Job Details
Teaching Specialist, Social Work, Non-Tenure Track Position (NTTP), Starting September 1, 2023
Galloway - Main Campus
AFT Professionals
Social & Behavioral Sciences (240030)
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 School of Behavioral and Social Sciences invites applications for a one-year, Non-Tenure Track Position (Teaching Specialist) in the Social Work program, starting September 1, 2023. The position involves teaching courses across the curriculum in the undergraduate Social Work program, specifically skills and methods courses. Required qualifications are an MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program, 2 years post MSW practice experience, and teaching experience at the college-level in social work or related field. Preferred qualifications are a Ph.D. in Social Work or a DSW, experience with diverse populations in an academic setting, and teaching experience in social work courses.

  • Candidate should be able to teach courses in the following areas: social work practice, theory and methods; race, ethnicity, and diversity; and introduction to social work
  • Expectation of a teaching load of four classes per semester and possible teaching in the evenings
  • Significant practice experience, excellent teaching and program service are expected
  • Additional responsibilities include: accreditation activities, curriculum development, overseeing field practicum classes, and student advisement as negotiated under the collective bargaining agreement
  • Support for Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications:

  • MSW degree from CSWE accredited program
  • Two years post-MSW practice experience
  • Teaching experience at the college-level in social work or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Social Work or D.S.W. is strongly preferred
  • Teaching experience in social work courses
  • Experience with diverse populations in an academic setting
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 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.