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Office of Communications and Marketing for Student Affairs
Student Media Coordinator
Supervised by the Director of Communications and Marketing for Student Affairs, the Student Media Coordinator (Professional Services Specialist 3) is responsible for supporting the Director with various tasks to market the departments within Student Affairs. The role also supervises the daily operations and production of the Student Affairs Media Team including the student online newsletter, The Cougar's Byte; yearbook, The Memorabilia; and Student Affairs initiatives and publications. The Student Media Coordinator oversees the recruitment, selection, training, supervision and evaluation of graduate and undergraduate student staff members in the areas of writing, editing, graphic design, photography and video production to promote and highlight all aspects of the Kean University student experience. This is not a remote position. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including regular evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college and a minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in communications, marketing or a related field is required. A Bachelor's degree in Digital Media, Journalism, Communication, Graphic Design, Marketing or a related field and three (3) to five (5) years professional experience in communications or marketing is preferred. Experience in an institution of higher education is a plus. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. Experience must demonstrate knowledge, skill and understanding of print, digital, social media and website management. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills to enable collaboration with various departments and organizations throughout the campus community and gather information is required.
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.
Additional InformationAs 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 StatementKean 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 StatementKean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
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