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University Employment

Baker University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and hires only the highest caliber of faculty, administrators, and support staff.

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Faculty Coordinator & Instructional Designer | Posted May 17, 2024

Assistant or Graduate Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach | Posted May 7, 2024

Campus Safety Officer (Part Time) | Posted May 1, 2024

Campus Safety Officer (Full-Time) | Posted May 1, 2024

Wildcat Wearhouse Assistant (Part-Time) | Posted May 1, 2024

Director of Information Management & Information Security | Posted April 17, 2024

Reference & Instruction Librarian | Posted April 17, 2024

Student Accounts Specialist | Posted April 4, 2024

Director of Student Life | Posted April 3, 2024

Athletic Trainer (Full Time) | Posted April 1, 2024

Chair for the Undergraduate Programs, Asst. Professor (Overland Park) | Posted February 23, 2024

Exercise Science Assistant Professor | Posted February 8, 2024

General Maintenance Repair Technician | Posted December 14, 2023

Enrollment Recruiter for Baker Online (Overland Park, KS) | Posted November 13, 2023


Equal Employment Opportunity 

Baker University is an Equal Employment 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.


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

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 at the School of Professional and Graduate Studies

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

  • Provide instruction that is relevant, current, and application based
  • Bring a balance of theory and practical application to student learning
  • Contribute to the development and competency of diverse students in the community
  • Serve students in more locations

Areas of Instruction

  • Business and management
  • Organizational leadership
  • Psychology
  • Criminal justice
  • Liberal arts
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Delivered Online & at Our Overland Park Campus

Apply to Teach Online

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

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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:


  • 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


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


SPGS Instructional Needs

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.

Selection Procedures

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
  • Establish a course development plan for instructors’ first SPGS course design

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
  • Apply relevant and current instructional design trends to their online and blended classrooms

Best Practice Instructional Strategies

All candidates will go through an interview process and submit a teaching demonstration for review prior to hiring. Once hired, all new instructors are required to complete the Baker Academy onboarding training. This is a fully asynchronous training that takes instructors through SPGS policies and procedures, andragogy principles, and course building in Moodle. It culminates in a course development plan for their first SPGS course offering.

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Teaching Opportunities at the School of Education

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.

Teaching Application for the School of Education 

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

Applicant Data Record