Career Advisor Senior

Job description

The Graham Office of Career Management of the Gatton College of Business and Economics is recruiting a Senior Career Advisor to provide job placement services for professional graduate students (full time and part time MBA, MS Accounting, MS Finance). The Advisor provides individual career counseling sessions focused on all levels of the career development process, including: career assessment, career exploration, decision-making, resume development, job search strategies, interviewing skills, job offer evaluation, etc. This position will be responsible for teaching and coordinating career-focused courses, tracking and reporting career outcome data, developing and maintaining relationships with potential employers and cultivating new internship and full-time employment opportunities.

The Graham Office of Career Management and the Undergraduate Resource Center in the Gatton College are comprised of over 20 professionals who work closely with other units in the College in preparing students to translate their curricular and co-curricular experiences into 21st century careers. In Gatton, we are looking for staff members that embody a level of excellence that supports our tagline of "Blue Means Business". Please consider joining Gatton's dynamic team of career advising professionals.

Job Title
Career Advisor Senior

Requisition Number

Working Title
Graduate Career Advisor

Department Name
8F040:B&E Undergraduate Center

Work Location
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 10 lbs; Long periods of sitting; and Extended periods of exposure to CPU.


Days, nights/weekends as required.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Minimum of 10 years of related industry experience is desired, preferably in human resources, consulting, executive recruiting, or executive coaching.

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 experience in career services/employer-related job functions do you have in higher education?
    • 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 experience developing training materials and conducting in-person training?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  3. * This position works with diverse students and student populations. What has been your experience advising diverse populations? How would you describe your advising style?

    (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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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/12/2018
    Application Due: 10/26/2018
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