Employment Opportunities

Enrollment Representative | Overland Park, Kansas

Posted July 24, 2015

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 in order 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 via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Assistant Professor & Research Analyst

Posted: July 22, 2015

Baker University’s School of Education invites applications for a 12-month position with the graduate department beginning August 1, 2015. The person filling this position will teach two courses in the doctoral programs: Methods of Inquiry and Research and Statistical Analysis. This role also involves team teaching dissertation development courses; assisting doctoral students with development of a research design and alignment of the problem, purpose, and research questions; writing of the methods chapter; preparation of the IRB; data analysis and interpretation of the data analysis.

A doctoral degree with significant coursework or experience in research design and statistics is required. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. Review of applicants will begin July 27 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should send a letter of application and current vita and current references including addresses and phone numbers to Human Resources, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006, or electronically to This email 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.

Faculty Coordinator – Undergraduate Programs

Posted June 24, 2015

The School of Professional and Graduate studies is seeking a faculty coordinator for undergraduate programs. The faculty coordinator is responsible for maintaining department processes related to adjunct faculty who teach in the associate and undergraduate programs. Primary tasks include scheduling adjunct faculty for classes, monitoring online course development, approving and distributing syllabi, and maintaining processes for required course materials.

To be successful in the role, the preferred candidate must be proficient in Microsoft applications; possess effective organizational and interpersonal skills; have excellent time-management and independent problem-solving skills; be able to maintain confidentiality; and work on a fast-paced, collaborative team. Previous experience in a higher education setting is preferred and the candidate should have a graduate degree in business, education, liberal arts, or a related discipline.

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 email 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.

Director of Recruitment | Baldwin City, Kansas

Posted June 17, 2015

Baker University is seeking a Director of Undergraduate Recruitment for our Baldwin City, Kansas, campus. This position will be responsible for the supervision and training of the admissions team and will report to the Senior Director of Admissions

The director is responsible for day-to-day admissions operations regarding staff development and customer service for students, consistent with the academic mission of Baker University. Furthermore, this position will work to ensure a diverse student body that persists, succeeds and graduates. This position is responsible for working closely with constituencies across the university in crafting partnerships that lead to enrollment and retention. The director is responsible for aiding in the development of marketing strategies and lead-generation efforts and for leadership and management of the admissions team.

Additional responsibilities may be assigned to the director given his or her previous experience. Such responsibilities may include a small recruitment territory, supervision of multicultural student recruitment, art, music and theatre student recruitment, nursing student recruitment, coordination of athletic recruitment, or liaison to other departments across campus.

The director must demonstrate and implement best practices in traditional student recruitment. She or he will be a person of character, drive and integrity. The director will be a leader who can work both autonomously and as a member of a tightly knit team. The director will be highly personable, energetic, goal oriented, ambitious and success driven and will possess a diversity of on-campus experiences necessary to be a leader, coach, teacher and team builder.

A master's degree from an accredited college in an education, business, management, marketing or related field is required, although significant relevant experience may also be acceptable. Previous experience in higher education, specifically in the areas of admissions, enrollment or student affairs is required.

Baker University offers a comprehensive benefits package including tuition assistance.

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 email 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.

Welcome Center Coordinator

Posted June 16, 2015

Baker University seeks a dynamic individual to fill the role of Welcome Center Coordinator 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 Senior Director of Admissions, this position assists in arranging campus visits, greets prospective students and their families, is responsible for maintaining the Welcome Center and other various duties pertaining to campus visits.

Two years of work experience with preference in customer service, public relations, admissions, or event 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 Welcome Center coordinator must be able to 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.

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 email 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 Counselor, Assistant Director of Admissions (Multiple Positions)

Posted June 16, 2015

Baker University seeks three dynamic people to fill the role of Admissions Counselor/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.

Admission 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 multicultural 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 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 email 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 of French

Posted May 29, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences at Baker University is seeking candidates for an adjunct instructor of French for spring 2016. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in French; an M.A. in French; experience abroad; and demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and the mission of a small liberal arts university. The teaching load will be 7-11 credit hours, depending on enrollment demands. Courses will include FR112 Exploring French (4 hours/week MTWF) and FR204 Making Connections in French (3 hours/week MWF). Possible additional courses include FR111 Discovering French (4 hours/week MTWF) and an upper-level French course taught as an independent study to an individual student.

Please send letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and list of references to Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Interviews will be conducted on-site at Baker University. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Baker University, located 40 minutes southwest of Kansas City, was founded in 1858 as the first university in Kansas and is respected throughout the region for its academically challenging liberal arts college. The College of Arts and Sciences, a residential campus, is a strong academic community dedicated to engaging students in the process of learning.

Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who are committed to promoting diversity of culture and of thought.

Adjunct Instructor of Spanish

Posted May 29, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences at Baker University is seeking candidates for an adjunct instructor of Spanish for fall 2015. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in Spanish; an M.A. in Spanish; experience abroad; and demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and the mission of a small liberal arts university. The teaching load will be one 4-credit-hour course, SP111 Discovering Spanish, which meets for 50 minutes on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Please send letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and list of references to Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Interviews will be conducted at on site at Baker University. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Baker University, located 40 minutes southwest of Kansas City, was founded in 1858 as the first university in Kansas and is respected throughout the region for its academically challenging liberal arts college. The College of Arts and Sciences, a residential campus, is a strong academic community dedicated to engaging students in the process of learning.

Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who are committed to promoting diversity of culture and of thought.

Adjunct Instructor of German

Posted May 29, 2015

The College of Arts and Sciences at Baker University is seeking candidates for an adjunct instructor of German for spring 2016. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in German; an M.A. in German; experience abroad; and demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and the mission of a small liberal arts university. The teaching load will be 7-11 credit hours, depending on enrollment demands. Courses will include GN112 Exploring German (4 hours/week MTWF) and GN204 Making Connections in German (3 hours/week MWF). A possible additional course is GN111 Discovering German (4 hours/week MTWF.

Please send letter of application, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and list of references to Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Interviews will be conducted at on site at Baker University. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Baker University, located 40 minutes southwest of Kansas City, was founded in 1858 as the first university in Kansas and is respected throughout the region for its academically challenging liberal arts college. The College of Arts and Sciences, a residential campus, is a strong academic community dedicated to engaging students in the process of learning.

Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who are committed to promoting diversity of culture and of thought.

University Archivist and Museum Director

Posted May 6, 2015

Baker University seeks a qualified archivist to administer several collections housed at the university's library. These include the following:

  • Baker University Archives, the official depository for institutional records, plus the records and writings of people, places and events related to the university
  • Kansas United Methodist Archives, the official depository for agencies and closed churches of the United Methodist Church and its precedents in Kansas before the creation of the Great Plains Conference of the United Methodist Church
  • Eugene Pulliam Collection
  • Missouri Wesleyan College Collection
  • Black Jack Battlefield Trust Archives
  • Kansas History Collection
  • Old Castle Museum, the first campus building. It is on the National Register and contains artifacts and supporting documents of interest to students of Baker University, Territorial Kansas, 19th and early 20th century Kansas, the Santa Fe Trail and the settlement of Baldwin City and southern Douglas County.

The archivist is expected to encourage use of the collections through outreach to the university community, local organizations, and the Great Plains Conference and by developing exhibits and displays to interpret the holdings. The archivist will work with the library staff to manage the collections, prepare budgets, strategic plans and develop policies and procedures to accomplish the work of the archives and museum. The archivist will also work closely with the Commission on Archives and History of the Great Plains Conference to ensure a good working relationship between the university and the conference.

A master’s degree in librarianship, history, museum studies or a related discipline is required, with a strong emphasis in archives or significant experience in archival work.

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 email 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.

Computer Science Instructor | Part-Time

Posted June 10, 2015

Baker University is  searching for qualified candidate(s) to teach one or two computer science courses beginning August 2015.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree in related field or Ph.D. student in computer science.

College teaching experience preferred.

Submit Curriculum Vita, a cover letter addressing the required qualifications, and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Baker is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor in Marketing

Posted June 10, 2015

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

Adjunct Instructor in Leadership

Posted June 10, 2015

Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in leadership. 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 International Business

Posted June 10, 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 June 10, 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.

Adjunct Instructor & Curriculum Developer in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Posted June 10, 2015

Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for Adjunct Instructor(s) and curriculum developers in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The candidate(s) filling this position will develop and teach classes both online and on ground.

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

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
  • Experience in course development

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at http://www.bakeru.edu/spgs-faculty-staff/teaching-opportunities/teaching-application. 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.

Graduate Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track & Field

Posted November 25, 2014

Baker University is accepting applications for a graduate assistant for men’s and women’s track and field. Baker is looking for emphasis in coaching duties for all throwing events, specifically but not limited to the indoor weight toss and hammer throw. Duties will begin January 2015. Baker University is a member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Division I) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Responsibilities include working with the head coach in all aspects of the track and field program; assist in all practice sessions and competitive events; assist in preseason and in-season conditioning programs; assist with day-to-day operation of program, including recruiting, clinics, meet management, office duties, and compliance with all university, conference, and NAIA policies.

The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree. The candidate will be eligible for tuition remission upon acceptance into one of these two-year Baker University programs: Master of Arts in Education or Master of Liberal Arts.    

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references for immediate contact to Baker University, Human Resource Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS.  66006 or electronically at This email 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.

School of Nursing Faculty

Posted April 22, 2015

This position is employed independently by Stormont-Vail without any employment affiliation to Baker University.

Baker University School of Nursing, located on the Stormont-Vail campus in Topeka,
Kansas, is searching for an associate professor or assistant professor.

This person will provide expert classroom, clinical instruction and academic advising. Serves as a mentor to faculty colleagues in the development of research-based and innovative teaching. Assumes leadership role in the development, implementation and evaluation of curriculum. Takes a leadership role in SON and university committees and is sought out for expertise. Provides leadership for professional and/or community-service activities broadening sphere of influence to national level. Assists colleagues with professional development activities and is sought out as a consultant in areas of established expertise. Continues to set and meet goals for professional development and maintains a program of scholarship.

Requirements:

Associate Professor - Earned doctorate (clinical or research) in nursing or related field, equivalent of five years of recent full-time college teaching and/or three years at the rank of assistant professor, demonstrated excellence in teaching, demonstrated ongoing scholarly achievement, certification in specialty area or as a nurse educator preferred as applicable. current Kansas nursing license or eligible for Kansas licensure.

Assistant Professor - Master's degree in nursing, post master's coursework applicable to a (clinical or research) doctorate or progress toward preferred, equivalent of three years full time college teaching, demonstrated teaching effectiveness, minimum of two years clinical experience, demonstrated growth in scholarly activity, participates or provides leadership in academic and professional and/or community organizations, certification in specialty area or as a nurse educator (preferred) as applicable, current Kansas nursing license or eligible for Kansas licensure.

Qualified applicants may apply online at www.stormontvail.org.

Faculty/Technology Coordinator

This position is employed independently by Stormont-Vail HealthCare without employment affiliation to Baker University.

Posted February 26, 2015

Baker University School of Nursing, located on the Stormont-Vail HealthCare campus in Topeka, Kansas, is seeking a technology coordinator.

This person will have primary responsibility for the oversight and coordination of hardware, software, and learning systems applications (Moodle Rooms, Exam Soft, ATI and Taskstream) as well as other program technology projects for the school of nursing.

Requirements: Master’s in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, at least two years of technology experience, current Kansas nursing license or eligible for Kansas licensure. Previous teaching experience and doctorate preferred.

Qualified applicants may apply online at www.stormontvail.org. Stormont-Vail is an equalopportunity employer.