Job Positions

STAR Program Coordinator/Lecturer Posting #F10450819

Categories: South Central Region 7


Center for Student Success and Retention


Washburn University

Date Posted:

Sep 27 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Until Filled

Position Description

Washburn University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month non-tenure track STAR Program Coordinator/Student Success Lecturer position. The University Libraries and the Center for Student Success and Retention seeks applicants who enjoy working in a fast-paced collaborative environment and want to assume a role on a team helping students discover and return to academic success at the University.


The successful candidate will teach one or more sections of WU101: The Washburn Experience seminar class each semester while leading our efforts to help students in academic distress. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to intrusive student success activities along with a strong commitment to promoting student engagement in the broader university community.

Application Process

Applications for this entry-level position should include a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest that includes a vision for success programming at Washburn University aimed at students in academic distress and a personal teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references and copies of transcripts. Application review will begin September 2, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Submit electronic applications in pdf format to Ginger Webber at with "STAR Search" in the subject line. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire.

Institution Information

Washburn University 1700 SW College Ave Topeka, KS 66621

Additional Information

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Contact Information

To learn more about student success at Washburn University visit or direct questions to Director of External Relations Dr. Jennifer Wiard at


Required Qualifications


Required Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited college or university

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with student success initiatives such as mentoring, counseling, or academic coaching Experience designing and managing student learning using course management systems Experience with assessment of student learning 'Bi- or multi-lingual