Academic Coordinator

Lexington, KY
Apr 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Agriculture, Food & Environment department of Retailing & Tourism Management is seeking a Academic Coordinator. The Academic Coordinator plays a key role in the student recruitment and retention initiative. The Academic Program Coordinator is a full-time, 12-month position that reports to the Retailing and Tourism Management Department Chair and works closely with professional staff members in the Center for Student Success in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. This individual will be responsible for academic coordination and advising. Specifically: 1) advise department chair and the Directors of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies in areas of accreditation, program review, and curriculum; 2) take full responsibility for teaching one course per semester at the 100 - 200 level; 3) Administer a proposed enrollment management plan, prepare enrollment tracking and status reports; oversee data collection for annual reporting and academic program assessment; 4) advise freshman and sophomores in HMT and MAT; 5) and develop communications, marketing, and outreach plan for undergraduate and graduate programs by updating advising materials; updating the department's undergraduate web pages; conducting program assessments; conduct in-person, e-mail, and web-based communications with students; and managing student recruitment.

Job Title
Academic Coordinator

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
81700:Retailing & Tourism Management

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Extended periods of sitting and standing.


Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
and occasional nights and weekends.


Excellent communication and presentation skills; curriculum development, data analysis, and academic advising.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Three years of employment experience in higher education and a Masters degree are preferred.

Driver's License and the ability to drive are preferred.

Deadline to Apply

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of academic advising experience do you have in higher education?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  2. * Do you have any teaching experience? If so, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience in direct, performance-based, curriculum-embedded assessment of student learning outcomes in post-secondary education and assessment data analysis.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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