BULLDOG Life Instructor

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University

United States

July 8, 2022


BULLDOG Life Instructor

Category: Faculty Department: Social Work/Psychology and Counseling Locations: Normal, AL Posted: Jun 7, 2022 Closes: Open Until Filled Type: Full-time Ref. No.: N/A Position ID: 148676


About Alabama A &M University :

Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of 200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville. AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and Reading/Literacy.

Job Description:


To assist Director in providing instruction to Bulldog LIFE students, family members, community liaisons, and to increase leadership and person-centered opportunities for inclusive participation of BDL students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with teaching young adult's daily classes on personal growth and independent living as outlined as a part of the approved Comprehensive College Transition Program CCTP with the Department of Education
  • Identify and support internships and externships on campus and with the community businesses for BDL students.
  • Advocate for the "person-centered" approach with all students to assure this approach is meeting the students of the program
  • Provide purposeful job training courses pursuant to the approved curriculum
  • Create and assist in hands on activities on around campus as it relates to programming
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Adhere to all university and Bulldog LIFE Policies and Procedures in accordance to the CCTP
  • Requirements:

    Minimum Position Requirements (including certifications, licenses, etc.):

  • Master's Degree required in Rehabilitation Counseling, or Special Education, Rehabilitation services, counseling or related field
  • Three (3) to five (5) year's work experience preferably as a Rehabilitation Counselor, Special Educator or worked in non-profit, government, or communication organizations
  • Leadership skills including ability to hold others accountable
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Leadership skills including ability to hold others accountable
  • Knowledge of and experience with adults with disabilities
  • Self-starter, works independently, task oriented, multi-tasking, creative problem-solver, clear, concise verbal and written communications, organized, responsive to requests with timely follow-up
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience with platform, such as Zoom and Microsoft
  • Ability to relate to college aged and non-traditional students
  • Additional Information:


    The salary for each position is based on the grade/tier in which the position is placed, and the salary within the grade/tier is based on the number of years of related experience or number of years in the hiring rank.

    CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

    Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Alabama A&M University encourages applications for employment from persons who are members of groups that have been underrepresented based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability.

    Application Instructions:

    Please submit the following documents online

  • Employment Application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcript (if applicable)
  • Already have an AAMU Employment Account? Login to add documents or update your account.

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