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Office Specialist II Manhattan, Kansas
K-State Office for the Advancement of Women in Science and Engineering (KAWSE) at Kansas State University invites applications and nominations for a full-time, benefits eligible, term position of Office Specialist II for the KAWSE Office. This position is contingent on the continuing availability of funding and the need for these services. The Office Specialist II will report to the KAWSE Executive Director.
Landscape Technician II Manhattan, Kansas
The Landscape Tech II will participate in planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, weed whipping, mowing, pulling and hoeing weeds, raking leaves, picking up trash and debris, cleaning sidewalks, mulching, and snow removal by operating various tools and equipment of the trade.  Perform plumbing and electrical duties to operate, maintain, repair, and install irrigation systems on campus grounds.
Producer/Director Manhattan, Kansas
We are looking for a highly motivated communication specialist to produce a daily agricultural media program featuring the research-based information generated by K-State Research and Extension programs, agents and specialists. As producer/director you will: ● Host the long-running Agriculture Today radio broadcast/podcast. ● Communicate the impact of Extension programs and research on behalf of the agriculture industry in Kansas and surrounding states. ● Create digital audio content for the K-State Radio Network and collaborate to promote communication support for KSRE and the College of Agriculture.
Research Technician Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Anatomy & Physiology within the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Research Technician position. The main responsibility is to be responsible for the animal studies at the LARC facility which includes taking temperature, collecting blood samples and body weights, administering vaccines and drugs, and doing necropsy. In addition, he/she will conduct experiments in a lab including doing cell culture, ELISA, SDS-PAGE, and other assays.
Foodservice Operations Manager Manhattan, Kansas
Housing and Dining Services seeks a leader who is passionate and knowledgeable about serving quality food in quantity; creates a positive and engaging work environment; provides direction effectively to student and non-student staff; communicates well; and enjoys working on a team in a high-energy and stimulating university foodservice environment with opportunities for professional and personal growth.
Cook Manhattan, Kansas
Be part of our dynamic residence hall dining team! Housing and Dining Services is hiring for full-time, benefits-eligible Cook. Food production/volume cooking experience is preferred.
Accountant I Manhattan, Kansas
This Accountant I position is responsible for the department accounting operations, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, purchasing, credit card statements, travel reimbursements, and maintaining all accounting records of revenues and expenditures for Federal, State, and Foundation funds.
Assistant/Associate Professor Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Kinesiology, within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is currently seeking a 9-month Assistant/Associate Professor to join their team. Candidates with strong research backgrounds and demonstrated expertise in exercise behavioral science and/or public health are invited to apply. Candidates who conduct applied research, actively address health disparities and social determinants of health, develop partnerships with community organizations, and work to disseminate interventions to improve population health are especially encouraged to apply. To be considered for the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must show evidence of research productivity (publications, grant funding) and excellence in teaching and mentoring, in addition to the requirements listed below. This tenure-track position will report directly to the Department Head.
Golden Prairie Crop Production Extension Agent Other
Golden Prairie District is comprised of Trego, Gove, and Logan Counties in northwest Kansas. The current district staff consists of three agents, three office professionals, and three 4-H program assistants. The district has a combined population of approximately 9,000 with ten rural communities and six school districts. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board. This position will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programs related to production, management and marketing issues involved in crop production.  Programs will include but are not limited to: tillage, planting, and variety selection; irrigation; weed, disease, and pest control; soil testing and fertilization; harvesting and post-harvest handling; and horticulture.
Cowley County 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent Other
Cowley County has a population of 34,549 and is in south central Kansas, approximately one hour from Wichita. Winfield, population 11,777, is the county seat and home of Southwestern College.  Arkansas City, population 11,974, is the home of Cowley College. There are 5 school districts in the county and several private/parochial schools.  Cowley County’s 4-H program serves 300 members in twelve clubs and one project group. The Friends of Cowley County Extension hosts an annual event to raise the profile of extension and generate non-tax monies to support educational programs. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board. This position will provide primary leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive 4-H youth development program for school-aged youth in cooperation with local residents and extension colleagues. The primary focus of this position is youth development, adult volunteer development, youth education program development, expanding partnerships, and participation and membership growth. Programming will include but is not limited to: supporting community clubs, out-of-school programs, school enrichment, volunteer management, and outreach to create new program opportunities with existing and new community partners.
Pratt County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent Other
Pratt County is a two agent county. This position shares the responsibility for community development and the 4-H program. Pratt County has two school districts, is home to Pratt Community College, and Pratt Regional Medical Center. Pratt’s economy is boosted by the Next GINeration Cotton Gin, the Pratt Energy Ethanol Plant, and four major grain merchandisers including eleven branches. Pratt is also home to the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Recreation. Other communities in Pratt County are Iuka, Byers, Preston, Cairo, Cullison, Sawyer, and Coats. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board. This position will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programming related to agriculture and natural resources. Programming will include but is not limited to: agronomic and livestock production, agricultural economics, management and public policy, horticultural production and management, natural resources conservation, and environmental stewardship.
Walnut Creek District Family and Community Wellness Extension Agent Other
Walnut Creek Extension District is comprised of Rush, Ness, and Lane Counties, in west central Kansas. When fully staffed, the district consists of four agents, three office professionals, and three 4-H program assistants. The district has a combined population of approximately 7,280, with 15 rural communities and 6 school districts. Extension agents are community based faculty of Kansas State University who make a difference by connecting community needs with university resources. Agents are administratively responsible to the local extension director and the local extension board. This position will provide primary leadership for the development and implementation of research-based educational programming to build healthy, sustainable communities, families, and individuals. Programming will be conducted with volunteers, other community vitality and family and consumer sciences professionals at the local, regional, and state level. Programming may include but is not limited to: strengthening families and individuals, building community capacity, family and community health and wellness, and local volunteer development.
Fellow (Post Doc) Manhattan, Kansas
The Fellow (Post Doc) is expected to play a leading role in physics analysis of the K-State High Energy Physics group’s interest for the CMS experiment, and working on the CMS detector upgrades for High-Luminosity Large Hadron Collider.
Research Technologist (Chemistry) Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Chemistry is hiring a research technologist. This position designs, constructs, tests and repairs novel scientific apparatus and instruments and also designs and modifies research laboratories.
Safety & Health Officer Manhattan, Kansas
The Safety and Health Officer is part of the Department of Environmental Health and Safety for Kansas State University.  They support safety, health, and compliance programs for university activities. This role will conduct safety and health surveys, investigate work, research, and academic operations to analyze, identify, and measure workplace hazards or stressors that can cause sickness, impaired health, or significant discomfort to staff and students through chemical, physical or biological exposures. Surveys include, but are not limited to, measuring airflow, noise levels, chemical and other hazardous contaminants in the work and learning environment. The investigations will result in the identification of risk and recommendations for corrective or preventive measures within clear, comprehensive reports for the protection of the health and well-being of employees, students, and visitors. The Safety and Health Officer develops, supports, and promotes programs and services necessary to maintain compliance to regulatory requirements and a safe, healthy environment.
Research Technician Colby, Kansas
The Northwest Extension Agronomy program at the Kansas State University Northwest Research­ Extension Center at Colby, Kansas is looking for a Research Technician. This person will be an Integral part in conducting applied research of practical relevance to tanners in the Great Plains. The successful candidate will plan and conduct field operations; use, maintain, repair, and fabricate agricultural machinery; and assist in the collection of high quality data.
Extension Nutrition Assistant Other
The Extension Nutrition Program, within K-State Research and Extension, is currently seeking a part-time Extension Nutrition Assistant. The Extension Nutrition Assistant serves to meet the Kansas Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) mission of empowering low-income Kansans using evidence-based strategies to achieve healthy lives and reduce health disparities. Specific strategies include direct education in various settings, community based projects to address policy, system or environmental changes and public health approaches to help children, families and adults improve dietary quality and food resource management skills and increase physical activity.
Academic Advisor Salina, Kansas
This position is responsible for academic advising. Academic advising is a decision-making process in which advisors assist students to realize the maximum educational benefits available to them in order to better understand themselves, and to use the resources of K-State to meet their educational needs and aspirations. Advisors collaborate with faculty and staff to address academic advising needs of individuals and/or groups of students.
Research Assistant Other
The Department of Applied Human Sciences, within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is seeking a Research Assistant to join their work on a USDA-funded Family Advocacy Program study at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. This position will serve as the on-site administrator of the sponsored project to facilitate daily implementation of the research project by promoting the program, selecting research participants, designing and implementing database information, and collaborating with the researchers at Kansas State University, Northern Illinois University, and MacDill Air Force Base. This position reports to the sponsored project’s principal investigator.
Academic Advisor Manhattan, Kansas
The Department of Personal Financial Planning (PFP), within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is currently seeking an Academic Advisor to join their team. This position is responsible for advising all students, on-campus and distance, pursuing grad certificates, master and doctoral degrees. The Academic Advisor is also expected to develop recruitment plans, communicate with prospective students, and travel to industry events. This position reports to the Department Head.

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