On this page, we provide resources in various categories to assist current professionals in their journey in higher education personnel. As well as, opportunities developed and brought to you by the CPAK Executive Committee and Professional Development Coordinator.


Common Read 


The Career Mentoring Program, CPAKConnect, is a newly adopted initiative from ACPA’s mentoring program, ACPAGrow. It is intended to create a mentor/protégé relationship by providing suggestions to facilitate a conversation between mentors and the protégés regarding their initial and ongoing communication. CPAKConnect is about networking, growing, and developing ongoing mentoring relationships for CPAK members in Kentucky. The program is open to all levels of graduate students and professionals who are members of CPAK looking to connect and share their experiences as either a mentor, a protégé, or both. If you are interested, please fill out the form here.

Shadowing Program

The CPAK Professional Shadowing Program will connect student affairs graduate students and professionals with functional areas and/or Kentucky institutions that they’re interested in learning more about/visiting, but may not have a contact or connection. The program is designed to encourage networking within Kentucky institutions, whether it is in person or virtually.

If interested in shadowing or serving as a host, please click here.

Please contact Professional Development Coordinator, Mackenzie Adriance at [email protected] with questions.

General Professional Development

Professional Competency Areas For Student Affairs Practitioners – Rubrics for Professional Development
A joint development of ACPA and NASPA, this document helps student affairs personnel assess where they are individually as well as where their supervisees are in their development as a student affairs professional.

Job Seekers

This site is the most popular job search site among those looking for a career in higher education. Whether you are a student looking for an entry level position or a professional looking to advance your career, positions of all types are posted here. Visit the “Career Opportunities” tab for state level job postings.