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The Kansas Board of Regents invites applicants to fill the position of Workforce Development 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 Workforce Development Specialist works closely with the Director for Workforce Development and the Senior Director of Adult and Career Technical Education in meeting both state and federal initiatives.  This position is responsible to guide and track local Adult Education program reports, review and respond to informational request for Carl D. Perkins and Adult Education, organize and maintain files, update and maintain the Workforce Development webpages, coordinate committee agenda and materials, and assist in the maintenance of the Kansas Higher Education Data System in a wide range of projects designed to serve Kansas postsecondary technical education.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university, superior written and verbal skills, strong analytical skills, attention to detail, high level of organization, proficiency in presentations, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team structure. 

Salary range is $40,000 to $45,000 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 immediately and continue until the position is filled.  The successful candidate will have consented to, and successfully completed a criminal background check. 

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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