Four schools comprise Baker University: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Professional and Graduate Studies.
Baker: a community where excellence lives and students thrive.
Baker is a private, liberal arts university that educates students through small classes, innovative instructors and rigorous coursework.
We challenge all students to think critically using open inquiry and freedom of expression.
We promote a community of belonging and Baker family connections, which result in lifelong associations.
Alumni include four Rhodes Scholars, a Pulitzer Prize winner, entrepreneurs, educators, nurses, writers, artists, doctors, explorers and trendsetters who have shaped our world.
For over 150 years students at the first university in Kansas have fully engaged in learning; connected with peers, faculty and staff and developed lifelong relationships.
Jobs at Baker
- Human Resources
- PO Box 65
- Baldwin City, KS 66006
Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands
Posted February 18, 2014
Baker University's Department of Music and Theatre in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands, beginning Fall, 2014. The position requires directing athletic band, symphonic winds, and teaching music education courses and applied lessons in brass instruments (high and/or low), with other teaching assignments in areas of interest/specialty possible. Faculty at the College of Arts and Sciences are also expected to advise and mentor students; to engage in service to the department, the University, and the community; and to pursue a plan of professional development, which includes scholarship. Active recruitment of students to the program and the University is also expected.
Qualifications: Doctorate preferred, but will consider ABD and applicants with a Master's degree who have exemplary professional and teaching experience in the field. Significant successful teaching experience at the middle/secondary school level required. A commitment to undergraduate student engagement is essential. Applicants should also have the ability and desire to work collaboratively with departmental colleagues to continually enhance the music program.
Application Process: While first consideration will be given to applications received by March 21, 2014, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please submit ) a letter of application that includes a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 2) curriculum vitae with contact information for a minimum of three professional references, 3) letters of recommendation from three professional references, 4) official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work, and 5) if available, video (mp4, avi, or mov format) and/or audio files (mp3) of a recent band performance or links thereto, electronically to:
or by mail to: Human Resources Baker University,
Baker University 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 located 40 minutes southwest of Kansas City, is a strong academic community dedicated to engaging students in the process of learning. The department of music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who are committed to promoting diversity of culture and of thought.
PartTime Learning Services Office Assistant
Posted February 6, 2014
Instructor and Discipline Faculty Facilitator
Posted January 31, 2014
Baker University's School of Professional and Graduate Studies in Overland Park, Kan., invites applications for a 12-month Instructor and Discipline Faculty Facilitator position beginning July 1, 2014. The person filling this position will teach in the business programs, perform peer reviews, and serve on various committees.
Requirements for the position include a master's degree and 15 hours in one or more of the following disciplines:
· International Business
· Math (Algebra or Statistics)
Experience in teaching adult students at Baker University will also be taken into consideration. An official transcript will be required from the final candidate. Review of applicants will begin February 2, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Posted November 5, 2013
The Department of History, Culture and Society invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies to begin August 2014. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates and work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds in a collegial environment. The position requires advising service, as well as scholarly and professional activities. The candidate must have completed the PhD by date of appointment.
We seek candidates broadly trained to teach in Religious Studies with specialties in World Religions and Biblical Studies and an ability to articulate a vision for the new Religious Studies Major at Baker University. Baker University is home to the Quayle Bible Collection as well as the Kansas Conference Methodist Archives. Candidates may wish to reflect on the scholarly opportunities related to these resources but this is not required. The teaching expectation is 4-4, which includes courses in the Liberal Studies Core.
Baker University is a liberal arts university located 40 minutes west of Kansas City distinguished by an innovative Liberal Studies Core that enhances student abilities, understandings, and experiences, and the creation of interdisciplinary departments. Baker University is an EOE.
Assistant Professor of Business and Economics
Posted October 24, 2013
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 2014. This is a full-time, tenure-track position. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of marketing and management. The ability and interest to teach in the College's liberal studies program (Quest) is also desired.
In addition to teaching, faculty at the College of Arts and Science are expected to engage in advising and mentoring of students, pursue a plan of professional development that includes scholarship and research, and provide service to the department and University.
The accounting, business, and international business majors offered by the department are ACBSP accredited.
Qualifications: While a Ph.D. in Marketing or Management is preferred, ABD candidates as well as candidates with an MBA or master's degree with relevant professional experience and who can demonstrate teaching excellence will be considered. A commitment to undergraduate student engagement is essential. Candidates should 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.
Enrollment Advisor | Baker University-Wichita Campus
Posted October 15, 2013
Baker University is seeking an Enrollment Advisor for the Wichita Campus. This position based at our Wichita campus is responsible for generating new leads and enrollments for all programs based in Wichita, including graduate programs in business and education, and undergraduate programs in business.
Position requires the ability to provide prospective students with the highest level of customer service through effective phone, email and face-to-face communication. Will conduct individual and group presentations with potential students. This includes providing information to potential students with respect to program format, admissions, degree options, requirements, costs, financial aid, and Baker University's policies and services. Position will help students find solutions to enrollment obstacles and maintain regular communication via phone and email with applicants. Ensure all written and verbal communication with internal and external customers is professional, timely and thorough.
Position must have the ability to effectively communicate with education and business leaders for the purpose of broadening awareness and increasing enrollments for the various programs. In addition this position will build and maintains relationship with key contacts in the Greater Wichita area.
Bachelor's degree, ability to operate a motor vehicle, and a desire to work in a high volume environment are required. Applicants should have excellent presentation, oral and written communication, customer service, time management and computer skills. Experience in or familiarity with higher education and/or sales is a plus. Position requires some evening work and travel. Baker University offers a comprehensive benefits package including tuition assistance.
Baker University Enrollment Representative
This position is employed independently by the Institute for Professional Development without any employment affiliation to Baker University.
Posted March 5, 2014
Seeking enrollment representative for the business and management programs at the School of Professional and Graduate Studies. Under general supervision, using judgment and discretion, this position is responsible for providing prospective undergraduate and graduate students with information regarding business and management programs, admissions and degree-completion requirements.
Position includes the ability to provide prospective students with the highest level of customer service through effective phone, email and face-to-face communication. Conduct individual and group presentations with potential students in order to gain an understanding of their current and desired situation through questioning and listening. Customize program information to ensure potential students receive information they need to make an informed decision. This includes providing information to potential students with respect to program format, admissions, degree options, requirements, and costs. Ensures new students are oriented to Baker University's policies and services prior to enrollment. Seek applications for the next available cohort from qualified students. Provide clear direction to potential students on completing the application for admission and meeting deadlines for paperwork. Help students find solutions to enrollment obstacles. Ensure applicants have an effective financial plan in place to meet all financial deadlines up to the first night of class. Maintain regular communication via phone with applicants assigned to cohorts to ensure student is fully prepared for their student experience. Ensure all written and verbal communication with internal and external customers is professional, timely and thorough.
The primary accountabilities above are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties.
House Director | Alpha Chi Omega, Baldwin City
Posted January 21, 2014
This position is employed independently by the sorority without any employment affiliation to Baker University.
The house director is an employee of the chapter, and is supervised by the Chapter Advisor. The house director serves as the primary manager of the local chapter facility to ensure that an appropriate living and learning environment is maintained for chapter members. Responsibilities include: serving as risk manager for the chapter facility, assisting in setting up inspections as required by university, local, state and federal laws, making recommendations on facility maintenance and repair needs, and assisting in locating local vendors and contractors for general facility repairs and maintenance.
Criteria for Selection: Mature, responsible person with an interest in working with collegiate women. Knowledge of Greek System and property management background desirable. Applicants should be available to start June 2014.
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