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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: 

  • Men’s JV Basketball Coach

    Position Information

    Northwest Tech is seeking a coach to lead the JV basketball program and to provide support to the head varsity coach in all facets of the men’s basketball program. Duties include recruiting, team travel, equipment and event management, as well as fundraising and other related assignments that support the athletic and academic programs at the college.  The coach 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 programs.

    About Northwest Tech
     
    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is one of the fastest growing colleges in the state of Kansas. 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 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.

    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

  • Head Track & Cross Country Coach
    Position Information

    Northwest Kansas Technical College is seeking a head coach for the men’s & women’s track & cross country teams.  Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: recruiting, scheduling, eligibility, budgeting, fundraising, travel, and practice plans. Coach shall teach and train students in skills and strategies related to competition, mentor and maintain discipline of student athletes, and ensure their academic progress. Coach must represent Northwest Tech and the track and cross country programs in a professional manner, while enforcing college, NJCAA, and KJCAA guidelines governing the sport.

    About Northwest Tech
     
    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is one of the fastest growing colleges in the state of Kansas. 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 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 competitive salary.
    • Benefits package including health insurance, KPERS retirement plan, vacation/sick leave, and more.

    Positions will remain open until filled.

    Submit employment application to:

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

  • Math Instructor
    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is one of the fastest growing colleges in the state of Kansas. 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 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.
     
    The College is seeking a qualified full-time Math instructor to teach various levels of Math coursework including developmental and college-level instruction. While instruction is provided primarily on-campus, there are opportunities to teach in an online format. Candidates should be comfortable with technology as it is integral to the iPad initiative.
     
    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.
     
    The College offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is part of the KPERS retirement system.
     
    Estimated start date: August 1st
     
    Requirements:
    •    Master’s degree in Mathematics from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
    •    Must have prior background in Math instruction.
    •    Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts.
     
    Submit resume and application to:
    Sherri Knitig, VP of Operations
    Northwest Kansas Technical College
    1209 Harrison PO Box 668
    Goodland KS 67735
  • Dean of Academic Advancement

    Position Information

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is in search of a strategically minded leader to serve as the college’s Chief Academic Officer. While the Dean will report directly to the President, they will be responsible for positively contributing to the culture of the college and the administrative team while we work to pursue the mission of the college.

    We are looking for an individual who is capable of providing innovative leadership for our academic programs, while also immersing themselves into the rich technical culture of the college and the community.

    Successful candidates should demonstrate experience in organizational leadership, administration, classroom instruction, mentoring and developing faculty, evaluating faculty performance, and educational innovation.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the college’s Chief Academic Officer and provide visionary leadership for the college;
    • Ensure the integrity and excellence of academic programs within an environment of continual improvement;
    • Assure academic effectiveness and quality, overseeing the assessment and review of programs and faculty;
    • Coordinate the college’s relationship between the Higher Learning Commission and other credentialing agencies, ensuring requirements are met in order for the college and all programs to maintain accreditation;
    • Oversee, in conjunction with support staff, all academic publications including the college catalog, program handbooks, and the college academic calendar;
    • Serve as the Assessment Coordinator;
    • Remain aware and abreast of state and federal higher education issues that have the potential of impacting or improving the college;
    • Coordinate, in conjunction with support staff, the college’s Perkins grant process;
    • Serve as a member of the President’s Administrative Cabinet and all other relevant committee appointments.

    We are seeking the following qualifications:

    • A master’s degree earned, or in progress, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education;
    • 2-3 years of administrative experience in higher education preferred;
    • A strong passion for student learning, leadership, innovation, and faculty/staff development;
    • Familiarity with, or direct involvement in, institutional and program accreditation processes;
    • A collegial, consultative and transparent approach to leadership;
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Knowledge of budgeting, funding processes and long-term planning;
    • An ability to tactfully and creatively move institutional academics forward.

    About Northwest Tech

    Northwest Tech is one of the fastest growing public colleges in the state of Kansas. Located on 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 was 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 our 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. We serve an additional 450 area high school students via outreach programs providing dual-credit and technical courses.

    Compensation
    • 12-month competitive salary.
    • Benefits package including health insurance, KPERS retirement plan, vacation, sick leave, and more.

    Positions will remain open until filled.  Please send application, resume, references and unofficial transcript(s) to:

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

  • Athletic Trainer
    Position Information

    Northwest Tech is seeking a full-time (12-month) athletic trainer to support the needs of its student athletes and athletic programs.  Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently or as a team member are desired qualifications.  Adjunct teaching will be required.  Master’s degree preferred and Kansas A.T. Certification required.

    About Northwest Tech
     
    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is one of the fastest growing colleges in the state of Kansas. 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 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.
    • Benefits package including health insurance, KPERS retirement plan, vacation/sick leave, and more.

    Positions 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

  • Maintenance/Custodial Staff

    Northwest Tech is seeking two highly skilled, responsible, energetic and reliable individuals to serve as a members of the maintenance/custodial team. These positions will be responsible for performing both custodial and grounds duties.  Open until filled. 

     

    Interested persons are requested to complete an application or send a resume to:

     

    Northwest Tech
    Sherri Knitig, Vice President for Operations
    1209 Harrison Street
    PO Box 668
    Goodland, KS 67735
    Phone: 785-890-3641
    Email: sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

  • Computer Instructor

    Position Information

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is seeking an individual to serve as a full-time faculty member to teach college-level Computer Fundamentals & Applications.  A master’s degree in Computer Science, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, is required, and previous teaching experience is a plus.

    About Northwest Tech

    Northwest Tech is one of the fastest growing public colleges in the state of Kansas. Located on 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 was 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 our 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. We serve an additional 450 area high school students via outreach programs providing dual-credit and technical courses.

    Compensation

    • 12-month competitive salary.
    • Benefits package including health insurance, KPERS retirement plan, summer vacation, sick leave, and more.

    Position will remain open until filled.  Please send application, resume, references and unofficial transcript(s) to:

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

  • Business Technology Instructor

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) is one of the fastest growing colleges in the state of Kansas. 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 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.

      

    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.

     

    The College offers a competitive salary and benefits package and is part of the KPERS retirement system.

     

    Estimated start date: August 1st

     

    Position Requirements:

    • Possess a Master’s degree in Business, Business Administration, Accounting, or a degree in a closely related field with at least 18 graduate credit hours from an accredited business program.
    • Be willing to teach at least 18 credit hours per semester and to maintain active campus presence and involvement with a minimum of 10 office hours per week.
    • Be willing to teach a broad range of business courses such as leadership, legal environment, legal issues in sports, intro to business and/or intro to sports management, finance, economics, marketing, or entrepreneurship.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • At least two years of for-profit business experience.
    • Experience with course management systems such as Moodle or Blackboard.
    • Experience with on-line or hybrid class environments.
    • Working knowledge of applied mathematics to business problem solving.
    • Working knowledge of curriculum and course development.

     

    Submit resume and application to:

    Sherri Knitig, VP of Operations

    Northwest Kansas Technical College

    1209 Harrison PO Box 668

    Goodland KS 67735

    Email: sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

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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).