Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director of Student Life

Posted February 8, 2016

Baker University is seeking a full-time Student Affairs professional with an exceptional ability to cultivate meaningful one-to-one mentoring relationships with students while engaging in Student Affairs programs whose cornerstone is a deep, sustained commitment to developing leaders and confident, competent contributors to society.

The Assistant Director of Student Life is responsible for all aspects of Fraternity and Sorority Life and oversight to community engagement & service initiatives. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Student Life and assists in the planning and execution of Student Affairs programs as assigned.

Applicants should have a membership or affiliation with a Greek-letter organization along with knowledge in the field of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Two years of professional and progressive work experience is required with a higher education setting preferred. It is required applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, but master’s is preferred. Finally, applicant should have knowledge on leadership and orientation programming while having the ability to positively communicate and interact with people of all ages.

Baker University was founded in 1858 as the first university in Kansas. Grounded in an affiliation with the United Methodist Church, Baker is a premiere university dedicated to excellence in liberal arts and professional education for traditional students and working adults. Learn more about the University at www.bakerU.edu.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Baker University, Human Resource Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or submit electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Attachments should be in MS Word or Adobe pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor in Marketing

Posted January 14, 2016

Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in marketing. The candidate(s) filling this position will teach classes both online and on ground.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach at the graduate level. A minimum of a master's degree is required to teach at the undergraduate level. Also required is knowledge of specialized content: At least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching content area are required.

Additional requirements include the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, and patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Terminal degree
  • Professional experience in discipline
  • Experience teaching adult and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at http://www.bakeru.edu/spgs-faculty-staff/teaching-opportunities. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. If possible, please submit copies of unofficial transcripts with application. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Assistant Professor, Physical Chemistry, tenure track
Fall 2016

Posted November 19, 2015

Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of chemistry to begin in the 2016 fall semester. A PhD is required.

Teaching responsibilities include physical chemistry I and II, each with labs; general chemistry I; general chemistry II; quantitative analysis; additional chemistry courses in the applicant’s field of expertise; and participation in Baker University’s general education program (QS211 Scientific Inquiry). Inorganic or analytical experience is preferred. Academic advising and supervision of undergraduate research is expected, along with a strong commitment to teaching excellence and an active role in departmental and university service.

The Baker University College of Arts and Sciences is a residential campus in Baldwin City, Kansas, an exurb of Kansas City. The university has a new science building, completed in 2012.

The chemistry department recently merged with biology to form the Department of Biology and Chemistry. Chemistry facilities include four dedicated laboratories and IR, NMR, UV/Vis, and AA spectrometers. The department has two full-time chemistry faculty members, four full-time biology faculty members and one shared position.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Darcy Russell, Chairman of the Department of Biology and Chemistry, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Application review begins December 15, 2015.

Application: Send a cover letter with curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts (graduate and undergraduate), and a paragraph with teaching philosophy. Please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Attachments should be in MS Word or Adobe pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor in Finance

Posted November 16, 2015

Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in finance. The candidate(s) filling this position will teach classes both online and on ground.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach at the graduate level and a master’s degree to teach at the undergraduate level. Also required is knowledge of specialized content: At least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching content area are required.

Additional requirements include the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the following:
    • Terminal degree
    • Professional experience in discipline
    • Experience teaching adult and accelerated courses
    • Experience working with a learning management system

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at http://www.bakeru.edu/spgs-faculty-staff/teaching-opportunities. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. If possible, please submit copies of unofficial transcripts with application. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor in International Business

Posted November 16, 2015

Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in international business. The candidate(s) filling this position will teach classes both online and on ground.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach at the graduate level. A minimum of a master's degree is required to teach at the undergraduate level. Also required is knowledge of specialized content: At least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching content area are required.

Additional requirements include the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, and patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Terminal degree
  • Professional experience in discipline
  • Experience teaching adult and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at http://www.bakeru.edu/spgs-faculty-staff/teaching-opportunities. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. If possible, please submit copies of unofficial transcripts with application. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor in Human Resources

Posted November 16, 2015

Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in human resources. The candidate(s) filling this position will teach classes both online and on ground.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach at the graduate level. A minimum of a master's degree is required to teach at the undergraduate level. Also required is knowledge of specialized content: At least 18 graduate credit hours in the teaching content area are required.

Additional requirements include the following:

  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preference will be given to candidates with the following:

  • Terminal degree
  • Professional experience in discipline
  • Experience teaching adult and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system
  • PHR or SPHR certified

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at http://www.bakeru.edu/spgs-faculty-staff/teaching-opportunities. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. If possible, please submit copies of unofficial transcripts with application. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Enrollment Representative – Overland Park, KS

Posted January 11, 2016

This position is employed independently by Helix Education 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, Kansas. 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.

Applicants should apply at http://www.helixeducation.com/company/careers/