Assistant Director of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Center (WGSC)

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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!

Stockton University seeking experienced candidates for the exciting, new full-time position of Assistant Director of the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Center (WGSC).

Successful candidates will have a demonstrated knowledge of and success in developing, coordinating, and presenting programs that tackle gender equity and women’s issues, dynamics of oppression, social justice and of social systems/social change literature and practices. Preference will be given to applicants with   intervention experience at a women’s, LGBTQIA+ center, and or a violence intervention program that works with underrepresented individuals and groups, including women, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and/or victims of power-based personal violence.


  • Provide advocacy, individual counseling, crisis intervention, and outreach to Stockton University students.
  • Hotline response.
  • Assist with related programming.
  • Work with the Wellness Center offices, other departments and individuals on campus to identify and address power-based personal violence issues including sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, bullying, gender and sexuality-related issues.
  • Development and implementation of the Center’s outcomes assessments.
  • Collaborating activities and programs with other Student Life staff, informed referral off-campus and emergency support.
  • Demonstrate, through past accomplishments and actions, the ability to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree received by May 2019, from an accredited university in an appropriate field, such as Social Work, Counseling, or a closely related field.
  • Licensure or license-eligible in a mental health related field (LPC, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, etc.) or 40 hours of training towards certification as a sexual violence advocate or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensure or license-eligible in a mental health related field (LPC, LCSW, Licensed Psychologist, etc.) and 40 hours of training towards certification as a sexual violence advocate or equivalent.
  • Experience working as an advocate in higher education that serves victims of crime, including Title IX-related cases, or in equity or diversity program/department on a college or university campus.
  • Experience with hands-on counseling and sexual assault hotline response.
  • Experience in measuring prevention and intervention-related goals and outcomes.
  • Experience assessing and treating substance abuse problems and/or dual diagnosis mental health issues.
  • Experience working with and training students and volunteers.
  • Good organizational and computer skills including familiarity with Maxient, Titanium, Qualtrics, PowerPoint, etc.

Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive university benefits package.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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 curriculum vitae

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: #1603 / #001262
Posted: 2/18/2019
Application Due: 4/19/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.