The Admissions Event Coordinator (Professional Services Specialist IV) is a professional position within the Office of University Admissions, reporting to the Associate Director for the Campus Experience. The Admissions Event Coordinator assists the Associate Director from concept through completion in delivering 200+ annual admissions recruitment events and in the supervision of a team of approximately 40 undergraduate student workers and graduate assistants. The Admissions Event Coordinator is creative and detail-oriented, with a dedication to providing students and their families with a world-class guest experience. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and one year of professional experience working in an event-oriented capacity is required. A driver’s license valid in New Jersey and transportation for recruitment travel is also required. At least three years of experience scheduling and coordinating events in higher education is preferred. Candidate must have strong project management, customer service and relationship building skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Jordan Cascino, Associate Director, Office of University Admissions, by email to [email protected] 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
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.