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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: June 15, 2016

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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

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF INSITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS

The Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness leads and directs institutional assessment and research projects including instructional effectiveness, organizational effectiveness, strategic planning, and coordination of institutional planning projects. Develops and submits reports as appropriate to external agencies. Assists with the assessment activities related to other federal programs, state or regional grants, etc. Provides institutional support for research projects including but not limited to student academic and matriculation success, development and improvement of educational partnerships, and improved teaching and learning strategies. Assists with data reports for the development and submission of externally funded grants.

Position Duties:

  • Lead the college’s research, data collection, analysis, reporting, institutional effectiveness, and assessment efforts.
  • Systematically collect all institutional data and reports and organize them in a centralized archive.
    Coordinate and conduct research related to institutional needs in areas of academic programming and student services.
  • Lead the institution in strategic planning development and activities, including identification and measurement of key performance indicators.
  • Coordinate institutional accreditation in the role of Accreditation Officer Liaison (AOL) and coordinate statutory reporting requirements.
  • Conduct campus-wide professional development related to assessment and research strategies.
  • Organize and summarize data into useful and readable reports and presentations that can be understood by all audiences.
  • Chair and meet regularly the Assessment Committee.
  • Develop and conduct, and/or support others who are developing and conducting, surveys of alumni, employers, or other external constituencies.
  • Embrace and promote the college’s mission and core values.
  • Nurture a campus-wide culture of assessment that energizes faculty and staff to embrace a culture of continuous improvement and evidence-based decision-making.
  • Share institutional data effectively through readable reports and clear, informative presentations.
  • Deliver projects on time with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Work collegially and collaboratively with all constituencies, internal and external, building partnerships and fostering teamwork.
  • Explore the potential of the college’s databases to enhance the efficiency and usefulness of institutional research, assessment, and student record management.
  • Expand knowledge and enhance skills through professional development, networking, and participation in professional organizations.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Relate well with co-workers and college constituents.
  • Read and comprehend complex documents, including jargon-laden documentation and regulations.
  • Quickly achieve proficiency in using research tools and software.
  • Analyze and report on research data in ways useful for institutional improvement.
  • Write and speak Standard English at a level befitting a higher education administrator.
  • Define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Work with and apply mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Understand underlying concepts of relational databases and quickly learn the capabilities of the college’s data collection software.
  • Use Microsoft Office applications efficiently.

Required Education:

  • Master’s degree in related field. Doctoral degree, preferred.

Required Experience:

  • Experience in research and assessment in higher education.
  • Proficiency with wide variety of research tools and relational databases, preferred.
  • Teaching experience required and administrative experience in higher education 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. Staff Application

Submit application packet to:

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

Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. For full consideration, apply by July 1, 2016. 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.

 

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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

Groundskeeper, Part-time (Arkansas City)

The part-time GroundsKeeper is responsible for the maintenance of all College grounds. This position will maintain College lawns, trees, shrubs, bushes, flowers, and walking areas.  This position will assist in properly maintaining the exterior walkways in the summer and winter, including; de-icing and snow removal during inclement weather.  28 hours per week.  Varied schedule depending upon College needs and weather demands.

Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Grounds, lawn care, or landscaping experience, preferred. Ability to work in extreme temperatures.

To apply:  Send a complete 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

Public Safety Officer

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Public Safety Officer. Cowley College’s Public Safety Officer promotes lawful behavior and protects the welfare of students, faculty, staff, and visitors as a uniformed public safety presence on campus. This position performs foot and vehicle patrols and surveillance monitoring at Cowley College campuses, centers, and events/activities to monitor human behavior, buildings and property, investigate disturbances, maintain order, and enforce regulations. Additionally, this position is responsible for the physical safety of all campus buildings, and parking facilities, which includes patrolling and using surveillance systems to report suspicious behavior; and locking and unlocking doors. In emergency situation, the Public Safety Officer is responsible for responding to the situation to provide first aid (if needed), and notifying additional law enforcement and/or emergency personnel, as deemed necessary. Other duties include monitoring and responding to alarm systems, and serving as crowd control at special events and activities hosted by the college.

Position Duties:

  • Guard the security of the students, faculty, staff and campus visitors who are present in the school or College campus and the off-campus areas.
  • Patrol all College assigned areas on foot, in assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure personal, building, and equipment security.
  • Examine doors, windows, and gates to ensure security; use College keys to open and close buildings; monitor closed building for unauthorized persons and/or suspicious activities.
  • Comply and enforce all college policies and procedures, as well as Federal, State, County and City laws and regulations including OSHA, CLERY, and VAWA, and others.
  • Provide escort services for visitors, students, staff, and faculty, as necessary.
  • Provide other public assistance, such as lockout services, motor vehicle jump-starts, and routine information.
  • Watch for and report irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations; and contact emergency responders, such as police, fire, and/or ambulance personnel, as required.
  • Be on alert for the presence of unauthorized persons and/or security code violators; approach suspicious persons and/or notify police, as appropriate.
  • Send emergency communication announcements and instructions via intercom, text, email, etc.
  • Document violations of college policy and other events by producing effectively written incident reports.
  • Report, document, and investigate incidents, i.e. auto accidents, personal injuries, theft, and miscellaneous reports.
  • Submit daily report s for review and approval.
  • Accept and record recovered lost or found property.
  • Provide information and direction to visitors, students, and staff.
  • Maintain a helpful and caring attitude while interacting with students, public, and staff.
  • Know disaster/emergency procedures and implement as necessary.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to successfully conduct security patrols without direct supervision.
  • Ability to complete routine paperwork.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to safely operate a Taser.
  • Working knowledge of department radio, telephone, computer functions and abilities.
    • Knowledge of public security codes, policies, and regulations.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Good communications skills, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to handle multiple, simultaneous responsibilities, often times in stressful situations
    • Ability to handle conflicts in a professional manner.
    • Ability to work and maintain the highest level of confidentiality.

Required Education/Training:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate Degree in Criminal Justice or related degree, preferred.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid certification or must be able to obtain and maintain such certifications.
  • Taser Certification or must be able to obtain and maintain a Taser Certification.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of security and/or public safety experience.  Part-time experience will be counted as half of full-time experience; for example, two (2) years of part-time experience will equal one (1) year of full-time experience.  
  • Law enforcement certification, preferred.

Other Special Requirements:
This position is in a 24/7 environment. Ability to work flexible hours including rotating shifts will be required. Employees will be expected to work holidays, nights and/or weekends to meet staffing requirements. Employees may be required to work hours outside normally scheduled hours when it is determined to best meet the needs of the College.  

  • Current valid driver’s license with favorable driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must have current MMPI Psychological Evaluation (within most recent 24 months).

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

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

ASSISTANT ATHLETIC TRAINER

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Assistant Athletic Trainer position.  The Assistant Athletic trainer reports to the Head Athletic Trainer and will assist with all aspects of the athletic training program.  This position is responsible for the care, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries and/or illnesses to Cowley College athletes.

Position Duties:

  • Cover practice times in the Scott Auditorium and additional main campus practice locations from 12pm to 5pm (ending times may vary depending upon needs)
  • Attend Assigned sport/s home games and needed away games, coordinating with coaches the pre and post-game needs.
  • Assist in maintaining injury reports and forms.
  • Assist with the coordination of Pre-Participation Evaluations (PPE) and injuries of athletes with appropriate medical staff.
  • Assist with coordinating necessary aspects of the athletic training program with all coaches.
  • Assist with the ordering, dispensing and inventory of athletic training room supplies and equipment.
  • First responder for athlete injuries during assigned practices and games.  Provide initial evaluation and assessment of injury, coordinate treatment, and respond to emergencies.
  • Provide appropriate education to athletes including but not limited to; dietary issues, hygiene and exercise.
  • Instruct athletes in injury prevention, including, but not limited to; observing playing area, use of correct equipment.
  • Safety Control; manage weather situations, game control, monitor heat index
  • Assist with the coordination of the athletic drug testing program, including, but not limited to; administer tests, maintain records.
  • Assist with managing the Student Athlete insurance plan, including, but not limited to; processing claims, injury reports, communication with appropriate medical facilities and coordinate invoices with primary insurance carriers. 

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of sports medicine.
  • Knowledge of general operations, organization and management of an athletic training room.
  • Knowledge of insurance forms and procedures for reporting athletic injuries.
  • Must possess accurate record keeping skills. 
  • Must possess a positive attitude towards students and understand their social and personal development needs.
  • Demonstrate an ability to supervise and positively motivate students. 
  • Must have the ability to react quickly in emergency situations.
  • Must have the ability to remain calm in tense situations and effectively deal with confrontational situations. 

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major course of study athletic training. (or Post baccalaureate Degree equivalent)
  • NATABOC certification.
  • KSBHA licensure (must be obtained within specified time limit).
  • Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) Certification.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum Athletic training experience as required for NATABOC certification and KSBHA licensure
  • Experience working with student populations, 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: Wichita Downtown Center

LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Learning Management System Administrator.  The Learning Management System (LMS) Administrator is responsible for the management, enhancements and maintenance of the College Learning Management System – Blackboard Learn.  This position serves as the subject matter expert for all aspects of Cowley College’s Blackboard Learn courses, including but not limited to; strategy, system enhancements, system integrations, upgrades, course management and system maintenance.  In addition, the LMS Administrator will develop faculty training and guide all aspects of instructional technology, online learning and operations in the online environment, which can include assisting to define institutional strategies for online education, LMS decisions and modern approaches to course delivery and management. 

Position Duties:

  • Design, develop and implement trainings and workshops for new and existing faculty.
  • Assess courses to determine if Cowley’s specific quality guidelines and desired learning outcomes have been met from a Quality Matters perspective. 
  • Support the implementation, delivery, and maintenance of resources used for instructional functions.  
  • Work collaboratively with IT staff to manage instructional application, including coordination with GUI System Administrators and the Helpdesk.
  • Work with all stakeholders to effectively diagnose and resolve problems with Learning Management System, applications, and customer problems.
  • Maintain and Troubleshoot Building Blocks from third party venders.
  • Lead the development, management and deployment of instructional technology resources, such as online Learning Management Systems (LMS), and other web-based and mobile learning technologies.
  • Partner with academic teams to assure effective use of instructional technologies for online and face-to-face courses.
  • Research and implement best practices for online education.
  • Work closely with the Office of Academic Affairs and the faculty to continuously assess online education initiatives and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with the IT department regarding current and potential online technologies, upgrades, solutions and implementations.
  • Review existing resources and provide feedback to improve functionality and appearance of online education.
  • Implement cost effective technology that meets the College educational goals.
  • Research and troubleshoot online instructional issues and develop processes to address and resolve.
  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies for the teaching/learning environment for all College disciplines.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Master’s Degree, preferred.
  • Experience in Higher Education with Instructional Design, Training, and Learning Management Systems.
  • Technical experience which demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of LMS.
  • Knowledge of systems design criteria, as well as systems architecture.
  • Knowledge of the Learning Management concept.

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.

 

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Full-time Faculty Positions

Location: Arkansas City Main Campus

Director of Instrumental Music

 

Cowley College is seeking a full-time Faculty- Director of Instrumental Music. We are seeking a passionate and dynamic motivator to re-energize the instrumental music program and help elevate the performing arts program to flagship status. The chosen candidate must be able to work effectively with students and other performing arts professionals. The Faculty-Director of Vocal Music will teach theory and performance courses, conduct band and ensemble rehearsals, provide applied music lessons, supervise adjunct applied lesson instructors, direct band and ensemble performances, coordinate with other directors for joint activities and performances, recruit and audition students, work with theatre and choral directors for joint performances, and provide appropriate care, maintenance and repair of instruments and uniforms/tuxedos.

 

Requirements: Master’s degree with at least 18 hours of graduate level course work within discipline. Prior experience conducting/managing performance group(s). Preference given for prior college teaching and/or successful experience with musical theatre production. Expertise with jazz music, preferred.

 

To apply, send a complete application packet, including; Cover Letter, Resume, Academic Employment Application (found at www.cowley.edu/employment), 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.  Incomplete application packets may not be reviewed. EOE/ADA. 

 

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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

 

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Full-time Athletic Coach Positions

 

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

 

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Student Career & Employment

Cowley maintains an Online Job Board to help students find part-time jobs while in college or jobs once they qraduate.

 

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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.