Auburn University : Associate Director, Alabama Cooperative Extension System

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) serves to extend science-based knowledge
to the people of Alabama with the goal of improving lives in agriculture, the environment,
communities, youths, and families. We are seeking an outstanding leader for the position of
Associate Director. This is a full-time administrative position based in Auburn, Alabama. The
appointment can be considered, as appropriate, as a tenure-track position for the selected
candidate. It is preferred that the candidate hold tenure at the Professor rank.

The incumbent will provide statewide leadership, in collaboration with the Associate Director of
Alabama A&M University, to county Extension offices in Alabama to facilitate coordinated
operations among seven Extension Districts, personnel development, enhanced extramural
support, and strategic partnerships. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) is
comprised of approximately 700 employees who deliver educational programming in areas of
Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources (AFNR), Human Sciences (HS), 4-H Youth
Development, Community Engagement and Planning, and Urban programs to meet the needs of

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