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Jimmy Camacho

Jimmy Camacho (he/him/his) is an Assistant Dean of Graduate and Enrollment Services in the Office of Academic Programs and Student Services at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice (RSCJ) where he oversees all aspects of admissions, recruitment, advisement, and student retention for RSCJ’s graduate and undergraduate programs. Dean Camacho works closely and collaboratively with SCJ faculty as well as school and university leadership to establish and meet enrollment goals seeking ways to recruit highly accomplished and diverse doctoral and masters students with a passion for the field of criminal justice and desire to help those in need, protect the greater good, and serve the people above all else.  

Dean Camacho has over twenty-three years of professional experience working in higher education administration. Before joining RSCJ in 2010, Dean Camacho worked in various roles at Touro College (Midtown, Manhattan) such as an Admission Counselor, Student Counselor, and Graduation Coordinator for Touro’s liberal arts and medical programs. Dean Camacho holds a master’s degree in human resource administration and a bachelor’s degree in social science and psychology. In 2022, Dean Camacho was selected to receive the 2022 Beloved Community Award in recognition of his contributions, commitments, and community engagement to the RU-Newark Community (https://diversity.rutgers.edu/node/663).   

Throughout his career he has received several promotions and recognition, elevating him into various leadership positions. According to Dean Camacho, “the most rewarding aspect of my work has been the consistent, positive feedback I have received from colleagues, managers, and students alike praising my unyielding commitment not only to my team but most importantly, to the students.”