Staff Positions

Our Job Openings page is primarily for staff positions and will be updated as positions become available and are filled.

Applications for faculty/adjunct positions should be directed to the appropriate academic department. We do not accept unsolicited resumes. If you would like to submit your cover letter and resume in response to a position you see listed on our Job Openings page, please reference the title of the position for which you are applying and send to the following address, unless other directions are specified in the advertisement:

Rockhurst University
Attn: Human Resources
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110

Resumes that do not identify the position for which the candidate is applying will not be considered. Thank you for your interest in Rockhurst University.

Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The positions below are the current job opportunities at Rockhurst University.

To apply, please follow the instructions indicated in the advertisement for the job.

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Admissions Counselor

Rockhurst University is currently seeking applications for an Admission Counselor.  The role of an Admission Counselor is to market the university to prospective students.  This position will counsel and enroll undergraduate students.  The preferred candidate must have an undergraduate degree and have excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.  Candidates must be willing to travel and work nights and weekends, especially during the fall and spring semesters.  Understanding of the Jesuit mission plus experience in recruiting/counseling students preferred but not required.    

Interested candidates should send cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and contact information for three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO  64110.  Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify. 

 

Head Athletic Trainer

Rockhurst University is seeking qualified candidates to fill the full-time position of Head Athletic Trainer. This 10 month position includes the oversight of all phases of sports medicine for intercollegiate programs and student-athletes, including the care, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Rockhurst University currently sponsors 14 men’s and women’s athletic programs.  The University is an NCAA Division ll School and a member of the Great Lake’s Valley Conference (GLVC) and an associate member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) for lacrosse.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the operation of the athletic training facilities, as well as the direct medical care of all student-athletes, including aiding medical personnel with the prevention and treatment of athletically-related injuries incurred by student athletes.
  • Create and/or collaborate with team physicians on rehabilitation programs for injured student-athletes.
  • Oversee athletic staff, including athletic trainers and graduate assistants.
  • Oversee the budget of the Athletic Training Room, including the purchase of equipment and supplies.  
  • Direct operations for educational programming and coordinate drug testing programs.
  • Prepare and maintain various records, reports and information on injuries, treatments, etc. for insurance, legal or professional purposes.
  • Attend scheduled team practices and competitions, including but not limited to home and away events for sports as assigned.
  • Communicate with team physicians, and extended medical staff, to ensure proper evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of injured student athletes.
  • Communicate effectively with coaches/student-athletes regarding injuries and playing status.
  • Follow the NATA Code of Ethics. Remains current on all state and national requirements for license renewal.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as requested and assigned by the Athletic Director.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in athletic training or related field is required.
  • 3 Years of experience in athletic training.
  • NATA/BOC Certification, along with eligibility for state of Missouri medical trainer license.
  • First aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and AED certified.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and sports medicine standards of care, ability to apply NATA/BOC code of ethics to care, excellent organizational and supervisory skills, strong communication skills, and a strong commitment to professional growth, demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment, and experience working in a comprehensive sports medicine environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Athletic Training, Health Care, Exercise Science, or related field.
  • Experience in an athletic training program at a collegiate institution.

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resume, proof of all certifications, and contact information for a minimum of three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO  64110.  Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

Custodian

Rockhurst University has an opening for a full-time Custodian.  The custodian will perform a variety of housekeeping duties related to the care, maintenance and cleaning of buildings and facilities.  Candidates must have the ability to use cleaning machinery; floor buffer and vacuum cleaners.  Knowledge of cleaning chemicals is very helpful.  Additional responsibilities include maintenance of inventory and adherence to safety and security standards.  Stable work history is a plus.  Hours are Monday – Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm.  Must have the availability to work overtime as university needs require.  Interested candidates must be able to pass a post-offer pre-employment physical and drug screen. 

Full time Rockhurst employees enjoy an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Care insurance
  • 125 Tax Savings Plan
  • Tax deferred retirement plan with a generous company match
  • Free undergraduate and graduate classes for employees
  • Free undergraduate classes for spouses and dependent children
  • Vacation and sick time along with 14 paid holidays

Interested candidates should send cover letter with resume and contact information for three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO  64110.  Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify. 

Maintenance Assistant – Physical Plant

Rockhurst University currently has an opening for a Maintenance Assistant.  The selected candidate will assist in the maintenance department in all areas of plumbing, electrical, painting, HVAC and general maintenance. 

This position requires two years of general maintenance experience along with a high school diploma or equivalent.  The candidate should demonstrate flexibility in handling a variety of assignments and should be able to actively identify areas of need in the maintenance area.  Candidates must be able to pass a post offer, pre-employment physical and drug screen as well as a background check. 

Full time Rockhurst employees enjoy an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short and long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Long Term Care insurance
  • 125 Tax Savings Plan
  • Tax deferred retirement plan with a generous company match
  • Free undergraduate and graduate classes for employees
  • Free undergraduate classes for spouses and dependent children
  • Vacation and sick time along with 14 paid holidays

Interested candidates should send cover letter with resume and contact information for three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO  64110.  Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify. 

Field Officer - Security Department

Rockhurst University Security Department has two full time openings for Security Field Officers.  The Field Officers are responsible for patrolling the campus and surrounding neighborhood by vehicle and by foot, providing security services such as unlocking buildings, escorting individuals to class/parking lots, responding to both emergency and non-emergency security calls, assisting with special events and investigations and preparing crime, injury, and incident reports. 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED Certificate.  Candidates must pass a background investigation, drug test, physical abilities test, and an interview board.  Candidates must also be able to qualify for a private police license through the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, both upon initial hiring and annually thereafter.  Field Officers are armed and will operate department vehicles.  Applicants must have an acceptable driving record and will have their driving records checked annually.  They also must participate in and pass a defensive driving course.   

The position involves shift work as well as weekends and holidays.  Candidates must be available to cover additional shifts that may arise.  Due to the public safety responsibility of the security department, overtime will be mandatory for officers when need dictates.  Public Safety and security experience is desirable but will train. 

Interested candidates should send cover letter with resume, and contact information for three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO  64110.   Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-verify.

Communication Dispatcher - Security Department

Rockhurst University Security Department has a full time opening for a Communication Dispatcher. Dispatchers are responsible for radio dispatching all calls for security service, answering telephone calls from internal and external parties regarding emergency and non-emergency issues, monitoring over 100 CCTV cameras, replacing VCR tapes, pulling tapes for evidence, monitoring the access control computer and responding to all incoming alarms by dispatching officers to locations.  Qualified candidates must have excellent communication and customer service skills.  Candidate must also be able to work calmly and effectively through difficult and stressful situations.  Basic computer keyboard skills are essential.  Basic knowledge of Excel and Word strongly preferred.

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED Certificate.  Candidates must pass a background investigation, drug test, physical abilities test, and an interview board.  Candidates must also be able to qualify for a private police license through the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, both upon initial hiring and annually thereafter.     

These positions involve shift work as well as weekends and holidays.  Candidates must be available to cover additional shifts that may arise.  Due to the public safety responsibility of the security department, overtime will be mandatory dictates.  Public Safety and security experience is desirable but will train.  Interested candidates should send cover letter with resume, and contact information for three references to hr@rockhurst.edu OR mail to Rockhurst University, Human Resources, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO  64110.   

Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-verify.