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Kansas Wesleyan University

We are thrilled that you are interested in employment at Kansas Wesleyan University. A complete listing of open positions is available below. Please apply if you are passionate about who we are and are committed to supporting our students in gaining the knowledge skills, and experiences needed to build great careers, to lead great lives and to be great citizens.

Note that employees may reach the Human Resources office with any concerns at extension 4303.

Application Information

Please see each job description for specific application requirements and instructions.


Kansas Wesleyan offers an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and retirement options as well as a direct contribution for retirement after two years of full-time employment. Long-term disability and life insurance are also paid for full-time employees, and all full-time employees are eligible for a free (single) membership to the Salina Family YMCA! An annual holiday schedule is also available.

These options may vary depending on the position, but applicants are invited to contact hr[email protected] for specific information.

Kansas Wesleyan University

Situated on 28 beautiful acres in Salina, Kansas, Kansas Wesleyan University is a Methodist-affiliated liberal arts university, offering a high-quality education that prepares students for the workforce or graduate school. KWU’s close-knit community of faculty and staff are passionately student-centered and contribute to the education of KWU students as mentors, student job supervisors, advisors, and coaches. KWU offers employees a peaceful, community atmosphere in which to work. Salina has a population of about 50,000, a diversified economy and has garnered national attention for its quality of life and for being a great place to raise a family.

KWU is proud to be a member of the Salina community! Many of our departments have very strong ties to organizations throughout the city, and Salina’s recent growth provides opportunities for students and employees to contribute throughout the region. The area also offers entertainment and dining options unlike any other city of its size in the region.

KWU and COVID-19

Click on this link to see information on KWU’s response to COVID-19. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Each applicant must also download, complete and save under your name the KWU Employment Application, a fillable PDF form. Include this with your required application materials as outlined in the job description.

Current Job Openings

Athletics: Assistant Athletic Trainer

Athletics: Assistant Baseball Coach (Full-Time)

Athletics: Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach (Full-Time)

Athletics: Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach (Full-Time)

Athletics: Head Bowling Coach – Men and Women

Athletics: Graduate Assistant – Assistant Coach Men’s Basketball

Athletics: Graduate Assistant – Assistant Coach Women’s Basketball

Athletics: Graduate Assistant – Assistant Coach Women’s Flag Football

Athletics: Graduate Assistant – Assistant Golf Coach

Athletics: Graduate Assistant – Assistant Softball Coach

Athletics: Graduate Assistant – Assistant Coach Women’s Track and Field


Faculty: Adjunct Nursing Clinical Position

Faculty: Assistant Professor of Biology, Cellular/Molecular/Microbiology (Tenure-Track)

Faculty: Assistant Professor of Computer Studies (Tenure-Track)

Faculty: Assistant Professor of English (Tenure-Track)

Faculty: Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Studies (Tenure-Track)


Staff: Admissions Counselor

Staff: Assistant Director of Grants

Staff: Assistant Director of Stewardship & University Events

Staff: Computer Technician

Staff: Coordinator of Admissions Services & Campus Visit Program

Staff: Maintenance Facilities Associate

Staff: HVAC Apprentice-Plant Operations

Staff: Graduate Assistant – YMCA Finance Specialist

Staff: Graduate Assistant – YMCA HR Specialist

Staff: Graduate Assistant – YMCA Sports Coordinator

Staff: Graduate Assistant – YMCA Marketing Coordinator

Staff: Layout Specialist-Marketing and Communications (Part-Time)

Staff: Learning Commons Specialist & Success Coach

Staff: Nursing Clinical Coordinator

Staff: Marketing and Communications Assistant, Video, Part-time

Staff: Records and Enrollment Specialist

Staff: Regional Admissions & Alumni Representative (Part-Time)

Staff: Special Advisor to the President