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"Administrative" employees are salaried, and as such are considered exempt under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The application procedures for these positions require that you submit a letter of application, resume, copies of official transcript(s), Resume Supplement, and names and phone numbers of three professional references for each vacancy. New vacancies are advertised in the Sunday edition of the Topeka Capital-Journal and, depending upon the type of vacancy, may also be advertised in the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Kansas City Star or other newspapers, on HigherEdJobs.com or other professional websites, as well as numerous placement offices and employment organizations.

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To enrich education through diversity, Washburn University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Candidates from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

For questions regarding current vacancies or to submit your application materials electronically, send email to getajob@washburn.edu

The following vacancies remain unfilled as of:  March 27, 2015

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Budget Specialist, KanTRAIN

Recruitment No. 11010315

Bachelor's degree in accounting and 5 years of bookkeeping or accounting experience.  Excellent organizational, budget management, communication and leadership skills.  5 years of experience using MS Office Excel and Word software.  Valid Kansas driver's license with driving record that meets University standards.

Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications will begin April 13, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is $40K.

Case Manager/Advisor, KanTRAIN

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. KTCMA0315

Bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience in education, case management or similar field.  Proven excellence in personal interaction with individuals from various socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.

Employment at Washburn University and Washburn Tech will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications will begin April 13, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is mid $30K to $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Director of Purchasing

Recruitment No. 5860315

Bachelor’s degree.  5 years of progressively responsible purchasing experience.

Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications will begin April 6, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is low to mid $60K commensurate with qualifications.

Academic Advisor

Recruitment No. 4250315

Master's degree or completion of a master's degree by the end of the first semester following hire. Experience in academic advising/counseling.  Demonstrated literacy in Microsoft Office.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to relate to and work well with faculty, staff, students and co-workers; to work effectively in a collaborative team environment, and with students from diverse backgrounds who possess a broad range of academic skills and goals.

Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications will begin March 23, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is mid $30K commensurate with qualifications.

Sponsored Projects Director/Grant Facilitator

Recruitment No. 5120215

Bachelor's degree in public administration, nonprofit management or related field.  Experience in sponsored programs, grant seeking and writing and grant award management; developing and administering budgets; and using computer systems and software such as Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, e-mail and Internet.  Demonstrated ability to write clearly and effectively, work independently, meet deadlines and interact with others in a professional manner.  Familiarity with sources of corporate and foundation grant support and standard research practices and materials.

Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications has begun and will continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is mid $40K to mid $50K commensurate with experience.

Coordinator, Sunflower Music Festival, Half-Time

Recruitment No. 10720215

Bachelor’s degree.  Demonstrated success in working with various groups, individuals and artists to coordinate events and activities. Proven ability to multitask and prioritize, and work independently to complete multiple assignments successfully. Well-developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel or comparable computer software.  Ability to move and/or maneuver materials weighing as much as 25 pounds.

Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications has begun and will continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is $16.75 per hour.

Half-Time Accountant

Washburn School of Law

Recruitment No. 10170215

Bachelor's degree.  Two years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping.  In-depth understanding of financial record keeping in an environment with multiple funding sources.  Understanding of business and accounting policies, processes and procedures.  Excellent computer skills including Excel and Word software; verbal and written communication skills.  High level of organizational skills and attention to detail.  Ability to work with others.

Employment at Washburn University will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications has begun and will continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is $23.67/hour.