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School of Physician Assistant Studies
Professional Services Specialist 4
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, with work also assigned by the Director of Clinical Education in the School of Physician Assistant Studies, the Professional Services Specialist 4 (PSS4) is responsible for performing basic professional functions to support all school operations using established policies, procedures and guidelines. The PSS4 assists with preparing correspondence for clinical sites; maintains records and files according to accreditation guidelines; provides information to students, faculty, staff and visitors regarding clinical/academic procedures, forms, program requirements, the school website and other related areas; and does related work as required. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including occasional evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of professional experience in a health-related setting or academic department in higher education related to a healthcare profession is required. Internal applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute full-time related Kean work experience on a year-for-year basis. Working knowledge of university information systems including KeanWise and Ellucian is preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology and experience working with healthcare entities is also preferred. Candidate must have a high level of competency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Excellent oral and written 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.
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.
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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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