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Academic Coordinator

Job description

The Internship Coordinator is a full-time, 12-month staff position. The position administers a strong program for internships for the large and dynamic Equine Science and Management degree program in the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. In addition, the successful candidate will assist in academic advising for students in the program, support the teaching mission of the degree program, and have event-planning responsibilities. As part of the internship and engagement process, the individual will collaborate with faculty and staff in the UK Ag Equine Programs and with the industry to build opportunities for internships, student activities, and career placement. The individual will also collaborate with college philanthropy directors to build industry engagement with the UK Ag Equine Programs.

Additional Documents Needed at time of Application:
Cover Letter
Specific Request 1: One-page personal statement about the role of internships in undergraduate education.

Job Title
Academic Coordinator

Requisition Number

Working Title
Internship Coordinator

Department Name
81024: UK Equine Programs

Work Location
Lexington, 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

Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50lbs, sitting for long periods of time.


Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.


Driver's license preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Candidates with credentials allowing them to serve in an instructional capacity (18+ hours at the Master's level or above) are preferred; those without will be expected to pursue those credentials.

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.

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
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    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents





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Posted: 9/29/2017
Application Due: 10/26/2017
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