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Assistant Director (GEAR UP Achieve)
Auburn University

Date Posted Mar. 25, 2024
Title Assistant Director (GEAR UP Achieve)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Truman Pierce Institute
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Student Affairs
    Administration - General
    Teaching & Learning
Auburn University is excited to begin the search for an Assistant Director to join the GEAR UP Achieve interdisciplinary team. Funded by an historic grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Postsecondary Education, GEAR UP Achieve will provide academic and postsecondary education support for a cohort of thousands of seventh-grade students across seven regions of the state beginning in the 2023-24 school year.
GEAR UP Achieve will advance Auburn’s mission to change lives! Auburn University was chartered in 1856 and maintains a strong land-grant mission today. We are ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution and are dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, innovative scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, a positive work environment, student engagement, and a thriving community.
The GEAR UP Achieve Assistant Director will report to the Director and work with an innovative team, committed to having an impact on the next generation of students and families. This position will be integral to helping students have greater access to higher education and the preparation they need to thrive once they are in college.
Specifically, the Assistant Director will be responsible for facilitating day to day operating responsibilities focusing on budget management, forecasting, and reporting; responsible for facilitating the records keeping system for tracking grant outcomes that will lead to successfully reporting grant outcomes; and responsible for communicating with school partners and grant affiliates ensuring that project goals and associated data are collected in a timely fashion.
Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

This is a limited term appointment. Continuation of employment after 09/30/2030 is contingent upon availability of funds.

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