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Kean University

Motor Vehicle Operator, Office of Facilities - Multiple Positions Full-time and Part-time

Construction and Facilities



Union, New Jersey, United States

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 Facilities

Motor Vehicle Operator 1, Twelve-Months

Multiple Positions Part-time and Full-time

Under the direction of Facilities management, the Motor Vehicle Operator 1 is responsible for providing coach bus, shuttle bus and/or van transportation services for University students, faculty, staff and visitors on campus, at athletics functions, at special events both on and off state property and to/from other destinations as assigned, always ensuring transportation and passenger safety. In addition to providing transportation, the Motor Vehicle Operator is responsible for observing all federal, state and local regulations regarding the safe and lawful operation of the coach bus, shuttle bus and/or van and ensures safety for vehicle equipment and operation. The Motor Vehicle Operator maintains a professional demeanor with members of the Kean community and its visitors at all times; performs pickup and/or delivery assignments; attends Department sanctioned training and follows procedures outlined in training sessions; does simple clerical work; and performs additional duties as required.

Full-time employees work forty (40) hours weekly; part-time employees work twenty (20) hours weekly. Work schedules may include day/overnight trips and weekends. Additional compensation is provided for overnight assignments.

Qualifications: A valid New Jersey Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class A or B with Passenger endorsement and two (2) years of experience in work involving the operation of trucks and/or buses is required. Experience driving motor coach buses and/or driver training in motor coach buses is preferred. This position requires driving for short and extended time periods. Employee must have the ability to sit for long hours, with walking and standing also required.

This is a provisional appointment. The selected candidate must successfully complete an exam administered by the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission in order to be eligible for a regular appointment.

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.

New Jersey SAME Program Applicants: If you are applying under the NJ State as a Model Employer of People with Disabilities (SAME) Program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B Letter) must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the New Jersey SAME Program, please visit the website at:, email: or contact our Kean Recruiting Team at

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