Employment Opportunities

Community Outreach Liaison for School of Nursing | Posted July 2, 2020

The Community Education Liaison, located in Baldwin City, Kansas, is responsible for community outreach for the Baker University School of Nursing. Under general supervision of the Vice President of Advancement & Enrollment Management and in close collaboration with the Dean of the School of Nursing, the position supports outreach and recruitment activities for the BSN and MSN programs aims to increase student enrollment. This position is responsible for networking with high schools, community colleges, four-year institutions, and other organizations in an effort to drive interest and leads for the School of Nursing. This individual is responsible for building and sustaining strong relations with leaders at these organizations as well as with qualified prospective students. This position is instrumental in representing the university and the School of Nursing and therefore must be a knowledgeable resource. 

Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Generate qualified SON leads for the recruiting team to follow up on.
  • Schedule and attend outreach and recruiting initiatives with program-specific targets, such as high schools or transfers, as well as leading SON recruitment events for organizations affiliated with the School of Nursing.
  • Be a resource to the community for information about the opportunities available at Baker University.
  • Assist in negotiating new partnerships or enrollment opportunities for the university.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Preference will be given to those with sales and higher education experience. Experience in promoting education and training to a diverse prospect base and decision makers at different levels in an organization is preferred. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation in order to obtain information from a variety of audiences. To be successful in this position, candidates must have excellent time management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary along with the ability to work independently. Candidates must be able to work days, nights, and weekends; have and maintain a valid driver’s license; be able to travel; and successfully complete background screening.

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button and attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Education Liaison for SPGS | Posted July 2, 2020

The Community Education Liaison, located in Overland Park, Kansas, is a contributing member of the enrollment team for Baker University’s School of Professional and Graduate Studies. This position is responsible for networking with local businesses, colleges, military installations, and other organizations in an effort to drive interest and leads for Baker University. This position will represent the university at local events, job fairs, benefit fairs, chamber events, and other opportunities that engage potential students. This position is instrumental in representing the university and being a knowledgeable resource for the community about all of the great programs Baker University offers. 

This position could include travel regionally to represent the university to locations including but not limited to Topeka, Wichita, and the KC metro area. This position requires a great deal of organization and detail to manage multiple accounts; maintain regular contact in person, phone or email; and organize travel. 

Essential functions of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Generate qualified leads for the recruiting team to follow up on.
  • Travel to community colleges, partner institutions, and other organizations to represent the university and generate interest in our programs.
  • Be a resource in the community for information about the opportunities available at Baker University.
  • Assist in negotiating new partnerships or enrollment opportunities for the university.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Preference will be given to those with sales and higher education experience. Candidates must possess strong interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation in order to obtain information from a variety of audiences. To be successful in this position, candidates must have excellent time management skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary along with the ability to work independently. Candidates must be able to work days, nights, and weekends; have and maintain a valid driver’s license; be able to travel; and successfully complete background screening.

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button and attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City KS 66006 or 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 of Nursing in the Field of Research | Posted June 29, 2020

The Baker University School of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas, is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing in the field of research for the CCNE-accredited BSN program. This individual will be responsible for didactic instruction in both undergraduate- and graduate-level research as well as epidemiology at the graduate level.

Applicants must have a doctorate in nursing or a related field. Teaching experience is preferred. Must have or be eligible for an unencumbered Kansas nursing license. Certification in a specialty area or as a nurse educator is preferred. Review of applications is ongoing. Contract date will begin in mid-August. Salary and rank is commensurate with educational preparation and experience. Please submit resumes to Bernadette Fetterolf, Dean of the School of Nursing at bfettero@stormontvail.org

Music Department Assistant | Posted June 26, 2020

Baker University’s Department of Music and Theatre is seeking applicants for the position of Department Assistant and Events Coordinator to provide administrative support to department faculty and to interact daily with campus personnel, students, and the public. This is a non-exempt, 12-month position, and hours are typically 9 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with flexibility in the summer. The qualified applicant should have experience with Microsoft Office and Excel, and other relevant computer software; experience with social media, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram; strong clerical and organizational skills; excellent telephone skills; strong interpersonal skills; excellent time-management skills; and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Some background in music and/or theatre would be helpful. A high school diploma is required. Previous office experience with some college credit is preferred.

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button and attach a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe PDF formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Review of applications will begin July 6, 2020. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration. Anticipated start date will be August 3, 2020.

Custodial Position – Part Time | Posted June 15, 2020

Baker University is seeking applicants for a part-time Custodian position. The Custodian’s primary function is the prompt, neat, and efficient cleaning of Baker buildings. This individual will follow a routine that is scheduled by the Supervisor of Custodians. Whenever necessary, the Custodian will call in work orders related to problems in individual areas. Careful usage of chemicals and cleaning agents, plus knowledge of the use of custodial equipment will be expected.

Successful candidates are honest and trustworthy, work well with a variety of personalities, are professional, display strong attention to detail, and have an ability to anticipate problems. Requirements include the ability to read, write, and follow instructions in a variety of situations and maintain, use, and store all equipment safely. Physical requirements include the ability to reach, stoop, bend from side to side, and lift cleaning equipment.

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Student Academic Services, Part-time Mathematics Support Specialist | Posted June 9, 2020

Baker University is seeking a colleague to work part-time in our Math Center on campus, beginning August 2020.  The Math Center’s primary function is to provide tutoring support for all Baker students.  Students in any Baker courses are welcome to make use of the Math Center’s drop-in tutoring, and students in developmental math courses may be required to attend periodically.  Baker’s Math Center is part of our Student Academic Success Center (SAS) which provides tutoring support for all disciplines, among other functions.

A master’s level degree in mathematics or math education is required.  Both expertise in working with students who are challenged by mathematics and teaching experience are preferred. Additionally, this person may be invited to teach one or two sections of MA090 (Intermediate Algebra) each semester as an adjunct for additional compensation.  Math Center hours and course meeting times are generally flexible and up to the new hire, however for the fall 2020 semester we do need someone to cover two sections of MA090 from 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. 

This position is part-time from August through December and from February through May.

Founded by a Methodist bishop in 1858, Baker is the oldest university in Kansas. The SAS is part of the University’s College of Arts and Sciences and Undergraduate School of Education campus which is located in Baldwin City, Kansas. 

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button at www.bakeru.edu/jobs and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and names with contact information for three references. Applicants with teaching experience are also invited to submit evidence of teaching effectiveness. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Queries may be sent to Dr. Darcy Russell, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Search Committee Chair (drussell@bakeru.edu).  Review of applications will begin July 13, 2020, continuing until position is filled.  EOE.

Custodian | Posted May 6. 2020

Baker University is seeking applicants for a Custodian position. The Custodian’s primary function is the prompt, neat, and efficient cleaning of Baker buildings. This individual will follow a daily routine that is scheduled by the Supervisor of Custodians. Whenever necessary, the Custodian will call in work orders related to problems in individual areas. Careful usage of chemicals and cleaning agents, plus knowledge of the use of custodial equipment will be expected.

Successful candidates are honest and trustworthy, work well with a variety of personalities, are professional, display strong attention to detail, and have an ability to anticipate problems. Requirements include the ability to read, write, and follow instructions in a variety of situations and maintain, use, and store all equipment safely. Physical requirements include the ability to reach, stoop, bend from side to side, and lift cleaning equipment.

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Network Technician | Posted April 28. 2020

Baker University’s IT Department has an immediate opening for a full-time, entry-level Network Technician. This position will maintain the network infrastructure, including but not limited to switches, routers, firewalls, WIFI, and telephone system. Successful candidates are innovative, responsible, trustworthy, respectful, friendly, able to multitask, and open to change.

Qualifications include:

  • Associate degree; may be substituted with relevant work experience
  • On-the-job or in-class experience in hardware, software, and networking diagnostic and troubleshooting
  • Networking experience
  • Understanding of network protocols
  • Working knowledge of switches, routers, and firewalls
  • Proven dependability and flexibility

To apply, please complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button and attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cheer Graduate Assistant | Posted April 9. 2020

Baker University is seeking a qualified individual for its part-time graduate assistant position for cheer in Baldwin City, Kansas, beginning July 1, 2020. This position reports directly to the head coach and will be required to follow all university and NAIA guidelines. Applicants must qualify academically and maintain high academic standards.

Duties include, and are not limited to, travel coordination, driving university vans, recruiting and retaining athletically and academically qualified student-athletes for the squad, assistance with hosting home events, and assisting with fundraising events and workshop coordination. Graduate assistant will perform all duties as assigned by the head coach, director of cheer and dance or the athletic director.

Requirements include successful completion of background screening, the ability to work office hours and nontraditional hours (weekends and evenings), knowledge of NAIA cheer and previous coaching or player experience, experience with Microsoft Office, a valid driver’s license, and a clear driving record. Tumbling experience is preferred.

Applicants should complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button. Applicants should attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. Attachments must be in MS Word or Adobe.pdf formats. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Dean of the School of Nursing | Posted Feb. 5, 2020

Baker University partners with Stormont Vail Health in Topeka, Kansas, to operate its hospital-based nursing program. Offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as a master’s in nursing administration and nursing educator, the School of Nursing serves approximately 240 students annually.

Baker University and Stormont Vail are seeking a dynamic Dean for the School of Nursing to provide leadership in the delivery of the school’s academic mission as it interfaces with the mission of SVH. The Dean oversees the daily nursing school operation under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Baker and the Chief Nursing Officer at SVH, including faculty, student affairs, accreditation, and fiscal functions. Required qualifications include the following:

  • Doctorate in nursing (PhD or DNSc) or related discipline
  • Master’s degree in nursing
  • Minimum of five years experience as a nursing faculty member in a college or university, along with clinical practice and administrative experience
  • Current Kansas nursing license or eligibility for Kansas licensure

Applicants should complete the online application by clicking the orange “Apply Online” button. Please attach a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information to the application. Documents may also be mailed to Baker University, Human Resources Department, PO Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006 or employment@wildcat.bakerU.edu. 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 & at Our Overland Park Campus

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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