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CARES Wildcat Academy Leader

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title CARES Wildcat Academy Leader
Requisition Number DU06476
Department Name 1B020:Ctr for Acad Res and Enrich Svcs
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 10.00-12.00
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education

Must be an upperclassman with 60+ earned credit hours.

Required Related Experience

Preferred upper classman.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Internet access is required for the virtual week of the program and must attend in-person events during the in-person week of the program the week prior to the start of classes. Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 50 pounds.


Days, some evenings and weekends.

Job Summary

This position is primarily for a two-week summer bridge program, one week virtually and one week in-person. The in-person week will be the week before classes begin.
The Wildcat Academy is a support program designed to increase the persistence of underrepresented first year students at the University of Kentucky. The mission is to assist students in getting connected early and to guide their transition to college through the utilization of CARES & SSS services and other University resources. Leaders in the program are expected to do the following:
➢ Complete training
➢ Attend orientation
➢ Make contact with Wildcat Academy participants during the two-week summer bridge program (5-10 hours per week)
(This program will be held two weeks prior to the start of the fall 2021 semester and will continue throughout the year.)
➢ Plan/Facilitate activities
o i.e., game nights, scavenger hunts,etc.
➢ Facilitate small group meetings
o Discuss various of topics
o Answer student questions, etc.
➢ Build a sense of community
➢ Collaborate with other leaders to plan group activities
➢ Other duties assigned

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of the University of Kentucky campus and resources.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 04/30/2021
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: 2021-04-26 Expires: 2021-05-26

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