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For over 150 years students at the first university in Kansas have fully engaged in learning; connected with peers, faculty and staff and developed lifelong relationships.
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Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
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Assistant Professor of Education
Posted April 19, 2013
The Undergraduate Division of the School of Education at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas, invites applications for a position in elementary teacher education beginning in the fall of 2013. Candidates must have a strong background in elementary reading methods, reading in the content area, and children's literature. Experience teaching science and math in the elementary classroom is also helpful. Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate in an education related field and a strong record of teaching. A review of applications will begin on May 8 and continue until the position is filled. This position may be tenure-track, depending on the qualifications of the applicant.
Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Exercise Science Assistant or Associate Professor
Baker University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in exercise science in the Department of Behavioral and Health Sciences to begin August, 2013.
The applicant must hold an earned doctorate (or be ABD) in exercise science or a related field by the date of appointment and hold or be prepared to acquire ACSM certification. The preferred candidate will also have experience in exercise programming and instruction of ARC First Aid/CPR.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses with preference given to candidates with the ability and experience to teach a range of courses in the exercise science major, as well as make contributions to our innovative new general education program (Quest). Strong candidates will maintain primary expertise in exercise science and/or subspecialties in human anatomy, exercise programming, kinesiology, exercise physiology, or athletic training. Additional responsibilities include continued scholarly development (especially involving undergraduates), student advising, and usual service to the department and college. Applicants must be dedicated to teaching in a small (ca. 850-student) college setting with a 4/4 teaching load and be committed to student-centered learning.
Baker University Enrollment Representative
This position is employed independently by the Institute for Professional Development without any employment affiliation to Baker University.
Seeking enrollment representative for the business and management programs at the School of Professional and Graduate Studies in Overland Park, Kan. Under general supervision, using judgment and discretion, this position is responsible for providing prospective undergraduate and graduate students with information regarding business and management programs, admissions and degree completion requirements.
Position includes the ability to provide prospective students with the highest level of customer service through effective phone, email and face-to-face communication. Conduct individual and group presentations with potential students in order to gain an understanding of their current and desired situation through questioning and listening. Customize program information to ensure potential students receive information they need to make an informed decision. This includes providing information to potential students with respect to program format, admissions, degree options, requirements, and costs. Ensures new students are oriented to Baker University's policies and services prior to enrollment. Seek applications for the next available cohort from qualified students. Provide clear direction to potential students on completing the application for admission and meeting deadlines for paperwork. Help students find solutions to enrollment obstacles. Ensure applicants have an effective financial plan in place to meet all financial deadlines up to the first night of class. Maintain regular communication via phone with applicants assigned to cohorts to ensure student is fully prepared for their student experience. Ensure all written and verbal communication with internal and external customers is professional, timely and thorough.
The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.