Career Advising Director Senior

Job description

The Gatton College of Business' Graham Office of Career Management is recruiting for a high level professional director of it's Career Management Office. The position will
develop and oversee comprehensive career development and employment services for undergraduate and graduate business students in the Gatton College of Business and Economics. Recruit and supervise staff. Develop new and maintain existing relationships with employers providing internship and post graduate employment opportunities for Gatton students. Oversee career development curriculum and instruction for courses provided by the office. Manage data collection of internship and employment acceptances.

For more than 80 years, UK's Gatton College of Business and Economics has been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees. Housed Inside the $66 million state-of-the-art Gatton College building, the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UK's campus, expected to reach 4,000 Students by 2018. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky's citizens and people around the world.

IEBC - Internal Employee Being Considered

Job Title
Career Advising Director Senior

Requisition Number

Working Title
Director, Graham Office of Career Management

Department Name
8F040:B&E Undergraduate Center

Work Location
132A Gatton College of Business, Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 10 lbs
Long periods of sitting
Some limited travel
Exposure to CPU


Days, some nights/weekends as required


MS Windows, Supervision, Counseling

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

A PhD and 4 years or a Master's degree and 7 years of equivalent experience.

Minimum of 7-9 years of experience in higher education career services environment.

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 your experience in coordinating events and programs in a higher education setting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * What level of experience do you have with career services management software (e.g. NACElink)?
    • I do not know
    • I have not used this kind of software before.
    • More than 0 years, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years
  3. * Discuss strategies for building strong relationships with current corporate partners and potential corporate partners.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe how you think experiential learning through archival work/internship programs can impact student success.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * 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
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter





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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 4/18/2018
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