Student Affairs Officer III

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleStudent Affairs Officer IIIRequisition NumberRE20544Working TitleRecruitment & Career Services OfficerDepartment Name8H090:OISTL/Engineering Distance LearningWork LocationPaducah, KYGrade Level44Salary Range$41,475-66,373/yearType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Pushing/pulling large amounts of materials.


Office Hours 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Monday-Friday; and Evenings and weekends required as needed.

Job Summary

Located in Paducah, Ky. Responsibilities include working with student advisors and recruiters to develop a recruiting message, quality recruiting materials, and a recruiting program to attract high quality students from the region served by the UK Paducah Campus, including western Kentucky and southern Illinois; communicating frequently with targeted students, returning phone calls from all prospective students, and speaking with groups concerning the College; visiting high schools in the region, giving presentations on Engineering, and presenting UK scholarships at high school honor events; coordinating local events to promote the UK Paducah Campus as an option for area students seeking an engineering education; working with UK Paducah Campus Project Lead the Way agent to coordinate the UK Paducah Engineering Day event as well as other events that expose students to the engineering field; working to enhance regional relationships with employers/schools/community/media groups and others that allow opportunities for UK Paducah to be represented; maintaining the UK Paducah website; determining eligibility for scholarships at WKCTC and UK and file appropriate paperwork; assisting students with scholarship applications; notifying Lexington personnel of scholarship eligibility, awards, etc.; maintaining KEES database to ensure appropriate and accurate awards are placed in UK Paducah students’ accounts; providing liaison services for students with KEES issues between WKCTC and UK; maintaining UK Paducah student email list serve; establishing contacts and maintaining relationships with area employers; encouraging internships and cooperative positions from area employers for Paducah students; maintaining area job availability database; assisting students with resume writing and interviewing skills; working to facilitate the admission of incoming high school freshman to UK Paducah including notifying students of admission and any required following action; tracking applications for incoming high school freshman; compiling admission data for this group of students; and working with other staff to conduct new student orientation for all students.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MicroSoft Office particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Experience in Higher Education, SAP Enterprise Grade Management System and Social Media Management is preferred.

Deadline to Apply10/21/2019University 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. * Do you have SAP experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in utilizing Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)?
    • 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. * How many years of experience do you have working in higher education?
    • None
    • More than 0, 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. * How many years of experience do you have in public speaking and presentations?
    • No response
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 6 years
    • More than 6 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  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 DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/10/2019
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