Job Details
Dean of the School of Health Sciences
Galloway - Main Campus

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


Stockton University (Stockton or the University) seeks a visionary, collaborative, and forward-thinking leader to serve as the next Dean of the School of Health Sciences (the School). This is an exceptional opportunity for a collaborative and mission-driven individual to join a highly supportive university community in positioning the School as a key source of thought-leadership and talent within the broader health care sector. The new Dean will capitalize on Stockton's new School of Health Sciences Simulation Center, which is equipped with state-ofthe-art technology and resources such as a 40-seat simulation classroom, computerized human mannequins and an Anatomage 3D medical interactive table, to articulate a vision that aligns with the University's strategic plan, maximizes the academic programs, leads the School as it develops clinical programs, and builds external relationships and partnerships with health care leaders in the surrounding area and beyond.

Stockton University is a public undergraduate and graduate liberal arts university that includes programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies. It is part of the New Jersey state system of higher education. Stockton's 1,600-acre main campus is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in Galloway, New Jersey. In the fall 2018, the University opened Stockton University Atlantic City, a residential site, approximately 20 minutes from the main campus. Additional locations include Manahawkin, Hammonton, and Woodbine, NJ.

The School of Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Health Sciences, Nursing, Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Communication Disorders, and Occupational Therapy. The School enrolls over 1,600 undergraduate and nearly 300 graduate students, and has a budget of $7.3 million, 44 full-time faculty, and 11 staff. As the chief academic and administrative officer for the School of Health Sciences, the Dean reports to the Provost and provides leadership to faculty, students, and staff. The Dean leads planning, accreditation, program development, fundraising, and administrative and personnel efforts to build and sustain excellence in the School's operations. The Dean works collaboratively with Stockton leadership, other administrators and deans, faculty, and staff to advance the University and the School. Additionally, the Dean is the School's primary representative and engages with external stakeholders to build visibility, reputation, collaborations, philanthropic support, and revenue.

Stockton seeks a Dean of the School of Health Sciences who demonstrates exemplary strategic leadership ability, innovative drive and high energy, emotional intelligence, effective organizational management, and outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. The Dean will bring a deep understanding of and respect for the importance of liberal arts as the foundation for quality professional education. The ideal candidate will possess an entrepreneurial instinct as well as an outstanding record of leadership and management in complex academic or commensurate institutions. The Dean will serve as an ambassador to the health care community in the surrounding region, to external partners in academia and industry, and to alumni in the work of the School, securing resources and building relationships of enduring institutional value to the School, Stockton, and the greater New Jersey region. The successful candidate will also bring an appreciation for and provide leadership to the School on diversity, equity, and inclusion among faculty, students, and staff.

Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be sent electronically to:
Jackie Mildner, Partner
Marc St.Hilaire, Senior Associate

Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.

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.