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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.

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:  April 24, 2015

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Director of Alumni Relations

School of Law

Recruitment No. 8510415

Bachelor’s degree.  3 years of professional level experience that demonstrates the ability to successfully plan events; manage budgets; supervise staff; and schedule and direct volunteers.  Proven ability to establish and nurture favorable working relationships with individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, to develop creative new programs in a changing environment and in responding to constituent requests in a timely, appropriate manner.  Demonstrated excellence in organization, multi-tasking, personal initiative and verbal and written communication.  Ability to travel nationwide for alumni events.

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

Review of applications will begin May 18, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is mid $50K commensurate with qualifications.

Research Analyst

Recruitment No. 5720415

Master's degree. Three years of work experience in research design, qualitative and quantitative statistical methods, data inference and analysis.  Strong analytical, research, writing, and communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly verbally and in written, numerical, and graphical form; to manage multiple projects effectively and concurrently; to work independently and collaboratively with multiple constituencies; to maintain confidentiality and discretion.  Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills.  Demonstrated proficiency in use of a variety of software including Microsoft Office Suite and SPSS or SAS.

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

Review of applications will begin May 18, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary will be determined commensurate with qualifications.

Academic Effectiveness Analyst

Recruitment No. AEA0415

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of work experience in research design, qualitative and quantitative statistical methods, data inference and analysis. Strong analytical and research report-writing and communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly verbally and in written, numerical, and graphical form; to manage multiple projects effectively and concurrently; to work independently and collaboratively with multiple constituencies; to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion. Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrated proficiency in use of a variety of software such as Microsoft Office Suite, SPSS or SAS.

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

Review of applications will begin May 18, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary will be determined commensurate with qualifications.

Athletic Trainer

Recruitment No. 9020415

College degree in Athletic Training at Bachelor's or Master's level and 2 years of experience as an Athletic Trainer.  Current LAT (Kansas Athletic Trainer Certification), or ability to attain certification within 2 months of hire.  Current ATC (National Athletic Trainer Certification).  Ability to lift 80 pounds, to stretch student athletes, support the weight of injured student athletes who need assistance to leave the playing field/court.

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

Review of applications will begin May 4, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is lower $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Recruitment Counselor

Recruitment No. K0090415

Bachelor’s degree and experience in recruitment.  Valid Kansas driver's license with driving record acceptable to the University.

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

Review of applications will begin May 11, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is lower $30K commensurate with qualifications.

KanTRAIN Case Manager/Advisor

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 has begun and will continue until interviews are scheduled.

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

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

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

Salary is $40K.

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 has begun and will continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is low to mid $60K 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.