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Academic Program Specialist

Apply now Department: 3670040050 Spec Ed Counseling & Stud Aff
Job no: 517741
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Education / Instructional, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 07A

About This Role:

The Academic Program Specialist serves the department by facilitating clear communication, organization, and support amongst faculty, students, and applicants. In addition to providing administrative support to the Department Chair and faculty, coordinating meetings, preparing correspondence, and performing various administrative tasks, the Academic Program Specialist develops and implements initiatives, organizes virtual and on-campus events, and manages the admissions process.

Why Join Us:

The Department of Special Education, Counseling and Student Affairs has a mission of preparing knowledgeable, ethical, caring decision makers who demonstrate inclusive perspectives toward the contexts of groups and institutions; student development and learning; teaching and guidance; inquiry and research methods; and research-enlightened clinical application, consultation, and practice.

To learn more about the Department of Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs, please visit:  

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.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field.
  • Experience providing support for academic programs.
  • Knowledge of college and university work environments.
  • Experience recruiting prospective college or university students and/or supporting current college or university students.

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. Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$18.04-$22.00 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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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