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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:  September 17, 2014

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Job Readiness Coach

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. KJC0914

BBachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Education or Behavioral Sciences, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Four years of related experience and/or training.  Ability to read, interpret and apply information such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and policy and procedure manuals; to write routine reports and correspondence; to speak effectively before groups of participants or employers; to interact effectively with individuals from various socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds; and to travel frequently as needed within the region and the state.  Must not be related to or associated with any inmate or parolee of any state or federal jurisdiction.

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

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is approximately  $45K commensurate with experience.

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 may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

 Review of applications will begin October 13, 2014, and 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 may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

 Review of applications will begin October 6, 2014, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is low to upper $30K to $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Assistant to the Dean/Director of Admissions

Washburn University School of Law

Recruitment No. 3060914

Bachelor's degree.  Experience working in the legal profession; or in recruitment, administration, or management in a higher education environment.  Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, and verbal/written communication skills.  Ability to communicate with diverse constituencies, to effectively communicate the strengths and values of Washburn Law, to lift boxes of materials weighing as much as 20 pounds and set up a display table at events.  Valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets University standards.

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

 Review of applications will begin September 29, 2014, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is low to mid $70K commensurate with qualifications.

Director of Memorial Union/Associate Director Business/Auxiliary Services

Recruitment No. 8210814

Bachelor's degree.  Event management experience; supervisory experience.

Employment at Washburn University may 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 $50K commensurate with qualifications.

Testing/ADA Coordinator

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. K360814

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education.  Experience administering tests and/or testing programs. Attention to detail.  Proven ability to read, interpret and apply government regulations; maintain confidentiality and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Employment at Washburn University and Washburn Tech may 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 $30K commensurate with qualifications.

Assistant Director of Development/Membership

KTWU

Recruitment No. 4650814

Bachelor’s degree.  Demonstrated communication skills and success in fundraising. Understanding of marketing principles and practices.  Ability to move and/or maneuver packages and materials weighing as much as 30 pounds.

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

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

Salary is $40K to $45K commensurate with qualifications.

Application Analyst, Financial Aid

Recruitment No.  6400814

Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems or related field, or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.  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 may 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.

Programmer Analyst

**AMENDED**

Recruitment No.  PA0614

Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Sciences or related field, or combination of education and experience equivalent to a degree.  Two years of experience that includes SQL programming and database management support.  Experience using Excel spreadsheets to organize, format, filter, chart and report data. Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing; to manage multiple projects concurrently; to work independently and collaboratively with multiple constituencies; to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.  Well-developed interpersonal and organizational skills.

Employment at Washburn University may 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 $50K commensurate with experience.

Career Services Specialist

Recruitment No.  4290714

Master’s degree in higher education, student personnel, counseling, or related field, or bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience in career services, advising, or counseling.

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

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

Salary is upper $30K commensurate with experience.

Marketing Coordinator, Half-Time

Recruitment No.  SBD0714

Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience in marketing.

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

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

Salary is mid teen's commensurate with experience.