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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:  July 18, 2014

Position
Required Qualifications 
Status and Salary

Senior Administrative Assistant, Mathematics

Recruitment No. 1400714

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 a college degree and work experience in an office environment.  Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software.  Proven ability to work independently, proficiency in multi-tasking and congenial personality.

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

Review of applications will begin August 4, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.

Administrative Specialist, University Relations

Recruitment No. 6590714

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.  Skilled keyboarding ability.  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 may be conditioned upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Review of applications will begin July 28, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $12.98 per hour.

Senior Administrative Assistant, Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No. KR0614

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 bachelor’s degree and work experience in an office environment.  Skilled keyboarding ability.  Ability to multi-task and deal professionally with a variety of individuals.

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

Review of applications will begin July 14, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.

Communications Specialist Supervisor, University Police

Recruitment No. 7620614

High school diploma or GED.  Experience with NCIC and KCJIS computer systems.  Certification by the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, and as a Public Safety Telecommunicator I.  Ability to work rotating and varied shifts.  Cannot have any felony conviction or any arrest for domestic battery.  Cannot have had a protection from abuse order issued against them.  Must submit to/pass hearing and vision tests.  Must submit to/pass criminal background check.   Experience in a law enforcement agency and/or in a communication center.

 

Review of applications will begin July 14, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $13.61 per hour.

Technology Support Technician II, ITS

Recruitment No. TST0614

High school diploma or GED.  Three years of experience performing desktop computer installation and maintenance.  Demonstrated knowledge of PC and/or Mac software and hardware and systems support.  Excellent problem-solving, organizational and interpersonal communication skills.  

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

Review of applications will begin July 14, 2014 and continue until interviews are scheduled. 

Entry rate is $17.63 per hour.

Custodial Worker II, Memorial Union

Recruitment No. 08290614

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; and 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 may 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 $9.75 per hour.

Administrative Assistant, University Mail and Printing Services

Recruitment No. 6520614

High school diploma or GED.  6 months of experience providing administrative support, or completion of a course of study at the post-secondary level in Office Management/Support, or college degree and work experience in an office environment.  Valid Kansas driver's license with acceptable driving record under University standards. 

Employment at Washburn University may 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 $9.55 per hour.

Administrative Specialist (College of Arts and Sciences)

 

Recruitment No.  0080614

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. Demonstrated ability and experience appropriately handling confidential information.  Experience using work processing and spreadsheet applications.  Good vocabulary and grammar.

Employment at Washburn University may 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.

Building and Grounds Technician

Washburn Institute of Technology

Recruitment No.  K740314

Previous custodial/maintenance work experience.  Ability to work with minimal supervision, follow instructions, work in varied weather and temperature conditions, move and/or maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 80 pounds, and operate a forklift and other school vehicles. Knowledge of occupational hazards, safety precautions, hazardous materials and proper performance of custodial duties.  Valid Kansas driver's license with driving record acceptable under University standards.

Employment at Washburn University and Washburn Tech may 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 $9.49 per hour.

Senior Administrative Assistant, Half-Time (Center for Teaching Excellence and Learning)

 Recruitment No.  CTEL0614

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.  Ability to work independently and interact professionally with a variety of individuals.

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

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

Entry rate is $11.39 per hour.