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 Road
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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Communication Dispatcher - Security Department

Rockhurst University Security Department has a full time opening for a Communications Dispatcher.  Rockhurst University is a Catholic, Jesuit University serving 3,000 students in the business and cultural center of Kansas City, Missouri.  It is a comprehensive university offering more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty.  We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

Rockhurst Security Personnel carry a Class A Private Security License and are classified as Patrol Agents under Title 17 and Chapter 84 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.  Rockhurst Communications Dispatchers are unarmed.

The Communications 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, 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.  Candidates 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 examination, and an interview board.  Candidates must also be able to qualify for a private, unarmed license through the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, both upon initial hiring and annually thereafter.     

This 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 and dispatchers when need dictates.  Public Safety and Security experience is desirable but will train.

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 – 6 credit hours per sem.
  • Free undergraduate classes for spouses and dependent children
  • Vacation and sick time along with 14 paid holidays

Interested candidates should apply by using the following on-line application link.  The application process will require you to provide cover letter with resume, and contact information for three references. 

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Custodian

Rockhurst University

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. 

Rockhurst University is a Catholic, Jesuit University serving 3,000 students in the business and cultural center of Kansas City, Missouri. It is a comprehensive university offering more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

Full time Rockhurst employees enjoy an excellent benefits package including:

  • 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 apply by using the following on-line application link.

https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

 

Director of Graduate Admissions

Rockhurst University seeks a Director of Graduate Admissions for the Helzberg School of Management. Under direction from the University’s Associate Vice President for Enrollment and the Associate Dean of the Helzberg School of Management, the Director of Graduate Admissions is responsible for designing and implementing new student recruitment, admissions and enrollment strategies to achieve annual enrollment goals for graduate level academic programs within the College.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

     Recruitment

  • Develop competitive and contemporary recruitment strategies to meet application, admission, and yield targets for all Helzberg School of Management graduate programs: MBA, Masters in Management (MA), MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Dual Degree programs, and Graduate Certificates
  • Serve as a proactive liaison and primary contact for prospective students and enrollment constituents through face to face, phone, electronic and other communication channels

  • Develop and manage effective on and off-campus recruitment events

  • Represent the University and College at third-party hosted graduate student recruitment events

  • Provide input into the advertising plan specific to graduate business programs

  • Partner with external relations and career management teams to develop sustainable sources of qualified students from the Greater Kansas City business community

Market Analysis

  • Analyze competitive programs and market conditions that impact recruiting and enrollment

  • Regularly report to University and College leadership on progress to enrollment goals, trends, projections and metrics

  • Obtain and analyze admissions feedback from prospects, applicants, and admits

  • Complete periodic profiling of new students by academic program

  • Assess effectiveness of sourcing, targeting and stage based strategies and communications channels across the recruitment and enrollment timeline

  • Work with Helzberg School Deans, Director of Advising, the Helzberg School’s Marketing Manager, Marketing & Public Relations, and the Director of Graduate Business Programs to maintain contemporary website and online marketing communication channels

Admissions Operations

  • Manage admission operations including inquiry fulfillment, application workflows, decision processing, enrollment transition, and use of related database, analytics, and communication tools

  • Supervise one full-time staff member that supports graduate application management and processing

  • Oversees application material distribution and web application implementation, revisions, and updates

  • Advise MBA, Masters in Management (MA), MS in Business Intelligence and Analytics, Dual Degree program, and Graduate Certificate applicants of their application status via email, telephone, or in person

  • Evaluate student transcripts and submitted application requirements and supporting materials

  • Manage acceptance communication with students including registration information to ensure a smooth transition to their Helzberg Schools Graduate Programs Adviser

  • Keep up to date on all degree and certificate program changes to accurately communicate programs to prospective students and ensure all program changes are reflected in marketing materials and websites

Budget Management:

  • Effectively manage graduate admissions recruitment operations budget

  • Develop budget plan in support of recruiting and admissions plans and activities; marketing and application materials; and travel to professional conferences to include semi-annual JEBNET meetings.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree plus at least 3 years’ of professional experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word; experience with CRM systems a plus, but not required

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

To Apply:

https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts/40647/positions/146364/apply

Rockhurst University is a small Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri.  Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university that offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership and service. Rockhurst University is a learning community, centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal education and graduate education.

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify

 

Relief - Full Time Field Officer & Communications Dispatcher - Security Department

Rockhurst University Security Department has a full-time opening for a relief Security Field Officer / Communication Dispatcher.  Rockhurst University is a Catholic, Jesuit University serving 3,000 students in the business and cultural center of Kansas City, Missouri. It is a comprehensive university offering more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. We employ approximately 500 faculty and staff.

Rockhurst Security Personnel carry a Class A Private Security License and are classified as Patrol Agents under Title 17 and Chapter 84 of the Revised Statues of Missouri. This is defined as armed, uniformed, patrol, response to alarms, pedestrian checks on designated private property, investigation, assigned designated, protects persons/property. 

The Field Officers (Patrol Agents) 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. 

The Communications 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, 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.  Candidates 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, physical examination, drug test, physical abilities test, and an interview board.  Candidates must also be able to qualify for an armed private officer’s license through the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, both upon initial hiring and annually thereafter.  Field Officers 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 applicant must have, or be able to obtain, a Class E driver’s license if they have a Missouri driver’s license.   

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 and dispatchers when need dictates.  Public safety and security experience is desirable but will train.

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 - 6 credit hour limit per sem.
  • Free undergraduate classes for spouses and dependent children
  • Vacation and sick time along with 14 paid holidays

Interested candidates should apply by using the following on-line application link.  The application process will require you to provide cover letter with resume, and contact information for three references.  Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify.

https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts_with_open_positions

Residence Director, Office of Residence Life

A Residence Director is an energetic individual committed to student learning and development while serving at a Jesuit institution. Approximately 200 students live in each of our residential communities. Rockhurst's residence life program is actively involved in student programming, education, orientation, and retention. The Graduate Residence Hall Director position is a 10-month live-in position and reports to an Assistant/Associate Director of Residence Life.

Responsibilities include residential education, staff supervision, crisis management, on-call and availability after hours and weekends, disciplinary conferences, building safety and security, community development, staff selection, programming, and committee assignments.

Staff Opportunity
Supervise a staff of Resident Assistants (RA) and approximately 30 desk assistants.  Conduct weekly RA meetings. Meet with RA’s individually to provide support and direction. Assist in recruiting, selecting and training RA and DA staff. Assist in planning and implementing in-service training and provide development activities to promote positive job performance within the RA staff. Evaluate staff regularly and hold staff accountable to job expectations.

Community Building

Advise and assist with staff and departmental projects and programs.  Work with Resident Assistants to develop and provide a balanced variety of educational, social, and recreational programs.  Keep residents informed about activities and events happening on campus.  Assist with events involving residents such as campus events, intramurals, Orientation, etc.

Counseling/Advising
Be sensitive and responsive to students' emotional, personal, behavioral and academic needs.  Advise and make appropriate referrals.  Attend to the health and safety of residents in medical, psychological, and other crisis/emergency situations. Be aware of and respond to the effects such crises have on the community. Be knowledgeable of and collaborative with the various campus resources: Retention and Access Services, Campus Security, Counseling Center, Campus Ministries, Career Services and Student Activities. Be accessible and approachable to students.

Administration
Assist with the opening and closing of the residence halls.  Assist with Admission’s events.  Process maintenance work requests and RA duty logs.  Maintain office hours and communicate as needed with the Campus Security, Physical plant, and other university departments. Attend regular Residence Life and Student Development staff meetings.  Serve on assigned committees.  Provide campus wide on-duty/on-call coverage on a rotating schedule. Responsible for 24/7 desk operations including hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of Desk Assistant staff.

Policy Enforcement/Crisis Management
Communicate, interpret, and enforce University and residence hall policies and procedures. Encourage behavior consistent with the Student Code of Conduct and hold students accountable for their actions.  Develop and maintain a working relationship with Campus Security, the Counseling Center and Retention Services.   Challenge, confront, and follow-up on negative behavior. Serve as a judicial hearing examiner. Administer sanctions appropriately and in a timely manner.   Recommend changes in policies and procedures.

Other Duties as Assigned

Participate in professional/graduate staff training throughout the academic year.  Meet bi-monthly with supervisor.  Assist with the planning and implementation of RA training and on-going staff development.  Participate in campus-wide recruitment and selection of RAs and DAs.   Maintain relationships with professional associations including attendance, participation and/or presentations at state, regional, and national conferences.  Perform administrative tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Admittance into a graduate program (Higher Education or Counseling preferred) or a Masters Degree

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to develop positive relationships with students and parents

  • Willingness to spend evening and weekend time with students is required

  • Live-on campus in University provided apartment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of Jesuit mission and values

Compensation

  • Stipend of $24,240

  • Furnished apartment with utilities

  • Laptop computer

  • University Benefits

Position reports to an Assistant Director for Residence Life. The salary is competitive and staff are provided with an apartment, and professional development assistance.

Rockhurst University is a small Jesuit university located in Kansas City, Missouri.  Founded by the Jesuits in 1910, Rockhurst is a comprehensive university that offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs taught by nationally recognized faculty. Rockhurst emphasizes learning, leadership and service. Rockhurst University is a learning community, centered on excellence in undergraduate liberal education and graduate education.

To apply please visit the website below:
https://www.ejobapp-validityscreening.com/applicant/companies/28333/accounts/40647/positions/146309/apply

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-Verify