Student Affairs Officer II

Lexington, KY
Sep 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

As a department in the Office for Institutional Diversity, the role of CARES is to provide support services needed to ensure the academic success and personal development of underrepresented students. Job responsibilities include counseling underrepresented students on academic, social, and career issues; planning, implementing, and assisting with enrichment programs and workshops for students.

Job Title
Student Affairs Officer II

Requisition Number

Working Title
CARES Counselor

Department Name
18430:Ctr for Acad Resources & Enrichment Svcs

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, light lifting, and walking.


Day shift; some nights and weekends required.


Must be capable with all regular office software tools. Ability to create simple brochures and documents (i.e, MS Windows, Excel,)

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Degree in the following areas: Counseling, Higher Education, Student Services Administration, Social Work, Family Studies, and Psychology.

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. * Which best describes you experience in academic counseling?
    • 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. * Please choose the answer that best describes your paid work experience facilitating workshops and/or enrichment programs.
    • 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
  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