Job Positions

University Advising Practice Coordinator

Categories: Mid South Region 3


University Advising


University of Kentucky

Date Posted:

Dec 6 2021 11:26AM

Close Date:

Dec 12 2021

Position Description

The University of Kentucky is seeking to hire a Coordinator of University Advising Practice. The Coordinator is responsible for campus-wide academic advisor training, professional development, mentoring and identification of best practice for scalability. The Coordinator will also provide undergraduate academic advising within partner colleges to model innovative practice while helping to align caseloads campus-wide. The Coordinator will provide quality, holistic, personalized advising services for students with diverse cultural, socioeconomic, gender-identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds, while partnering with 12 distinct undergraduate colleges across the university for the goal of cohesive alignment in practice and student experience.


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Application Process

Apply online at ( by 12/12/21

Institution Information

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.

Additional Information

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Contact Information

Jesse Farley, Director of Advising Practice & Development,


Required Qualifications

Master's Degree, 4 years experience

Preferred Qualifications

Problem Solving, Student-centered Methodology, Teamwork, Commitment to Equity Advocacy, Adaptability, Flexibility, Communication Skills, Ability to Teach, Train and Mentor Professionals.