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All University employees who are paid on an hourly basis are considered "Classified." The application procedures for these positions require that you submit a completed Washburn University Application for Employment to the Human Resources Department. Applications are kept on file for 90 days from the date of receipt.  Applicants can request that their Application be copied and submitted for other classified recruitments within that 90 day period by contacting Human Resources.  New vacancies are advertised in the Sunday edition of the Topeka Capital-Journal as well as numerous placement offices and employment organizations.

As part of our on-going efforts to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all applicants, Washburn University gathers applicant data for each recruitment.  The information will be used for statistical reporting purposes only, and retained separately from application materials.  Submission of personal information is voluntary.  Please enter your information online, and  thank you for your participation!

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:  October 17, 2014

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Custodial Worker I

Recruitment No. 7091014

Ability to learn the operation and care of vacuum cleaners, scrubbing machines, buffers, and other janitorial equipment; to work effectively with fellow workers and others; to move and maneuver objects weighing as much as 50 pounds; and to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.  Ability to work from a ladder.

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

Review of applications will begin October 27, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $9.42 per hour.

Senior Administrative Assistant

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. K691014

High School diploma or GED.  2 years of experience providing administrative support, or completion of a course of study at the post-secondary level in Office Management/Support and 1 year of experience providing administrative support, or college degree and work experience in an office environment.  Experience in cashiering and in dealing with a variety of people on a daily basis.  Proven accuracy in cash handling.  Ability to use computer, fax, copier, credit card machine, and to prioritize and multi-task successfully.  Willingness to learn software.

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

Review of applications will begin October 27, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.

Senior Administrative Assistant

Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

Recruitment No. 3751014

High school diploma or GED.  2 years of experience providing administrative support, or completion of a course of study at the post-secondary level in Office Management/Support and 1 year of experience providing administrative support, or a college degree and work experience in an office environment.  Skilled keyboarding ability.  Basic computer and accounting skills.  Experience using Microsoft Office software.  Excellent written & verbal communication skills.  Ability to prepare legal correspondence and documents.

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

Review of applications will begin October 20, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.

Custodial Supervisor I

Memorial Union

Recruitment No. 8230914

High school diploma or GED.  Experience in custodial services and supervision.  Demonstrated leadership and personal interaction skills.  Ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal communications.

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

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

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.

Laborer

Recruitment No. 7070814

High school diploma or GED.  Stable/continuous work history.  Experience in lawn maintenance.  Ability to move and/or maneuver materials and equipment weighing as much as 80 pounds; operate motorized equipment, mechanical hand tools, and light to heavy duty construction and maintenance equipment; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; work from a ladder; perform manual labor and work outside in environmental conditions in all seasons.  Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety; practices followed in the care, routine maintenance and safe operation of trucks, tractors, mowers and other light to heavy duty equipment.  Valid Kansas driver’s license with acceptable driving record under University standards.

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

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

Entry rate is $9.42 per hour.