Posted: Feb 12, 2024

Academic Program Spec

Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
Application Deadline: N/A

Academic Program Spec


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


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:


• Cover letter

• Resume

• Three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.


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.


Advertised: Feb 12, 2024


Application Closes: Open until filled


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