Director of Student Services
The Director of Student Services will lead student recruitment and enrollment management and work to ensure exceptional services and student success by enhancing the quality of campus life and our students' relationship with all stakeholders including employers and alumni.
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
The Associate Dean for Research and Innovation will lead and promote applied, inter-disciplinary and translational research activities through public/private partnerships. He/she will be a strong liaison in connecting programs and expertise at the Olathe campus with the rest of the University and greater Kansas City region. The successful candidate will have substantial private sector experiences and a terminal degree (Ph.D. or other) with disciplinary expertise in an area related to biological engineering, bio-manufacturing or bio-material sciences.
Ph.D Research Assistantship
A Ph.D. Research Assistantship is available in the Urban Food Production and
Postharvest Handling Lab within the Department of Horticulture Forestry and Recreation Resources. It is on a USDA NIFA-funded research project, focused on post-harvest physical treatments to reduce losses of organic and other locally-grown produce while improving quality and extending shelf life. The overarching goal of this project is to help small acreage, organic growers reduce food losses by implementing pre- and post-harvest practices.
A comprehensive list of openings in the university system can also be found by visiting K-State's Employment Page. Please follow directions for application process within each posting.
Events Student Worker/Intern Part-time
(10-20 hours per week)
The Events Student Worker/Intern works with the Facility Operations Manager, Events Assistant, Food Program, Services Manager and other
K-State Olathe staff to support planning, promoting, and coordinating meetings, events, classes and conferences. This position exposes
students to all aspects of event coordination and reception skills at a
full-service event facility. It also provides unique opportunities to work directly with food services and programs and facility operations.
Urban Food Production and Postharvest Handling Lab Research Assistant Part-time
(5-20 hours per week)
The Student Research Assistant will participate in projects related to the effects of pre- and postharvest on quality and shelf life of various fruits and vegetables, having the opportunity to conduct experiments as well as participate in collaborative research. The Urban Food Production and Postharvest Handling Lab at K-State Olathe is looking for a summer student worker, with potential to continue working in the fall.
Student employment and internship opportunities can also be found by visiting the Career and Employment Services page. Please follow directions for the application process within each posting.