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Employment Opportunities

Alabama A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer. We invite applicants to all the positions listed below.

About AAMU

Alabama A&M University (AAMU) is an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama. We are situated in the northeast quadrant of Huntsville, a metropolitan area of approximately 500,000 residents. The hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown.

AAMU offers its 6, 100 student population a wide range of course offerings under the:

  • College of Agriculture and Life and Natural Sciences
  • College of Business and Public Affairs
  • College of Education and Humanities and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences

The School of Graduate Studies serves approximately 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in:

  • Applied Physics
  • Food Science
  • Plant/Soil Science
  • Reading/Literacy

AAMU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment, but rather is committed to the full compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. All personnel actions will be administered in a lawful and nondiscriminatory manner, including recruitment, selection, assignment, classification, promotion, demotion, transfer, reduction-in-force, termination, determination of wages, conditions and benefits of employment, etc., will be administered in non discrimination/equal employment opportunities in compliance with the following federal and state sources of legal obligation, as amended: Title VI and VII, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; the Equal Pay Act of 1963; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974; the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; and the Alabama Constitution of 1901.

Alabama A&M University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status in employment process, admission or financial aid programs, or educational programs or activities.  The Human Resources Director is the individual designated by the University to coordinate its efforts to comply with Title IX, Section 504, and other equal opportunity and affirmative action regulations and laws.

Online Application Process

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to offer an online application service to all staff and faculty positions. This automated application procedures will enable efficient and timely processing of your employment application. This online application process is user-friendly and you have the option of attaching multiple documents in Word or .pdf formats to your application file.

Notice to Individuals with Disabilities and Disabled Veterans

Trained Human Resources staff are available to assist in the application process on Monday - Friday (excluding University Holidays) from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For additional assistance or to request an accommodation, please contact Sherry Pruitt, Employment Assistant, by phone 256-372-5836.

Employment Requirements


Current federal law requires identification and employment eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed.

Alabama A&M University participates in the E-Verify System, as required by federal law, to verify employment eligibility for all newly hired personnel. The E-Verify System requires that all new hires have a valid Social Security Number.

Background Check

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

E-Verify and Legal Notices

Annual Security & Fire Safety Report

AAMU is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the AAMU Department of Public Safety (DPS) website.

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, please visit the DPS at the University Services Building, 453 Buchanan Way (across from Foster Complex) or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 256-372-5555.

The DPS website contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as:

  • crime prevention
  • university police law enforcement authority
  • crime reporting policies
  • fire safety
  • disciplinary procedures

The DPS website also contains information about fire statistics in AAMU Residence Halls and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus building or property owned or controlled by AAMU; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by AAMU Department of Public Safety.

Frequently Asked Questions

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