Student Affairs Officer III

Job description

The College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications for an academic probation advisor. This person is responsible for advising students in the College of Arts and Sciences (between 150-200 students); contribution to and participation in approximately 30 year-round advising conferences for new Freshman, transfer and readmitted students; participation in student recruitment activities; development of programs and materials; make responsible decisions regarding student reinstatement to the university, course application toward degrees, transfer course equivalencies, student credit enrollment overloads, and academic probation counseling; promote internship and study abroad opportunities; teach two sections of A&S Academic Probation classes each semester and coordination of part-time instructors. This position will be involved in daily communication with students, parents, staff, faculty, off-campus constituents, and visitors.

Job Title
Student Affairs Officer III

Requisition Number

Working Title
Academic Probation Advisor

Department Name
8E000:College of Arts & Sciences

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

Sitting and/or standing at workstation for extended periods; lifting and/or carrying light-weight objects.


Monday-Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; and occasional evenings and weekends.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's plus 3 years of experience with advising undergraduate students; and teaching and course creation/assessment experience are preferred.

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. * Have you earned at least either a MA or MS degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of professional advising experience do you have with college students?
    • 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)
    • (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: 12/4/2018
    Application Due: 12/18/2018
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