Administrative Support Associate I

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Job Title:

Administrative Support Associate I

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Working Title:

Launch Blue Operations Coordinator

Department Name:

40420:Office of Technology Commercialization

Work Location:

110 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

3 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods of time. Ability to carry items up to 50 lbs for short distances. Effectively communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Monday-Friday, 30 hours per week, some early morning and evening hours will be required.

Job Summary:

The UK Office of Technology Commercialization seeks a highly qualified candidate to fill the role of Operations Coordinator to support the Launch Blue program. The Operation Coordinator will support the Launch Blue team and assist with the day-to-day operations of the program in supporting entrepreneurs, startup companies, partners, and related stakeholders in the Lexington region and across the Commonwealth. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial minded professional that is passionate about our mission to launch nationally competitive Kentucky startups; capacity for creative thinking, self-direction, and problem solving; and superb verbal, written, inter-personal communication skills.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Highly proficient computer skills (Windows, MS Office, Cloud/web applications, Power User); A/V Technology proficiency

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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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Job No:
Posted: 1/9/2021
Application Due: 3/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time