Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!


Job Details
Program Consultant-Northern Region
Multiple Locations
$20.00 per hour


New Jersey Retail Industry Partnerships/Stockton University is seeking a Program Consultant for the northern region of the stateThis is a temporary, part-time grant-funded position.  

Program Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Effectively communication the mission, activities and outcomes of the Talent Network initiative.
  • Recruit, engage and develop partnerships with retail businesses in northern New Jersey; according to labor market analytics, retailers are primarily clustered in Hudson, Morris, Somerset and Union  counties.  However, consultant will be asked to work with retailers in Bergen, Mercer, Middlesex and Essex counties.
  • Attend state, retail/labor association and Chamber of Commerce meetings/events as a part of the business partnership strategy.
  • Schedule and facilitate a minimum of two industry partnership planning meetings within a set budget.
  • Evaluate workforce skills and identify competency gaps in the retail industry in the northern region.
  • Enter data information into a customer relation management system (CRM)



Minimum Requirements

  • Associate Degree
  • Valid driver's license and personal vehicle
  • Personal computer and printer to use with internet capability
  • Consultant must be available to work 25 hours per week independently and participate in bi-weekly video conference meetings with management

Preferred Requirements

  • 3 years of business engagement/recruitment or sales experience OR
  • 2 years of workforce development or economic development experience AND
  • 2 years of experience in the retail industry

Along with the online application, the following documents are required.


1.)  a letter of interest documenting how you meet the required qualifications

2.)  your resume

3.)  a list of 3 references (include in the application): Name, Company/Address, Email address and Phone

Letter of Interest, Resume

Please note:

  • All offers are contingent upon successful completion of background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • 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.