Job Details
Assistant Director of Academic Laboratories and Field Facilities
Galloway - Main Campus
AFT Professionals
Natural Science & Math (230005)
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

This full-time position reports directly to the Executive Director of Academic Laboratories and Field Facilities and will supervise full time and part time NAMS Laboratory Staff. Flexible work schedule required including evenings and occasional weekends (i.e. academic year hours are 12 - 8pm).

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

Responsibility for Industrial Hygiene activities and safe laboratory practices

  • As the Academic Laboratories Safety and Chemical Hygiene Officer, assist in the development and implementation of health and safetypolicies and procedures in accordance with applicable federal, and/or state laws, and/or College policies, regulations, and guidelines
  • Coordinate maintenance of all laboratories and field facilities and ensure clean and safe environment is maintained
  • Aid with laboratory accidents; coordinate filing of incident reports, proper medical forms, and maintain essential records and files
  • Provide support in and training for emergency situations. Coordinate these activities with Chief of Campus Police and the College’s Campus Health and Safety Officer
  • Provide and update all NAMS Safety Training for NAMS Faculty, Staff and Student Workers with regard to OSHA Lab Standard, Right toKnow, Hazardous Waste, Biosafety, IACUC, GHS, and Hazardous Materials
  • Performs safety inspections in all NAMS Laboratories and Field Facilities
  • Performs related work as required

Working in conjunction with Division Faculty coordinates all Biosafety and IACUC protocols

  • Maintain all records pertaining to Biosafety and IACUC protocols
  • Develop and implement training and update sessions in Biosafety and IACUC protocols for NAMS Faculty, Staff and Student Workers

Help coordinate scheduling and preparation activities for laboratory and field courses and supervise support staff

  • Assist with planning and scheduling of each semester’s and summer session’s academic laboratory sections as well as field courses
  • Aid with the NAMS operational budget
  • Provide general assistance to faculty, staff, and students in the use of laboratory facilities and equipment
  • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, policies, and procedures for overall laboratory operations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and/or the Director of the Academic Laboratories and Field Facilities

Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS preferred) in biology, chemistry, or related fields from an accredited college
  • 5 years or equivalent experience in academic, industrial, medical laboratory or workplace safety programs
  • Knowledge of regulatory agencies and oversight related to laboratory and workplace safety (i.e. OSHA, PEOSH, EPA, IACUC, radiation safety, BioSafety, state agencies and/or others)
  • Ability to receive certification as a Radiation Safety Officer and serve as the Radiation Safety Officer (RSCS training opportunity to be provided post-hire)
  • Excellent communication and computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite and experience with chemical inventory software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in a related field
  • Certification as a Radiation Safety Officer
  • Experience developing safety training programs
Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest

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 curriculum vitae
  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.