Employment Opportunities

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REPORTING AND RESEARCH SPECIALIST

The Kansas Board of Regents invites applicants to fill the position of Reporting and Research 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 Reporting and Research Specialist will serve as project leader for data-related initiatives as well as actively contribute to the project design and data specifications of assigned projects. In addition, the Reporting and Research Specialist will possess superb writing and communication skills along with technical skills which include business and systems design, data modeling, data/research design, and reporting. Duties include analyzing program requirements, creating data definitions, extracting data, executing performance reports, and other duties as directed by the Associate Director for Data, Research and Planning.  

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant area from an accredited institution or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. In addition the successful applicant should possess two plus years of demonstrated knowledge of relational database concepts; two plus years of experience or education with query languages such as SAS or SQL; ability to analyze data, reporting needs, and design in addition to creating and writing reports using complex queries; and demonstrated project management skills and experience with the ability to prioritize, take initiative, and follow through to completion multiple projects simultaneously. Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree from an accredited institution; two plus years of institutional research experience or related experience preferably in a college, university, school, or educational agency setting; experience working in higher education; and experience using statistical reporting tools such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA. This position will primarily work remotely; however, in person work at the Topeka office will be required on occasion.

Salary range is $52,000 to $60,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Kansas Board of Regents offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid leave; in addition, tuition waiver programs are available to eligible employees, spouses, and dependents at several state universities.

Interested candidates should apply for this position on the State of Kansas Employment Center and Careers portal website located here. A letter of application, current resume, and contact information for three professional references must be uploaded when completing the application process.

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.

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

The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

 


STUDENT FINANCIAL AID SPECIALIST

The Kansas Board of Regents invites applicants to fill the position of Student Financial Aid 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 Student Financial Aid Specialist fulfills a leadership role in performing a wide range of administrative tasks in the Student Financial Assistance unit at the Kansas Board of Regents. This position is responsible for the administration of the Kansas Promise Scholarship student financial assistance program totaling $10 million per year which provides financial assistance to postsecondary institutions including community colleges, technical colleges, independent, and not-for-profit colleges and directly works in processing approximately 3,000 student applications annually. This position is also responsible for the administration of two additional student financial assistance programs which include the Hero’s Scholarship and the Computer Science Educator Scholarship totaling $1.5 million additional dollars per year and directly works in processing approximately 1,500 student applications annually.

The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent in addition to three years of experience in a professional office environment. The successful applicant should also possess exceptionally well-developed oral and written communication and analytical skills, along with effective interpersonal abilities. Finally, the successful applicant should have excellent customer service skills, experience working independently and collaboratively, and be proficient in the use of application software packages including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Preferred qualifications include a bachelor’s degree. This position will primarily work remotely; however, in person work at the Topeka office will be required on occasion.

Salary range is $38,000 to $42,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Kansas Board of Regents offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid leave; in addition, tuition waiver programs are available to eligible employees, spouses, and dependents at several state universities.

Interested candidates should apply for this position on the State of Kansas Employment Center and Careers portal website located here. A letter of application, current resume, and contact information for three professional references must be uploaded when completing the application process.

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 complete position description, click here.

The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

 


 

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