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Academic Program Spec

Apply now Department: 3670040010 Education Dean of
Job no: 516770
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Education / Instructional
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

The Center for Student Success and Professional Services within the College of Education seeks applicants for an academic program specialist.  This position will provide leadership and assistance in the development, implementation, and assessment of various initiatives, activities, events, and academic enrichment opportunities for current and prospective students.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience planning, managing, and overseeing multiple projects and activities.
  • Strong project management expertise and experience.
  • Strong event planning expertise and experience.
  • High level of overall computer literacy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to work some hours outside the normal workday, including evenings and some weekends.
  • Experience in higher education.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

For best consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, March 24.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$17.69 – $20.43 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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