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Administrative Position Openings

"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:  October 24, 2014

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Director, University Relations

Recruitment No. 6561014

Bachelor's degree in communication, journalism or public relations and five years of experience in a related field.  Proven excellence in verbal/written communication.  Experience with special event planning, desktop publishing and photography; documented skills and/or experience in digital media. Proven ability to proactively establish and sustain relationships within the community, with media representatives and University staff.

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

Review of applications will begin November 17, 2014, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is upper $60K to $70K commensurate with qualifications.

Associate Director of Admissions

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. K191014

Bachelor’s degree.  3 years of experience managing recruitment.  Supervisory experience; expertise facilitating organizational development and change.  Demonstrated integrity, commitment to excellence, collaborative work style and significant strategic and analytical capacity.  Valid Kansas driver’s license with acceptable driving record under University standards, or the ability to obtain licensure upon hire. Superior communication, organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills and abilities; demonstrated knowledge of targeted marketing, geo-demography, predictive modeling and net tuition revenue; success using integrated technology-based information systems, customer management tools and document imaging application.

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

Review of applications will begin November 17, 2014, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is low to mid $50K commensurate with qualifications.

Application Analyst, Student Module

Recruitment No. 6391014

Bachelor's degree or combination of education and work experience in Information Technology equivalent to a degree. One year of experience creating SQL database queries using TOAD, Access, SQL Developer or any similar query tool. Strong interpersonal communication skills as well as problem solving and analytical skills.

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

Review of applications will begin November 3, 2014, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is lower $50K commensurate with qualifications.

Associate Director, Facilities Services For Construction Services

Recruitment No. 6671014

Bachelor of Architecture.  Professional architectural license recognized by the State of Kansas Board of Technical Professions.  5 years of work experience as a licensed architect.  Working knowledge of federal, state and local building codes.

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

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

Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.

Campus Visit and Event Coordinator

Admissions

Recruitment No. 5251014

Bachelor's degree.  Experience in event management/planning.  Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to deal effectively with the public in providing and obtaining information, referring callers and arranging appointments.  Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities effectively and efficiently.  Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.

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

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

Salary is mid $30K commensurate with qualifications.

Academic Advisor - Generalist

Center for Student Success and Retention

Recruitment No. 4300914

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; and 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 has begun and will continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is mid $30K commensurate with qualifications.

Communications Coordinator/Assistant to the Dean

College of Arts and Sciences

Recruitment No. 0080914

Bachelor’s degree.  Proficiency in website design, social media, newsletter/brochure production and the use of software such as Microsoft Office, Cascade, Publisher, InDesign.  Strong writing skills.  Proven ability to interact professionally, establish and maintain professional relationships and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

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 upper $30K to $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Application Analyst, Financial Aid

***AMENDED***

Recruitment No.  6400814

Bachelor's degree or combination of education and work experience in Information Technology equivalent to a degree.  One year of experience creating SQL database queries using TOAD, Access, SQL Developer, or a similar query tool.  Demonstrated skill in interpersonal communication, problem solving and analysis.

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 lower $50K commensurate with experience.