Job Details
Director, Continuing and Adult Education
Galloway - Main Campus
Continuing Ed (270035)
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.

The Director, Continuing and Adult Education, will be responsible for program quality, assessment, financial oversight, marketing, student and instructor retention, and compliance requirements needed to support programs that serve Continuing and Adult Education participants. The position requires working collaboratively with schools, centers, and institutes to identify emergent opportunities as well as ensure complementarity to existing for-credit programming, as well as external communication with policymakers, funders, industry professionals, media, and the general public.

Under the direction of the Associate Provost for Academic Success, the Director, Continuing and Adult Education will fulfill all the responsibilities and expectations of Stockton Staff as outlined in the University policies and procedures on staff evaluation. Specifically, the Director, Continuing and Adult Education will serve in the following ways at Stockton:

  • Provide administrative and programmatic leadership for the continuing studies unit including the formulation and pursuit of unit goals and objectives
  • Prepare, manage and oversee the annual budget for the unit including the oversight of all expense and income­ related activity
  • Promote collaborative relationships with key university units, faculty and staff and external constituencies such as agencies, local non-profit organizations and the business and healthcare communities
  • Supervise, train, empower, develop, and evaluate unit staff
  • Provide leadership in developing and promoting credit and non-credit adult educational programming and applied and community-based research projects that generate surplus revenue for the unit
  • Promote and support regional economic development; address regional workforce, economic, and community needs
  • Provide leadership to ensure continuous quality improvement and service excellence in the Continuing Studies unit
  • Develop and implement Continuing Studies policies and procedures, in consultation with the Provost and unit staff
  • Promote development of innovative learning environments, including initiatives that expand the use of various digital technologies
  • Assure compliance with applicable unit, university and state policies and practices
  • Identify ways to use non-credit programming to provide value to international students
  • Collect and process information relevant to key performance indicators
  • Provide oversight for the acquisition and management of grants and training/consulting contracts
  • Represent the Office of Continuing Studies at various internal and external events
  • Other duties as assigned by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs or designee
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field of study
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in administrative leadership, academic or policy making positions managing publicly or privately-funded education, workforce, economic or community development, internship, employment, or training programs
  • Experience in a self-supporting environment (generating revenue and controlling expenses), including experience developing and managing budgets

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of college educational philosophy, college curricula, instructional programs, and career pathways
  • Knowledge of current and future workforce employment needs and workforce funding streams, focusing on local and regional information, and including national and international trends
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends in order to meet project deadlines, market programs, and meet with external local and state stakeholders
  • Ability to reach target enrollment and revenue goals for the Office of Continuing Studies as outlined by Academic Affairs
  • Broad supervisory experience managing and developing multiple teams of staff members

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree preferred
  • Highly effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to represent the organization internally and externally
  • Strong organizational leadership and an ability to develop and execute work plans, lead large-scale initiatives, manage multiple complex assignments, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing situations and priorities
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 qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A current resume
  3. Unofficial transcripts
  4. A list of three recent 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.