Job Details
Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Student Success Coach
Galloway - Main Campus
AFT Professionals
Educ Oppor. Fund (320010)
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

Reporting to the Executive Director, Educational Opportunity and Success Programs (EOSP), the Student Success Coach (SSC) position supports student retention and persistence efforts in Stockton University's Educational Opportunity Fund. The SSC will have primary responsibility for advising/coaching/mentoring a caseload of students from the Educational Opportunity Fund.

  • Mentor students who have been identified as being at a higher risk for attrition because of factors ranging from being academically under prepared, to financial need, to a weak sense of belonging
  • Build strong relationships with students and provide holistic support based on an advising model that combines elements of appreciative inquiry, sense of belonging, grit, student involvement theory, and developmental and intrusive advising practices
  • Implement best developmental and intrusive advising/coaching/mentoring practices with an emphasis on increasing each student's potential for academic success, persistence, and degree completion
  • Work closely with the EOF team to assess student needs, develop individualized plans for success, and monitor progress toward goals
  • Participate in the EOF Summer Academy Program
  • Develop a personalized plan for success for each assigned student
  • Monitor student progress toward goals and graduation
  • Follow up on Early Alert progress reports filed by faculty in collaboration with the Care and Community Standards Office
  • Provide regular student progress reports to the Executive Director of EOSP
  • Provide guidance related to transition issues, curricular requirements, financial aid, academic policies, and career preparation
  • Assist with the coordination of the Student Success Services workshops
  • Collaborate with departments to make referrals to other campus resources/offices as needed
  • Follow up with students to help ensure utilization of resources
  • Document student interactions and submit regular reports to the Executive Director and Associate Director, EOF-Galloway and/or EOF-AC
  • Stay abreast of best practices related to student success and advising/coaching/mentoring
  • Participate in professional development activities both on and off campus
  • Participate in campus wide activities and events and/or serve on University committees
  • Perform other duties as required to assure the ongoing success of EOF-Galloway students and the continuous improvement of EOF-Galloway
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from accredited four-year institution
  • Three years’ experience advising, mentoring, coaching, teaching at risk- college students
  • Ability to work with student success strategies, including developmental and intrusive advising practices
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, technological, and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Self-directed, team player

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree with a focus on student development or counseling
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 specific skills and experiences
  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.