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Academic Advisor I

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Academic Advisor I
Requisition Number RE33865
Working Title
Department Name 8F040:B&E Undergraduate Center
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

MA

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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
None
Physical Requirements
Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 10 lbs.
Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods.
Repetitive motion.

Shift
Days: and some nights/weekends could be required.
Job Summary
The Gatton College of Business and Economics is seeking an academic advisor to support the undergraduate educational enterprise of the College. Advisors build supportive and personalized relationships with students and mentor them through developing and executing their academic plan. Gatton Advisors facilitate student success by implementing proactive strategies that help students stay on track to fulfill their educational goals. Gatton Advisors are the primary liaisons between students and the College and are a vital part of the College’s strategic initiative of creating an academic home for our students.

Gatton Advisors also develop and manage programming in cooperation with the College’s Enrichment Coordinators and Graham Office of Career Management to assist with retention, exploration and academic enhancement. Over the last five years our student body has grown by 30% and we are poised for continual improvement in all aspects of student success.

The Undergraduate Resource Center in the Gatton College is comprised of nearly 20 professionals who work closely with other unite in the College in preparing students to translate their curricular and co-curricular experiences into 21st century careers. In Gatton, we are looking for staff members that embody a level of excellence that supports our tagline of “Blue Means Business”. Please consider joining Gatton’s dynamic team of student affairs professional.

Over the last 95 years, UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates. We are housed in a recently renovated 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UK’s campus, expected to reach over 4,000 Students by fall of 2019. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business”. Please consider joining our team.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Advising and counseling skills necessary. Excellent listening and good communication skills
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Master’s degree and four or more years of student advising or related experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/19/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 



Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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