Complex Director - Office of Residential Life

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Founded in 1969, Stockton University, New Jersey’s Distinctive Public University, is also one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions and among the top ten public Master’s institutions in the Northeast. Stockton proudly offers the academic, technological, and cultural advantages of a large institution combined with the community spirit of a small liberal arts college. Stockton is noted for combining an outstanding interdisciplinary approach to graduate and undergraduate education with all the qualities of an outstanding employer. We offer a unique vibrant working environment, a wealth of work related opportunities and outstanding employee benefits.  Stockton is committed to attracting, encouraging and retaining a qualified workforce to support the mission of the University.    The University is located in the Pinelands National Reserve in southern New Jersey, about one hour from Philadelphia, two hours from New York City, three hours from the Baltimore/Washington area, and 20 minutes from Atlantic City.  The University’s location, active, stimulating campus life and diverse community make Stockton University a great place to work!

Complex Director - Office of Residential Life

Stockton University is seeking two Complex Directors to serve within the Office of Residential Life. The Complex Director role is a full-time 12 month position requiring live-in on campus residence.  Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Residential Life, the Complex Director will fulfill all of the responsibilities and expectations of Stockton staff as outlined in University policies and procedures. Engages resident students in assigned area supporting student learning outcomes, Residence Hall Association, supervises and evaluates student staff, and coordinates and promotes residential life and campus wide programming.


Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Residential Life, the Complex Director will fulfill all of the responsibilities and expectations of Stockton staff as outlined in the University’s policies and procedures on staff evaluation.  Specifically, the Complex Director will serve in the following ways at Stockton:   

  • Assists residential students in the areas of student learning outcomes, and the facilitation of students’ adjustment to college and residential life. Coordinates development of community among residents within assigned complex;
  • Provides opportunities for individual student growth through advising and programming by maintaining community and individual standards;
  • Coordinates the implementation, evaluation, and assessment of the residential life curriculum (including First Year Experience, Themed Living Communities, and the Recovery Housing program). Coordinate and support evening programming;
  • Facilitates student staff selection, training, in-services, and performance appraisals. Supervises and develops student staff;
  • Resides in on-campus housing, participates in evening, weekend and holiday duty responsibilities and serves as a continuous contact for students;
  • Assumes rotating departmental specialization responsibilities involving student conduct, recruitment and selection, staff training and in-service, publications, social media and marketing, assessment, residence education, as well as facilitates operations, conference, and housing assignments during the summer, etc.;
  • Meets with students to hold them accountable for student code of conduct violations;
  • Serve as a liaison to other offices on campus, including but not limited to the Stockton Police Department, the Wellness Center, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, Office of Student Development, Event Services, Plant Management and the Emergency Management staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Assistant Directors, Associate Directors, Director of Residential Life, Dean of Students, and/or the Vice President for Student Affairs.
  • Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel or related field required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with student staff supervision, residential life programming, technology, and working knowledge of card access systems is desirable.
  • Ability to interface with individuals from diverse backgrounds is essential.

Screening of applications begins March 15, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.  ANTICIPATED START DATE:  May 2018

To apply please visit: https://stockton.hiretouch.comOnly 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; Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing specific skills and experiences
  2. A current resume
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact: Sharon Hunt, Recruitment Manager at 609-652-4384.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Prospective employees may access the Annual Security Report for the University at or contact the Campus Police department at 609-652-4378 to request a hard copy of the report.
  • 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.




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Job No: Job ID#1458 / 700254, 700255
Posted: 2/22/2018
Application Due: 4/23/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $45,947.53, with increases in the appropriately established compensation plan.