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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:  April 11, 2014

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

University Counselor

Recruitment No. CS0414

Master's degree in a mental health field and 3 years of experience in counseling.  Current Kansas licensure as a mental health provider or clinical professional counselor, or willingness to obtain licensure during employment.

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

Review of applications will begin April 28, 2014, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is upper $30K commensurate with qualifications.

Director of Engineering and Technology, KTWU

Recruitment No. 4630314

Associate’s degree in electronics or related field.  5 years of broadcast and advanced technology experience.  Experience using internet and media technologies.  Advanced knowledge of VHF and UHF High Band Digital Television transmitters and microwave equipment; as well as knowledge of computer networking; broadcast, cable and FCC rules and understanding of PBS and CPB guidelines.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Demonstrated critical-thinking skills.  Ability to work with external and internal stakeholders as a knowledgeable industry leader and manager. Valid Kansas driver's license with 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 April 21, 2014, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is mid $60K commensurate with qualifications.

Traffic Manager, KTWU

Recruitment No. 4580314

Associate’s degree and 2 years of radio or TV broadcasting experience, or high school diploma or GED and 4 years of experience in radio or TV broadcasting.  Proven computer skills and attention to detail.  Willingness to learn new work skills and computer systems.  Critical thinking skills.  Ability to move and/or maneuver packages and boxes weighing as much as 40 pounds.

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

Review of applications will begin April 21, 2014, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is lower $30K commensurate with qualifications.

Head Tennis Coach

Recruitment No. 5090314

Bachelor's degree and five years of experience playing and/or coaching and/or teaching tennis.  Valid Kansas driver’s license with 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 April 14, 2014, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is mid $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Assistant Director, Marketing Communications, School of Law

Recruitment No. 10480314

Bachelor’s degree.  5 years of experience in public relations, marketing, publication design, writing, editing or communication.  Ability to maintain confidentiality and to work independently and as a team player with initiative and professionalism.  Excellent computer skills and ability to learn new technologies.  Strong attention to detail and excellent 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 a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is upper $40K to $50K commensurate with qualifications.

Operations and Communication Coordinator

Recruitment No. 3760314

Bachelor's Degree.  Experience in mass communication and/or marketing/recruiting or related field.  Proficiency using Microsoft Office products.

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

Review of applications has begun and will continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is mid $30K commensurate with qualifications.

Assistant Women's Soccer Coach

Recruitment No. 10580214

Bachelor's degree.  Experience playing and coaching soccer.  Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of student-athletes.  Valid driver's license with driving record that meets University standards.

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

Review of applications has begun and will continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is low to mid $20K commensurate with qualifications.

University Registrar

Recruitment No. 5290114

Master’s degree and administrative work experience involving student records in a college or university.  Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; to supervise staff; analyze situations and resolve problems or affect improvements.  Demonstrated use of knowledge relative to federal and state regulations that pertain to student records and student record management.

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

Review of applications has begun and will continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified.  

Salary is mid $70K to $80K commensurate with qualifications.