Academic Coordinator

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Job Title:

Academic Coordinator

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Academic Coach

Department Name:

1B140: Transformative Learning

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Occasional lifting / carrying objects up to 10 lbs.


Monday – Friday, and 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

Job Summary:

Transformative Learning (TL) provides academic preparation programming and academic support services for undergraduate students in all colleges to help them master the skills needed to become successful lifelong learners. TL houses four academic support programs including: The Peer Tutoring Program at The Study, Academic Preparation and Placement (APP), Academic Coaching, and Supplemental Instruction (SI). Members of TL strive to achieve the goal of enhancing the academic experience of students at UK by working closely with campus partners to develop student-responsive programs that best serve the entire campus community.

Candidates interested in working in the Academic Coaching program will successfully demonstrate a desire to work closely with undergraduate students, hold a rich understanding of student development, have exemplary communication and presentation skills, have familiarity with best practices in student success strategies, and a working knowledge of professional coaching competencies and ethics as outlined by the International Coach Federation.

Responsibilities for this position include: participate in ongoing professional development trainings; meet and communicate with students and other stakeholders across multiple settings and modes (one-on-one, online, phone, email, text); research, create and present workshops, trainings, and lessons; assist with assessment; assist with marketing plans; attend weekly meetings; complete accurate documentation, and other duties as assigned.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Masters degree in Social work with experience and / or certification in holistic wellness.

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.




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Posted: 1/7/2021
Application Due: 1/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time