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Associate Director of Admissions - Freshman and Associate Director of Admissions - Transfer, Office of University Admissions *TWO Positions*
Kean University

Date Posted Aug. 1, 2023
Title Associate Director of Admissions - Freshman and Associate Director of Admissions - Transfer, Office of University Admissions *TWO Positions*
University Kean University
Union, NJ, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Admissions/Financial Aid

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

Two Positions

Associate Director of Admissions - Freshman and Associate Director of Admissions - Transfer

Kean’s Office of University Admissions seeks two Associate Directors to lead its Freshman and Transfer Admissions recruitment teams. Under the supervision of the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, each Associate Director (Associate Director 3) manages all aspects of either freshman or transfer admissions and their recruitment processes, including recruitment plans, recruitment coverage, application processes, application file review and related work as required. Additionally, the Associate Director of Admissions - Transfer manages the transfer credit evaluation process.  

The Associate Directors are key members of the Admissions team who work in collaboration with other managers within the division to provide essential recruitment, admission and marketing outreach in order to achieve enrollment goals. These positions require travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours for recruitment activities and outreach initiatives.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college; two years of professional experience in admissions in higher education; a valid driver’s license in the State of NJ; and transportation for recruitment travel is required. A Master’s degree is preferred.  Essential job functions include driving and the ability to lift, handle and transport recruitment materials and equipment over short and long distances. Traveling will require the ability to drive for short and extended periods of time. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates must also have knowledge of computer databases, information systems and new technologies, including social media, virtual platforms and higher education CRM systems (experience with Ellucian and Slate is a plus).


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.


EEO/AA Statement

Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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