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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:  February 27, 2015

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Senior Accountant

Recruitment No. 5940315

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or bachelor’s degree in another field such as a MAcc, MPA (accountancy) or MBA and a graduate degree in accounting. Three years of experience in accounting. Proven self-motivation and ability to work with minimal direction.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel.  Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to adapt to change and work well in a team environment.  Ability to maintain calm under deadline pressure and tolerate working in close proximity to other staff.

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 commensurate with experience.

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 will begin March 16, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

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

Assistant Sports Information Director/Marketing

Recruitment No. 5120215

Bachelor's degree and experience in Sports Information, Marketing, Advertising or related field.  Ability to apply technology in the design and creation of websites and video boards.  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 March 9, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is mid $30K commensurate with experience.

Scholarship Coordinator

Financial Aid

Recruitment No. 5440215

Bachelor's degree and 3 years of experience in financial aid or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  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 will begin March 2, 2015, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is upper $30K to $40K 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 will begin March 2, 2015, and 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.

Assistant Director, Student Activities and Greek Life

Recruitment No. 5570115

Bachelor's degree.  One year of post-undergraduate experience working with college students and/or Greek letter organizations in an advisory capacity.  Working knowledge of word processing software; ability to navigate the Internet and use email.  Ability to present to large audiences for marketing or recognition purposes, and attend evening and weekend activities to provide support and assistance to student groups.

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.

Director of Admissions/Assistant to the Dean

Washburn University School of Law

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Recruitment No. 3060914

Bachelor's degree.  3 years of experience working in admissions or management in a higher education environment or working in the legal profession.  Strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral/written communication skills, including public speaking.  Ability to communicate with diverse constituencies to effectively convey the strengths and values of Washburn Law.  Strong computer skills including MS Office and awareness of social media use and trends.  Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment.  Valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets University standards.  Ability to lift boxes of materials weighing as much as 20 pounds.

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 low to mid $70K commensurate with qualifications.

Associate Director, Construction Services

Recruitment No. 6671014

Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Interior Design or related field.  5 years of progressively responsible experience in large construction project management.  Demonstrated knowledge and application of space utilization and planning principles, cost estimating techniques and best practices, construction documentation and specification preparation.  Proven ability to handle multiple projects with evidence of completion within established budget and timelines.

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 $70K commensurate with experience.

Assistant Registrar

Recruitment No. 5350115

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience working in higher education, with student records, or with database management.  Proven verbal and written communication skills as well as ability to analyze and resolve problematic situations and to make decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.

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 $40K commensurate with experience.