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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:  March 20, 2015

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Unit Leader (Child Care)

Washburn Institute of Technology

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

Review of applications will begin April 6, 2015, continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $9.80 per hour.

Senior Administrative Assistant

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. K1360315

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.

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

Review of applications will begin April 6, 2015, continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.

Building Maintenance Specialist

Full-Time, Temporary

Recruitment No. K810315

High school diploma or GED.  4 years of experience in building maintenance.  Ability to oversee the work of others.  Ability to move and maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 75 pounds.

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

Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015, continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $13.53 per hour.

Administrative Specialist, 3/4 Time

University Relations

Recruitment No. 6590315

High school diploma or GED.  3 years of experience providing administrative support, or completion of a course of study at the post-secondary level in Office Management/Support and two years of experience providing administrative support, or college degree and 12 months of experience providing administrative support. Proficient skills in proofreading and using Microsoft Word. Ability to learn and apply new computer software, to work with colleagues in a team-oriented environment and to complete assignments independently.  Ability and willingness to learn and use new computer software; demonstrated use of exceptional telephone etiquette.

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

Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015, continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $12.98 per hour.

Custodial Worker II

Memorial Union

Recruitment No. 6940315

Prior custodial work experience.  Ability to read and interpret written instructions and/or room diagrams; to reach and lift equipment above shoulders and sustain repetitive lifting and moving motion; to move and maneuver materials and equipment weighing as much as 60 pounds without assistance or 100 pounds with assistance; to work from ladders and hydraulic lift platforms as high as 30 feet; to organize and prioritize tasks and make responsible decisions; to read, comprehend and apply written and verbal instructions in English; to communicate effectively with students, staff, supervisors and other customers; to assist with coordination of student employees; to respond appropriately to questions and/or concerns; to adapt to frequent operational changes; to work outdoors in a variety of climate conditions; to work independently under general supervision.  Ability and willingness to work overtime as required during weekends, evenings and holidays.  Position may require all or some of the following in addition to above requirements according to the position:  Ability to trouble-shoot minor problems with AV equipment, scoreboards, sound systems and other technical equipment.  Ability to use stone floor polishing equipment and techniques.

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

Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015, continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $9.93 per hour.

Custodial Worker I

Recruitment No. 9380315

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 March 23, 2015, continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $9.42 per hour.

Administrative Specialist, 3/4 Time

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. K1350315

High school diploma or GED.  3 years of experience providing administrative support, or completion of a course of study at the post-secondary level in Office Management/Support and 2 years of experience providing administrative support, or college degree and 12 months of experience providing administrative support. Strong interpersonal skills.  Ability to read, interpret and apply policies, regulations and procedures.

Employment at Washburn University and Washburn Tech 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 $12.98 per hour commensurate with experience.

University Police Officer, 3/4 Time

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. K1340315

High school diploma or GED. Must be at least 21 years of age with no arrests for domestic violence, stalking, dating violence or any classification of these crimes, and no convictions for any felony crime. 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 within 6 months of hire.

Must be at least 21 years of age with no arrests for domestic violence, stalking, dating violence or any classification of these crimes, and no convictions for any felony crime.

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

Entry rate is $15.01 per hour.

Custodial Supervisor I

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Memorial Union

Recruitment No. 8230914

High school diploma or GED. Experience in custodial services and supervision.  Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.  Ability to interpret room diagrams, direct room set-ups and demonstrate housekeeping, lifting and moving techniques.

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. 

Salary will be $11.39 to $13.25 per hour commensurate with experience.