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Healthcare Specialist - Future Ready Center

WSU Tech
Wichita, KS

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Summary

Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 40

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full Time

Required Education: Associate Degree

Required Experience: 1 to 3 years

Description At WSU Tech, we are dedicated to promoting quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. Our experienced faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve their goals by providing hands-on experience, state-of-the-art facilities, and individualized support and guidance. We operate in a values-based culture and strive towards our behaviors in everything we do.

Whether you are starting your education journey or are looking to advance your career experiences, WSU Tech has the resources and expertise to help you succeed. Join us and discover the possibilities for your future!

Compensation: $18.50 /hr
Worksite Location: South Campus

WSU Tech Benefits (Varies):
    Paid Holidays: 15 – 18 paid holidaysPTO: Earn 18 – 28 days annuallyTuition Waiver ProgramMedical/Dental/Vision InsuranceKPERs
Overview / Job Summary:
The Healthcare Specialist works within the Future Ready Center assisting in the development, implementation, and ongoing refinement of the center. The specialist is the main contact in assisting high school dual credit students regarding FRC enrollment, healthcare career navigation and assisting in the implementation of retention plans to assist students in progressing towards degree completion. The Specialist also works with WSU Tech's high school advisors to track and enroll EMT, Patient Care Tech and Short Term Health high school students. 

Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:
    Serves as a liaison between WSU Tech and USD 259’s College and Career Readiness Office while assisting with coordination and communication with faculty and staff Develops and facilitates relationships with students, staff and faculty to further the goals and mission of the Future Ready Center – Healthcare Center.Builds relationships with students to facilitate successful completion of program certifications.Provides educational planning and support for basic career pathway exploration and job placement within the healthcare professions.Completes employment status reporting via email and phone surveys with WSU Tech graduates. Performs data entry of survey results into database.Performs placement surveys, following up with students completing certifications or if continuing education.Maintains records of student activities and reports required performance measures to Project Manager.
It includes aiding in setting achievable goals for student retention, persistence, and completion, aligned with the institution's mission and student body. Additionally, the position offers guidance on resources from the WSU Tech Career Services department, refers students to community resources for success, maintains relationships with clinical sites, and ensures effective communication between students and employers through proactive inquiries and follow-ups.
    Associate Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred. In absence of degree, a minimum of 3 years from a combination of education, training, and experience, related to the degree and/or position or higher education experience will be considered.
Preferred Experience & Skills:
    Experience in college admissions and/or advising preferred.Strong collaboration skills to enable effectively working with students, administration, faculty and staff, and other professionals. A strong commitment to the education of students.Outstanding public speaking skills. Ability to speak and effectively communicate program information to both small and large groups of prospective and current studentsIntermediate user-level knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel are required. Knowledge of SharePoint is preferred.Strong analytical, problem-solving skills with the aptitude to prioritize responsibilities. Organized and takes initiative to be solution focused. An operating knowledge of Student Services software, such as Banner, is required within three months of entering the position.Must have unrestricted licensure in state of Kansas to operate personal vehicle, as well as a driving record which meets WSU TECH insurance standards.
Additional Requirements:
    Detailed oriented with strong organizational skillsAbility to work independently with little or no supervisionAbility to use personal computer and software applicationAbility to maintain a safe work environment

WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents, and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Why WSU Tech?

Everyone here is DRIVEN by our mission of creating opportunities for a better life to our students and to provide the best trained workforce for employers. 

To accomplish that, we take care of our employees too!  We offer benefits and perks that are second to none.  Meaningful jobs, amazing Rock Star employees, awesome benefits, what more could you ask for?

Benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • Paid holidays – We currently have 17 paid holidays
  • PTO (Paid time off) – 18 to 28 days annually (in addition to paid holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave – 6 weeks of paid leave for birth or adoption of a child
  • Generous insurance plans
  • Tuition Waiver Program for employees & dependents
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System benefit
  • 457(b) Retirement plans
  • Paid Community Service 
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • & More!!


WSU Tech has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WSU Tech continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment.


The Mission of WSU Tech is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy.


To be one of the nation’s most innovative and impactful two-year colleges.


Values: Values Based Culture

The WSU Tech team operates in a values-based culture and strives toward the following behaviors in everything we do.

SAME TEAM. One Role, One Goal: Unite and include many diverse perspectives to achieve our mission. 

PEOPLE FIRST. Treat everyone consistently with compassion, respect, and kindness. 

INTEGRITY. Uphold the highest standards in all our actions. 

VISIONARY.  Future focused. Redefining education by inspiring innovative ideas, bold explorations, and continuous curiosity. 

LEADERSHIP.  Leadership is an activity, not a position. Anyone can lead, anytime, anywhere. 

SERVICE TO ALL. Provide exceptional experiences to all that we serve.


Guiding Principles

  1. Provide our students an opportunity to a better life through education and training.
  2. Provide a highly educated and trained workforce for our community to be globally competitive.
  3. Ask ourselves as we make decisions, is it in the best interest of our students, employees and community.


We are happy you chose WSU Tech as a potential employer for your career journey. What we offer as a technical college is unique – a mix of specialized technical programs, general education, and online courses.

WSU Tech houses the number one ranked aviation and advanced manufacturing programs in the nation at its National Center for Aviation Training. In addition, we serve students seeking careers in 60 fields of study listed on our website including nursing, dental assisting, surgical technology, patient care, and other health sciences, automotive technology, climate and energy control, welding, machining, engineering and interior design. We also offer transferable general education coursework that will lead to our Shocker Pathway partnership with Wichita State University or transfer to other public four-year universities. Our aim is to provide our students with not only the technical training and education to be successful, but with the values and professionalism necessary to excel in their chosen careers by having the staff, faculty and employees that exemplify this as well.

WSU Tech is a public college supported by the state of Kansas through the Kansas Board of Regents and Sedgwick County and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, the same accrediting body that accredits many colleges and universities across the country.

If you are considering WSU Tech as your next employer, you are making a great choice!

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