Student Affairs Officer III

Lexington, KY
Mar 03, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Student Affairs Officer III will, in collaboration with all the program directors, work as the College of Nursing's Recruiter to design and implement an appropriate and strategic recruitment plan for BSN, DNP & PhD programs. This position will collaborate with other health professions colleges in the University's student recruitment, as well as coordinate the College's scholarship opportunities and will be involved/manage other student events (i.e., pinning, hooding, ceremonies).

Job duties include: evaluate the recruitment and promotion plan to determine effectiveness, make recommendations for adjustments as necessary, or as market indicates need for changes, as well as provide advising services for off-campus transfer students who are potential nursing applicants for undergraduate options. This position will also disseminate College scholarship and financial aid opportunities for students and manage College student events including graduation activities.

Some travel is required, with some overnights and weekends as needed.

Job Title
Student Affairs Officer III

Requisition Number

Working Title
Student & Academic Program Outreach Coordinator

Department Name
7E000:College of Nursing

Work Location

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

Long periods of sitting and/or standing. Travel required with overnight stays and potential weekends. Lifting, pushing or pulling of up to 50 lbs.


Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm will be the regular schedule. Travel may involve overnight stays with some weekends.


MS Windows, Excel, critical thinking, public speaking, communication strength - both written and verbal - with multiple audiences (students, parents) designing, planning, organizing, marketing, detail-oriented, collaborative with related departments, creativity.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Masters Degree, RN/nursing practice highly desirable; experience in advising, coaching, marketing, and/or nursing recruitment

Driver's License highly preferred due to the travel required for the position.

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. * Please choose the answer that best describes your number of years of paid, full-time employment in student recruiting and/or admissions.
    • 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. * Do you have a Master's degree in Education or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience with creating recruiting plans for students at the college/university level.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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