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Academic Advisor I

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Honors College


University of Kentucky

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Position DescriptionUndergraduate advising is part of the learning mission of the University. Advisors will present the curriculum required for Honors as well as fully explain the rationale of the courses and assist students in integrating the course requirements as one part of a student's overall career plan. This position provides firm information about the Honors curriculum 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.

  • Evaluate all assessment plans sent to advisors regarding their individual students and develop a proactive plan for reaching students at risk, first generation, students with academic flags, freshmen living off campus and any other variables deemed high risk.

  • Assist students who are having financial issues by reaching out to the Financial Ombud or the student's financial aid counselor.

  • Advising appointments should be scheduled within the College office and at the student's resident hall.

  • Work with the Director of Academic Affairs on auditing records for graduation, auditing records for teacher preparation or pre-professional programs, and other support as needed.

  • Work in conjunction with Director of Academic Affairs and Honors faculty to innovate and conduct activities for Honor students that compliment academic work and build community.

  • Represent Honors at selected events. Actively collaborate with faculty and staff to plan and organize events.

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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.

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Required Qualifications

  • Master's
  • Three years of related experience
  • MS Windows, Excel, and SAP.

Preferred Qualifications