Employment Opportunities

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ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

The Kansas Board of Regents invites applicants to fill the position of Administrative Specialist. The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges).

The Administrative Specialist provides front desk reception and phone coverage for the agency and administrative support to the Finance and Administration Unit. This position serves as initial contact for all agency visitors and directs visitors to appropriate staff and meeting rooms. Other duties include, but are not limited to receiving incoming agency telephone calls and routing them appropriately, or respond to inquiries and requests not requiring the attention of another staff person, enter purchase requests in SMART, and assists accounting with cash handling. The successful candidate will also be responsible for assisting the Associate Director for Human Resources and Purchasing in processing applicant materials and letters while ensuring confidentiality.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED, a minimum of one-year experience in an office environment, and be proficient in the use of PC-based software including Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word. The successful candidate must be able to identify and assess customers’ needs to achieve customer satisfaction and have well-developed oral and written communications skills.

Salary range is $32,000 to $35,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current resume, and contact information for three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., preferably as MS Word or PDF attachments. Hard copies can be submitted to the Human Resources Office, Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1368.

Screening of applications will begin Friday, January 27, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have consented to, and successfully completed a criminal background check. 

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The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

REPORTING SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

The Kansas Board of Regents invites nominations and applications for the position of Reporting Systems Administrator. The successful candidate will work in the Data, Research and Planning (DRP) unit and will provide primary support for the Kansas Higher Education Reporting System and be responsible for technical system configurations which include the following components: system architecture, system upgrades, security access rules, database definitions, and reporting table dimensions. The successful candidate will possess excellent logic, SQL, and data modeling skills.

The DRP unit is responsible for the planning, development, and maintenance of a uniform, web-based postsecondary education data and reporting system. This system provides decision-making support to the Board's policy development and system coordination roles. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in a relevant area such as computer sciences, information systems technology, computer systems engineering, or a combination of degree and relevant work experience. Candidates should possess strong technical and communication skills and have experience with data modeling techniques, relational database reporting systems and development, and query programming languages such as SQL.

Salary range is $43,000 to $53,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current resume, and contact information for three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., preferably as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachment. Hard copies can be submitted to: Human Resources Office, Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1368. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have consented to, and successfully completed a criminal background check. The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Cynthia Farrier, Director of Data, Research and Planning, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 785-430-4258.

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The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

DIRECTOR FOR WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION

The Kansas Board of Regents invites applicants to fill the position of Director for Workforce Training and Education. The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges).

The Director for Workforce Training and Education serves as a liaison from the Kansas Board of Regents to the Kansas Department of Commerce. The Director connects Commerce workforce development programs and services to the postsecondary training system. The Director manages special projects and leverages the postsecondary education system as a solution to current and future workforce needs. The Director collaborates with the Vice President in strategic planning, including policies, procedures, and initiatives for the Regents’ education system.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of three years full-time administrative experience or a combination of five years full-time teaching and administrative experience in postsecondary technical education. The successful candidate must also possess strong analytic, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; the ability to prioritize, take initiative, focus, and follow through to completion; acute understanding of technical education and workforce development; the ability to work with multiple agencies and constituents; and must be willing to travel within and outside the state of Kansas. A Master’s degree from an accredited institution is also preferred.

Salary range is $70,000 to $80,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, current resume, and contact information for three professional references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., preferably as MS Word or PDF attachments. Hard copies can be submitted to the Human Resources Office, Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1368.

Screening of applications will begin January 3rd, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have consented to, and successfully completed a criminal background check. The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about this position including the position description, click here.

The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

 


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