Academic Advisor I

Lexington, KY
Aug 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications for an academic advisor. This position will primarily work with our Biology Probation students. This position is responsible for advising students in the College of Arts and Sciences; contribution to and participation in approximately 30 year-round advising conferences for new Freshman, transfer and readmitted students; participation in student recruitment activities; development of programs and materials; make responsible decisions regarding student reinstatement to the university, course application toward degrees, transfer course equivalencies, student credit enrollment overloads, and academic probation counseling; and promote internship and study abroad opportunities. This position will be involved in daily communication with students, parents, staff, faculty, off-campus constituents, and visitors.

Job Title
Academic Advisor I

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Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and/or standing at workstation for extended periods of time; carrying and/or walking with light-weight objects.


Days; Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm; and 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. * How many years of professional advising experience do you have with college students?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * 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