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Academic Program Specialist

Apply now Department: 3670080010 Vet Med Center Dean of
Job no: 517500
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Veterinary Medicine
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for an Academic Program Specialist. The position coordinates and manages daily operations and provides assistance to the Assistant Dean of Admissions and the Recruitment Coordinator for the College of Veterinary Medicine. This position is an initial contact person for inquiries from the public, unit administrators, faculty, staff, applicants and visitors to the college. This position is responsible for the daily operations of the traditional applicants, early admission applicants and transfer applicants. The individual must exercise good judgment in prioritizing and multi-tasking in a busy environment.

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: https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

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.

 

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years in administrative support position providing directions necessary to implement the objectives of an agency, program or organizational unit.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Two to four years of professional experience is preferred.
  • Word processing database management, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in a university setting is preferred.

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. Contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$18.04 - $27.96 hourly

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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