Job Details
Assistant Dean School of Education
Galloway - Main Campus
Teacher Education (220060)
Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package.

Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at

Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Education, the Assistant Dean has responsibilities in the following areas: curriculum and enrollment management for the School of Education, collective bargaining and matters related to faculty and staff compliance with negotiated workloads, supervision of adjunct faculty, precepting undergraduate and graduate students in Education including coursework, and any areas of student concern such as grade changes, incompletes, independent studies, and internships consistent with University, School, and program policies, and graduation certification.  The Assistant Dean also oversees fiscal management of payments to adjunct faculty, faculty leaders, and faculty who teach overloads, and represents the University and School at events and programs with external partners.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position unless stated otherwise.

Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Education, the Assistant Dean will fulfill all of the responsibilities and expectations of Stockton staff as outlined in the University’s Policies and Procedures on Staff Evaluation.  Specifically, the Assistant Dean will serve in the following ways at Stockton:

Curriculum and Enrollment Management

  • Approves course offerings and faculty schedules as per University and School policy; enforces School policies regarding enrollments and permissions; independently evaluates enrollment expectations and manages outcomes; determines class cancellations, and makes other changes as per University and School policy
  • Collaborates with faculty, Assistant Deans, Student Records, and the Center for Academic Advising to maintain and update all Education courses and programs, including liberal arts programs with EDUC concentrations

Collective Bargaining

  • Participates in discussions related to collective bargaining as well as in confidential matters relating to faculty discipline and Union grievances
  • Assists the Dean and University by drafting recommendations relative to matters affecting collective bargaining and the development of management positions in negotiations, grievances, or other matters in all areas of assigned responsibilities
  • Ensures compliance with locally negotiated Agreements

Faculty and Staff

  • Ensures compliance with negotiated faculty workload; addresses discrepancies directly with faculty, selects and implements necessary steps toward resolution
  • Work with the other Assistant Deans to coordinate issues across Schools, such as room scheduling, registration procedures, and new student registration
  • Supervises the adjunct faculty; coordinates recruitment, hiring, evaluation, and reappointment
  • Collaborates with staff of the Southern Regional Institute and Educational Technology Training Center (SRI & ETTC) on P-12 outreach, grants, projects, and events
  • Serves as proxy to the Dean in approval of faculty and staff timesheets
  • Precepts undergraduates and graduate students in Education, as appropriate to areas of certification(s) and/or School needs
  • Handles all aspects of student concerns and complaints, including those involving faculty; has authority to resolve issues by developing appropriate methods and means; makes referrals to relevant offices and disciplinary bodies
  • Approves grade changes, incompletes, independent studies, and internships, consistent with University, School, and Program policies
  • Evaluates graduation certifications and has signatory authority in approval; resolves discrepancies in graduation audits; approves program distinction; develops and implements corrective measures when necessary to enforce University policies
  • Verifies budgets and payments for adjunct faculty, faculty leaders, and faculty overloads
  • Serves as proxy to the Dean in approval of requisitions

External Relations

  • Has independent responsibility to plan and execute events and publications for the School such as University commencements, open houses, orientations, program brochures, and Bulletin production
  • Represents the Dean in his/her absence; authorized to speak on behalf of the School to external constituencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the School of Education and/or Provost and Vice President     
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in education or related field
  • New Jersey Certification as Teacher, Supervisor, Principal, or Chief School Administrator

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral Degree. Experience working in higher education
  • Minimum of three years experience related to management, course scheduling and curriculum, such as curriculum and enrollment
  • Experience or demonstrated ability with planning, enrollment trends, and data analysis
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse professionals
  • Experience or willingness to learn how to work with faculty and staff in a union environment
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and work with project management and educational technologies including enterprise software and student information systems
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Ability to update University, School, and Program promotional data and maintain accuracy of information on School website
  • Experience working with students.  Demonstrate ability to support diversity and student-centeredness
Letter of Interest, Resume

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted.  Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents.  All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward.  You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A current resume
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email Address and Telephone


Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.