Administrator I, Academic Programs

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Office of University Writing

Division Name

Provost and VP Academic Affair

Position Title

Administrator I, Academic Programs

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Plans, manages, and promotes student-focused services, events, and programs related to the mission of University Writing.

Assists with a variety of administrative/professional tasks for all aspects of University Writing, including the Miller Writing Center and other programs and events related to the office.

Coordinates programs for students; collects, manages, and analyzes appropriate assessment data; contributes to development of the website and other communication materials; and supervises student employees.

Essential Functions

Under the supervision of the Director of University Writing, works closely with others in University Writing to plan, manage, and assess existing and new services, events, and programs that provide direct support to students for the continued improvement of their writing abilities, broadly defined to include all forms of communication across different disciplines and audiences.

Maintains records and coordinates schedules related to the Miller Writing Center as well as workshops, events, and programs.

Manages reservations for in-class workshops and registrations for other events and programs.

Collects data on utilization, participation, satisfaction, and impact and contributes to assessment reports on University Writing activities.

Reviews, revises, and communicates policies and protocols for full-time and student employees.

Contributes to the logistical elements of recruitment, training, and supervision of writing center peer consultants, undergraduate program assistants, and graduate program assistants in University Writing.

Promotes a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.

In collaboration with the Office of the Provost’s Communications and Marketing team, reviews and revises communication materials and web content.

Attends or delivers programs as needed.

May be assigned other special projects, tasks, or reports as needs arise.

Education Level

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Consistent attention to detail.

Understanding of the role student support services play at a large, land-grant institution.

Knowledge of organizational communication, data management and assessment, and best practices in inclusion and diversity.

Ability to work well in a highly collaborative team to develop, organize, manage, and execute projects and events in a timely manner.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree from an accredited institution, or experience with academic program development, administration, office management, teaching, or academic tutoring.

Knowledge and experience with writing centers, marketing and publicity, ePortfolios, and/or website design.

Ability to use or quickly learn technologies such as website building platforms (Cascade), learning management systems (Canvas), survey platforms (Qualtrics), cloud-based file management (Box), personnel management platforms (PeopleAdmin, Banner 9), and writing center scheduling systems ( WCONLINE ).

Experience with research, IRB protocols, and data analysis.

Experience planning, organizing, and managing workshops, class visits, information tables, or other events.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$35,000 - $58,400

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.

Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Upload resume or CV and a cover letter that specifically articulates interests and experiences relevant to this position.

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Required Documents
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  2. Cover Letter
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  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
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  3. * Do you have a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
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