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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
Head Women’s Soccer Coach | Posted July 12, 2017

Baker University is accepting applications for the position of head women’s soccer coach. Duties will begin immediately. Baker University is a member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Division I) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Responsibilities associated with the position include recruitment and retention of student-athletes, budget management, scheduling, and compliance with all university, conference, and NAIA policies.

The candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree. Coaching experience at the collegiate level and a master’s degree is preferred.  NSCAA or USSF coaching license preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

Submit a letter of application indicating your interest in this position and give a brief account of your experiences and background. Provide a current resume and include the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references for immediate contact. The references should be able to confirm recent employment and should have knowledge of your academic and athletic coaching competency. Review of resumes will begin immediately.

Send information to the 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. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Human Resources Assistant | Posted July 11, 2017

Baker University is seeking a human resources assistant in Baldwin City, Kansas. This position is responsible for benefit enrollment, insurance processing, application and employment materials, and support for human resources and staff development.

The successful candidate must excel at organization and time-management, be service oriented and committed to quality and accuracy, and be able to maintain confidentiality and enjoy working in a detail-oriented and deadline-motivated environment. Candidate must also demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office, display effective communication skills, and possess independent problem-solving abilities. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in an educational environment, human resources, and insurance.

Please submit a letter of application, list of three references, and resume 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.

Departmental Assistant | Posted June 23, 2017

Baker University is seeking to fill the position of departmental assistant in the Boyd Center for Collaborative Science Education on the Baldwin City campus. The primary function of the departmental assistant is to provide support services for all professors (currently 16) in the biology, chemistry, computer science, math, and physics departments. The assistant is responsible for helping with ordering all supplies for the laboratory courses, including requesting purchase order numbers via a database system, placing orders by phone, fax or email as appropriate, keeping track of delivery and dealing with invoices.

Additionally, the assistant is responsible for taking and distributing messages by phone or in person, delivering and picking up the mail, procuring office supplies, typing, keeping the three copy machines in the building supplied with paper and toner, and duplicating, collating and stapling exams, and other assignments as requested by the faculty. Finally, the assistant manages the time sheets for the work study student program and helps with the management of the visits with faculty by students seeking admission to the programs. In addition, the departmental assistant may be asked to grade exams, proctor makeup exams, show videos, or post items on bulletin boards in the buildings.

Applicants must be proficient with Microsoft Office products, a fiscal database system, and other databases, and be familiar with Google Docs and Dropbox. The assistant must possess accurate typing skills, be able to work with minimum supervision, and work with numerous interruptions.

To apply, submit a 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.

Academic Advisor | Posted June 19, 2017

The School of Professional and Graduate Studies has a full-time position for an academic advisor in Overland Park, Kansas. The academic advisor’s primary responsibilities involve advising adult learners in undergraduate programs to ensure satisfactory academic progress.

The academic advisor must be detail oriented, communicate effectively, and possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. To support the needs of adult learners, the academic advisor should also be willing to work a varied schedule, including some evenings and weekends. Additionally, candidates for the position must have a master’s degree in education, business, liberal arts, adult learning, or a related field. He or she should be able to demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office. A minimum of two years of experience in higher education with experience in working with students is 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.

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

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.

Technology (Simulation) Coordinator, School of Nursing | Posted June 26, 2017

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

Baker University School of Nursing in Topeka, Kansas, invites applications for a technology coordinator (simulation coordinator).

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in nursing require, doctorate preferred
  • At least two years of clinical experience required
  • Current Kansas nursing license or eligibility for Kansas licensure required
  • Teaching experience preferred

The technology coordinator manages and directs simulation activities for the School of Nursing. Collaborates with faculty to develop, implement and evaluate simulation for the purpose of enhancing student learning, critical thinking, clinical judgment, and evaluating outcomes.

Review of applications continues until the position is filled. Salary and rank is commensurate with educational preparation and experience.

The position is posted on the Stormont Vail Health website.

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