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Director, Ag Land and Resource Management
Auburn University

Date Posted Sep. 1, 2022
Title Director, Ag Land and Resource Management
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department AES Land and Resource Mgmt
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Other Administrative Departments

Job Summary
The Office of Agricultural Land and Resource Management seeks candidates for a Director position to provide leadership in the overall management of Ag Land Resource Management (ALRM) staff, budgets, and construction projects.

This position will also provide guidance in the administration of the ALRM work order system and information technology functions, Federal Excess Property inventory, engineering data interpretation, fleet maintenance and equipment inventory. Oversees the planning and execution of in-house construction projects in support of the College of Agriculture (CoAG), Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station (AAES), as well as other units across campus to include the repair, renovation, and/or new construction of Ag-related facilities and land management. Works closely with CoAG and AAES administrators in the development of comprehensive services for units related to AAES projects.

Office of Agricultural Land and Resource Management provides construction, earth preparation, irrigation systems, building, roads and ponds in support of the College of Agriculture and the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station. For more information, visit:

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Essential Functions
Manages the Ag Land and Resource Management unit to provide support for AAES and CoAG research initiatives through in-house construction and heavy equipment operations. Ensures that all projects meet established campus standards and works with AU Facilities meet or exceed state construction guidelines.

Provides leadership and guidance to the Associate Director, Supervisor of Heavy Equipment and Construction and the Coordinator on a regular basis. Oversees strategic programming, forecasting, and planning for the daily operations of Ag and AAES Land and Facilities Management. Provides oversight of ALRM employee activities pertaining to training, performance evaluations, and making or recommending pay, promotion or other employment decisions.

Serves as Area Property Officer for Federal Excess property and coordinates with employees, faculty, and University units to implement strategic programs and construction projects pertaining to Ag, AAES, and COAG.

Establishes and administers programs, policies, procedures and processes to ensure the safe and timely execution of all work performed by ALRM personnel.

Prepares departmental budget and administrative reports and analyzes and interprets financial data.

Serves as a liaison between College of Agriculture and Facilities Management and represents AAES/COAG on various committees.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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