LEXINGTON, Ky. — As the University of Kentucky continues to expand the ways it serves the commonwealth, state residents can learn more about open positions across both the academic campus and UK HealthCare at a job fair Saturday.
UK employees can also help recruit their future colleagues by sharing information about the upcoming job fair, scheduled 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Gatton Student Center.
UK’s faculty and staff turnover rates compare very favorably to similar institutions. But as the university continues to grow, and as the number of open positions continues to outpace the supply of available workers nationwide, UK is eager to broaden its pool of job applicants.
“We have bold goals, and we know we need the very best employees to help us reach them,” said Gina Dugas, acting vice president for human resources and associate vice president for finance and administration. “We want to remain top of mind for anyone seeking to build a career with an institution with such a critical mission to serve and advance Kentucky in everything we do.”
UK was recently ranked No. 6 on the Forbes list of America’s Best Large Employers.
“This job fair will allow hiring officials within our various departments to showcase their open positions and make sure we continue to attract the very best talent available,” Dugas said.
Current openings include positions of all levels, from entry-level to executive, within UK’s colleges; areas such as finance, IT, facilities and HR; and across UK HealthCare. Representatives from UK Human Resources will also be on hand to provide information about UK’s exceptional benefits.