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Job ID: 150725

Project Manager/Instructor
Auburn University

Date Posted Dec. 7, 2020
Title Project Manager/Instructor
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Human Devlmnt/Family Studies
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Human Development
    Family Studies/Child Development

Job Description Summary
The Project Manager/Instructor position responsibilities will include coordination with the Principal Investigator/Project Director on all management, supervision, and evaluation of staff and undergraduate students completing coursework in connection with a funded applied research project that involves the implementation of community education and evaluation. This is a twelve-month, non-tenure track, limited term faculty position to oversee undergraduates’ practicum, service learning, and research lab work. This position will also supervise undergraduate interns. Responsibilities of the instructor will include design of syllabi and assignments (reading, writing, and practical), establishment of regular meeting schedules, facilitation of learning seminars, supervision of assignments, evaluation of work, and assignment of grades. In addition, the person in this position will coordinate with the Project Director and provide the day-to-day direction, management, and implementation of the multi-site Alabama Healthy Youth Relationship Education project with responsibility for compliance with all Auburn University and federal policies and procedures. This position will coordinate with the evaluation research team and ensure that all federal reporting obligations are met.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree or equivalent. Four years of experience in social science work and familiarity with research-based community relationship education programs; supervisory, mentoring and training experience working with undergraduate and graduate students in an applied social science research setting; ability to plan and implement various types of Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS) related coursework in the context of an applied research project; experience maintaining an environment conducive to undergraduate learning; experience in management of tasks and meeting simultaneous timelines, coordinating the implementation of outreach programs at remote sites; experience with oversight of large budgets and subcontracts; demonstrated participation in applications for external funding/grants and reports to the funder; and experience in coordinated outreach efforts. Must be fluent in English and possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

Desired Qualifications
Post-Master’s Degree. Experience coordinating with local agencies and state agencies. Experience with programming that serves youth and low-resource individuals and families. Experience working with domestic violence victims advocate organizations. Demonstrated experience in data collection in an applied research setting. Experience providing presentations for academic and lay audiences at the local and national levels.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Application review will begin December 21, 2020 and will continue until candidate is selected. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please provide a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Francesca Adler-Baeder at

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