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Administrator II/III, Academic Programs

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Special Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Ala Prison Arts and Educat Program

Division Name

Provost and VP Academic Affair

Position Title

Administrator II/III, Academic Programs

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project is hiring an Academic Program Administrator who will build and manage community partnerships for educational initiatives and outreach programs related to prison higher education and re-entry. This person also teaches one course per semester for the Interdisciplinary Studies degree program to students in the APAEP /AU credit programs at Staton Correctional Facility and Tutwiler Women’s Prison. This position is based at the APAEP Community Education Resource Center in Birmingham, AL.

Essential Functions

Coordinates and assists with planning, designing, developing, executing, and/or managing strategies and programs for APAEP Community Education Program and Re-entry Program. Assists APAEP Director with a high-level administrative/professional program support responsibilities. Coordinates program/services activities to ensure APAEP and ADOC guidelines, specifications, policy and/or procedures are enforced and followed. Provides information to and facilitates communication between administrators, faculty, staff, and students concerning program/services. Maintains relevant databases to ensure accurate and accessible records. May coordinate and organize courses/classes to include activities such as student registration, room scheduling, and ensuring appropriate equipment is available. Monitors budget and grant funding and ensures expenditures are within specifications and in line with spending projections; may research, write, submit, and/or administer grants and proposals for submission. Teaches required courses in Interdisciplinary Studies and Leadership to new cohorts in the APAEP College Programs at Staton Correctional Facility and Tutwiler Prison for Women. Acts in a supervisory role at the Community Education Resource Center in Birmingham, AL.

Education Level

Master's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Degree in a discipline related to program

Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in high level project or program administration.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level III - Master’s degree in a discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years experience.

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

High functioning in management of multiple programming areas, strong communicator, compassionate relationship builder, organized, able to engage with students, able to work with minimal supervision. Extensive knowledge of prison higher education programs and re-entry programs. Must have experience teaching at the college level. Must be able to travel to various correctional facilities in Alabama.

Minimum Technology Skills

Advanced/extensive computer, email, and word processing skills.

Minimum License and Certifications

Must have Alabama driver’s license. Will receive PREA (Prison Rape Elimination Act) training on the job.

Desired Qualifications

APAEP encourages applications from individuals with personal and/or professional experience with the criminal justice system. The person in this position will have to be cleared by the Alabama Department of Corrections for entry into correctional facilities.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$39,300 - $75,100

Job Category

Academic Advising/Support

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

Expect variability in working hours, to include state/national travel, potential for some evening and weekend work.

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EEO Statement

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.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Do you have a Master's degree in a discipline appropriate to the position from an accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have 2 years of experience in project or program administration OR an advanced degree to use in lieu of years of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No

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