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Budget Manager for the Educational Opportunity Fund Program
Kean University

Date Posted May 31, 2023
Title Budget Manager for the Educational Opportunity Fund Program
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Department Educational Opportunity Fund Program
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Finance/Investment Management

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.


Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Program

Budget Manager for the Educational Opportunity Fund Program

Under the supervision of the Director, the Budget Manager (Managing Assistant Director 1) manages the EOF budget, student grant awards and financial aid reporting; oversees Program assessment; and manages other areas as assigned. The Budget Manager effectively collaborates with all staff to promote the EOF program to students, families and the community; prepares EOF budget requests for the upcoming fiscal year; monitors grant and institutional expenditures for all programs as appropriate; and prepares expenditure reports to the State as required for the EOF academic year undergraduate, graduate and pre-freshmen summer programs. The Budget Manager also maintains the EOF Supplemental Roster in the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) New Jersey Financial Aid Management System (NJFAMS) system. The Budget Manager is knowledgeable of the policies and deadlines of the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) and HESAA for awarding undergraduate and graduate EOF financial aid grants. Additionally, the Budget Manager encourages student involvement and emphasizes the value of program services and support; manages office operations in the absence of the Director and Associate Director; and does related work as required.

This position is grant funded and future employment is contingent upon renewal of supporting grant funds. This position requires occasional travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college and two years of professional experience in an institution of higher education is required. Experience with budget management, EOF programs and financial aid is preferred. Assessment experience is a plus. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

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 are required prior to the starting date of employment.

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

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.

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