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Academic Advisor I

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Academic Advisor I
Requisition Number RE34541
Working Title
Department Name 7E000:College of Nursing
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Long periods of sitting and/or standing.
Days, Monday – Friday
40 hours/week
Job Summary
The College of Nursing seeks outstanding applicants for Undergraduate advising as it is a part of the learning mission of the University.

Advisors will present the curriculum required for each part of a degree as well as fully explain the rationale of the courses and assist students in integrating the degree requirements as one part of a student’s overall career plan.

This position provides firm information about degree programs within the College so that students are equipped to make more informed decisions as they begin as first-year, transfer or exploratory and move through each year of study.

Provide all exploratory students options within the College and outside the College by recommending key resources and individually guiding these students within the decision making process.

Undergraduate advising is one key component within our collaborative and vast amount of resources all working towards student success including learning, retention and graduation.

Please attach a one page summary (Specific Request 1) responding to the following questions: What do you see as your responsibility to assist students as an academic advisor and their responsibility for choices/decisions that have an impact on their academic progress? How and when do you utilize the resources outside your unit when solving a problem? When you come up against an unknown – what is your process to gain understanding and knowledge?

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The qualified candidates will demonstrate or have proven the ability to: work independently and seek help when necessary; have good judgement; use excellent verbal and written skills; effectively manage time for successful completion of projects/meeting deadlines; adapt as necessary in the unpredictable environment of student life. And our number 1 priority is to provide excellent customer service.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 06/26/2022
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.


Posted: 2022-06-14 Expires: 2022-07-14

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