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The only thing better than attending Northwest Tech as a student is coming to work here everyday! 

We love growing our team and we are always interested in meeting industry professionals. 

Currently, we are actively seeking great people to fill the following positions: 

  • Assistant Wrestling Coach – Men’s Wrestling

    Northwest Tech is seeking an Assistant Wrestling Coach to support the men's and women’s wrestling programs. This position will provide support to the head coach in all facets of the men and women’s wrestling programs. Duties include but are not limited to: recruiting, training, team travel, equipment and event management, and fundraising. Individual will be responsible to adhere to College, NJCAA, and KJCCC policies and procedures, hold students accountable for their academic performance in the classroom, and promote the overall wellbeing of the athletic, academic, and student activities programs.

    Position will remain open until filled.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please submit employment application and/or resume to:

    Sherri Knitig, Vice President of Operations
    1209 Harrison Street
    PO Box 668
    Goodland, KS 67735
    Email: sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • CDL Instructor

    Northwest Tech is seeking an adjunct CDL training specialist. This position is a part-time, evening/weekend position. The CDL Training Specialist provides CDL theory, range and road instruction to students who are pursuing their CDL. Possibility to expand to a full-time position in future depending on demand.  Open until filled.  Please complete the NWKTC job application and submit cover letter and resume to Lisa Blair, Dean of Academic Advancement, lisa.blair@nwktc.edu, 1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668, Goodland, KS 67735.

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • Plumbing Technology Instructor

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is located in the high plains in Goodland, Kansas. Northwest Tech is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is nationally recognized for student success and graduation rates. Northwest Tech became the first two-year college in the nation to implement a full one-to-one iPad initiative in the classroom.

    With nearly all of our technical programs taught in a cohort model, our students experience a significant amount of contact with faculty, leading to high student success rates. We have a small, diverse campus, with a student body of approximately 400 full-time students pursuing degrees and technical certificates.

    The College is seeking a qualified full-time instructor to develop curriculum, set up shop and classroom space, and prepare materials for the new Plumbing Technology, face-to-face, on-campus, program which begins August 2022. The new program will prepare students to practice as licensed plumbers by applying technical knowledge and skills to lay out, assemble, install, and maintain piping fixtures and systems for steam, natural gas, oil, hot water, heating, cooling, drainage, lubricating, sprinkling, and industrial processing systems in home and business environments. Instruction includes: source determination, water distribution, waste removal, pressure adjustment, basic physics, technical mathematics, blueprint reading, pipe installation, pumps, welding, soldering, plumbing inspection, and applicable codes and standards.

    As a member of the College faculty, an instructor will be expected to participate in division and college-wide activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the mission of a rural technical college and have experience teaching in a diverse environment. They must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt teaching methods to different learning styles.

    Minimum degree required is high school diploma; however a bachelor’s degree must be obtained. The college will provide financial assistance to the successful candidate for completion of the required degree. The ability for the instructor to secure the required licensure for Plumbing through the City of Goodland is a plus. Prior instructional experience is also a plus. The College offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is part of the state KPERS retirement system. Estimated Start Date: April 1, 2022. Open until filled.

    To apply submit an Employment Application, Resume, and Transcripts to:

    Sherri Knitig, VP for Operations

    Northwest Tech

    1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668

    Goodland, KS 67735

    sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • Electrical Technology Instructor

    Position Description

    Northwest Tech, Goodland, KS, www.nwktc.edu, is seeking an instructor to teach in the Electrical Technology program at the College. As a member of the College faculty, an instructor is expected to participate in program, division, and college-wide activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the mission of a rural technical college and have industry experience in supervising in a diverse environment. Candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt teaching methods to different learning styles.

    Position Requirements

    • Willingness to complete educational/testing requirements to obtain a Master Electrician Certification and City of Goodland licensure.
    • Be willing to teach the full electrical credit hour load per semester, maintain an active campus presence and involvement, and in addition hold a minimum of 10 office hours per week.
    • Be willing to teach a broad range of electrical courses such as electrical theory, safety, motor controls, AC/DC, National Electric Code, etc., and instruct students on actual “live-work” electrical projects on campus and within the community.
    • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or be willing to obtain such degree through a progressive professional development plan.

    About Northwest Tech

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is located in the high plains in the city of Goodland. Northwest Tech is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is nationally recognized for student success and graduation rates. Northwest Tech became the first two-year college in the nation to implement a full one-to-one iPad initiative in the classroom.

    With nearly all of our technical programs taught in a cohort model, our students experience a significant amount of contact time with faculty, leading to high student success rates. We have a small, diverse campus, with a student body of approximately 400 full-time students pursuing degrees and technical certificates.

    Compensation

    Compensation includes: 12-month salary, 10-month teaching assignment, and benefits package including health insurance, KPERS retirement plan, sick leave, and more.

    Position will remain open until filled.  Submit employment application and resume along with copies of transcripts (officials required if hired) to:

    Sherri Knitig, Vice President of Operations
    1209 Harrison Street
    PO Box 668
    Goodland, KS 67735
    Email: sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) Instructor

    The Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech), Goodland, KS, is seeking a qualified instructor to teach in the CSI program.  Northwest Tech provides educational programs at the undergraduate levels for a diverse student body. Through quality teaching, the college is committed to provide all students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary for successful employment.

    Instructors are responsible for leveraging their expertise to deliver educational services through: Preparing Course Plans, Materials and Labs, Monitoring Progress/Attendance, Conducting Assessments and Providing Feedback to Students.

    Candidates should be knowledgeable in locating, preserving, developing, collecting, analyzing, and presenting physical evidence in order to provide instruction through a combination of criminal investigation and forensic lab theories and practical applications. 

    Candidate should be comfortable with using technology to deliver instruction to support the iPad campus initiative and have the willingness to learn and adapt/adopt newest practices. 

    A Master’s Degree is required, but may be completed upon hire through an approved professional development plan. The college provides a competitive salary and benefit package.   Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

    Please send employment application, resume, references and unofficial transcript(s) (official required if hired) to:

    Northwest Tech

    Sherri Knitig, VP of Operations

    1209 Harrison Street

    PO Box 668

    Goodland, KS 67735

    Email: sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • Science Instructor - Adjunct Position

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is located in the high plains in Goodland, Kansas.

    The College is seeking a qualified instructor to teach one or more of the following general education science options: environmental biology, earth science, biology, industrial materials, chemistry, physics, anatomy and physiology and/or nutrition. Primary instruction is face-to-face on-campus, with some online coursework.

    A Master’s degree in biology or related science from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning is required. Alternatively, a master’s degree in a related area, plus 18 credit hours of the content area may be acceptable. Prior instructional experience a plus. The College offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is part of the state KPERS retirement system. Open until filled.

    As a member of the College faculty, an instructor will be expected to participate in division and college-wide activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the mission of a rural technical college and have experience teaching in a diverse environment. They must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt teaching methods to different learning styles.

    Northwest Tech is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is nationally recognized for student success and graduation rates. Northwest Tech became the first two-year college in the nation to implement a full one-to-one iPad initiative in the classroom. With nearly all of our technical programs taught in a cohort model, our students experience a significant amount of contact with faculty, leading to high student success rates. We have a small, diverse campus, with a student body of approximately 400 full-time students pursuing degrees and technical certificates.

    To apply submit an Employment Application, Resume, and Transcripts (unofficial – official required if hired) to:

    Sherri Knitig, VP for Operations

    Northwest Tech

    1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668

    Goodland, KS 67735

    sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

     

  • Social/Behavioral Science Instructor - Adjunct Position

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is located in the high plains in Goodland, Kansas.

    The College is seeking a qualified instructor to teach electives in the social/behavioral sciences, such as Psychology, Sociology, Ethics. Preferred instruction is face-to-face on-campus, with some online coursework. This may be either a part-time or full-time position.

    As a member of the College faculty, an instructor will be expected to participate in division and college-wide activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the mission of a rural technical college and have experience teaching in a diverse environment. They must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt teaching methods to different learning styles.

    A Master’s degree in Psychology from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning is required. Prior instructional experience a plus. The College offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is part of the state KPERS retirement system. Open until filled.

    Northwest Tech is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is nationally recognized for student success and graduation rates. Northwest Tech became the first two-year college in the nation to implement a full one-to-one iPad initiative in the classroom.

    With nearly all of our technical programs taught in a cohort model, our students experience a significant amount of contact with faculty, leading to high student success rates. We have a small, diverse campus, with a student body of approximately 400 full-time students pursuing degrees and technical certificates.

    To apply submit an Employment Application, Resume, and Transcripts (unofficial – official required if hired) to:

    Sherri Knitig, VP for Operations

    Northwest Tech

    1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668

    Goodland, KS 67735

    sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

     

  • Business Technology Instructor

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech), two-year, technical college, is located in the high plains in Goodland, Kansas.

    The College is seeking a qualified full-time instructor to teach courses in the Business Technology program, such as introductory marketing, management, accounting, micro- and macro-economics, entrepreneurship, business math, business communications, among others. Primary instruction is face-to-face on-campus, with some online coursework.

    As a member of the College faculty, an instructor will be expected to participate in division and college-wide activities. A successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of the mission of a rural technical college and have experience teaching in a diverse environment. They must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt teaching methods to different learning styles.

    A Master’s degree in some area of business from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning is required. Prior instructional experience a plus. The College offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is part of the state KPERS retirement system.

    Northwest Tech is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is nationally recognized for student success and graduation rates. Northwest Tech became the first two-year college in the nation to implement a full one-to-one iPad initiative in the classroom.

    With nearly all of our technical programs taught in a cohort model, our students experience a significant amount of contact with faculty, leading to high student success rates. We have a small, diverse campus, with a student body of approximately 400 full-time students pursuing degrees and technical certificates.

    Open until filled. Estimated Start Date July 1, 2022. To apply submit an Employment Application, (https://www.nwktc.edu/employment-application), Resume, and Transcripts (unofficial – official required if hired) to:

    Sherri Knitig, VP for Operations

    Northwest Tech

    1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668

    Goodland, KS 67735

    sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

    Northwest Tech is seeking an Assistant Women's Basketball Coach. This position will provide support to the head coach of the women's basketball program. Duties include but are not limited to: recruiting, training, team travel, equipment and event management, fundraising, athletic website updates, promotion of athletic programs, and other related assignments. Individual will be responsible to adhere to College, NJCAA, and KJCCC policies and procedures, hold students accountable for their academic performance in the classroom, and promote the overall wellbeing of the athletic and academic programs.

    Position will remain open until filled.  Submit employment application and/or resume to:

    Sherri Knitig, Vice President of Operations
    1209 Harrison Street
    PO Box 668
    Goodland, KS 67735
    Email: sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A

  • Admissions Representative

    Position Description

    Northwest Tech, Goodland, KS, www.nwktc.edu, is seeking an admissions representative to promote the educational opportunities available at the college to prospective students. This position requires strong communication and computer skills. Individual will be responsible for a college recruiting region and adhering to college admission practices. Position requires travel, evening, and weekend work. Bachelor degree preferred.

    About Northwest Tech

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is nationally recognized for student success and graduation rates. Northwest Tech became the first two-year college in the nation to implement a full one-to-one iPad initiative in the classroom.

    With nearly all of our technical programs taught in a cohort model, our students experience a significant amount of contact with faculty, leading to high student success rates. We have a small, surprisingly diverse campus, with a student body of approximately 400 full-time students pursuing degrees and technical certificates.

    Compensation

    Compensation includes: 12-month salary and benefits package including health insurance, KPERS retirement plan, vacation/sick leave, and more.

    Position will remain open until filled.  Submit employment application and/or resume to:

    Sherri Knitig, Vice President of Operations
    1209 Harrison Street
    PO Box 668
    Goodland, KS 67735
    Email: sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

    E.O.E./A.D.A.

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Northwest Kansas Technical College is an equal opportunity employer. 

EOE disclaimer: NWKTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, or sex. Accusations concerning sexual discrimination, sexual harassment, and age discrimination should be referred to the TITLE IX COORDINATOR/AGE ACT COORDINATOR, Dean of Student Advancement at 785-890-3641. Accusations based on disability or race, color, or national origin should be referred to SECTION 504 COORDINATOR/ADA COORDINATOR/TITLE VI COORDINATOR, Dean of Academic Advancement, located at 1209 Harrison (785-890-3641).