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First Generation LLP & Academic Advisor

Categories: Mid South Region 3


Career and Academic Support


University of Kentucky

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Position Description

This position plays a critical role in the University level strategic plan objective 3 Undergraduate Student Success. With approximately ¼ to 1/3 of the undergraduate student body being comprised of First Generation students, this position is critical in providing outreach and services to First Generation students. This position is the main leader and liaison for the First Generation Living Learning Program LLP (freshmen) and an academic advisor to these students before they arrive to campus and as they progress from the freshmen year. This position will serve not only as the only First Generation LLP administrator and academic advisor but will work with Robinson Scholars and other scholarship students who are required to enter the LLP. Services provided by this position are critical to aid in the retention and degree completion for First Generation students. This position works closely with all colleges, LLP programs, and UK recruiting, scholarships, and residence hall directors.



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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 degree
  • 4 years of related experience

Preferred Qualification