Job Details
Campus Police Officer Recruits / Campus Police Officers
Multiple Locations
Campus Police (410020)
8 hour shifts, 3 shifts available on rotation

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.

Stockton University Campus Police Department is seeking to hire Campus Police Officers to work at its Atlantic City and Galloway Campuses.  Stockton University offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and prescription
  • Uniform allowance
  • Tuition waiver for employee and dependents (Bachelor's only for dependents)
  • Tuition Exchange Program
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Training 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Under direction, provides foot and vehicular patrol to detect security problems, safety hazards, and to provide surveillance for an entire university campus or portion thereof
  • Participates in directed patrol activities to observe and detect unusual activates, circumstances, or violations of the law
  • Takes measures necessary to safeguard the lives and property of all
  • Takes appropriate steps to rescue people from life threatening and/or serious injury circumstances
  • Investigates criminal, civil and other complaints committed by or against the university and community, and observes established regulations and policy
  • Coordinates initial effort with public agencies and incident/crime scene
  • Preserves evidence/contraband by tagging, marking and/or sealing for safekeeping and, if necessary transports evidence to court to assist with judicial proceedings
  • Helps to maintain order at places where people gather in numbers
  • Works special events or details to detect problems or illegal activities
  • Regulates and controls pedestrian and vehicular traffic when necessary, to ensure safety and reasonable, rapid movement of traffic with a minimum of interference
  • Separates and arrests individuals as necessary to restore order at a domestic dispute in compliance with Domestic Violence and Intervention Act
  • Perform other duties as assigned





Graduation from high school or vocational school in possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate.  Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

Only applicants who meet the following criteria will be given full consideration:

  • Completed or currently attending a NEW JERSEY Police Academy
  • Basic Course for Police Officers (BCPO) PTC Certification from a New Jersey Academy
  • Alternate Route from New Jersey Police Academy
  • Lateral Transfers from a New Jersey Civil Service Police Department

**Class 1 and II Officers are not being considered at this time

Officers not hired as a Lateral Transfer will be recommended for hiring as a Campus Police Officer Recruit to NJ Civil Service Commission using the provisions set forth by Senate Bill s3220.  The salary for Campus Police Officer is $53,548.14.  The salary for Campus Police Officer Recruit is $40,000.

If you have questions on the process, please email Lt.

Certification, 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.