Administrative Services Assistant

Lexington, KY
Jul 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position is the initial point of contact for the Stuckert Career Center on many occasions, either in person, website contacts or by phone in a high-volume setting. Exceptional service orientation, excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills, and the ability to conduct independent decision-making are required. The ability to communicate effectively and work with a diverse group of internal and external clients including students, employers, faculty, alumni and other constituents is also critical. Must also possess a high level of social perceptiveness and diplomacy. The individual in this position is expected to manage multiple tasks concurrently and work independently with minimal supervision. This position requires the ability to balance and prioritize fast-paced multi-tasking challenges, i.e., those related to department/facility management, including hiring, mentoring and evaluating student assistants, colleague consultations, problem solving/trouble shooting, and related responsibilities.
This position will report to the University Director for Academic and Career Advising and collaborate with the Stuckert Career Center Director to integrate academic and career advising to support student success. They will play an integral role in shaping processes and procedures for service at the Stuckert Career Center

Job Title
Administrative Services Assistant

Requisition Number

Working Title
Office Manager for the Stuckert Career Center

Department Name
8Z421: Career and Academic Support

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, occasional lifting of objects up to 20 lbs. and repetitive motion tasks.


Monday through Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM


• Proficiency with SAP, the University Event Management System, Handshake, Tagger, Website Content Management, Student Appointment System Management, and Microsoft Office 365 applications and programs

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

• Prefer a Bachelor's degree
• Prefer a minimum of 2 years of experience working with undergraduate college students and an in depth understanding of student services
• Experience working with diverse populations
• Experience providing service to employers and community partners

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. * Describe a time when you had many work priorities and deadlines falling within the same week. How did you structure the week? Did you meet the deadlines? Did you have assistance either through other personnel or technology?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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