Admissions Director Assistant

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Job Title:

Admissions Director Assistant

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Working Title:

Assistant Director of Admissions

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

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Physical Requirements:

Some lifting, pushing and/or pulling objects, sitting at a desk and repetitive motion.


Monday – Friday 8:00 – 5:00pm, with intermittent evenings and weekends.

Job Summary:

In consultation with the Associate Dean for Admissions and the admissions committee, this position will aid in maintaining effective and compliant protocols/policy for the admissions process.

This position will train all interviewers as well as maintain knowledge of current Admissions trends. This position will also visit regional campuses regularly to appraise admissions processes on those campuses.

The individual will be responsible for implementing a state-wide recruitment program, organizing recruitment on UK campus, counsel applicants, and educate premedical advisors.

In addition, the individual will supervise two office staff members directly. Indirect supervision of admissions officers at regional campuses is required as well. Lastly, the person will be the system administrator for office software system.

This position will serve as the primary liaison with Association of American Medical Colleges and educating all admissions personnel annually of updates.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Oral communication skills, public speaking, initiative, confidentiality, organization, multicultural competence, travel, counseling, professional attitude, judgment, written communication skills, initiative, planning, organization, analytics.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

It is preferred that the candidate have a Master’s degree with five years of experience.

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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: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time