We challenge all students to think critically using open inquiry and freedom of expression.
Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
We promote a community of belonging and Baker family connections, which result in lifelong associations.
Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars, a Pulitzer Prize winner, entrepreneurs, educators, nurses, writers, artists, doctors, explorers and trendsetters who have shaped our world.
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.
Baker: a community where excellence lives and students thrive.
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- PO Box 65
- Baldwin City, KS 66006
Visit Experience Assistant
Posted June 14, 2013
Baker University seeks a dynamic individual to fill the role of Visit Experience Assistant (VEA) in the Office of Admissions. This full-time position requires a detail-oriented person with a positive attitude, exceptional interpersonal skills and a customer-service mindset.
Reporting to the Director of the Campus Visit Experience, this position assists in arranging campus visits, greets prospective students and their families, is responsible for maintaining the Welcome Center and performs other various duties pertaining to campus visits.
Two years of work experience with preference in customer service, public relations, admissions, or events planning and a high school diploma are required with an undergraduate degree preferred. Desired qualities include knowledge of a college/university structure, previous experience working with students and proficiency with Microsoft Office products. The VEA must be able to articulate messages clearly and concisely both in public and on the telephone, work occasional irregular hours including evenings and weekends, and work independently and contribute as a member of a team.
Posted June 14, 2013
Admissions Counselor and Assistant Director of Admissions
Posted June 12, 2013
Baker University seeks two dynamic people to fill the role of Admissions Counselor and Assistant Director of Admissions. The position will report to the Senior Director of Admissions and will be responsible for the recruitment of a specific geographical territory. Night and weekend work will be required and this position includes 6 to 8 weeks of travel each fall.
Admissions counselors represent the University to prospective students, parents, secondary-school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process. Other duties include the planning and implementation of recruitment activities for assigned high schools and territories, tele-counseling, presentations to external audiences, application review, and event planning.
Additional responsibilities may be assigned to new staff members given previous experiences; such responsibilities may include supervision of international student recruitment; art, music and theatre student recruitment, nursing student recruitment or liaison to other departments across campus.
Strong oral and written communication skills, appreciation for the liberal arts, a solid work ethic, the ability to motivate others to action, an ability to work independently and contribute as a member of a team, and the capacity to deal with high volume are required. Other expected attributes include exceptional organizational skills, confidence, persistence and proven ability to meet goals. A bachelor's degree is required; an advanced degree or a minimum of one year of work experience is preferred.
Compensation and title will be commensurate with experience.
Accounts Payable Coordinator
Posted June 5, 2013
Baker University is seeking a full-time Accounts Payable Coordinator for the Baldwin City, Kansas campus. This position's primary functions are to pay invoices in a timely manner and for the proper amount and to electronically link all invoices. The job duties and responsibilities include: prepare invoices, expense reports and voucher processing by ensuring purchase orders correspond with vendor invoices, and obtain proper approval for payment; research and resolve discrepancies between vendor invoices and purchase orders; ensure checks correspond with invoices during check runs; and electronically scan and link all paid invoices. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, ability to maintain confidentiality and ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines. They should also have knowledge of general accounting principles and handle detail work with accuracy.
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.