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Unclassified Faculty and Administrative/Service Position Vacancies

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Last Update:  January 27, 2015

Positions will be removed from this list 30 days after screening begins. Positions preceded by an asterisk (*) have a firm deadline for applications.

Departments are listed alphabetically.


 

Executive & Managerial Opportunities

5270. Dean’s Office: Associate Dean – Master’s degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, or other related field; five years of relevant and progressive senior-level administrative and leadership experience in higher education; experience managing a full-time professional staff with steadily increasing levels of responsibility; experience in budget development and fiscal management with demonstrated ability to grow revenue streams; experience in leading successful change efforts, including continuous quality improvement initiatives required. Ten years’ experience in a related administrative position; experience teaching college level courses, developing curriculum and providing high-quality educational experiences for students; experience with grant proposal processes and program development; demonstrated experience in building relationships with on- and off-campus partners preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins February 10, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Maria Wood or call 785-532-5644. Position Announcement

5062. Division of Human Capital Services:  Director of Institutional Equity- Bachelor’s degree, five years of hands on experience in the area of institutional equity, diversity with inclusion, access or affirmative action, professional experience with Equal Opportunity Employment or employee relations that includes investigation of complaints and evaluation of EOE process, content expert in the areas of employment engagement, alternative dispute resolutions, Title VII, Title IX, ADA similar date, federal laws required. Bachelor’s degree in management, business, or human resources preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins December 1, 2014 and continues until the position is filled.  Position announcement

5242. K-State Center for Child Development:  Director – Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education Administration or equal degree; two years of early childhood administration in early childhood program or licensed center of more than 100 children required. Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.  Term Position.  Screening begins January 9, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Ashley Lignitz or call 785-532-2958. Position Announcement

5132.  Veterinary Medicine Dean’s Office:  Dean/Professor- Earned degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent degree; distinguished record of achievement in research, teaching and service; professional distinction and national or international recognition is the field that merits appointment at the rank of tenured, full professor at KSU required.  Tenure position.  Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.  Contact Laurie C. Wilder, 770-804-1996 (Ext. 109).  Position announcement

 


 

Faculty Opportunities  
   

5221. Agriculture Dean’s Office & Dir AES/SIIL: Assistant Professor – Ph. D. in food science, food safety, human nutrition, public health or a closely related discipline, strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills, ability to work with the public and interdisciplinary team required. Publication in peer-reviewed journals, experience in international agriculture, food science, or human nutrition programs, international experience in Senegal, Ghana, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Bangladesh, and/or Myanmar preferred. Tenure track position. Screening begins January 7, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Dr. Prasad or Dr. Pierzynski or call 785-532-6101. Position Announcement

5193. Agronomy:  Assistant/Associate Professor- PhD in crop physiology, agronomy or related discipline, demonstrated record of achievement in crop physiology research as indicated by peer reviewed publications and /or experience in relevant crop production systems required. Post-doctoral experience beyond PhD studies, experience in obtaining extramural funding, effective teaching skills and international experience preferred. Tenure-Track position. Screening of applications begins December 15, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Mithila Jugulam 785-532-2755.  Position announcement

5170. Architectural Engineering and Construction Science:  Instructor/Assistant Professor-A Master’s of Science degree in Construction Management, Construction Engineering, Architecture, Architectural Engineering, or Civil Engineering along with significant industry experience will be considered for tenure-track assistant professor. A relevant Bachelor of Science degree along with significant construction experience may be considered at the instructor level. Five years of relevant professional experience in the construction industry in the United States and a background in computer applications for construction projects required.  PhD in an applicable engineering discipline, significant professional construction industry experience in a supervisory, project management, and/or estimating capacity, and undergraduate construction management teaching experience preferred. Regular/tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins January 7, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Tom Logan 785-532-3580. Position Announcement

5186. Architectural Engineering and Construction Science:  Instructor/Assistant Professor- Master’s degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, or other relevant Engineering or Construction Management program. A relevant Bachelor of Science degree along industry experience may be considered at the instructor level. Relevant professional experience in the Architectural Engineering, and/or construction industry in the United States, experience  with applied building  design/construction technology including architectural graphics with emphasis on computer-aided design required. Professional Architectural, Engineering, and/or Construction industry experience in a design and/or project management capacity, undergraduate teaching experience, relevant professional registration, licensing, or certifications, and five years of relevant professional experience in the construction industry in the United States preferred. Regular/tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins January 21, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Fred Hasler 785-532-3557. Position Announcement

5237. Art: Associate or Full Professor, Head – Master of Fine Arts or Doctorate or an art-related field; established record of teaching and scholarly artistic achievement in a thematic area of the department; demonstrated capabilities for leadership and organizational abilities at the university level required.  Strong communication skills and previous administrative experience with managing budgets, personnel, and fundraising preferred.  Tenured track.  Screening begins January 14, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Michael Young or Karen Solt or call 785-532-6850. Position announcement

5278. Chemical Engineering:  Assistant or Associate Professor -  B.S. and PhD in chemical engineering or a B.S. in chemical engineering with five years post-B.S. experience in industry or academia; an ability to effectively communicate; a demonstrated ability to work independently in a position of responsibility required. Teaching experience; relevant industry experience; advanced degree in chemical engineering preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins February 18, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact J.H. Edgar or call 785-532-5584. Position Announcement

5238. Clinical Sciences: Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor - DVM or equivalent degree required. Advanced clinical training; an advanced academic degree; specialty status in relevant discipline; 5 years of experience in a food animal practice; practice background and clinical experience in beef cattle production medicine is preferred.  Clinical track position.  Screening begins January 16, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Dr. Matt. Miesner or call 785-532-5700.

5268. Clinical Sciences: Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor – DVM or equivalent degree required. Three years of clinical experience, internship training ABVP certification, or additional training in behavior or public health preferred.  Clinical-track position. Screening of applications begins January 26, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Dr. Ken Harkin or call 785-532-5690. Position Announcement

5213. Curriculum and Instruction: Assistant/Associate - EarnedPhD/EdD in Instructional Technology or related field completed by August 1, 2015, teaching experience in post-secondary schools, experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations, and potential for significant research and scholarship required. Experience with supervising and advising of master’s degree and doctoral students, experience with and knowledge of accreditation processes, delivering professional development to educators and successful teaching experience in K-12 schools preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins January 11, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Frank Gent 785-532-5550. 

5276. Horticulture, Forestry & Rec. Resources: Assistant Professor – A PhD in Wildlife and Fisheries Management/ Biology, natural resource management, or closely aligned discipline; a demonstrated record of teaching and research excellence; thorough knowledge of and experience in hunting, fishing, and shooting required. Excellent communication skills and a record of teaching and research excellence is preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins March 1, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Dr. Candice Shoemaker or call 785-532-1431. Position Announcement

5176. Educational Leadership:  Assistant Professor – Earned PhD or EdD in an educational leadership related field from a regionally accredited university and experience working with diverse audiences. Experience in a P-12 environment, using teaching-related technology, education and/or experience assisting/teaching graduate-level courses in a subspecialty area in the field of educational leadership, and hold scholarly credentials sufficient for immediate or nearby appointment to the Graduate Faculty at Kansas State University preferred.  Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins January 31, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Jody EllisPosition announcement  

5175. Geology:  Assistant Professor (two positions)- PhD in geology or related field from an accredited university by August 31, 2015 with an emphasis in Carbonate Sedimentology/Petrology, qualifications to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the geology curriculum effectively, and the ability to develop and sustain an active, externally funded research program and effectively manage research projects and supervise student/staff researchers required. Ability to establish collaborations beyond the department and college and industry experience and contacts preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins December 15, 2014, and continues until the position is filled. Contact Mathew Totten 785-341-0821. Position announcement

5153. Gerontology/Center for Aging:  Assistant Professor-PhD in gerontology or another disciplinary doctorate with an emphasis in gerontology required. Experience in university/college teaching, grantsmanship and an established research agenda with emphasis on the social, economic, physiological, psychological or environmental factors that my improve quality of life for older adults preferred. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins January 20, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Pam EvansPosition announcement

5135.  Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering:  Assistant/Associate Professor- Earned doctorate in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering or closely related field; recognized leader in technical areas related to advanced manufacturing for more senior applicants required.  Experience with advanced manufacturing technologies and processes, product innovation, sustainable manufacturing operations or similar areas preferred.  Tenure-track position.  Screening of applications begins February 1, 2015 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Shuting Lei, 785-532-3731. Position announcement 

5201. Journalism and Mass Communications:  Visiting Assistant Professor (Seaton Chair) - Bachelor’s degree, relevant journalistic experience, experience in multimedia, journalism, visual or documentary storytelling, or photojournalism required. Graduate degree, ten years of journalistic experience, and prior experience teaching college-level classes preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins January 16, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Bonnie Bressers or Marlene Frank at 785-532-3950.  Position announcement

5041.  Journalism and Mass Communication:  Associate Professor- Doctorate in mass communication or aligned field, experience and accomplishment with rank of associate or full professor at peer institution, record of accomplishment in innovative research, evidence of potential to secure external funding for research required.  Relevant industry experience, grant-writing abilities and externally funded research preferred.  Tenure-track position.  Screening of applications begins February 1, 2015 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Joye Gordon, 785-313-3410.

5273. Journalism and Mass Communications:  Assistant Professor – Earned doctorate in mass communication, communication, or related field; ABD applicants, with an effective research record, teaching experience, and the expectation of completion doctoral degree by August 2015 will be considered; prior experience teaching courses in public relations, advertising, or mass communications; evidence of a programmatic line of research and/or creative work required. Professional experience in public relations, advertising, marketing, or areas related to mass communications; evidence of engagement in current industry issues; evidence of engagement in networking and community outreach activities; evidence of a strong commitment to equity and an ability to work effectively with diverse populations. Tenure-track position. Screening of applications begins February 15, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Dr. Curtis Matthews or call 785-532-6890. Position Announcement

5131.  Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning:  Assistant Professor - Earned PhD in Planning or closely allied field; record of securing externally funded research; qualify to become certified member of K-State Graduate Faculty required.  Expertise in one or more areas compatible with university and college foci addressed by planning at a regional scale including transportation, food systems, water, energy, climate change and social justice preferred.  Tenure-track position.  Screening of applications begins January 5, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Dr. Jason Brody, 785-532-5961.  Position announcement

*5208. Salina- Arts, Sciences, and Business:  Assistant Professor- PhD in Composition/Rhetoric with specialization in Technical and/or Professional Writing completed by August 2015, demonstrated excellence in teaching and evidence of research and publication potential in the technical and professional writing field required. Experience teaching business, professional, and technical writing, assessment of student learning outcomes and writing program development preferred. Tenure-track position. Deadline for applications is January 12, 2015. Contact Dr. Patricia E. Ackerman 785-826-2904. Position announcement

5219. Salina- Arts, Sciences, & Business:  Instructor- Master’s degree in mathematics or a closely related discipline, and evidence of teaching excellence required. Experience teaching statistics, experience teaching and developing online courses preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins January 15, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Richard Zajac 785-826-2693. Position announcement

*5230. Salina- Arts, Sciences, & Business: Instructor – Master’s degree or higher in English/ rhetoric-composition, demonstrated excellence in teaching, and ability to collaborate with faculty across campus to further develop pedagogy, writing practices in all disciplines, online course development, and scholarship within discipline required.  College-kevek teaching assistant, instructor or lecturer experience preferred. Application deadline is January 20, 2015. Contact Dr. Judy Collins or call 785-826-2932. http://www.salina.k-state.edu/hr/vacancies/index.html

5279. K-State Salina – Aviation: Instructor (2 positions) – Bachelor’s degree; certified flight instructor certificate with single engine airplane, multi-engine airplane, and instrument airplane ratings; a minimum of two years’ experience as a flight instructor and 200 hours of flight instruction given; Class II medical required. Experience teaching in Bonanzas and Barons; experience teaching in a Part 141 environment preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins February 1, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Position Announcement

5115. School of Family Studies and Human Services:  Assistant Professor- PhD (ABD considered) in Speech-Language Pathology, potential for research excellence, CCC-SLP, and eligibility for Kansas Licensure required. Expertise in AAC, cognitive and acquired language disorders, dysphagia, articulation/phonology, or speech science preferred. Tenure-Track position.  Screening of applications begins February 16, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Robert Garcia 785-532-2044. Position announcement

5162. School of Family Studies and Human Services:  Instructor- Master’s degree in early childhood education, teacher licensure in early childhood-unified, and two years of experience working with pre-school aged children in group settings required. Two years’ experience working with young children in a university lab school and university teaching experience preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins January 5, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Connie Fechter 785-532-1473 or Bronwyn Fees 785-532-1476.  Position announcement

 


 

Professional/Administrative Staff (Unclassified) Opportunities 

5283. Ag Academic Programs: Coordinator of Student Services – Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts; minimum of two years’ of experience with student records systems; experience with Microsoft software; demonstrated ability to work with high degree of accuracy and confidentiality; outstanding communications and interpersonal skills required. Working knowledge of ISIS, DARS, and other computer programs used at Kansas State University Academic Advising experience; Knowledge of agricultural and/or College of Agriculture academic programs preferred. Regular position. Screening of application begins February 9, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Sandy Klein or Monica Cohen at 785-532-6151. Position Announcement

4979.  Agriculture Experiment Station: Health, Safety and Environmental Coordinator – Bachelor’s degree in any field or Associate degree in safety, health, environment, or closely related field, currently good standing as a CSP, CIH or CAIH, currently good standing as a GSP and ASP required. Bachelor or Master’s degree in safety, health or environmental practices from the Applied Sciences Accreditation Commission or the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology preferred. Regular position. Screening begins January 7 and continues until position is filled. Contact Kim Rothwell or 785-532-6148. 

5229. Anatomy and Physiology: Research Assistant – Bachelor of Science degree and minimum of 2 years prior laboratory experience, vivo animal experience; experience with statistics, cellular interactions, toxicity, and morphological techniques; experience with maintaining and assessing mammalian cells and conducting toxicology assays; experience with all aspects of cell culture, microscopy, viability techniques, and cytokine assays; knowledge of nanomaterials  are required. Masters of Science degree is preferred.  Term position. Screening begins December 19, 2014 and continues until position is filled. Contact Lori Gilmore or call 785-532-4003. 

5272. Anatomy and Physiology: Research Associate – PhD in Cancer Biology, Pharmacology, or Biochemistry, experience with basic biochemistry and molecular biology (Western blotting, RT-PCR, gene expression, and Northern blotting), and computer literacy required.  Term position. Screening of applications begins February 13, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Erin Moore or call 785-532-4502. Position Announcement

5248.  Anatomy and Physiology:  Associate Scientist- Ph.D. in biomedical field, two years postdoctoral experience in virus-host interaction and/or vaccine research required.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins January 5, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Erin Moore, 785-532-4502.  Position announcement

5261. Anatomy & Physiology: Post-Doctoral Fellow – PhD, MD, DVM, or DVSC degree, research experience in cell culture, nanotoxicology, protein identification, TEM, statistics and experience writing manuscripts for nanotechnology journals, excellent verbal and written English skills, knowledge of mechanistic assays, confocal microscopy, and intracellular uptake pathways required. Strong publication record in in vitro cell culture, nanomedicine drug delivery, physiochemical characterization of nanoparticles preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins January 20, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Lori Gilmore

5295. Anatomy and Physiology:  Research Assistant or Associate – Bachelor’s degree (Assistant level) or Master’s degree (Associate level); experience working in a research laboratory setting in one of the following areas:  chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, molecular biology, biomedical science, or other biological sciences; and the ability to work at either the K-State Manhattan or Olathe campus required.    Bachelor’s degree with one to two years of working experience or a Master’s degree preferred. Term position.  Screening of applications begins February 13, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Erin Moore, 785-532-4502. Position Announcement

5296. Animal Sciences and Industry:  Research Assistant/Assistant Manager –Bachelor’s degree in animal science, feed science ore related field by date of hire; demonstrated the ability to work with cattle and horses and conduct work in the field for extended periods of time; and proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required.  Working knowledge of light weight cattle health and nutrition management in pen and pasture environments; mechanical welding experience; and experience with range improvements including fencing, brush control, and burning pastures preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins February 4, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Dale Blasi, 785-532-5427. Position Announcement

5280. Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office: Advisor – Master’s degree and ability to work with a diverse population required. Experience working in a health care field, university teaching and/or advising preferred. Regular position. Screening begins January 26, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Meagan Bozarth or call 785-532-0339.

5274. Beach Museum of Art: Website and Marketing Manager – Four year degree or equivalent; excellent written and oral communication skills; organizational and project management skills; two to five years’ experience in marketing in a university or corporate setting required. Three years’ experience working on behalf of non-profit and underfunded organizations, and proven experience working with diverse internal (university) and external (community) constituents preferred. Regular position. Screening of applications begins January 30, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Robin Lonborg or call 785-532-7718. Position Announcement

5275. Beach Museum of Art: Visitor Services Assistant – Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience; customer service and staff supervision experience; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to stand and walk indoors for the durations of a work shift; ability to use stairs, move, and carry objects such as chairs or Microsoft stands; basic familiarity with AV equipment such as digital projector and microphones required. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;  knowledge of first aid and safety procedures; good understanding of university’s structure, protocols, and mission; proven experience working with diverse internal (university) and external (community) constituents preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins January 26, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Robin Lonborg or call 785-532-7718. Position Announcement

5066. Biosecurity Research Institute:  Biosafety Specialist- Bachelor’s degree in biological or chemical sciences, two years of research, teaching or diagnostic laboratory experience with emphasis in microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, public health or related field, two years of experience in application of biological safety principles and practices, and one year experience applying working  knowledge of regulatory requirements for biological materials and dealing with relevant federal, state and local regulatory agencies required. Advanced Degree, five years of research, teaching or diagnostic laboratory experience, and experience working in a biocontainment facility at biosafety level three or higher preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins February 9, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Julie Johnson 785-532-1333. Position announcement

5206. Center on Aging:  Fellow (Post Doc) - PhD in gerontology or another disciplinary doctorate with an emphasis in gerontology required. Experience in grantsmanship and an interest in the social, economic, physiological, physiological, psychological or environmental factors that may improve quality of life for older adults and a strong quantitative research background preferred. Screening of applications begins January 31, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Gayle Doll 785-532-5945. Position announcement

5267. Center for Child Development:  Teacher/ Lead teacher – Child Development Associate, or 23 hours of college level course work in Early Childhood, or AA in ECE; expectation of actively pursuing Bachelor’s Degree as outlined in NAEYC Accreditation Criteria; six months teaching experience; ability to speak, read, and write English, ability to lift/move items up to 30 pounds unassisted of a repetitive basis, daily; ability to remain on feet for long [periods of time, stoop, and bend throughout the work shift and sit on floor; ability to reach overhead required. BA or BS in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins January 20, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Ashley Lignitz or call 785-532-2958. Position Announcement

5266. Center for Child Development: Teaching Assistant/ Assistant Teacher (2 positions) – High school diploma or Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and three months experience caring for infants or toddlers; ability to speak, read, and write English, ability to lift/move items up to 30 pounds unassisted of a repetitive basis, daily; ability to remain on feet for long [periods of time, stoop, and bend throughout the work shift and sit on floor; ability to reach overhead required. AA or BA in ECE, Child Development or related field preferred.  Term position. Screening of applications begins January 20, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Ashley Lignitz or call 785-532-2958. Position Announcement

5235. Counseling Services: Psychologist – Minimum of one year post-graduate experience in mental health field, Ph. D. or Psy. D in counseling or clinical psychology or equivalent mental health field from an APA-accredited program required. Minimum of one year of experience in a college or university setting preferred. Regular position.  Screening begins January 20, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Brenda Gfeller or call 785-532-6927. Position Announcement

5236. Counseling Services: Psychologist - Minimum of one year post-graduate experience in mental health field, Ph. D. or Psy. D in counseling or clinical psychology or equivalent mental health field from an APA-accredited program required. Minimum of one year of work related experience at a college or university counseling center; experience in brief/solution focused therapy techniques; demonstrated competency in providing bilingual therapy; completion of an APA-accredited internship; temporarily or fully licensed as a psychologist in Kansas preferred. Regular position.  Screening begins January 20, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Brenda Gfeller or call 785-532-6927. Position Announcement

5290. Diagnostic Medicine/ Pathobiology: Post-Doctoral Fellow­ – PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, or related fields; analysis of population data research and publications on livestock health, performance, economics, or food safety; documented skills in study design, statistical analysis, and interpretation of data/results; ability to contribute to grant writing and other mechanisms of developing research funding; communications with students and staff with various backgrounds required. DVM with experience in food animal (preferably bovine) production systems; knowledge and applied expertise in both experimental and observational research design/analysis preferred. Clinical-track position. Screening of applications begins February 1, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Brandy Nowakowski or call 785-532-4401 

5277. Division of Biology:  Research Associate – PhD required. Bioinformatics skills for handling next generation sequence data; excellent oral and written communication skills; basic unix command like skills; background in evolutionary genomics, molecular evolution, or related field of study preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins January 30, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Dr. Mark Ungerer or call 785-532-5845. Position Announcement

5281.  Division of Biology:  Research Assistant – M.S.; excellent technical, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to understand primary literature; experience in molecular biology required. Ability to interpret/ critique primary literature and experience in virology/arbovirology is preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins January 30, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact A. Lorena Passarelli or call 785-532-3195. Position Announcement

5282. Division of Biology: Research Associate – PhD; two publications in international journals; excellent technical, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to understand and critique primary literature; experience in molecular biology required. Experience in virology/arbovirology is preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins January 30, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact A. Lorena Passarelli or call 785-532-3195. Position Announcement

5146.  Division of Human Capital Services-Talent Acquisition:  Applicant Tracking Systems Administrator- Bachelor’s degree or four years’ experience; three years’ experience administrating an automated recruiting module; three years’ experience with configuration module; experience in client presentation, training materials development and developing long lasting client relationships; experience in functional and technical design of one or more recruiting and HRIS projects concurrently required.  Change Management in IT certification or other computer application certifications preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications has been extended to begin January 15, 2015 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Cheryl Grice, 785-532-1899.  Position announcement

5239.  Educational and Personal Development:  Coordinator- Bachelor’s degree with graduate coursework in counseling, career planning or related areas, experience in career services, advising, counseling, student services or closely related area required. Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel or related field, two years’ experience in career services, advising, counseling, student services or closely related area, teaching and supervisory experience preferred. Screening of applications begins December 23, 2014 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Judith Lynch or call 785-532-6492.Position Announcement

5269. Engineering Extension/ Pollution Prevention Institute:  Environmental & Safety Specialist/ Pollution Prevention Specialist – BS in engineering or science related discipline; minimum of one year’s experience in an industrial or educational environmental area; must have valid driver’s license and be able to physically maneuver through industrial sites required. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills; excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office and internet preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins February 9, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Nancy J. Larson or call 800-578-8898.

*5264.  Engineering Research and Graduate Programs:  Program Assistant – Bachelor of Science degree, strong organizational skills with attention to detail, ability to multi-task while working both collaboratively and independently, three years’ experience in a program administrative support, and one year experience working with social media platforms required.  Experience in graduate program administration, experience in research administration support and event coordination preferred.  Term position.  Deadline for applications is January 16, 2015.  Contact Chastidy Nichols, 785-532-5844.

5249.  Enterprise Server Technologies:  CIS/System Engineer (2 positions) – A minimum of two years’ combined education and/or experience in at least one of the five skilled domains:  Unix Systems, Windows Systems, Networking, Databases, Virtualization, Data Center Operations, or Security; ability to track and apportion time across multiple projects and troubleshooting tickets; strong interpersonal skills; strong analytical skills; and certifications in relevant engineering domains (if not, candidate must complete certification requirement within time specified by hiring manager at time of hiring) required.  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or other field relevant to information technology; experience working with IT systems deployed in higher education; and an understanding of and experience with ITIL processes preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins January 6, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Viki Horan, 785-532-2510. Position Announcement

5203. Entomology:  Research Associate- Master’s in Entomology, prior experience in entomology, biological control, and/or integrated pest management, experience in calculating treatment rates, calibration, applying treatments, maintaining application equipment, and rearing both arthropod pest and natural enemy colonies, knowledge of techniques associated with obtaining LC5 values for pesticides and experience with enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays required. Experience in entomology associated with integrated pest management, biological control. Plant-insect interactions, and knowledge associated with pesticide toxicology preferred. Term position.  Screening of applications begins December 21, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Raymond Cloyd 785-532-4750. 

5297. Graduate School: Information Specialist – Bachelor’s degree required with  preference in area of marketing, communications, professional writing or related fields; excellent written and oral communication skills, strong computer skills; two years’ experience providing direction necessary to implement the objectives of an agency, program or organizational unit; ability to work independently and to work with diverse groups and individuals; routine office type of work with computers, office and design software, telephone, fax required. Experience in web site navigation design and information hierarchy, design software; administrative experience in a university and with graduate education preferred. Screening of applications begins February 15, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Gerry Craig or call 785-532-5478. Position Announcement

5288. Housing and Dining:  Operations Manager/Service Manager (Kramer) – Bachelor’s degree in food service management/dietetics field of study; food service management experience working in a university dining segment; experience with foodservice cost controls, food and other costs; experience using a menu management system; ability to work flexible hours including weekends and late evening shifts that currently include every third weekend and is subject to change; and be RD/LD or RD/LD eligible required.  Service management experience in a college/university foodservice operation, experience with staff training and development to effectively develop employees and ensure high quality meals are served, experience using Computrition ® food/menu management software, current ServSafe Food Safety Certification, and the ability to utilize decision making skills to solve problems with confidence in the absence of detailed instructions preferred.   Regular position.   Screening of applications begins February 6, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Marlene Kunze Dolan, 785-532-0325. Position Announcement

5289. Housing and Dining:  Operations Manager/Service Manager (Derby) –  Bachelor’s degree in food service management/dietetics field of study; food service management experience working in a university dining segment; experience with foodservice cost controls, food and other costs; experience using a menu management system; and the ability to work flexible hours including weekends and late evening shifts that currently include every third weekend and is subject to change required.  Service management experience in a college/university foodservice operation, experience with staff training and development to effectively develop employees and ensure high quality meals are served, experience using Computrition ® food/menu management software, current ServSafe Food Safety Certification, the ability to utilize decision making skills to solve problems with confidence in the absence of detailed instructions, and be RD/LD or RD/LD eligible preferred.   Regular position.  Screening of applications begins February 6, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Marlene Kunze Dolan, 785-532-0325. Position Announcement

5255. Information Systems Office: Manager of Business Intelligence – Bachelor’s degree; minimum of seven years’ experience in progressively responsible positions in ma major information systems organization; minimum four years’ experience in data analysis, data presentation, and work with data warehouse tools; minimum two years’ experience managing and supervising technical staff, or a technical lead responsible for delegating tasks and overseeing the work of others; experience working in a group setting and interacting professionally to accomplish complex, independent, technical objectives required. Master’s degree in business administration, computer science, information systems, systems engineering, or related technical field; experience implementing and managing vendor products and homegrown systems preferred. Regular Position. Screening of application begins January 6, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Viki Horan. Position Announcement.

5194. K-State Center for Child Development: Coordinator/Food Program Director- Associates degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, Hospitality or a closely related field, management experience to include hiring, scheduling, training, two years of experience in food preparation regulations and food safety protocols or a Serve Safe certification required. Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, Hospitality or a closely related field, knowledge and understanding of CACFP regulations, experience with grant writing, planning gardens, negotiating contracts and knowledge of project management principles and practices preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins November 13, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Ashley Lignitz 785-532-2958. 

5252.  K-State Olathe:  Information Technology Specialist- three years’ experience in a field related to audio/video or computing equipment, experience in configuration and administration of desktop operating systems required.  Experience with instructional design, providing IT support for conferences, recording live events, supporting live streaming, web-based distance learning, and Window-based applications preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins January 9, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Roberta Robinson, 913-307-7316.  Position announcement

5293. K-State Salina – Aviation:  Senior Maintenance Manager – Bachelor’s degree, four years of full-time general aviation maintenance practices, one year in a supervisory or lead position, experience or training in Federal Aviation Regulations, FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate, FAA Inspection Authority required.  Four years of maintenance experience on Cessna single engine and Beechcraft single and twin engine aircraft, two years of experience working with Total-FBO, and an aptitude to be organized and lead others preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins February 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Andrew Smith or call 785-826-2682. Position Announcement

5287. K-State Salina – Student Life Center:  Student Life Center Coordinator –  Bachelor’s degree, ability to work evenings and weekends, strong organizational skills, ability to adapt to varying situations quickly when meeting with a variety of people, valid Kansas Driver’s License, supervisory experience with the ability to motivate and work closely with students, demonstrated knowledge and skills associated with standard fitness programming and person training, and knowledge of multiple sports required.  Experience in a Collegiate Student Services area; K-State graduate; knowledge of and skill in budgeting, fiscal management, and reporting; one year of experience in working with university recreation programs, a Master’s degree, and a fitness certification (see position announcements for a detailed list) preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins February 6, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact David Hardman, 785-826-2984. Position Announcement

5244.  KSRE Agriculture:  Extension Associate- Master’s degree related to duties of position required.  Expertise in community development, knowledge of land-grant system, and ability to develop external funding preferred.  Regular position.  Screening begins January 15, 2015 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Trudy Rice or call 785-532-3996.

5265. NACADA – Dean of Education: Program Manager – Master’s degree, five years’ experience in student success initiatives in a higher education setting, including program management and development, experience working effectively with diverse populations and volunteers, excellent oral and written communication, a working knowledge of technology used to deliver professional development services such as interactive and social media, and an ability to travel within the U.S. required. Seven years’ experience in academic advising in higher education setting and a Master’s degree in academic advising preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins January 30, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Cara Wohler or call 532-5717. Position Announcement

5285. New Student Services: Admissions Representative(5 positions) – Bachelor’s degree; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent organizational skills; ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment; a valid driver’s license required. Demonstrated leadership skills; experience with CRM software; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office; native or near-native Spanish language proficiency preferred. Regular term. Screening of applications begins February 6, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Sonia Topliff or call 785-532-6237. Position Announcement

5251.  Office of International Programs:  Coordinator- Bachelor’s degree, experience in international educations, experience in student advising, teaching, sales, marketing or advertising required.  Experience living abroad, a second language preferred.  Regular position.  Deadline for applications is January 12, 2015. Contact Barbara Lippman, 785-532-5498.  Position announcement  

5223. Office of Mediated Education: CIS/ Application Developer – a Bachelor’s degree or an associate degree in CIS or closely related field requiring a high degree of software design and programming expertise required. Demonstrated ability with Microsoft ASP.NET, SQL, XML, XSL, XSLT, C#, JavaScript, Perl, and Visual Basic, strong working knowledge of relational databases, designing database models, systems development life cycle and accessibility standards, experience with LANS, IIS, and Microsoft Directory, Knowledge of PHP, JSON, JQuery, PhoneGap, and other mobile development technologies preferred. Regular Position. Screening begins December 15, 2014 and continues until position is filled. Contact Viki Horan or call 785-532-2510. Position Announcement

5247.  Office of Mediated Education:  Systems Specialist/Integration Developer- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or closely related field, experience with WebMethods integration platform, HTML, version controls systems, and web services, knowledge or relational database theory, designing database models and building optimal queries required.  Experience with administration and configuration of WebMethods integration platform, experience with JBoss or equivalent application server preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Viki Horan, 785-532-2510.  Position announcement

5257. Physics: Research Associate –  Ph.D. in Physics is required. A Ph.D. in Cosmology or High Energy Physics, previous experience with the analysis of galaxy clustering data, and experience with research interest in large-scale structure of the universe (both theoretical and observational) is preferred. Term position.  Screening of applications begins January 20, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Lado SamushaPosition Announcement.

4565.  Plant Pathology:  Associate Scientist- Ph.D. in bioinformatics, computational biology or closely related discipline, experience with next-generation sequencing data, whole-genome assembly, genotyping-by-sequencing required. Term position.  Screening of applications begins January 31, 2015 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Stephanie Alvord-Albanese 785-532-2709. Position Announcement.

5253.  Plant Pathology:  Associate Scientist- Ph.D. in plant genetics, breeding, physiology or closely related discipline, experience with physiological evaluation of heat and drought stress and evaluation of germplasm, application of genomics tools to quantitative genetics required.  Experience preparing scientific manuscripts preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins March 1, 2015 and continues until position is filled.  Contact Stephanie Alvord-Albanese, 785-532-6176.  Position announcement

5254.  Plant Pathology:  Research Associate- Ph.D. in plant sciences/genetics/molecular biology, ability to design and conduct independent experiments required.  Bioinformatic skills for routine genetics/genomic applications preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins March 1, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Stephanie Alvord-Albanese, 785-532-6176.  Position announcement

5245. Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab (SIIL): Business Financial Specialist – Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field; minimum of three years of accounting experience; ability to compile, analyze, and interpret financial reports; understand general auditing principles; ability to comply with federal, state, and university regulations and policies required. Master’s Degree in accounting, business, finance, or related discipline preferred.  Term position.   Screening of applications begins January 5, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Teri Davis or call 785-532-7314. Position Announcement

5259. Sustainable Intensification Lab (SIIL): Associate Director – Ph.D in an agricultural economics or related field, ten or more years’ experience in international development program implementation in Africa or Asia, excellent organization skills and management capabilities required. Specific experience with USAID results framework, target setting and monitoring and evaluation systems, and a commitment to capacity development of national counterparts and institution preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins on February 6, 2015 and continues until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Vara Prasad, 785-532-3746.  Position Announcement.

5260. Sustainable Intensification Lab (SIIL): Project Coordinator – Master’s degree in business administration, management, international agriculture, or related field; excellent organizational, project monitoring, and evaluation and data management skills; user skill in office software that includes MS Access, Excel, Internet and work processing systems; excellent communication skills and ability to analyze data and write reports, research and technical papers; ability to travel overseas required. Experience monitoring international research project portfolio; experience using and designing websites and web based reporting interface; experience with communication planning, mass media, and knowledge management preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins on February 6, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Dorothy DoanPosition Announcement.

5271. Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory: Lab Tech II – Bachelor of Science in biology or related sciences; a minimum of six months of laboratory experience; the ability to maintain a harmonious working relationship with co-workers and other employees; a positive customer service attitude; organizational skills; ability to work cooperatively in scheduling work hours with co-workers required. Certification in histotechnology, ASCP (histotechnician (HT) or histotechnologist (HTL)) and proficiency in the use of computers and highly technological equipment preferred. Term position. Screening of applications begins February 2, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Aubrey Baldwin or call 785-532-3074. Position Announcement

5258.  Veterinary Health Center: Director of Surgical Support Services – Associate degree or higher in veterinary or animal technology from a school accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, or graduation from a Kansas Board of Nursing approved school of professional nursing; five years’ clinical experience with two or more years in a management role; licensed veterinary technician or registered professional nurse required.  Certified Registered Central Service Technician through IAHCSMM preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins on January 20, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Dr. Shirley Arck, 785-532-5708.  Position Announcement.

5262. Veterinary Medicine: Program Manager – Bachelor’s degree in management, information technology, agriculture, or other related field; 3 years’ experience managing and/or providing direction In a team/center operation; excellent knowledge of business processing management, and information technology operations; substantial exposure to data processing and enterprise software applications required. Master’s degree in business, management, agriculture, or related field preferred.  Term position.  Screening of applications begins January 13, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Jaci Begnoche, 785-532-4426.

5256.  Vice President for Research:  Grant Specialist – Negotiator – Bachelor of science or arts; relevant experience in contract development and negotiation and budget and proposal development within a not-for-profit and/or University setting; experience in the interpretation and application of statutes and regulations required.  Three years’ experience in grants and contract administration; advanced degree (i.e. MBA, JD); familiarity with computerized reports, sponsored programs budgeting, and financial accounting; familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations; and working knowledge of research compliance and contract procedures preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins January 9, 2015 and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Diana McElwain, 785-532-5110.  Position Announcement


 

Internal

5246.  Office of Mediated Education:  Associate Director /Associate Director for Application Infrastructure and Integration – Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or a closely relevant field; four years of technical management experience; strong working knowledge of SDLC and multi-tiered application platforms; and working knowledge of Enterprise Java and .NET application development practices required.  Master’s degree in software engineering or business administration; six years of technical management experience; experience managing projects using an AGILE methodology; and working knowledge of CHEF or similar configuration management tools preferred.  Regular position.  Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.  Contact Viki Horan, 785-532-2510. Position Announcement

5284. New Student Services: Admissions Representative – TX Regional or Engg - Bachelor’s degree; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent organizational skills; ability to work both autonomously and in a team environment; a valid driver’s license required. Demonstrated leadership skills; experience with CRM software; demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office; native or near-native Spanish language proficiency preferred. Regular term. Screening of applications begins January 16, 2015 and continues until position is filled. Contact Sonia Topliff or call 785-532-6237. Position Announcement