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Teaching Specialist in Exercise

Stockton University

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Galloway, New Jersey
Job Type
Employer Name
Stockton University
Salary commensurate

Job Description

Requisition Code:

Galloway - Main Campus

Job Category:
AFT Professionals

School of Health Sciences (220115)

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

Posted Date:
12/16/2022 12:00:00 AM


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. For the 2022-2023 academic year, the University has implemented a pilot program allowing employees to work a compressed 4-day work week with extended workdays. Participation is subject to Divisional Executive approval depending on operational need.

Stockton University seeks applicants for a full-time, 12-month, Teaching Specialist in Exercise Science, Non-Tenure Track Position (NTTP), to begin July 1, 2023. The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science program is to equip students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for entry-level Exercise Science positions in public or private industries or future graduate study in related areas. Students will be prepared for success in select certification examinations such as the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Certified Exercise Physiologist. Program faculty are expected to work collaboratively with each other, faculty outside of the program, and community partners


Under the direction of the Dean of the School of Health Sciences, the Teaching Specialist in Exercise Science will fulfill the responsibilities and expectations of the Stockton Non-Tenure-Track Teaching Position (12 month) as outlined in the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) dated January 7, 2020. Specifically, the Teaching Specialist will serve in the following ways at Stockton:

  • Carry a 40 TCH annual load including:
    • 24 TCH in courses in Exercise Science
    • AND the following responsibilities in lieu of 16 TCH. These duties will include:
      • Exercise Science Laboratory Manager (responsibilities to include for example inventory, supervision of student workers, and equipment calibration and maintenance).
      • Exercise Science Internship Coordinator (responsibilities to include for example supervision of student background checks and placements, assist in site affiliation agreement process and coordinate communication with existing internship sites).
  • Serve as preceptor to students, as necessary
  • Provide service to the University, community and/or profession
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Dean of the School of Health Sciences, and/or the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Required Qualifications:

  • M.A./M.S. in Exercise Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in higher education
  • Effective leadership, organizational, and communication skills

How To Apply:

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.


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