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Employment Opportunities

Summer Physical Plant Assistant | Posted May 16, 2019

Baker University is requesting application for summer physical plant assistants to assist in all areas of the physical plant, grounds, maintenance, and custodial work.

Requirements are the ability to work from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, regularly lift 50-100 pounds, and be on your feet for prolonged periods. 

Applicants should submit an application and list of three references to Baker University, Human Resource Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 6006, or employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu.  Application may be picked up at 618 Eighth Street, Office 4. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Financial Aid Assistant | Posted May 10, 2019

Baker University has an immediate opening for a full-time Financial Aid Assistant at our Baldwin City location. Primary responsibilities include assisting with all general office functions, servicing of Federal Perkins loans, facilitating exit counseling sessions, and helping with the screening and verifying of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applications. 

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.                         

Baker University was founded in 1858 as the first university in Kansas. Grounded in an affiliation with the United Methodist Church, Baker is a premier 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 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 employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Graduation and Transfer Credit Specialist | Posted May 3, 2019

Baker University is seeking a student-centered individual to fill the position of Graduation and Transfer Credit Specialist in a fast-paced educational support environment. This position is located on the Baldwin City campus and reports to the Assistant Registrar. The Graduation and Transfer Credit Specialist is responsible for the tracking of students toward degree completion, supporting commencement processes for all students on our Baldwin City campus, and the evaluation of all incoming course work for potential Baker credit. Candidates for this high student-contact position must have a bachelor’s degree, excellent interpersonal communication skills, be detailed oriented, 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 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 employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assist. or Assoc. Professor – Mental Health | Posted April 10, 2019

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

The Baker University School of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas, seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing in the field of Mental Health for the BSN program. This individual will be responsible for didactic and clinical instruction in mental health.

A master’s degree is required; a doctorate is preferred. At least two years of clinical experience in a mental health field is required. Teaching experience is preferred. Certification in a specialty area or as a nurse educator is preferred as applicable; current Kansas nursing license or eligible for Kansas licensure.

Review of applications begins April 10 and continues until the position is filled. Salary and rank is commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Please submit resumes to Bernadette Fetterolf, Dean of the School of Nursing, bfettero@stormontvail.org. 

EOE

Assist. or Assoc. Professor – Nursing Simulation Coordinator | Posted April 10, 2019

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

The Baker University School of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas, seeks an Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing in the field of nursing simulation for the CCNE-accredited BSN program. This individual will be responsible for coordination, implementation, and evaluation of simulation experiences throughout the program.

Applicants must be enrolled in a nursing graduate program or have a master’s degree; a doctorate is preferred. At least two years of experience in clinical practice is required. Teaching experience is preferred. Certification in a specialty area or as a nurse educator is preferred as applicable; current Kansas nursing license or eligible for Kansas licensure.

Review of applications begins April 10 and continues until the position is filled. Salary and rank is commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Please submit resumes to Bernadette Fetterolf, Dean of the School of Nursing, bfettero@stormontvail.org. 

EOE

Visiting Asst. Professor of Sports Administration | Posted March 27, 2019

Baker University’s Department of Business & Economics (hereafter Department) seeks applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor, beginning August 2019. Conversion to a tenure-track position is a possibility. A strong candidate will have teaching expertise in a broad range of fields within sports administration, such as sports management, leadership, marketing, finance, and law. The teaching load is 4/4. A passion for undergraduate teaching and an appreciation for the role of the sports administration curriculum in a liberal arts setting is also essential. Strong candidates will show evidence of providing effective support and guidance for students pursuing internships and display an eagerness to actively engage with the Kansas City area sports community. 

Founded by a Methodist bishop in 1858, Baker is the oldest university in Kansas. The Department is part of the University’s College of Arts and Sciences, located in Baldwin City, Kansas. The Department offers majors in Accounting, Business, Economics, International Business, and Sports Administration. 

This position is non-tenure-track and at the assistant professor rank for the 2019-2020 academic year. Eligible candidates will be considered based on their (1) teaching experience and (2) demonstrated ability to foster student engagement and success. A master’s level degree in sports administration or a related field is required, while a doctoral degree is preferred. 

A description of the sports administration program is available at www.bakeru.edu/sports-administration.

Applications, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, statement of teaching philosophy, and names with contact information for three references should be sent to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Queries may be sent to Dr. Judith Smrha, Chair of the Business and Economics Department and Search Committee Chair (jsmrha@bakeru.edu). Review of applications will begin April 29, 2019, continuing until position is filled.  EOE.

Web Developer | Posted March 22, 2019

Baker University seeks a strong Website Developer responsible for developing a dynamic website that meets university communication goals and fulfills the needs of individual units. The Website Developer is expected to be proactive and lead the university toward maintenance of a robust website that serves as the primary communication channel for recruiting prospective students.

Applicants must have hands-on experience designing a website and send links/online portfolio of web designs and salary requirements for consideration

The Website Developer also must monitor analytics, seek feedback and make recommendations concerning navigation, functionality, and content, as well as operational structure and processes needed to ensure a dependable website. Our ideal candidate is passionate about enhancing and improving websites and is comfortable with every aspect of web development, including a variety of frameworks and coding languages. CRM, SEO, and SEM knowledge a huge plus.

The position will be located at Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies in Overland Park, Kansas, and will require occasional meetings and travel to the campus in Baldwin City, Kansas, as well as other university locations.

Qualified candidates will have two years experience building and deploying websites. Ability to work with and update existing code and website is a must. A BS in computer science or similar field is preferred. Responsibilities include performing technical analysis and documenting and testing your work. In addition to working in a variety of IT support duties, the primary responsibilities will revolve around maintaining a website for a major unit of the university. Strong skills are required in the following web technologies: PHP, ASP/ASP.net, CSS, Javascript, HTML, XML, Flash, MYSQL, and MSSQL 2005.

Strong candidates will demonstrate the following areas of skill and experience:

  • Significant experience with content management systems
  • Experience with search engine optimization
  • Experience with a major learning management system such as Blackboard, WebCT, or eCollege is a plus
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of end-user departments and members of various project teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and must be a team player
  • Strong attention to detail and  troubleshooting skills
  • Flash action scripting experience
  • Strong understanding of browser compatibility issues
  • Strong website development and maintenance skills
  • Ability to perform multiple project tasks and  an understanding of and skills in Apache and IIS Web server administration is a plus. 

To apply submit cover letter and resume, to: employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu or Human Resource Dept., Baker University, P.O. Box 65, Baldwin City, KS  66006.  EOE 

Custodial Position | Posted March 7, 2019

The custodian will be trained in a variety of duties including general cleaning and sanitation of bath areas; general floor care and cleaning, both carpeted and hard-surface floors; operating and maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment used in floor maintenance; collecting and removing all trash from public and service areas; moving furniture, appliances, and supplies in and out of residence halls as directed; and setting up equipment and furniture for special programs.

If you are looking for a rewarding and dynamic career, look no further than Baker University. Baker offers great benefits to employees with paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement program, medical and dental insurance, as well as life insurance. Baker University also offers educational opportunities for eligible employees. Baker is a great place to work!

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 employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu.  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Paper applications can be obtained at 618 Eighth Street, Office #4. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor in Accounting | Posted Feb. 26, 2019

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in accounting. The candidate(s) filling this position may teach classes online or on ground at our Overland Park campus, or both.

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:

  • CPA license
  • Master’s in accounting
  • 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 https://bakeruniversity.formstack.com/forms/spgs_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.

Adjunct Instructor in Marketing | Posted Feb. 26, 2019

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct Instructor(s) in marketing. The candidates filling this position may teach classes online or at our Overland Park campus.

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

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at https://bakeruniversity.formstack.com/forms/spgs_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

Adjunct Instructor in Health Care Administration | Posted Feb. 26, 2019

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in health care administration. The candidate(s) filling this position will teach online courses

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:

  • 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 the discipline
  • Experience teaching adults and accelerated courses
  • Experience working with a learning management system

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume at https://bakeruniversity.formstack.com/forms/spgs_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

To complete the application process, submit the applicant data record.

Jobs at Baker University

Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and hires only the highest caliber of faculty, administrators and support staff. Baker University offers its employees an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, life insurance, a retirement plan and a generous tuition benefit for full-time employees. See links at left for a complete list of Baker University job openings.

It is the policy of Baker University to afford equal opportunity for all persons without distinction or discrimination because of an individual’s race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other status protected by law, while making every reasonable effort to comply with the discipline of the United Methodist Church.

Teaching Opportunities | School of Professional & Graduate Studies

The Support of Dynamic Part-Time Faculty Enables Us to . . .

  • Provide instruction that is relevant, current and application based
  • Contribute to the development and competency of diverse students in the community
  • Serve students in more locations

Areas of Instruction

  • Business and Management
  • General Education
  • Leadership
  • Liberal Arts

Delivered Online & On Ground

  • Kansas City’s Northland
  • Lee’s Summit
  • Overland Park
  • Topeka
  • St. Joseph
  • Wichita

To complete the application process, submit the applicant data record.

Teaching Requirements

The process for selecting SPGS faculty involves several development levels in identifying qualified faculty members and assessing their diverse areas of skill. The process begins by examining academic credentials and reviewing relevant experience.

Each prospective faculty member must submit an application and corresponding documents (including official transcripts, resumes and application form). Applications are screened continuously by the SPGS Learning Services department.

Based on a review of credentials, a potential candidate may be invited to participate in Baker Academy, the SPGS selection process for new instructors. The following criteria are used in determining which candidates are invited to participate in the Baker Academy:

Required

  • Master’s degree
  • Terminal degree to teach at the graduate level
  • Knowledge of specialized content: at least 18 graduate credit hours in content area
  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations
  • Willingness to participate in professional development and continuing education

Preferred

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

The identification of applicants invited to participate in Baker Academy is also determined based on SPGS instructional needs. Learning Services staff will review potential candidates’ official transcripts, resumes, and application forms with SPGS instructional needs in mind.

Faculty selection procedures are structured to assess a candidate’s ability to effectively facilitate student learning. Candidates must also demonstrate technical proficiency when using Baker University’s learning management system, Moodle.

Baker Academy

The Baker Academy prepares potential adjunct faculty to become quality online and blended course instructors for Baker University. It also gives Baker administrators an opportunity to get to know potential adjunct instructors in order to determine their fit with Baker University. The Academy covers Baker’s standards regarding expectations for course delivery, video use, and best practices in online and blended teaching and learning.

Participants will have the opportunity to engage in the online classroom, review standards and expectations for course delivery, become familiar with Baker’s best practices and standards rubrics, and view a variety of videos explaining the specifics of Moodle.

Baker Academy Goals

The academy will accomplish the following:

  • Introduce participants to Baker’s standards and expectations for online and blended instruction
  • Expose participants to the environment of an online classroom, which will cover communication, technology, scenarios, grades, feedback, assessments and creations
  • Provide participants with best practices and standards for online and blended instruction
  • Provide participants with a variety of videos explaining the specifics of Moodle
  • Explain the importance of module consistency with reference to the four steps involving the metacognitive process

Baker Academy Overview

Baker Academy sessions are scheduled throughout the year. Upon completion of this selection process, candidates will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate effective communication
  • Describe their communication plan and approach
  • Identify Moodle’s formats for communicating with students
  • Incorporate imagery into a class shell
  • Bring outside resources into a class shell
  • Demonstrate an understanding of best practices in online and blended teaching and learning
  • Implement strategies for working with students
  • Use Moodle in providing feedback to students on assignments
  • Develop content for the week following the metacognitive process for each module

Candidates will begin Baker Academy by completing two weeks of online training in best practice instructional strategies. After these two weeks, candidates will demonstrate instructional strategies in a face-to-face presentation. Upon successful completion of weeks one, two and three, selected candidates will be invited to complete week four of Baker Academy. Week four will consist of a weeklong online orientation to Baker University. This orientation will focus on policies, procedures, resources, and Baker University history.

Selection of Current Faculty for Other Modalities

If current faculty members are interested in teaching in a new modality, faculty should contact the assistant director of Learning Services. The assistant director of Learning Services will review the faculty member’s teaching experience and past student and peer evaluations. Selected faculty candidates will then be invited to participate in a selection process and a course observation experience.

Once all steps of faculty review are completed, selected faculty members are eligible to be offered teaching opportunities in the appropriate modality on a course-by-course basis as needed for Baker’s various programs.

Teaching Opportunities | School of Education Graduate Programs

Teaching Opportunities

Baker University’s School of Education continually seeks qualified professionals to teach in our graduate programs. Adjunct professors for these programs must hold at least a master’s degree and be able to offer first-hand professional knowledge relevant to the course. Explore opportunities for teaching highly motivated educators.

To complete the application process, submit the applicant data record.

CONTACT US

Human Resources
PO Box 65
Baldwin City, KS 66006
employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu

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