Program Assistant

To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) has an opportunity for a full-time Program Assistant in our Health and Wellness Unit, a division of TCNJ Student Affairs. TCNJ, located in Ewing, NJ is a highly selective public residential college focusing on the undergraduate experience.

The Program Assistant will support the holistic health and wellness model of this unit with particular focus on Religious and Spiritual Life, the annual THRIVE wellness program, and coordination of the Health and Wellness Peer Educators. This position will also provide administrative support to the various content areas within Health and Wellness, including Counseling and Prevention Services, Recreation and Wellness, and Student Health Services. This position administratively reports to the Assistant Vice President for Health and Wellness/Director of Counseling and Prevention Services.  If you are looking for an exciting position in a dynamic work environment and a great, collaborative community, this may be the opportunity for you.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found. Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.