Advising & Student Success Dir Sr

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Job Title:

Advising & Student Success Dir Sr

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Advising & Student Success Director Senior

Department Name:

8H000:College of Engineering

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

8 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting/standing for long periods of time. Performing repetitive motion tasks. Standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs. Intermittent job related travel. Effectively communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


8:00 am – 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday with additional hours as required.

Job Summary:

Responsible for training and providing advising oversight for 13 professional advising staff. Responsible for director supervision of 3 freshman advisors in addition to the Director of Student Success. Provide leadership in establishing a team-centric unit. Provide mentorship, evaluate and provide direction to all staff encouraging them to have a positive impact within their positions for all students’ classifications through graduation. Monitor advising staff efforts for accomplishment of College of Engineering and department advising goals. Ensures compliance with institutional and/or professional expectations of providing students with consistent, accurate and prompt advising services. Confirms that the advising staff are meeting the College of Engineering philosophy of providing a student-centered learning environment that supports student development and retention. Meets with departmental chairs/DUSs to provide input on advising during staff performance evaluations. Oversees advising staff orientation in compliance with institutional and/or professional expectations. Coaches and supports advising staff in professional growth and development. Supervise the Director of Student Success focusing on student success initiatives in the College. Supervises the Director of the Living Learning Program focusing on programming that enhances student success in the Engineering Residential College.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Microsoft Word, Exel, PowerPoint, SAP

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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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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 2/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time