Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Director, Counselor Academy

Application Due Date:  Open until filled; however, preference given to applications received before November 16, 2021.

Position:  Full-time, Federally Funded Time-Limited

Location:  In-person position in Frankfort, KY, with option for limited remote work with approval of supervisor

Travel: This position will require travel within Kentucky

Compensation: Competitive salary and state benefits


The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) invites applications for the position of Director for its Counselor Academy. CPE is responsible for the coordination of a multi-sector, statewide higher education enterprise comprising Kentucky’s public universities and community and technical colleges serving nearly 250,000 students. In addition, the CPE licenses private for-profit and nonprofit colleges and universities operating in the state. The Counselor Academy Director will work directly with CPE’s P-12 Policies and Programs unit. 

The purpose of the Counselor Academy is to provide school counselors and Family Resource and Youth Services Center (FRYSC) coordinators with readily available training and tools including the following:

The Counselor Academy is funded by GEER II funds through September 2023.  

Duties and Responsibilities

Education and Experience

Contact Information

Interested applicants should send a letter of application specifically addressing the responsibilities and qualifications of the position, a resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for at least three professional references to:

Rae Smith, Human Resource
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
100 Airport Road, Second Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601 

Last Updated: 11/3/2021