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Assistant Director for Student Engagement & Wellbeing, School of Nursing

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Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Director for Student Engagement & Wellbeing, School of Nursing
Job Category Staff & Executive - Student Affairs and Services
Department College of Nursing
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the State of New Jerseyís preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. As one of the largest employers in the State of New Jersey, Rutgers University is committed not only to the students and the State that we serve, but also to the faculty and staff who work on our campuses.
For two consecutive years, Rutgers is ranked on Forbesí list of Americaís Best Large Employers. Rutgers holds #64 of 500 employers and is the #1 New Jersey employer on the publicationís 2023 list. Rutgersí commitment to its employees includes maintaining and fostering a safe, diverse, and respectful workplace environment, creating employment opportunities for our nationís military veterans, and ensuring accessibility and accommodation for individuals with disabilities.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Director for Student Engagement & Wellbeing, School of Nursing. The Assistant Director oversees the student affairs and enrollment functions at the School of Nursing on the Camden County College-Blackwood campus. Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement & Wellbeing.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Responsible for the coordination of student leadership, developmental/DEI/wellness programming, student behavior of concern processes, orientations, advisement, recruitment, admissions, and other services consistent with all campuses for the School of Nursing programs.
  • Assist the Assistant Dean for Student Engagement & Wellbeing with the management of the expansive student leadership operation within the School of Nursing to include the peer mentorship program.
  • Assist with all school-wide programming executed by the department of Student Engagement & Wellbeing including orientations, advisement, convocation, career fairs, and student award ceremonies.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
Work Arrangement
Consistent with the current application of Rutgers Policy 60.3.22, this position may be eligible for a hybrid work arrangement.
The flexible work arrangements outlined in Rutgers Policy 60.3.22 are part of a pilot program that is effective September 1, 2022 through August 31, 2023. Therefore, there is no guarantee that this flexible work arrangement will continue beyond that date. Flexible work arrangements are not permanent, are subject to change or cancellation and contingent on the employee receiving approval in the FlexWork@RU Application System. Additional information may be found at .
FLSA Exempt
Grade 06
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 67500.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 84097.000
Annual Maximum Salary 100694.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description URA-AFT Administrative
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • A masterís degree in student personnel administration, higher education administration, business, organizational management is required.
  • A minimum of three years experience in an academic, residence, judicial, student life/activities, or career development function.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Computer literacy.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, is required.
  • The ability to work independently, multi-task, and problem solve is essential.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience within a health or other professional school setting and/or experience within a separate campus setting are preferred.
  • Experience with student advisement, advisement of student government, and management of relationships with university-wide student service-related offices is strongly preferred.
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Posting Details

Posting Number 23ST1482
Posting Open Date 06/01/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Off Campus
City Blackwood
State NJ
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Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidateís offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

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