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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Success Coach/Case Manager

Rockhurst University and the Student Development department are seeking a qualified Success Coach/Case Manager.  This position reports to the Associate Dean of Students and is a full-time, 10-month position.  As Success Coach/Case Manager this individual will work directly with a variety of students facing challenges including, but not limited to:

  • Academically dismissed/readmitted students
  • Students with mental health concerns
  • Students dealing with a family crisis
  • Students who have been hospitalized and are transitioning back to campus

The Success Coach/Case Manager will provide outreach, assessment, support, follow-up, and tracking for students facing the above mentioned challenges.  The successful candidate will also assist students in connecting with university and community resources, provide programming and individual outreach related to student retention, and help students develop individualized success plans.  The Success Coach/Case Manager will collaborate with the offices of Retention, Counseling Center, and Residence Life on a regular basis.

Qualifications will include a Master’s degree in counseling, Psychology, or Clinical Social Work.  Two to three years of experience in an education or mental health setting is preferred.  Candidate must show strong interpersonal and written communication skills.  Basic computer skills are 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.

 

Clinical Education Secretary - Department of Occupational Therapy

The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) seeks a Clinical Education Secretary.  The Clinical Education Secretary is supervised by the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and the Chair of the Department.  He/she is primarily responsible for supporting the administrative aspects of fieldwork education for OT.  The person in this position provides direction to students regarding fieldwork policies and procedures through processes of assisting with professional development, coordinating fieldwork meetings, verifying fieldwork requirements, managing fieldwork contracts and completing general duties associated with accreditation, certification and licensure. This person also performs office duties for OT faculty and may direct graduate assistants and graduate work study students utilized by the department.

Critical responsibilities include managing various databases, files, contracts, and fieldwork materials. Experience with Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Quicken, various social media outlets and the Google Suite are required.  Strong communication skills are essential.

Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university of approximately 3000 students that offers more than fifty undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs taught by nationally recognized faculty.  Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership, and service.  Our mission is to transform lives by creating a learning community centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal and graduate education.  Rockhurst is Catholic and Jesuit, involved in the life and growth of the city and the region, and committed to the service of the contemporary world.  We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

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
  • Tuition Remission for undergraduate and graduate classes for employees
  • Tuition Remission for undergraduate classes for spouses and dependent children
  • A 37.5 hour work week
  • 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.

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. 

Institutional Research Analyst (Part-time)

Rockhurst University seeks a collaborative and proactive part –time Institutional Research Analyst for the University.  The Institutional Research Analyst will work 20 hours a week assisting in managing and analyzing institutional data and other information in support of informed decision-making at all levels of the University. This individual maintains and manipulates institutional databases for statistical reporting to national, state, and local agencies and for internal reporting and tracking needs.    

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Preparing reports on a variety of institutional data, including student demographics, enrollment and retention statistics, faculty workload and course information, state funding formula-related data, and course information.
  • Providing data and reports for compliance, planning, assessment, and accreditation.
  • Assisting in analyses of enrollments, student and employee success data, satisfaction survey data, marketing data, and survey development.
  • Participating in the maintenance of the Planning, Institutional Effectiveness, and other web pages.
  • Performing related duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
  • 1- 2 years of experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship, internship, or assistantship.
  • Knowledge of data systems, definitions, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of statistical and analytical methods, protocols, and procedures as well as a willingness and ability to learn additional methods as needed.
  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs as well as a willingness and ability to learn additional software as needed.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

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.

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.