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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: 

  • Dean of Academic Advancement

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech), Goodland, KS, is in search of a strategically minded leader to serve as the college’s Dean of Academic Advancement/Chief Academic Officer.

    We are looking for an individual who is capable of providing innovative leadership for our academic programs and positively contributing to the culture of the college and the administrative team while we work to pursue the mission of the college.

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

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • A master’s degree earned, or in progress, from a regionally accredited institution of higher education;
    • 2-3 years of administrative experience, preferably in higher education;
    • A strong passion for student learning, leadership, technology, assessment, 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 located on the high plains of Kansas 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 time with faculty, contributing 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. In addition, we serve 450 area high school students via outreach programs providing dual-credit general education and technical courses.

    Applicants should submit an employment application, resume, and copies of transcripts to: Sherri Knitig, VP of Operations, 1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668, Goodland, KS 67735 or sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu.

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

  • Director of Marketing & Public Relations

    Northwest Tech is seeking a qualified candidate to employ as a collaborative member of the President’s Cabinet to plan and implement marketing strategies that engage internal and external stakeholders. This position will be responsible for leading all marketing and public relations functions of the College through development of a proactive strategy that advances the College’s mission, goals, and brand. A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, or related field is preferred in addition to three years of professionally related and supervisory experience.   Open until filled. Please submit employment application and resume to:

    Sherri Knitig, VP of Operations

    Northwest Tech

    1209 Harrison, PO Box 668

    Goodland KS 67735

    sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu

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

  • Assistant Track/Cross Country Coach

    Northwest Tech is seeking an individual to serve as an assistant track/cross country coach. This position will provide support to the head coaches in all facets of the cross-country and track and field programs. Coaches with a sprinting and jumps background would prove to be excellent candidates. Duties include but are not limited to: recruiting, team travel, equipment and event management, fundraising, 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, academic, and student activities 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.

     

  • Men’s Basketball - Head Coach

    Northwest Tech, Goodland, KS, www.nwktc.edu, is seeking a qualified individual to serve as its men’s head basketball coach. Coaching responsibilities include all aspects of the development, recruitment, and administration of a successful KJCCC/NJCAA program. Previous coaching experience or successful participation as a student or professional athlete is desired. Bachelor degree preferred. Work hours for a collegiate coach/recruiter are non-traditional. Nights, weekends and extensive travel will be necessary in order to be successful in this position. Interested candidates should submit a resume, employment application, and references to: Northwest Tech, Sherri Knitig, VP of Operations, sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu, 1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668, Goodland, KS 67735. Position open until filled. E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • Men’s Basketball - Assistant Coach

    Northwest Tech, Goodland, KS, www.nwktc.edu, is seeking a qualified individual to serve as its assistant men’s basketball coach. Responsibilities include supporting the head coach in all aspects of the development, recruitment, and administration of a successful KJCCC/NJCAA program. In addition, the assistant coach will be responsible for promoting the men’s program via multiple social media platforms. Previous coaching experience or successful participation as a student or professional athlete is desired. Bachelor degree preferred. Work hours for an assistant collegiate coach/recruiter are non-traditional. Nights, weekends and extensive travel will be necessary in order to be successful in this position. Interested candidates should submit a resume, employment application, and references to: Northwest Tech, Sherri Knitig, VP of Operations, sherri.knitig@nwktc.edu, 1209 Harrison Ave, PO Box 668, Goodland, KS 67735. Position open until filled. E.O.E./A.D.A.

  • Integrated Technology Project Coordinator

    Join the Northwest Tech team as the new Integrated Technology Project Coordinator. We are looking for an energetic, focused, and team-oriented individual to advance technology integration at the college build partnerships throughout the colleges service area. The positions primary responsibilities are to develop a regional coding initiative alongside area high schools - to include coding boot camps and degree/certificate attainment, assist with work-based learning and job placement of Cloud Computing students, and provide Computer Fundamental instruction utilizing Apple software.

    Additionally, and as needed, this position will provide periodic professional development workshops for faculty and staff, advancement of our designation as an Apple Distinguished School, and facilitate growth and development of the Cloud Computing advisory board.

    This position is a 12-month, non-tenured faculty position. Associate degree required, bachelor degree preferred. Previous experience and knowledge on computer programming and app development a plus and previous teaching experience a bonus.

    About Northwest Tech

    Northwest Kansas Technical College (Northwest Tech) consistently achieves one of the highest student success and graduation rates 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 maintains many program level accreditations. Northwest Tech is an Apple Distinguished School and was the first two-year college in the nation to implement a full one-to-one iPad initiative across the institution.

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

    Compensation

    Compensation includes: Annual 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 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 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 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).