Job Details
Coordinator of Student Life Programming
AFT Professionals
Campus Center Operations (810005)
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 is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

As a condition of employment, you are required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to your start date. Vaccination cards should be submitted to  If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, or reasons related to a current pregnancy, you may submit a waiver request.  If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to wear a mask while indoors on campus when you cannot be socially distanced, and you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule.

In alignment with the strategic priorities of the Division of Student Affairs and those of the University, Stockton seeks an individual with experience in event planning and fostering inclusive environments for diverse communities. The Coordinator of Student Life Programming works in the Office of Student Development supporting initiatives identified within the Engagement and Community Development strategic priority. This position plays a critical role in planning and executing events, administering budgets, advising student organizations, and providing oversight of yearbook production. Successful candidates should demonstrate passion and commitment to diversity and inclusive student success.

Under the immediate supervision of the Associate Director of Student Development, the Coordinator of Student Life Programming is responsible for the following:

  • Plan, execute, and evaluate a comprehensive series of in-person and virtual programs that enhance student life and promote engagement, including support of student led programs, weekend/late night programs, cultural celebrations, and service-learning events
  • Administer programming budgets and support student organizations by managing University purchasing and contracting processes
  • Assist in the planning and support of collaborative, University-wide programs including Welcome Week, Grad Send-Off, University Weekend, etc.
  • Serve as project manager for the yearbook, The Path, including student staffing, coordinating and advertising portrait sittings, and ensuring timely production and distribution
  • Assist with the management of the Office of Student Development and The Path yearbook websites and social media accounts
  • Serve as advisor to assigned student organizations
  • Provide on-site support for evening and weekend programs, as needed
  • Develop and implement assessment tools to measure learning outcomes and student satisfaction
  • Assist with the hiring, training, and supervision of student staff in collaboration with the Associate Director
  • Represent the Office of Student Development on various committees
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Associate Director, Director, and/or Assistant VP for Engagement and Community Development
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:
Applicants must meet all of the following qualifications in order to be eligible for consideration:

  • Earned Master's Degree from an accredited institution by September 2021
    Experience with event planning in a higher education setting
  • Understanding of diversity and multicultural issues in a higher education setting

Preferred Qualifications:
Applicants demonstrating the following qualifications will be given preference:

  • Earned Master's Degree in Higher Education/Student Affairs from an accredited institution by September 2021
  • Experience with fiscal matters related to contracting and purchasing
  • Experience with marketing or graphic design
  • Experience advising student organizations
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.