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Admissions Counselor/Assistant Director of Admissions (multiple positions)

Posted July 21, 2014

Baker University seeks a dynamic person to fill the role of Admissions Counselor or 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.

Pay and title will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS. 66006 or electronically at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Coach, Men’s & Women’s Track & Field

Posted July 3, 2014

Baker University is accepting applications for a full-time assistant men’s and women’s track and field coach. Baker University is a member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in all aspects of daily operations of the intercollegiate track and cross country program, specifically coaching the sprints, hurdles, and jumps. The assistant coach will work with the head coach including recruiting, coaching, fundraising, meeting management, and other various duties as assigned. This is a 12-month full-time position.  

Minimum qualifications: A bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree in health, exercise science or a related field is preferred.

Submit a letter of application, current resume, and three references for immediate contact. Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application materials may be sent to Human Resources, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006, or electronically at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Financial Aid Assistant

Posted July 3, 2014

Baker University has an immediate opening for a full-time Financial Aid Assistant at our Overland Park location. Primary responsibilities include assisting with all general office functions including mail, telephone, maintaining and updating student records, document tracking, assisting students, and interaction with other departments.

High school diploma required, but the ideal candidate will have some college experience. One year of financial aid experience or higher education experience preferred. Previous office experience required.

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

Admissions & Transfer Credit Specialist

Posted July 2, 2014

Baker University School of Professional and Graduate Studies is seeking a service-oriented self-motivated individual to fill the position of Admissions and Transfer Credit Specialist in a fast-paced educational support environment. Reporting to the Office Coordinator, the Admissions and Transfer Credit Specialist is responsible for evaluating college transcripts, determining admissibility for bachelor- and graduate-level applicants, approving transfer-in equivalencies for current students, and maintaining accurate academic records in the student information system. Preference will be given to candidates holding a bachelor’s degree and higher education experience in admissions or registrar’s offices. The ideal candidate will posses excellent interpersonal communication skills, be detailed oriented and deadline motivated, and have a working knowledge of database systems and computer applications software.

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. Baker University School of Professional and Graduate Studies offers undergraduate and graduate degrees designed to fit the busy lifestyle of working adults. The School of Professional and Graduate Studies main office is located in Overland Park on College Boulevard. Learn more about the University at www.bakerU.edu.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resource Department, P.O. Box 65, Baldwin City, KS. 66006 or electronically at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor in Accounting

Posted March 14, 2014

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

Requirements for the position include a master's degree and a minimum of 12 graduate credit hours in accounting. Additional requirements include:

  • CPA license
  • 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 an online teaching application and submit resume. 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 Economics

Posted March 14, 2014

Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in economics. The candidate(s) filling this position will teach classes online or on ground or both, primarily at the Topeka, Kan., campus.

Requirements for the position include a master's degree and a minimum of 12 graduate credit hours in economics. Additional requirements include:

  • 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 an online teaching application and submit resume. 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.

Baker University Corporate Education Specialist

Posted July 8, 2014

This position is employed independently by the Helix Education without any employment affiliation to Baker University.

Seeking Corporate Education Specialist for the business and management programs at the School of Professional and Graduate Studies in Topeka, Kansas. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for networking with local businesses, colleges, military installations and other organizations, representing the partner institution at local events, and enhancing relationships with key decision makers in order to generate adult student inquiries and appropriately position the partner institution in the market.

Position includes the ability to develop and monitor a strategic plan to generate corporate and student inquiries for the partner institution programs. Develops productive community and corporate relationships through effective phone, email and face-to-face communication. Develops and maintains business relationships on behalf of the partner institution that will result in prospective student generation for enrollment representatives. Ensures inquiries are qualified and interested in entering a program of study offered by the partner institution. Represents the partner institution by participating in ongoing inquiry producing activities at corporations and community organizations, such as education fairs, benefit fairs, military events, and chamber events, to generate interest in partner institution’s degree programs. Monitors and manages a corporate contact database. 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.

Baker University and the Institute for Professional Development are EOE.

Applicants should sent résumés to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Baker University Enrollment Representative – Topeka, Kan.

Posted June 5, 2014

This position is employed independently by the 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 Topeka, 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 sent résumés to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it