Job Details
Fitness Program Coordinator/Strength and Conditioning Coach
Galloway - Main Campus
AFT Professionals
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.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of being “up-to-date” with their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date.  Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

Responsible for establishing and maintaining a strength and conditioning program for all sports.  Devise training plans according to sound scientific principles, supervise training sessions, evaluate athletes and maintain athlete records.  Meet regularly with sport coaches and athletic training staff to determine athlete needs.  Maintain the fitness facilities, and establish guidelines, plans and protocols for the safe and professional operation of the facilities.  Hire, supervise and evaluate the Fitness Program staff including student workers.

  • Design and implement strength training and coordinating programs for all NCAA athletic programs in a manner that reflects research driven practices and a long term athletic/fitness development plan
  • Maintain the fitness facilities and establish guidelines, plans and protocols for the safe and professional operation of the facilities in accordance with NSCA Strength and Conditioning Professional Standards/Guidelines
  • Work in conjunction with the Athletic Training staff in the overall prevention of athletic injuries.  Consult with the athletic training staff when working with a student-athlete that is engaged in rehabilitation
  • Keep up to date on and follow all NCAA recommendations relating to health and safety for Strength and Conditioning training
  • Develop systems for the documentation and tracking of athlete attendance and athlete records/data
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate the Fitness Program staff including student workers
  • Conduct an annual needs assessment for each team in conjunction with the coach and athletic training at the conclusion of each sport season
  • Assist as needed with the implementation of University-wide wellness planning
  • Upon request, provide an initial personal training consultation to members of the University community
  • Oversee and coordinate the preventive maintenance for all strength and exercise equipment
  • Complete an annual budgetary proposal for the program that includes routine maintenance, purchase of new equipment and staffing needs
  • Assist as needed with operations, events and activities coordinated with the Office of Athletics and Recreation including evenings and weekends
  • Support the Athletics and Recreation vision, mission and values and work toward the achievement of identified departmental goals; foster cooperative and supportive working relationships with the staff in the department and contribute to a positive working environment
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Kinesiology or related field
  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Certification
  • Current certification in First Aid, CPR and AED
  • College experience in strength and conditioning

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Kinesiology or related field
  • 3-5 years college experience with NCAA teams
Letter of Interest, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts

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. Unofficial Graduate transcripts
  4. 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.