Student Affairs Officer III

Lexington, KY
Aug 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

This position, housed in Jackson, KY, plays a critical role in the University level strategic plan objective 3 Undergraduate Student Success. The Robinson Scholars Program serves 29 Eastern Kentucky counties through a scholarship opportunity for First Generation students. With approximately ¼ to 1/3 of the undergraduate student body being comprised of First Generation students, this position is critical in recruiting students from the region, providing pre-college advising, and conducting college preparatory plus financial aid programming to students in the region. Services provided by this position are critical to aid in successful matriculation of First Generation students to the University of Kentucky.

Job Title
Student Affairs Officer III

Requisition Number

Working Title
Recruitment, Pre-College Advising & Programming Coordinator

Department Name
8Z421: Career and Academic Support

Work Location
Jackson, KY

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

Frequent travel; sitting for extended periods; may require lifting and/or carrying objects up to 20 lbs.


Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm; occasional evenings and weekends

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. * Describe how you work independently and will consistently communicate with supervisors and campus partners from a remote setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe two examples of working with students and parents regarding how to finance a college education. What were the results of those programs?

    (Open Ended Question)

  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
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter