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Academic Advisor I

Academic Advisor I

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Academic Advisor I
Academic Advisor
Center for Student Success Staff $42,931-68,702/year

Location: Lexington, KY

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Center for Student Success at the University of Kentucky is accepting applications for an academic advisor. This position is responsible for advising students in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment; contribution to and participation in Big Blue Nation Orientations for freshman, transfer, and readmitted students; provide timely communication related to university and college deadlines; make responsible decisions regarding course recommendations towards degree requirements; provide academic probation counseling; promote internship, research, and study abroad opportunities; provide support to student success programs and efforts associated with student wellness, orientation, College Weekly, scholarship application review, and/or prospective student visits; and consistently live out the commitment to the college’s tenants of excellence, competence, respect, flexibility, communication, and learning. This position will be involved in daily communications with students, parents, staff, faculty, off-campus constituents, and visitors. This position will work directly with students in the Animal Sciences and Food Biosciences academic programs.

The University of Kentucky Office for Student Success operates from a student-centered foundation. We seek to build a strong community through the care of and concern for every member of Student Success. We cultivate an equity-minded working and learning environment where people are seen and valued. We strive to revolutionize student success practice through a culture of ingenuity, excellence, agency, and accountability. valued. We strive to revolutionize student success practice through a culture of ingenuity, excellence, agency, and accountability.


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S123 Ag. Science North Lexington, KY 40546-0091