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Associate Director of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program - Atlantic City Campus
Atlantic City - Gateway
Educ Oppor. Fund (320010)
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

Faculty and Staff are committed to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

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.

Stockton University, Division of Student Affairs seeks an Associate Director of the Educational Opportunity Fund Program, for its Atlantic City Campus (EOF-AC) to support its strategies to promote equitable access, academic achievement, and post-graduate success. 

Reporting to the Executive Director for Educational Opportunity and Success Programs, the Associate Director of Educational Opportunity Fund Program -Atlantic City Campus, will serve as a member of the Student Transitions, Access and Retention (STAR) Leadership Team, in partnership with the Assistant Vice President for STAR, Director of Academic Achievement Programs, Director of Military and Veterans Success Center, Director of Student Transition Programs, Executive Director of Educational Opportunity and Success Programs (EOSP) and other campus partners to enhance academic excellence and post-graduate success through integrated student success services and educational programs. 

The Associate Director for the Educational Opportunity Fund Program, Atlantic City Campus (EOF-AC) is responsible for the daily operations of the EOF-AC Program. Responsibilities include the development of strategic goals, program planning, budgeting, assessment, and annual reporting/compliance with Stockton University and the State, supervising the Student Success Coach and support staff at the Atlantic City campus, and coordinating the annual EOF-AC Summer Academy and supervising staff associated with the Academy.

  • Develop goals for EOF-AC that align with the priorities of the Division and the University
  • Completes reports for the AC EOF Program requested by Stockton University and the State
  • Act as liaison to academic and administrative offices in support of EOF-AC initiatives, programs and services
  • Implements AC-EOF budgets
  • Administer and supervise the planning and coordination of the EOF-AC counseling program
  • Train, supervise and evaluate EOF-AC part-time hires and student workers
  • Coordinate the Financial Aid outreach for EOF-AC participants including, but not limited to: completion of FAFSA, HESAA documentation, NJFAMS log in, verification and other requirements related to scholarships, loans, payment plans, grants, and successful progress towards graduation guidelines
  • Supervise the EOF-AC and Galloway Summer Academy
  • Coordinate the review of the academic progress of program participants
  • Leads program planning meetings with various academic and student support departments for AC EOF Program
  • Coordinates annual reporting and compilation of student rosters and contracts in compliance with state regulations for AC EOF program
  • Monitor all summer tutorial/academic support services, financial aid services, and residence life
  • Monitor the academic progress of students through the use of progress reports, alert systems and other technologies/systems
  • Ensure students in academic jeopardy are advised and provided the proper referrals and mandatory support
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate student success programs and outreach initiatives.
  • Participate in internal and external managerial development training (e.g., budget, technology)
  • Participate in conferences and professional associations
  • Attend statewide EOF meetings and conferences
  • Serve as a member of the Atlantic City Campus - Student Services Leadership Team, in managing any issues that arise at the Atlantic City Campus
  • Expand partnerships between the Atlantic City community and the EOF-AC Program.
  • Establish a partnership with Career Education and Development in the creation of individualized four-year career development maps for each EOF-AC student
  • Lead the effort to establish an EOF Transition Experience Program for sophomores, juniors and graduating seniors in the EOF-AC Program, in collaboration with the Director of Student Transition Programs
  • Create an EOF-AC parents and families support network, in partnership with the Director of Parents and Family Partnerships
  • Develop programming aimed at improving retention rates for students in the EOF-AC Program
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director, Educational Opportunity and Success Programs, the Assistant Vice President, Student Transitions, Access and Retention, and the Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in higher education, social work, or related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years of full-time professional experience working in a higher education environment
  • Experience in Enrollment Management, Financial Aid, and Academic Advising
  • Demonstrated success providing academic support and transition programs that support persistence among first-generation, low-income, and or historically underrepresented college students
  •  Demonstrated ability to work with a team of diverse faculty, staff, & students

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with Educational Opportunity Fund Programs
  • Experience managing a team that consists of professional and student workers
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 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) 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.