Academic Advisor I

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Requisition Number: RE35223

Department Name: 8E000:College of Arts & Sciences

Work Location: Lexington, KY

Grade Level: 44

Salary Range: $42,931-68,702/year

Type of Position: Staff

Required Education: MA

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Required Related Experience: 3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting/standing at workstation for extended periods; and lifting and/or carrying light-weight objects.


Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm, and occasional evenings and weekends based on unit needs.

Job Summary

The College of Arts and Sciences Advising Center at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications for an academic advisor. This person is responsible for advising students in the College of Arts and Sciences; contribution to and participation in approximately 30 year-round advising conferences for new Freshman, transfer and readmitted students; participation in student recruitment activities; development of programs and materials; make responsible decisions regarding student reinstatement to the university, course application toward degrees, transfer course equivalencies, student credit enrollment overloads, and academic probation counseling; and promote internship and study abroad opportunities. This position will be involved in daily communication with students, parents, staff, faculty, off-campus constituents, and visitors.

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.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No

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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