Career Advisor Senior

Job description

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 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art Gatton College building, the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UK's campus, expected to reach over 4,000 Students by
2019. 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.
The Gatton College of Business is recruiting for an Assistant Director of the Graham Office of Career Management. The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee the operations necessary for the delivery of career advising services along with collaborative programming on behalf of the Graham Office of Career Management, with emphasis on career community partnerships. The Assistant Director will provide leadership for career development strategies, including but not limited to, developing specific career readiness programs and activities for a diverse domestic and international student body, including career fair coordination.
Professional staff mentorship and staff development will be focal points of the position, including performance management and data-informed practices designed to maximize quality service delivery and outcomes. This position will require understanding and prior experiences of career development practices and methods, including career coaching, career assessment, and experiential education. This position will identify and develop strong relationships with academic advising, employer relations, and other complementary university program areas.

Job Title
Career Advisor Senior

Requisition Number

Working Title
Assistant Director of the Graham Office of Career Management

Department Name
8F040:B&E Undergraduate Center

Work Location
132 Gatton College of Business, Lexington

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, some nights/weekends as needed


MS Windows

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Minimum of 4 to 6 years experience in career services, higher education, human
resources, business development or client relationship management roles.

Masters preferred in Business Administration, HR, Higher Education Administration.

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 do you have supervising and managing others?
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in counseling, in a career capacity or otherwise?
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in teaching college-level courses?
    • None
    • More than 0 years, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  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: 12/14/2018
    Application Due: 1/17/2019
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