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Bridge to Success Program Coordinator, Kean's Bridge to Success Program
Kean University

Date Posted Feb. 23, 2023
Title Bridge to Success Program Coordinator, Kean's Bridge to Success Program
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Student Services
    Educational Services

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.


Kean’s Bridge to Success Program

Bridge to Success Program Coordinator


Under the supervision of the Director of the Bridge to Success Program, the Bridge to Success Program Coordinator (Professional Services Specialist 4) is responsible for providing support to students in the Bridge to Success Program and for assisting with the coordination of all Program initiatives and programs. The Coordinator performs professional work using established policies, procedures, precedents, and guidelines; coordinates the Bridge to Success Pre-freshman Summer Academy/pre-freshman course schedule; supervises the work of student assistants and maintains attendance; and does other related work as required. This position requires travel and flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.


Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience providing support services to students in education or higher education is required. Experience in counseling, academic advisement, financial aid, career development, residence life and/or enrollment services in higher education is preferred.  A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for the one year of required experience. Candidate must be student-centered with excellent customer service skills; have the ability to use Microsoft Office programs, Google, computer databases and technologies such as web-based services and social media; and have the ability to work collaboratively in a diverse, multiethnic and multicultural environment of students, faculty and staff. Excellent organizational skills, written and oral 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 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


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.



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