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Director of Residential Education and Student Services Operations - Atlantic City
Atlantic City - Gateway
Office of Residential Life (710005)
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 commitment to diversity and strong student-centered vision and mission.

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

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

The Director of Residential Education and Student Service Operations?Atlantic City Campus serves as a member of the Vice President for Student Affairs
Leadership Council and reports to the Executive Director of Residential Life, with a dotted line to the Dean of Students.
The Director of Residential Education and Student Service Operations?Atlantic City Campus leads strategies to develop, implement, and assess a
comprehensive residential life program on the Galloway and Atlantic City campuses and ensure continuity of quality student services on the Atlantic City

  • Reports to the Executive Director of Residential Life with a dotted line relationship to the Dean of Students and leads strategies to develop, implement, and assess a comprehensive residential life program on the Galloway and Atlantic City campuses and ensure continuity of quality student services on the Atlantic City campus
  • Serves as a member of the Residential Life Management Team on?call rotation to respond to campus housing related issues and leads Residential Life professional and student staff in the implementation of educational programming, conduct and safety operations in the University residence halls
  • Leads and supports the Residential Life professional staff in recruitment, training and evaluation of Residential Life and Atlantic City student services staff
  • Leads student service operations for the Atlantic City Campus in conjunction with the Dean of Students’ Office
  • Leads Residential Life’s staff participation in student recruitment orientation programs (e.g. New Student Orientation, Open House recruitment events, etc.) Partners with the Associate Dean of Students to ensure continuity and integration of student conduct processes and support services for students of concern
  • Collaborates with campus partners to expand campus life and community development programs in Galloway, Atlantic City and virtual locations
  • Leads the development and implementation of residential education programming and other strategies that supports student health, wellness, safety and success.
  • Partners with the Directors of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and Health Outreach, Promotion, Education and Services (HOPE) to strengthen synergies in wellness education programs and services
  • Collaborate with campus partners to implement wellness and social justice education initiatives
  • Leads residential staff training and on?going professional development initiatives for professional, graduate and student staff
  • Ensures that career competencies are integrated into student employee and leadership responsibilities within Residential Life
  • Collaborate with University Relations and campus partners to develop innovative marketing strategies for residential and non?residential student programs and services
  • Creates and fosters a strong connection to the University by providing programs and services for students residing in housing
  • Collaborates with the Assistant Director for Residential Education to assist in case management, the conflict resolution program, and adjudication of the campus code of conduct
  • Develops and implements Themed Learning Communities and/or Living Learning Communities while collaborating with faculty/staff to promote a comprehensive partnership to extend learning beyond the classroom by merging curricular and co curricular experiences
  • Serves as a referral resource for faculty, staff, students, and parents
  • Fosters the development of an effective Residence Hall Association aimed at enhancing the welfare of the residential population, the development of future leaders, and building a strong sense of community
  • Creates and periodically updates all Residential Life publications including but not limited to The Guide to Residential Life and various staff resource manuals
  • Attends and participates in college wide special events such as Enrollment Management Recruitment Events, Commencement, University Weekend, New Student Orientation and other all call functions for student affairs staff
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Residential Life, Dean of Students or Vice President of Student Affairs

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree
  • Previous leadership experience working with college students in residential life, conduct, case management, , advocacy, or related operational area
  • Minimum of four years of experience in higher education, education, or a related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Evidence of ability to effectively develop and implement strategic objectives
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communications, and critical thinking skills
  • Evidence of collaboration with campus stakeholders pertaining to coordinated strategies for students of concern living in the residence halls
  • Evidence of understanding regarding student conduct administration, crisis management and non clinical case management
  • Knowledge of FERPA, HIPAA, Title IX, Clery Act, and trends in legal liability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience in education, providing a positive experience for students
  • Experience supervising professional staff including staff in collective bargaining units
  • Experience implementing strategies to support equitable student support services
Letter of Interest, Resume, Unofficial Transcripts

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications received by October 18, 2022 will receive full consideration.

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) 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.