Student Affairs Officer

Lexington, KY
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Evaluate student files for purpose of scheduling final and qualifying exams; approve doctoral advisory committee and approve any committee modifications; communicate with directors of graduate studies regarding potential deficiencies and resolve issues related to the administration of each exam, as required; maintain program reference materials related to degree requirements. Monitor progress towards completion of degree requirements; oversee student files of all degree candidates; certify completion of degree requirements; reviews formatting requirements for dissertations and thesis prior to acceptance and publication. Review electronic thesis and dissertations for format and satisfaction of technical requirements; cooperate with university archives for proper archiving: and maintenance of ETD guidelines.

Job Title
Student Affairs Officer

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8W300:Graduate School

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting at the Computer for long periods of time


Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (40 hours/week).


Must have excellent planning and organizing skills and exhibit dependability and attention to detail. Must be able to work independently as well as in the team concept. Should have excellent communication skills in addition to customer service orientation. MS Word, MS Excel, general computer fluency and database maintenance skills are necessary.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

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. * Please indicate how many years of paid work experience you have in student services or student affairs.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  2. * How many years of experience do you have using Microsoft Office?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years, up through 9 years
    • More than 9 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  3. * 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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