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 University Admissions
Pre-Enrollment Services Unit
Data Management Specialist
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Admissions Operations, the Data Management Specialist (Professional Services Specialist III) works alongside the Pre-Enrollment Services Unit in the Office of University Admissions and is responsible for the data integrity of the various Admissions systems including, but not limited to: Colleague and Recruit. The Data Management Specialist strives to promote efficiency through creative technical solutions and assists the Associate Director and other staff with system development projects, user security, reporting, system integrations, testing, documentation and training, data integrity and access. The Data Management Specialist serves as project lead for admissions-related recruitment and retention data projects; collaborates with other division staff to provide essential admissions and student support services to prospective and current Kean University students; and does related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
This is not a remote position and requires physical presence on campus as determined by the Supervisor. It requires working on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic and interacting directly with students following all procedures and protocols set forth in the University’s Restart Plan and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in data processing supervision is required, preferably in an institution of higher education. Professional experience in a college/university admissions office and thorough knowledge of Datatel Colleague ERP and software, Ellucian Recruit CRM system and Microsoft Excel, Word and Adobe Suite software are preferred.
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.
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.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer