Employment Opportunities

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Kansas State University Olathe's greatest resource is its faculty and staff. To better serve these individuals at all campuses, the university established the Division of Human Capital Services to focus on recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse, highly qualified workforce. This maximizes the university's ability to support the needs of all employees, including faculty, unclassified professionals, support staff and students.

To learn more about benefits available to employees and find important forms, visit the resources page.


Current openings

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) (posted 9/28/21)

Kansas State University invites applications and nominations for Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for K-State Olathe. The University is seeking a dynamic individual with exceptional leadership, strategic, and interpersonal capabilities to lead K-State Olathe, its newest campus located in the Kansas City metropolitan area in Olathe, Kansas. The CEO reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice President and serves as a member of the Deans Council. See the full job posting.


Information Technology Support Specialist (posted 9/27/21)

Kansas State University Olathe seeks experienced professional for full-time opening as an Information Technology Support Specialist. The position is responsible for providing current and appropriate technology to support the mission of the K-State Olathe campus. See the full job posting.


Research Assistant | Industrial Hemp Analysis Lab (posted 8/31/21)

The Industrial Hemp Analysis Lab at K-State Olathe has an opening for a short-term, part-time research assistant for the fall semester (mid-August to mid-November). The research assistant will participate in the intake, analysis, and reporting of industrial hemp samples in a DEA-registered lab. The lab performs analysis of cannabinoids, terpenes, moisture content and water activity of fresh, dried and prepared CBDhemp derived products. Samples will come from a variety of sources; including, internal research projects, collaborations with other labs, and samples from regional growers. The person filling this role will regularly interface with growers and clients in person and via email and will report to the Laboratory Manager.


Research Assistant Professor | Manager Sensory & Consumer Research Center (posted 8/3/21)

The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health is seeking applications for a Research Assistant Professor and Manager, Olathe Sensory and Consumer Research Center. For more information, view the position description.


Postdoctoral Scholar | 1Data (posted 4/12/21)

1Data at K-State Olathe and College of Veterinary Medicine at the North Carolina State University (NCSU) seek applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the area of mixed-effect modeling. See the full job posting.


K-State careers

A comprehensive list of openings in the university system also can be found by visiting K-State's Employment Page. Please follow directions for application process within each posting.

In addition, students and alumni are encouraged to visit the Career Center site.

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