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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.

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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:

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Coordinator, Sunflower Music Festival, Half-Time

Recruitment No. 10720516

Demonstrated leadership ability working with and coordinating groups and individuals to successfully perform events and activities. Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks while working independently. Experience with web communication to conduct event administration including the use of social media, excel spreadsheets and other comparable software. Effective communication skills. Ability to move and/or maneuver materials weighing as much as 25 pounds. 

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

Review of applications will begin June 20, 2016, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is low $20K commensurate with qualifications.

Digital Strategist

Recruitment No. 10300516

Bachelor’s degree.  Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. Demonstrated expertise in the use and application of web, social, and mobile media; application of analytical skills and Google analytics writing HTML and Java Script, and search engine optimization.  Excellent project management and communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize and adapt to changes, and meet project objectives and deadlines. Strong proficiency with relevant CRM (Constituent Relationship Management) systems.  Valid Kansas driver's license with driving record that meets University standards. 

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

Review of applications will begin June 13, 2016, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

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

Head Softball Coach

Recruitment No. 5060516

Bachelor's degree and five years of experience playing and/or coaching and/or teaching softball.  Valid Kansas driver's license with driving record that meets University standards. 

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

Review of applications will begin May 31, 2016, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Programmer Analyst (ORACLE)

Recruitment No. 6350516

Bachelor’s degree in CIS or related field.  Two years of experience in SQL programming and database management support.  Excellent work ethic.  Superior analysis and logic skills.  Good verbal and written communication skills.  Teamwork skills.

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

Review of applications will begin June 6, 2016, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary will be determined commensurate with experience.

Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Track & Field

Recruitment No. CCTF0516

Bachelor's degree and experience coaching and/or participating in Cross Country/Track & Field.  Valid Kansas driver's license with driving record that meets University standards.

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

Review of applications will begin May 31, 2016, and continue until interviews are scheduled.

Salary is $40K.

Web Administrator

Recruitment No. 6200516

Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in web design, development and analysis. Experience managing and developing content, navigation, usability, and accessibility of complex interactive web sites; with graphic design applications, web browsers, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Adobe Acrobat, HTML, XML, and/or XSLT; working with a content management system; and working in a diverse team environment. Knowledge of mobile design techniques, such as Responsive Design.  Excellent communication and critical thinking skills.

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 $60K.

Half-Time Associate Director, Operations and Programs

Mulvane Art Museum

Recruitment No. 4810416

Master's degree in art history, studio art, or museum studies; 5 years of experience leading museum/art programs.  Knowledge of software to manage a museum collection database.  Thorough understanding of AAM best practices as they relate to accreditation.  Excellent writing and presentation skills.  Demonstrated willingness to work with students.

**This is an endowment-funded, half-time position with potential to increase to full time within 12 to 15 months.

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 mid $20K commensurate with qualifications.

Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness

Recruitment No. 9180416

Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, Recreation Administration, Sport Management, Athletic Training, or related field.  Strong organizational, management, and written and verbal communication skills.  Knowledge and understanding of current group exercise and fitness testing/prescription practices and procedures.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and ability to use computer programs/fitness assessment software relevant to the performance of job duties.  Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification or the ability to obtain certification within 30 days of employment.

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 mid $30K commensurate with experience.

Budget Specialist, KanTRAIN
 ***AMENDED***

Recruitment No. 11010216

Bachelor's degree in any field plus experience in accounting or bachelor's degree in accounting.  Excellent organizational, budget management, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.  Demonstrated attention to detail and proficiency in the use of MS Office Excel and Word software.  Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative and apply good judgment.  Valid Kansas driver's license with driving record that meets University standards.  Occasional project-related, overnight travel will be required.  Spring 2016 graduates in accounting will be considered. 

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 upper $30K to $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Manager, Academic Scheduling and Commencement Services

Recruitment No. 5760416

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and event management experience.  Experience planning and scheduling large-scale special events.  Excellent time management, organization, and customer service skills with demonstrated attention to detail.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel).  Ability to maintain confidentiality and work independently.

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 $40K.

Associate Director of Financial Aid 

Recruitment No. 5420416

Master's degree and 3 years of financial aid experience, or bachelor's degree and 5 years of financial aid experience.  This position requires access to U. S. Department of Education (ED) databases; Common Origination & Disbursement (COD), National Student Loan Data Systems (NSLDS), and Central Processing Services (CPS) and in order to have access to these databases, applicants cannot be in default or owe an overpayment in any Title IV Federal Financial Aid program to qualify for this position.

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 upper $40K to $50K commensurate with experience.

Coordinator, Financial Literacy

Recruitment No. 5430416

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.  Experience related to financial literacy and personal money management; developing and delivering presentations to targeted groups.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to develop and implement a program of financial literacy for college students.  Ability to readily relate to college students.

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 upper $30K to $40K commensurate with qualifications.

Health Occupations Coordinator

***AMENDED***
Washburn Tech

Recruitment No. K450316

MSN, or documented plan to complete an MSN program of study within 18 months, and experience in nursing administration or teaching.  Current Kansas RN license with no disciplinary action pending.  Valid Kansas driver's license by date of hire and a driving record that meets University standards.  Ability to attend meetings off campus and around the state.

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.

Network Administrator


Recruitment No. 6150216

Bachelor's degree in CS, CIS or a combination of education and experience equivalent to a degree.  2 years of full-time or equivalent part-time network administration experience.  Immediately prior experience in network administration.  Experience with large enterprise network technologies, such as VLANs, inter-VLAN routing, PSPF, Wi-Fi, firewalls, and VPNs.  Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a diverse technical team.

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 mid to upper $50K commensurate with qualifications.