Jobs at Gatton

As the University for Kentucky, UK is educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in its 150-year history. For over 97 years, UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has been "Building What's Possible" - preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees. Housed inside the $65 million state-of-the-art Gatton College building, the college accommodates fastest growing enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,200 students in fall 2021. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world.

The city of Lexington is a great place to live, learn and work. Serving as the healthcare, retail, cultural and entertainment center for both central and eastern Kentucky, Lexington features many of the advantages of a large city with the charm and hospitality of a small town. As one of the top cites in the nation for entrepreneurs and professionals, Lexington is conveniently within a day's drive of two-thirds of the population of the United States. In this vibrant city nestled among world famous horse country, UK’s campus is just minutes from exciting nightlife, art galleries, live music, parks, shopping and more.


Finance Lecturer

Department: Finance and Quantitative Methods

Salary: Commensurate

The Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a full-time lecturer, non-tenure eligible, for a nine-month appointment. Previous teaching experience and Wall Street (or similar) experience is desirable but not required. An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Finance (or similar) is desired, but not required). The primary job responsibilities include teaching 2-4 courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level in finance and working with industry partners on programming and placement of our finance students. The number of courses and other assigned duties will be determined by the Chair based on the candidates experience and areas of expertise. The assignment may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance. The projected start date is August of 2022, and the position will be open until filled.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits web site: http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/

The Department of Finance is the fastest growing major in the Gatton College of Business and the 4th largest major on the UK campus. To meet this growth, our faculty has grown to 16 full time research faculty and 6 full time lecturers. Programs such as our Wall St. Scholars and Pelissier Scholars have allowed us to place our top students into nationally competitive investment banking, management consulting, and asset management jobs. The finance area at UK has a highly productive core of research-oriented faculty, a vibrant PhD program, and excellent support for research and teaching faculty. Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter), and a curriculum vitae. Please provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

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. Please direct any questions to Shana Hall at shana.hall@uky.edu.

UK is located in Lexington, which is in the heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region. Lexington frequently ranks near the top of many ‘Best Cities’ lists, including Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Atlantic. 

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business”.

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.

 

 

 

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IS Tech Support Specialist IV

Department: Marketing & Communications

Salary: Commensurate

Last Day to Apply: Sep 01

The University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business & Economics is seeking an experienced web designer/developer to design, build and manage the school’s extensive website as part of a cohesive Marketing Communications team. The web developer will work with team members and coordinate with part-time web editors to manage, create and code secure web pages.

The web developer will manage and support Drupal installation and ongoing implementation for the Gatton website. He/she creates feed-driven pages; continually improves existing sites to provide seamless web-service experience for clients; reviews and analyzes web traffic; works with Information Technology to design databases, forms, and other customer interfaces; conducts and maintains’ search engine optimization; provide strategic planning/thought leadership and implementation for mobile architecture and technologies. Works independently to evaluate new technologies, and implement where appropriate for college wide needs in marketing tools and new designs. Monitor industry trends to keep current in knowledge and use of latest website strategies.

This position serves as a technical resource to the college for projects related to a variety of online, digital and technical communications.

Please note:  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.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business.”

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.

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