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Employment Opportunities at Cowley CollegeEmployee Handbook

We are accepting applications for the positions listed below.


If you are interested in applying for a position at Cowley College, submit a complete application packet to:

Cowley College
Attn: Human Resources
125 South Second St.
P.O. Box 1147
Arkansas City, KS 67005
Or email to: employment@cowley.edu

 

Equal Opportunity Employer. Voluntary EEOC Form - Non-discrimination notice

 

 

Updated: July 14, 2016

 


Administrative Positions

To apply for an administration position: Submit a complete application packet, including cover letter, resume and staff application to: Cowley College, Attn: Human Resources, 125 South Second St., PO Box 1147, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or email to: employment@cowley.edu. Equal Opportunity Employer. Voluntary EEOC form - Non-discrimination notice

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus
Associate Vice-President of Business & Industry Advancement

Cowley College (Arkansas City, KS) invites applications for the position of Associate Vice President of Business & Industry Advancement. Primary responsibility is to develop and strengthen positive relations with area businesses and related industries with ultimate goal of developing training contracts and programs. Supervisory responsibility for technical programs. Successful grant writing experience a definite plus. Successful candidate will demonstrate a history of valuing people, high integrity, accountability and leadership.

Requirements: Master's degree or equivalent combination of Bachelor's and industry experience required. At least five year's supervisory experience, community college background preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, manage, and evaluate career and technical services and programs to meet workforce and industry development and community needs.
  • Identify programming priorities and opportunities for new program initiatives, as well as develop industry partnerships
  • Develop and present program proposals and grant applications, and negotiate contractual documents for educational services and joint ventures with school districts and other public and private agencies.
  • Represent the College to business/community organizations to ensure the College has input and influence in the development of public policy or area economic and workforce development.
  • Manage and coordinate the development of educational services to support local economic development initiatives by collaborating with area economic development agencies to develop business recruitment, customized training, industry partnerships and expansion strategies.
  • Manage day to day operations to ensure achievement of program/performance goals; develop divisional operational and instructional processes and procedures.
  • Plan and direct the development of division goals, work plans, and performance.
  • Provide professional leadership and supervision in recruiting, developing, and evaluating staff members within the area of delegated responsibility.
  • Collaborate with instructional divisions to joint venture development of new workforce and technical programs and initiate new programs to enhance workforce development.
  • Conduct regular evaluation of supervised staff per College policy and procedure

Minimum Requirements:

  • Document a history of valuing people, high integrity, accountability and leadership.
  • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and diverse populations.
  • Minimum five years of experience in management/supervision.
  • Good communications skills, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Computer skills in basic office software such as word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and student data systems.
  • Master's Degree or appropriate combination of Bachelor's Degree and key experience in business and industry.
  • Understanding of and commitment to continuous quality improvement.
  • Background in community college setting preferred.

To apply: send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume, staff application and copies of transcripts to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. For full consideration apply by August 12, 2016.  This position is open until filled. Salary Range: $68,000-$72,000. EOE/ADA.

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus
VICE PRESIDENT OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

The Vice President of Institutional Advancement will initiate, establish, and manage effective relationships with alumni, prospects, and major donors.  The Vice President will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to identify, engage, cultivate, and solicit individuals who will provide significant personal financial support for Cowley College.  Lastly, the Vice President of Institutional Advancement will be responsible for facilitating public relations, alumni relations, institutional research, scholarships, marketing, website management, and communications within the college and work closely with internal and external stakeholders of the college.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and supervise Foundation, Alumni and Development activities.  Duties include identifying key alumni and prospects and establish face-to-face contacts with them.    
  • Provide leadership, goal setting, and direction to institutional research, marketing, website management, public relations and scholarship department activities and fiscal operations.
  • Establish a budget and fundraising goals for the Cowley College Foundation.
  • Facilitate the planning and development for all major grants and grants by organizing meetings, networking, and collaborating with all partners.
  • Coordinate and implement fund-raising activities with the Foundation Coordinator.
  • Plan and conduct major giving, planned giving, and annual giving activities for the year.
  • Plan, implement, and supervise Advancement activities that are coordinated with the Foundation.
  • Provide leadership in researching available grants from local, state, federal, and foundations and corporations and other private sources.
  • Serve effectively as a colleague and advisor to the college’s leadership team.
  • Work collaboratively with and provide support to other departments in the college such as athletics, enrollment management, academics, finance, student affairs, and information technology. 
  • Serve on the President’s Administrative Council and other councils as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree.  Doctoral Degree, preferred
  • Strong leadership experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong computer and technology skills
  • Deep commitment to the college, its mission, core values, and the communities the college serves
  • High integrity and authenticity
  • Highly innovative and creative
  • Genuinely benevolent
  • Management experience
  • Experience in fundraising for major projects
  • Experience working with alumni and donors
  • Experience managing fund-raising projects in a community college setting, preferred
  • Experience working with Boards, submitting Board reports, and providing expertise and direction, preferred

To Apply:
Submit a complete application packet, including:

  1. A Letter of application.
  2. A current résumé summarizing educational and administrative background and experience.
  3. Verification of academic credentials
  4. Academic Application

Submit application packet to:

    Human Resources
    125 South Second
    Arkansas City, KS 67005
    employment@cowley.edu

This position will remain open until filled.

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Foundation Coordinator

The Foundation Coordinator is responsible for maintaining accurate and timely financial records including the receipting and processing of all gifts received by the Cowley College Foundation. In addition, the position is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of alumni and donor records, and assisting in all fundraising/alumni/community outreach activities as directed by the Vice President for Institutional Advancement.

The following are the key roles the Foundation Coordinator will serve at the College:

  • Maintain and improve Foundation scholarship records and work closely with both the Financial Aid and Scholarship offices in the awarding and disbursement of scholarship funds. 
  • Maintain relationships with scholarship donors and provide them with information regarding scholarship balances, award recipients, and other information as requested.
  • Responsible for compiling monthly financial reports and statements for the Foundation’s monthly meetings.
  • Promptly process and receipt all gifts received by the Foundation and provide timely and courteous correspondence to donors.
  • Serve as the ex-officio secretary for the Cowley College Foundation Board of Directors monthly board meetings.
  • Maintain accurate alumni/donor/prospect profiles, record history, and demographic information through the Foundation’s donor database.
  • Assist with Foundation mailings, newsletters, campaigns, events and other duties as assigned by the V.P. of Institutional Advancement. 
  • Work closely with the public, college administrators/staff/faculty, college trustees and the Board of Directors of the Cowley College Foundation, as needed. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred in accounting, finance, business administration or related field
  • Experience in preparing financial statements, strongly preferred.
  • Experience handling and processing money, strongly preferred.
  • Experience in record management, strongly preferred.
  •  Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to build a strong rapport with alumni, donors, and community members on behalf of Cowley College.
  • Accurate record keeping skills.
  • Ability to prepare accurate and timely financial statements.

To apply: send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. For full consideration, apply by July 29, 2016.  Position is open until filled.  EOE/ADA. 

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Director of Human Resources

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Director of Human Resources. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and application of policies related to personnel administration, and provides expertise to the College in areas of employment laws and regulations. Applicable knowledge in employment practices and human resources.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible to assure that the personnel policies and practices of the College are in compliance with the federal and state government laws and regulations, and other applicable regulatory agencies, and ensure such policies and procedures are documented, disseminated, and applied in a timely manner. 
  • Review applicable laws regularly, and make recommendations for policy and procedure changes as needed.
  • Responsible for the administration of fringe benefits and payroll deductions including but not limited to: KPERS, health insurance, life insurance, tax sheltered annuities and savings plans, and the IRS Section 125 cafeteria plan.
  • Develop and implement HR programs including personnel administration, recruitment/staffing, on-boarding and training, compensation/benefits, performance management, employee relations, and health/safety.
  • Coordinate all personnel actions including hiring, terminations and payroll.
  • Orient new employees in personnel policies, payroll, American Disabilities Act (ADA), Bloodborne Pathogens, and harassment policies and procedures. 
  • Responsible for implementing and/or maintaining a personnel database for internal management and reports, and external surveys and reporting.
  • Direct the College’s employment services, including:  evaluating positions, posting vacancies, maintaining a list of vacancies, and facilitating the interview processes.  Provide leadership for developing employment plans and administering the centralized employment systems.
  • Administer the college’s Workers Compensation program, monitoring claims and coordinating work between employee and insurance carrier.
  • Facilitate the college’s performance evaluation program, and revise as necessary.
  • Maintain all job descriptions, keeping them up-to-date.
  • Respond to employee relation issues, such as harassment allegations, civil rights complaints, and general employee complaints.  Act as a mediator and/or witness in personnel conflict situations.
  • Monitor and manage the annual Human Resources Department Budget.
  • Administer the College’s compensation program, which includes classifying and reclassifying positions, assisting in the writing of job descriptions, developing an employee pay scale, and conducting wage and salary surveys.
  • Represent the College for any unemployment claims.
  • Supervise the Human Resources Coordinator.
  • Coordinate employee recognition programs.
  • Serve as the EEO specialist and ADA Compliance Officer for employees.
  • Maintain courteous, professional and effective working relationships with employees, vendors and/or any other representatives of external organization.
  • Comply with all College policies and procedures
  • Assist the President and Vice President Finance and Administration by performing other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge and proficiency in the application of federal and state laws and regulations governing employment.
  • Knowledge of employee recruitment and hiring principles.
  • Knowledge of college policies and procedures.
  • Ability to research and analyze data and information.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team.
  • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Good oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work. Work well under deadline pressures.
  • Excellent human relations skills. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies and individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Understanding of and commitment to AQIP.

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management or related area.
  •  Master’s degree preferred.
  • PHR/SPHR certification, preferred.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of experience in human resources.
  • Experience in policy development, administration, and supervision.
  • Experience with interpreting state and federal statutes and laws.
  • Experience working in a college or university setting, preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; ability to move freely around the campus and outreach centers; ability to lift up to 20 pounds; ability to bend, stoop, reach and grasp as required to perform responsibilities; ability to drive motor vehicle; and ability to work at a computer for long periods of time. 

Work Environment:
Work performed in an office environment.

To apply: send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. For full consideration, apply by July 22, 2016.  Position is open until filled.  EOE/ADA. 

 


Staff Positions

To apply for a staff position: Submit a complete application packet, including cover letter, resume and staff application to: Cowley College, Attn: Human Resources, 125 South Second St., PO Box 1147, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or email to: employment@cowley.edu. Equal Opportunity Employer. Voluntary EEOC form - Non-discrimination notice

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Full-Time Bus Driver

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Bus Driver. This position is responsible for safely transporting passengers to events in a passenger bus or other vehicle. The successful candidate will maintain and be responsible for care and upkeep of the college buses and other fleet vehicles. Must have exemplary driving record and the ability to work with a diverse population. Position will work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays. Overtime may be required. Position will work with maintenance and grounds when transportation needs have been met.

Position Duties:

  • Drives the College-owned bus and passenger vans, providing safe and efficient transportation to the College community and its visitors.
  • Safely transport students and staff to events in a passenger bus or similar type vehicle.
  • Ensure that all passengers adhere to all passenger safety guidelines and expectations while the vehicle is in operation.
  • Operate vehicle in a safe manner and take all precautions necessary to ensure the safety of passengers.  Exhibit sound judgment and follow safe driving standards.
  • Ensure maintenance of all fleet vehicles.
  • Ensure College vehicles meet applicable safety regulations.
  • Clean and maintain interior and exterior of all College vehicles.
  • Assist with confidential document disposal and long term file storage.
  • Work with maintenance and grounds when transportation needs have been met.

Required Education/Training/Knowledge/Skills:

  • High School Diploma, or equivalent.
  • Valid CDL license with required endorsements (minimum B, passenger, air brakes).
  • Must have and maintain DOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate.
  • CPR certification, preferred.
  • Basic mechanical knowledge, preferred.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum one year of bus driving experience, or comparable driving experience.
  • Must have an exemplary driving record. No DUI conviction in past 15 years.

To apply: send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. EOE/ADA

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus and Wichita Downtown Center

Customer Service Clerk-Bookstore (seasonal)

Cowley College is seeking a temporary, seasonal employee to serve as a Customer Service Clerk. The College would like to have this position start in August. Seasonal times for this position include: May (week of finals and week after finals), June (2 weeks: week before summer session starts and first week of classes), August (entire month), December (week of finals and week after finals), and January (entire month).  The Clerk will work approximately 28 hours a week.
Requirements: High School Diploma, or equivalent. Associate’s Degree, preferred.  Experience in retail setting. Excellent record of attendance, reliability and initiative required. Valid Driver’s License.  Experience in handling cash and Point-of-Sale Software, preferred.

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. EOE/ADA. 

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Assistant Coach-Tennis/Dorm Manager

Cowley County Community College is seeking a full-time Assistant Coach-Tennis/Dorm Manager.
The Assistant Coach-Tennis/Dorm Manager is a live-in housing position and is responsible for assisting with all aspects of the program, such as recruiting, planning, coaching, scheduling opponents and training team members. In addition, this position supervises the students in the Dormitory and assists in the development and implementation of all residential and community activities within that dorm building. The Assistant Coach-Tennis/Dorm Manager is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Cowley College, Jayhawk Athletic Conference and the NJCAA. This is a 12 month position. 

Position Duties:
Assistant Coach

  • Assists the head coach in managing and directing the men’s and women’s programs.
  • Coach the men’s tennis team.
  • Teach fundamentals and techniques, as directed by the Head Coach.
  • Assists the Head Coach with all aspects of the team including training, competing and scheduling.
  • Coordinate court set up for game day.
  • Coordinate study hall for men’s team.
  • Assists with the monitoring of daily academic reports for men’s and women’s programs.
  • Assists with the recruiting process.
  • Coordinate with Student Services for all international recruits admissions requirements.
  • Teach sportsmanship and set an example of good moral and physical behavior.
  • Represent Cowley College and the Athletic Department in a professional manner.
  • Be familiar with and follow all policies and procedures of the KJCCC and NJCAA.
  • Organize and maintain accurate inventory of equipment and uniforms.
  • Assist with coordination of travel arrangements.
  • Works cooperatively with personnel in the athletics department, attends department meetings and activities, and always represents the college positively when interacting with the community, other college departments, alumni, high school and club coaches, media and general public.

Dorm Manager  

  • Act as a positive role model and will work directly with dormitory students in the development and enforcement of rules to assure proper student conduct and care of facilities.
  • Assist in the training and mentoring of new Resident Assistants (RA). Assist with RA training program each semester.
  • Develop a semester dorm activity schedule and coordinate communication of events with Resident Assistants, Dorm Managers, Director of Student Life and the Director of Housing.
    • Coordinate Christmas party.
    • 1-2 larger events per semester (specific to Dormitory).
    • Create and submit activities schedule for semester at least 2 weeks prior to start of semester.
    • Manage budget for activities.
    • Communicate and Market each activity throughout campus.
  • Supervise, direct, develop, mentor, select, train and evaluate 2-3 Resident Assistants, connecting student growth and development to specific learning outcomes.
    • Schedule weekly meetings with RA, providing feedback to Director of Housing.
  • Manage all room changes. Check in/out students during move-in/move-out days and throughout the semester. Inspect for damage during check-out.
  • Maintain Rooming Roster with 100% accuracy.
  • Maintain all housing reports.
  • Conduct regular inspections for the appearance, operation, safety and security of the dormitories and report all issues to the Director of Housing.
    • Must conduct inspections at least twice a semester.
    • Follow-up 24 hours after a concern is found.
  • Assist with all safety drills, room and drug inspections.
  • Attend weekly manager meetings.
  • On-call rotation for the 5 campus dormitories.
  • Follow-up on all student concerns.
  • Identify and refer students to College services, including but not limited to, Student Life, Counselor, Director of Health Services and Tutoring.
  • Process and deliver student mail for dormitory.
  • Provide tennis travel and recruitment schedule to the Director of Housing.

Required Education Background:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, required.  Master’s Degree, preferred.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification, preferred.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years collegiate tennis coaching or equivalent experience.
  • A demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the community college mission philosophy.
  • Experience in the development and enforcement of student conduct.
  • Experience working with student populations.
  • Experience in event planning and promotion.

To apply:  Send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume and staff application (found at www.cowley.edu/employment) to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.eduIncomplete application packets will not be accepted.  EOE/ADA.

 

Location: Mulvane Center

Office Assistant, Part-time (Mulvane Center)

The Office Assistant is responsible for performing several administrative duties for the Mulvane Center and to provide support to students, staff and instructors. Hours needed: Monday through Thursday, 4:30pm to 10pm. Friday, 12:00pm to 4:30pm (flexible). Some Saturdays may be required. This is a 12 month position.

Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Associate’s Degree, preferred. One year of customer service Experience. Office Assistant experience, preferred.

To apply:  Send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu.  EOE/ADA

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Non-Destructive Testing Lead Instructor

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Non-Destructive Testing Lead Instructor position. The Non-Destructive Testing Instructor is a full-time, 12 month position for Cowley College’s CTE program. This position is responsible for effectively managing the NDT program and successfully teaching students within the program.

Position Duties:

  • Actively recruit students and explore opportunities for program growth.
  • Teach state approved courses in non-destructive technology.
  • Instruct students in competency-based program curriculum using current instructional strategies appropriate to the subject matter to assure highest quality classroom instruction.
  • Effectively manage the classroom to create an optimal learning environment, maintaining an appropriate balance of classroom discipline.
  • Maintain up-to-date records of student attendance, academic progress and grades as required by College policy and certification/regulatory agencies.
  • Recruit students for the NDT program.
  • Serve as the lead instructor for NDT program full-time and adjunct faculty members.
  • Develop relationships with business community and industry partners.
  • Creation of curriculum, instructional materials and oversight of non-destructive lab and equipment.
  • Serve as the advisor for department students.
  • Responsible for the NDT operations for which assigned.
  • Keep posted office hours and serve on college and relevant industry committees.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of and experience in the appropriate subject matter.
  • Capable of developing, qualifying, and approving procedures, establishing and approving techniques, interpreting codes, standards, specifications, and procedures; and designating the particular NDT methods, techniques, and procedures to be used.
  • Capable of interpreting and evaluating results in terms of existing codes, standards, and specifications.
  • General knowledge with other appropriate NDT methods, as demonstrated by an American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level II Basic examination or other means.
  • Capable of training and examining NDT Level I and II personnel for certification in related NDT methods.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Successful completion of classroom training for Radiographic Testing (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Eddy Current Testing (ET), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), and Magnetic Particle Testing (MT).
    • Level II certification in RT or UT. Level III, preferred.

Required Experience:

  • Have sufficient practical experience in applicable materials, fabrication, and product technology to establish techniques and to assist in establishing acceptance criteria when none are otherwise available.
  • Industry experience, preferred.

To apply: send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume, academic application, and copies of transcripts to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. Applications accepted until filled. Salary Range: $55,000-$60,000. EOE/ADA.

 

Location: Winfield Allied Health Center

CERTIFIED NURSING COORDINATOR

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Certified Nursing Coordinator position. The Certified Nursing Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the CNA, CMA, Home Health Aide (HHA), Restorative Aide (RA), IV Certification (LPN), Phlebotomy and any other nursing related programs at Cowley College. This position will provide leadership in marketing, recruiting and advising program students. The program Coordinator is responsible for maintaining established standards set in the industry. This position will develop new academic programs in conjunction with the Department Chair.

Position Duties:

  • Actively recruit students and explore opportunities for program growth.
  • Actively recruit high school students eligible for SB155 reimbursement.
  • Oversee the enrollment process and prepare certificates of completion
  • Serve as academic advisor to allied health students.
  • Work closely with local high schools on developing programs for currently enrolled high school students.
  • Develop, promote and assist in maintaining articulations with local high schools.
  • Assist with the development of program brochures or fliers.
  • Ensure that all students submit records required by clinical affiliates.
  • Recruit, hire, orient, evaluate and coordinate staffing of adjunct instructors.
  • Communicate program policies and procedures to all adjunct instructors.
  • Plan and schedule all classes related to the program.
  • Investigate and select appropriate textbooks and other instructional materials.
  • Review course content submissions and submit requests to the state.
  • Develop new program job descriptions (in conjunction with H.R.), and ensure program job descriptions are up-to-date and communicated to instructors.
  • Complete class evaluations, making a minimum of one on-site classroom visit for each class.
  • Ensure that current contracts are on file with all clinical facilities prior to course delivery.
  • Monitor program instructors and student performance and provide constructive feedback or change processes to better the education and training experience.
  • Develop, coordinate, monitor and facilitate classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences that are sensitive to; accepted learning theories, contribute to the achievement of the objectives of the course, and maintain mutual respect between students, instructional personnel and healthcare facilities.
  • Maintain course procedures and textbooks, in conjunction with the state curriculum for each course taught.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements of KDADS, KBOR, Cowley College, and other regulatory agencies, by developing and maintaining up-to-date;

                 - class policies and procedures

                 - curricula

                 - course and program goals and objectives

                 - class evaluations

  • Maintain and report all statistical information and various forms required by the State Department of Education, Kansas Board of Regents, KDADS, KBOR and other agencies.
  • Coordinate all KDADS and other testing processes for student certification.
  • Complete all needed reports and requests, including; course requests, student evaluations, instructor evaluations, surveys, and administrative forms.
  • Provide annual budget recommendations, manage responsibilities within budgetary constraints and maintain financial records.
  • Evaluate equipment and supply needs for classes and assist in maintaining up-to-date and accurate inventory of all equipment, supplies and chemicals.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Vision of future healthcare trends and ability to effect change to meet needs.
  • Ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the mission and values of the institution.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working with a diverse student body, faculty, staff and other College constituents.
  • A strong understanding of governmental programs, agencies, and laws that specifically address College and student issues.
  • Must be flexible and display a positive attitude.
  • Must be proficient with computer, to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Leadership and supervision skills.
  • Effective teaching ability.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to research and analyze various types of information.

Required Education:

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred.

Required Experience:

  • At least two years as a healthcare provider.
  • Leadership/supervision experience.
  • One year experience in a long-term care setting preferred.

To apply: send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. EOE/ADA

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus
STUDENT LIFE COUNSELOR
Cowley College is seeking a full-time Student Life Counselor for our Arkansas City, Kansas campus.  The Student Life Counselor serves as a facilitator of student success and serves as the primary resource/referral person to deal with a variety of mental health issues for the student population.   This is a 10 month position.

The following are the key roles the Student Life Counselor will serve at the College:

  • Provide services directly to students: Needs assessments, counseling (individual and group), crisis intervention, education, and referral.
  • Mentor employees in developing successful methods to handle students with basic emotional and mental health issues.
  • Establish a rapport with community mental health and medical professionals and provide referrals as needed.
  • Exhibit professional judgment in determining level of need and type of service required.
  • Promote interaction and rapport with students and faculty by actively participating in College functions.
  • Facilitate leadership, training, and support groups in areas of expertise and interest to staff, faculty, and student groups.
  • Maintain client records as required by state statues and by the ethical code of the Student Life Counselor’s profession.
  • Participate in the Cowley College Drug and Alcohol Task Force.
  • Coordinate three Cowley College mental health screening days (National Depression Screening Day, Eating Disorders Screening Day, National Alcohol Screening Day).
  • Maintain Student Life Counselor and Drug and Alcohol Task Force materials on the Cowley College website.

Requirements:

  • Experience in providing professional mental health services.
  • Master’s degree in psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or professional counseling.
  • Licensure by the State of Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board (preferably at the clinical level) in master’s level psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, or professional counseling. Examples of appropriate licenses include: LMLP, LCP, LMSW, LSCSW, LMFT, LCMFT, LPC, and LCPC.

To apply: send a complete application packet, including; cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. EOE/ADA. 

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus
SUBSTITUTE-BUS DRIVER
Cowley College is seeking substitute bus drivers to assist driving College athletic teams and organizations to events, games and tournaments during active seasons. Weekend, overnight, day-long, and holiday trips may be needed. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Must have a valid CDL license with required endorsements (minimum B, passenger, air brakes), and exemplary driving record. Must pass DOT physical. CPR certification, basic mechanical knowledge and a minimum of one year bus, or comparable vehicle driving experience, preferred.

 


Full-time Faculty Positions

 

There are no full-time faculty positions open at this time.

 


Part-time Faculty Positions

To apply for a part-time faculty position: Submit a complete application packet, including cover letter, resume, copies of transcripts and faculty application (PDF Format) to: Cowley College, Attn: Human Resources, 125 South Second St., PO Box 1147, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or email to: employment@cowley.edu. Equal Opportunity Employer. Voluntary EEOC form - Non-discrimination notice

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

ADJUNCT ADULT EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

Cowley College is seeking a part-time professional to teach Math and Science to adults seeking a High School Diploma. Class hours for the Spring Semester are Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 12:30pm.  Instructor needed immediately. Future semester contracts available. The Adult Education Instructor is responsible for coordination and facilitation of curriculum that meets basic academic needs and workplace skills. Instructors are also responsible for direct instruction of the basic academic skills to all students enrolled in the program. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, required.  Master’s Degree, Preferred. Minimum of three years of teaching experience or related experience, required. To apply: Send a complete academic application packet, including; cover letter, resume, academic application, and copies of transcripts to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. EOE/ADA.

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus, Mulvane, Online

Cowley College is seeking adjunct Faculty members to teach Biology, Chemistry, Math, English, and Psychology. Positions available at Mulvane, Arkansas City, and Online.  Requirements: Master’s Degree with at least 18 hours of graduate level coursework within content area.  Experience with Higher Education teaching, online teaching, and an aptitude for the use of educational technology, preferred.   To apply, send a complete application packet, including; Cover Letter, Resume, Academic (Faculty) Employment Application and copies of all College Transcripts to: Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. EOE/ADA. 

 

Location: Winfield and Mulvane
ADJUNCT NURSE AIDE INSTRUCTOR
According to state and federal standards, each course instructor must be a registered nurse with a current Kansas license and have a minimum of two years' licensed nursing experience. At least 1,750 hours must be as a licensed nurse in a setting which demonstrates long-term geriatric nursing care, such as an adult care home or a distinct-part long term care unit or a state institution for the mentally retarded. Additionally, all nurse aide instructors must have completed a course in teaching adults or a professional continuing education offering on supervision or adult education, or shall have experience in teaching adults or supervising nurse aides. To document alternative long-term care setting: “Alternative Practice Setting Experience” form is available upon request.

 

Location: Winfield
ADJUNCT HOME HEALTH AIDE INSTRUCTOR
According to state and federal standards, each instructor of a home health aide course must be a registered nurse with a current Kansas license and have direct work experience in the provision of home health care. In order to qualify as an approved instructor, the state requires that the candidate be a registered nurse with a minimum of two years’ licensed nursing experience. At least 1,750 hours must be as a licensed nurse in home health care services. To document alternative home health care setting: “Alternative Practice Setting Experience” form is available upon request.

 

Location: Winfield and Mulvane
ADJUNCT MEDICATION AIDE INSTRUCTOR
Each instructor must be a registered nurse with a current Kansas license and have two years full-time clinical experience as a registered nurse.


Location: Online
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS FOR: VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING, PERL PROGRAMMING, C# PROGRAMMING, COBOL PROGRAMMING, JAVA PROGRAMMING, C PROGRAMMING, INTRODUCTION TO UNIX, INTRODUCTION TO XML, INTRODUCTION TO VISIO, INTRODUCTION TO SQL, INTRODUCTION TO JAVASCRIPT, INTRODUCTION TO PHP

 


Full-time Athletic Coach Positions

 

There are no full-time athletic positions open at this time.

 


Student Career & Employment

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus and Wichita Downtown Center

Customer Service Clerk-Bookstore (seasonal)

Cowley College is seeking a temporary, seasonal employee to serve as a Customer Service Clerk. The College would like to have this position start in August. Seasonal times for this position include: May (week of finals and week after finals), June (2 weeks: week before summer session starts and first week of classes), August (entire month), December (week of finals and week after finals), and January (entire month). The Clerk will work approximately 28 hours a week.
Requirements: High School Diploma, or equivalent. Associate’s Degree, preferred.  Experience in retail setting. Excellent record of attendance, reliability and initiative required. Valid Driver’s License.  Experience in handling cash and Point-of-Sale Software, preferred.

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. EOE/ADA.

 


Student Work Study

Student Work Study positions: complete the online application and email it to Josh.Cobble@cowley.edu.

Location: Mulvane

Work study position available.

 

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus and Wichita Downtown Center

Customer Service Clerk-Bookstore (seasonal)

Cowley College is seeking a temporary, seasonal employee to serve as a Customer Service Clerk. The College would like to have this position start in August. Seasonal times for this position include: May (week of finals and week after finals), June (2 weeks: week before summer session starts and first week of classes), August (entire month), December (week of finals and week after finals), and January (entire month). The Clerk will work approximately 28 hours a week.
Requirements: High School Diploma, or equivalent. Associate’s Degree, preferred.  Experience in retail setting. Excellent record of attendance, reliability and initiative required. Valid Driver’s License.  Experience in handling cash and Point-of-Sale Software, preferred.

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume and staff application to Cowley College, Human Resource Department, 125 South Second, Arkansas City, KS 67005 or submit at employment@cowley.edu. EOE/ADA.