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Academic Advisor I

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Undergraduate Center - College of Business


University of Kentucky

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Position Description

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is seeking an academic advisor to support the undergraduate educational enterprise of the College.


Advisors build supportive and personalized relationships with students and mentor them through developing and executing their academic plan. Gatton Advisors facilitate student success by implementing proactive strategies that help students stay on track to fulfill their educational goals. Gatton Advisors are the primary liaisons between students and the College and are a vital part of the College’s strategic initiative of creating an academic home for our students.

Gatton Advisors also develop and manage programming in cooperation with the College’s Enrichment Coordinators and Graham Office of Career Management to assist with retention, exploration and academic enhancement. Over the last five years our student body has grown by 30% and we are poised for continual improvement in all aspects of student success.

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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

Advising and/or counseling skills necessary. Excellent listening, good communication skills, and attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree and 3-4 years of student advising or related experience are preferred.