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 Relations
Social Media Marketing Communications Strategist
Under the supervision of the Social Media Manager, the Social Media Marketing Communications Strategist (Professional Services Specialist III) is responsible for maintaining and promoting the University’s social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube to maximize Kean’s audience and build brand awareness. The Strategist is responsible for drafting post copy, taking photos and creating graphics and videos for social media; developing social media campaigns and compiling analytical reports; and may also be responsible for writing and editing copy for emails, press releases and other content. The Strategist must be capable of building strategic relationships with various campus constituencies and will develop, coordinate and execute key communication messages, along with the visuals, through appropriate internal and external channels of communication. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience writing and editing content for social media platforms, print or video is required. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as photo, graphic design and video skills.
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.
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. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule. 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.EEO/AA Statement
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer