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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

Baker University’s working-adult programs continually seek qualified professionals to teach in our 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 working adults.

Employment Opportunities
Office Assistant – President’s Office | Posted May 23, 2017

Baker University has a full-time office assistant position available on the Baldwin City campus. Under the direct supervision of the executive assistant to the president, the office assistant will perform administrative and reception duties and provide general support for the Office of the President. The office assistant will have recurring contact with administrators, faculty and staff, students, parents, and public and private officials.

The assistant must exercise initiative and independent problem solving and judgement in managing the office’s daily activities. The assistant must have excellent attention to detail and the ability to use discretion while handling confidential information in a timely fashion. Experience in a fast-paced academic environment is preferred and computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Office are required.

To apply, submit cover letter and resume with wage expectation and a list of three references to employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu  or Human Resources Dept., Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS  66006. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Admission Counselor | Posted May 22, 2017

Baker University seeks a dynamic person to fill the role of admission counselor. The position will report to the 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.

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.

Candidates wishing to apply for the position should email a resume and cover letter, along with three references to Human Resources, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS  66006, or submit electronically to employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments should be in MS Word or Adobe pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Recruiter | Posted May 18, 2017

Seeking an enrollment recruiter for the business and management programs at Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies in Overland Park, Kansas. Under general supervision, this position performs student recruitment activities by conducting telephone follow-up with prospective students to answer routine inquiries, scheduling meetings and appointments with prospective students, providing assistance with incoming telephone calls and walk-ins as needed, and assisting students with re-entry processes.

Position assists with compilation and preparation of student admission files that includes collecting applications, transcripts, and tuition payments. The position may also assist with the preparation of materials, set-up and coordination of student orientations, information meetings, and job fairs. This position also helps with re-entry students who have already attended and want to return to complete their degree.

This position is responsible for providing information to undergraduate and graduate students regarding admissions and degree completion requirements, as well as enrolling students. May also assist in new inquiry generation through participation in mailing and telemarketing activities.

The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

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 employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Enrollment Specialist | Posted May 18, 2017

Seeking an enrollment specialist to assist in the enrollment management process including but not limited to talking to prospective students about the possibility of getting their degree at Baker University. Works with a team of other recruiters and assists with office-related duties, including transcript requests and data entry. The primary responsibility is to contact prospective students via email, phone, and text to help them get started on their journey back to school. May also assist in new inquiry generation through participation in mailing and telemarketing activities.

The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.

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 employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Graduation & Veteran’s Specialist | Posted May 1, 2017

Baker University seeks a service-oriented, self-motivated individual to fill the full-time position of graduation and veteran’s specialist in a fast-paced educational-support environment. Housed in the Baker University Overland Park Office of the Registrar, responsibilities of this position include tracking of and communication to potential graduates and all associated processes from a designated degree audit check point through graduation and degree conferral. Baker University has two degree conferrals annually: December and May. This position is also responsible for compliance with regulations for student VA benefits and for processing enrollment certifications to the Veteran’s Administration for enrolled veteran students, university wide, and for coordinating annual submission of military-related agreements and surveys

Preference will be given to candidates holding a bachelor’s degree or previous experience in higher education with related experience. The ideal candidate will posses excellent interpersonal communication skills, be detail oriented and deadline motivated, with 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.  Learn more about the university at www.bakerU.edu.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations, and list of three references to the Human Resources Department, Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or send via email to employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Custodian | Posted April 4, 2017

The incumbent 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, and 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, Constant Hall, Office #4. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor of Spanish – SPGS | Posted Feb. 24, 2017

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor of Spanish. This position is for the graduate programs both at our Overland Park, Kansas, campus and online.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach 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:

  • Terminal degree
  • Experience working with a learning management system
  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching adult and accelerated courses.

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume online: 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 of Mathematics – SPGS | Posted Feb. 24, 2017

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor of mathematics. This position is for the graduate programs both at our Overland Park, Kansas, campus and online.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach 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:

  • Terminal degree
  • Experience working with a learning management system
  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching adult and accelerated courses.

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume online: 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 of Chemistry – SPGS | Posted Feb. 24, 2017

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor in chemistry. This position is for the graduate programs both at our Overland Park, Kansas, campus and online.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach 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:

  • Terminal degree
  • Experience working with a learning management system
  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching adult and accelerated courses.

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume online: 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 of Biology – SPGS | Posted Feb. 24, 2017

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor in biology. This position is for the graduate programs both at our Overland Park, Kansas, campus and online.

Baker University requires that you have completed a terminal degree to teach 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:

  • Terminal degree
  • Experience working with a learning management system
  • Strong interpersonal skills: enthusiasm for teaching, caring for students, patience with students and diverse populations

Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching adult and accelerated courses.

Applicants should complete teaching application and submit resume online: 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

Assistant Professor of Business and Economics | Posted Feb. 24, 2017

Baker University’s Department of Business and Economics in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for an assistant professor of business and economics position to begin August 2017. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. Teaching responsibilities will include business law and a second business-related field dependent on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.  Accounting or business analytics are preferred areas. The position will be responsible for oversight of the college’s pre-law minor program. The ideal applicant will also have the opportunity to teach in the college’s liberal studies program (Quest).

In addition to teaching, faculty at the College of Arts and Science are expected to engage in advising and mentoring students, providing service to the department and university, and pursue a plan of professional development, which includes scholarship and research.

The accounting, business, and international business majors offered by the department are accredited by ACBSP.

Qualifications: JD with an MBA degree, master’s in a business-related field, or CPA certification and demonstrated teaching excellence.  A commitment to undergraduate student engagement is essential. Candidates should also have the ability and desire to work collaboratively with department colleagues to enhance and grow the program and participate in experiential elements of the curriculum.

Application Process: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable until final candidates are selected), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should submit these materials to the following:

Human Resources Office,  Baker University, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or by email at employment@wildcat.bakeru.edu.  Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats.

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. Baker University is an equal opportunity employer.

Adjunct Instructor in Leadership | Posted Jan. 13, 2017

Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies invites applications for adjunct instructor(s) in leadership for o- ground locations in Overland Park and Topeka. The candidate(s) filling this position may teach classes both on ground and online.

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 of Mathematics | Posted February 17, 2016

The College of Arts and Sciences at Baker University is seeking candidates for an adjunct instructor of Mathematics for fall 2016. The successful candidate will have experience teaching mathematics. The minimum of a master’s degree is required to teach at the undergraduate level. The teaching load will be 3 credit hours teaching MA145 College Algebra (3 hours/week MWF). Possible additional course(s) depend on enrollment and instructor qualifications.

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 employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. 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.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Pediatrics School of Nursing | Posted April 5, 2017

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

Baker UniversitySchool of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas, is seeking an assistant or associate professor in nursing in the field of pediatrics. This individual will be responsible for didactic and clinical instruction in pediatrics. Faculty rank is dependent on meeting the criteria outlined in the Faculty Handbook. A master’s degree is required; doctorate is preferred. At least two years of clinical experience in a pediatric field is required. Teaching experience is preferred. Certification in a specialty area or as a nurse educator (preferred) as applicable; must hold a current Kansas nursing license or be eligible for Kansas licensure. Review of applications begins April 7 and continues until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with educational preparation and experience.

The position is posted at www.stormontvail.org. Interested applicants who apply online will have access to the job description and salary range. A cover letter and resume should be inserted in the application or sent via email to cadams@stormontvail.org.

To complete the application process, please submit an pdf applicant data record. Or submit the form online below.
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, please submit an pdfapplicant data record. Or submit the form online.
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.

CONTACT US

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