Job Details
Associate Director of Stockton Cares
Galloway - Main Campus
VP Student Affairs (320005)
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

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

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

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date.  Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

The Associate Director of Stockton Cares serves as a member of the Vice President for Student Affairs' Leadership Council and is a key member of the Care, Advocacy & Inclusion strategic area under the Office of the Dean of Students. This position is a primary, front facing point of contact for students, staff, faculty, families, and other stakeholders and reports directly to the Dean of Students. The Associate Director of Stockton Cares serves a critical role in the comprehensive success of Stockton University students. This position is responsible for significant outreach to students, faculty, staff, parents/guardians, community, and human service providers. Specifically, the Associate Director of Stockton Cares works directly with students on non-clinical matters which could be or become barriers to their graduation and/or retention. 

  • Provide support, assistance, direct service, intervention, coaching and follow-up to Care incidents and referrals related to students in distress and their ability to successfully manage the college environment. Provide managerial level support specific to issues, questions and concerns that arise daily
  • Serve as a confidential employee, working directly with students, faculty, and staff to provide support and referrals for critical incidents and other high-level issues and concerns on behalf of the Dean of Students
  • Conduct intake, assessment, and make appropriate referrals. Assist students with focusing on future-based solutions to obstacles while creating short- and long-term success plans
  • Provide resources and services to students that are facing a myriad of challenges, including but not limited to death of a family member, serious medical illness, pregnancy and parenting support, housing and/or food insecurity, mental health concerns, academic accommodations and various individual concerns that could become a barrier to graduation, retention, or student success
  • Serve as a primary resource to inquiries, concerns, and opportunities on behalf of the Care, Advocacy & Inclusion area. Assist in managing crisis and/or emergency situations pertaining to students
  • Develop a comprehensive network of collaborative relationships within the University and the surrounding community to effectively assist and refer students
  • Create detailed documentation of student concerns and progress. Maintain case records, confidential files and Maxient student data management system
  • Follow-up with departments and community agencies to determine and/or recommend best resources available to students in need of support
  • Serve as a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team and Stockton Cares team
  • Collaborate with University stakeholders to provide Care case updates and develop action plans. Track caseload, create semester data pulls, analyze data, and create plans to best serve current trends
  • Alert Dean of Students to emergent and critical issues and act as liaison to other institutional resources on behalf of students or other stakeholders
  • Maintain high levels of confidentiality while remaining in compliance with all applicable regulations and standards
  • Other Duties as Assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, Social Work or other related areas
  • Evidence of knowledge of best practices in college student non-clinical case management
  • Evidence of understanding of FERPA, HIPAA, Title IX, Clery Act, and trends in legal liability
  • Evidence of leadership, interpersonal communication, and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with campus stakeholders about coordinated strategies for students of concern. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling, Social Work or other related areas
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead, develop and manage professional staff in a collective bargaining environment
  • Active membership and involvement with national college/university case management professional associations. 
Letter of Interest, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts

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 specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. Unofficial transcripts
  4. A list of three recent 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.