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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:  August 21, 2015

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Senior Administrative Specialist 

Career Services

Recruitment No. 4360815

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.  Skilled keyboarding ability.  Experience using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).  Proven ability to work independently.  Demonstrated excellent verbal/written communication skills. Experience with Internet searches.

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

Review of applications will begin September 7, 2015 and continue until interviews are scheduled.  

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.

Building Maintenance  Specialist

Washburn Tech

Recruitment No. K810815

High school diploma or GED.  4 years of experience in building maintenance.  Ability to oversee the work of others.  Valid Kansas driver's license with a driving record that meets University standards.  Ability to move and/or maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 75 pounds.

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

Review of applications will begin August 31, 2015 and continue until interviews are scheduled.  

Entry rate is $13.53 per hour.

Custodial Worker I

Recruitment No. 6930815

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 will be conditioned upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications will begin August 24, 2015 and continue until interviews are scheduled.  

Entry rate is $9.42 per hour.

Maintenance Technician I

Recruitment No. 7120815

High school diploma or GED.  Completion of a vocational program of study in building maintenance or 2 years of experience in building trades.  Stable/continuous work history.  Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, to move and/or maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 50 pounds, to work from a ladder, and to respond to emergency service calls outside of regularly scheduled work hours.  Valid Kansas driver’s license with acceptable driving record under University standards.

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

Review of applications will begin August 24, 2015 and continue until interviews are scheduled.  

Entry rate is $10.49 per hour.

University Police Officer

Recruitment No. 8860815

High school diploma or GED.  Ability to work any shift/hours as assigned and to respond to emergency call-back in a reasonable amount of time.  Valid Class C Kansas driver's license with acceptable driving record under University standards.  Certification from the Kansas Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training as mandated by state law at or as soon as CPOST training allows.  Must be at least 21 years of age.  Demonstrated proficiency in the use of firearms.  No arrests for domestic violence, stalking, dating violence or any classification of these crimes.  No convictions for any felony crime.  Ability to successfully pass a written examination, physical agility test, polygraph examination, psychological examination, drug testing examination and oral interview.

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

Review of applications will begin August 24, 2015 and continue until interviews are scheduled.  

Entry rate is $15.01 per hour.

Retail Clerk II, Half-Time

Recruitment No. 11100715

High school diploma or GED.  6 months of retail experience.  Knowledge of buying principles.  Demonstrated exceptional customer service skills, computer skills and ability to move and/or maneuver materials and packages weighing as much as 40 pounds.  Attention to detail, negotiation skills, persistence/follow up, communication skills, strong aesthetic sense and merchandising ability.

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

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $9.22 per hour.

Unit Leader (Child Care)

Washburn Institute of Technology

**AMENDED**

Recruitment No. KUL0315

High school diploma or GED.  Qualification as a lead teacher according to KDHE regulations by fulfilling one of the following:  5 sessions of observation for not less than 2 1/2 consecutive hours per observation in licensed preschools or child care centers, and one year of teaching experience in licensed centers or preschools, or one year of supervised practicum in a licensed center or preschool; or 7 to 9 semester hours of academic credit or equivalent training in child development or early childhood education, and 3 months of teaching experience in licensed centers or preschools, or 1 year of supervised practicum in licensed centers or preschools; or a child development associate credential (CDA).  Ability to plan and prepare meals for large groups according to the Child and Adult Care Food Program.  Certification in First Aid/CPR.  Ability to move and maneuver equipment, materials, and children weighing as much as 50 pounds.

Employment at Washburn University will 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 $9.80 per hour.