant funds.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master’s degree and two years of professional experience in an institution of higher education providing personal, academic and/or career counseling services is required. A Master’s degree in the field of Counseling and professional experience in higher education specifically related to counseling educationally and financially disadvantaged students is preferred. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and computer literacy, including the ability to use Microsoft Office programs, computer databases and technologies such as web-based services and social media.

Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Yvonne Segars, Search Committee Chairperson, EEO/EOF Office, via email to Please specify the position you are applying for in the subject heading. 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

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Contact Information

  • Ms. Yvonne Segars, Search Committee Chairperson
    Exceptional Educational Opportunities Program
    Kean University
    1000 Morris Avenue
    Union, NJ 07083


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