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Is there any way to expose the ability to order records off the admin interface or is the only option to add something like a position field to the model and sort on that?
No matter what, there needs to be a field in the database for you to order by.
If you're talking about re-ordering through the admin interface, you could look at https://github.com/dalpo/rails_admin_nestable