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The University of West Alabama is a state-supported, coeducational institution of higher education governed by a 13 member Board of Trustees. As a regional institution, the University’s foremost commitment is to meeting the educational needs of the State and particularly the West Alabama area. In fulfilling its mission, the University seeks to employ a vibrant, talented, and diverse faculty and staff. The University strives to offer meaningful employment that will make a difference in the community and the lives of those who attend the University.

The University of West Alabama is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor, master, education specialist, and doctoral degrees.

We are delighted that you are interested in learning more about the exciting career opportunities offered at UWA. As a member of the UWA community you will enjoy exceptional benefits, a charming campus teeming with traditions and camaraderie, and opportunities for growth and development. We strive for a campus culture built on innovation, collaboration, and fulfilling opportunities for meaningful employment.

Details regarding the contact person, requirements and more are provided in each individual position announcement. In addition to regular mail, all application materials will be accepted by electronic means.


Information regarding employment benefits, retirement and more can be found at Human Resources.


The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, hearing status, personal appearance, color, sex, pregnancy, political affiliation, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability (including perceived disability), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal law, including protections for those opposing discrimination or participating in any grievance process on campus, with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or other human rights agencies.

The University has designated a Title IX Coordinator who oversees implementation of the University’s Policies and Procedures on Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination. The University’s Title IX Coordinator is Byron Thetford, Brock Hall 202 (Station 61), Livingston, AL 35470, bthetford@uwa.edu, 205-652-3435.  

Any person may report harassment, discrimination, sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, in person, by mail, telephone, or email, using the contact information listed above for the Title IX Coordinator. Such a report may be made at any time (including during non-business hours) by using the telephone number, email address, or by mail to the office address listed above for the Title IX Coordinator. For the University’s Policies and Procedures Regarding Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Nondiscrimination, please visit www.uwa.edu/titleix

AA/EO Employer

Minority applications encouraged

Human Resources

The University of West Alabama

Station 1

Webb Hall, Office 229 B

Livingston, AL 35470


Office of Personnel, Insurance and Payroll

The University of West Alabama

Station 2

Webb Hall, Offices 203 & 229C

Livingston, AL 35470