Job Openings

Fort Scott Community College is accepting applications for the following positions. Applications can be obtained online or at the reception desk in the Administration Building, 2108 S. Horton, Fort Scott, Kansas. Applications are required for all positions. Resumes’ and/or cover letters can be submitted with the application. For instructor positions, transcripts are required (can be unofficial). Applications can be sent to Juley McDaniel or faxed to (620)768-2930. EOE.

Vocal and Instrumental Music Instructor

Master’s degree in Music, Music Education or closely related field.  Three years of teaching experience in online and face to face modalities, preferably in a community college setting.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Demonstrated ability to work closely with others in a variety of different areas.  Understanding of and commitment to the mission of the community college and student success.  Strong leadership, organizational, and time management skills.  Strong self-motivation.  Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including some weekends and evenings.


Department: Instruction
Review Date: Position will remain open until filled.

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Doctorate preferred, Master’s required.  Five years full-time teaching experience in higher education.  Significant senior-level academic, administrative and leadership experience serving a diverse student population.  Community college experience is highly preferred.  Demonstrated experience in and commitment to working collaboratively with faculty and academic staff, and experience in a collective bargaining environment.  Experience with regional and specialized accreditation agencies, curriculum development and implementation.  Proven track record of effective budget and resource management linked to institutional and departmental planning and assessment.  Practical experience using data to support Academic Affairs initiatives.

Department: Instruction
Review Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Full Job Description: PDF icon IN01-VP of Academic Affairs.pdf

Nursing Instructor (multiple positions)

Licensed to practice professional nursing in Kansas and any other state with students in clinical experience (Missouri).  Master’s Degree in Nursing, preferably in the theory/clinical area being taught, or Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, provided:

  • There is adequate guidance and supervision from MSN prepared faculty.
  • A degree plan for a Masters in Nursing is in place.  Note: KSBN requires degree completion in six years; however the program prefers completion in two years.
Department: Nursing
Review Date: Position will remain open until filled.
Full Job Description: PDF icon NU01Nursing Instructor.pdf

HVAC Instructor

Bachelor’s degree in Technical Education preferred, but not required.  Verifiable 3 years of work and/or teaching experience in HVAC.  Strong emphasis in residential & light commercial systems preferred.  Candidates must hold at least one HVAC industry recognized credential and a current EPA certification.  Experience with sheet metal fabrication preferred.  Interest in and ability to develop and maintain a program utilizing latest technology.  Have the ability to relate to students, FSCC partners/stakeholders, advisory boards and contractors.  Strong written and verbal communication, organization, and project management skills.

Department: Academic AFfairs
Review Date: Position will remain open until filled.
Full Job Description: PDF icon CT HVAC Instructor.pdf

Head Power Lifting/Strength and Conditioning Coach

Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred.  NSCA (CSCS) or CSCCA (SCCC) certification is required.  CPR certification is required.  Must possess excellent organizational skills, effective communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work productively with coaches, staff and student-athletes.  Strength and conditioning experience within an intercollegiate athletics environment is preferred.  Valid driver’s license.

Department: Athletics
Review Date: Friday, October 7, 2022
Full Job Description: PDF icon AT29 Strength and Conditioning.pdf

Executive Officer - President

Master’s degree required, doctorate preferred.  Minimum of five years in a senior leadership position.  Possess an understanding of and commitment to the role and mission of a rural comprehensive community college.  Experience in program and outcomes assessment processes.  Understanding of and commitment to HLC Accreditation Process.  Active in community, visible and approachable.  Effective communicator with faculty, staff and community.  Able to strategize and make decisions based on the priorities and needs of the college.  Able to motivate and work with employees to reach the highest standards of performance in their positions.  Has a commitment to diversity.  Promotes “Students First” as a mandate in educating and serving our students.  Demonstrates a knowledge and understanding of collective bargaining.  Has demonstrated successful experience in planning and management of budget and resources.  Significant experience in fundraising and working with an Endowment Foundation.  Demonstrates an understanding of the educational process and encourages innovative teaching methods.  A visible advocate who will build relationships and effectively navigate the political arena.  Has an understanding of and commitment to advancement of technology in an educational environment.  Able to be an active member in our community and region while representing our College’s interest and commitment to our area of service.

Department: Administration
Review Date: Monday, May 22, 2023
Full Job Description: PDF icon PS01-President.pdf

Director of Business Operations

Possibility for advancement to VP of Finance & Operations within 5 years.

Ensure compliance with GASB/GAAP principles.  Supervise the Business Office staff comprised of an accounting clerk, accounts payable clerk, student receivable clerk, receptionist, and work study.  Maintain all appropriate files pertaining to job scope.  Prepare journal entries and financial statements for month-end and year-end.  Interface financial aid, payroll and UMB purchases as needed.  Support preparation of board committee reports.  Assist with monitoring all college departmental budgets and making appropriate notifications.  Responsible for various account reconciliations including club and organization accounts.

Department: Business Office/Fiscal Operations
Review Date: Position will remain open until filled.

Cosmetology Instructors - Pittsburg and Fort Scott

One opening at each location.

Current Kansas Cosmetology Teaching Credential and Kansas Board of Cosmetology License. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Understanding of cosmetology theory and practice. Ability to work cooperatively with other cosmetology instructors, students, colleagues, and community members. The ability to develop and maintain effective professional work relationships with a variety of people. The ability to relate with students personally while maintaining professional relationships.

Department: Cosmetology
Review Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
Full Job Description: PDF icon FA05-Cosmetology Instructor.pdf

CDL Trainer/Examiner/Mechanic, Fort Scott

Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required.  Experience in over the road trucking preferred.  Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.  CDL Class A license required.  Background in Automotive Technology.  Adherence to Federal and State Policy to maintain integrity of the CDL Program.

Department: Transportation
Review Date: Friday, June 2, 2023
Full Job Description: PDF icon TR10-ELDT.pdf

CDL Drivers

Must have Class B CDL with air brake and passenger endorsement and current DOT medical card.  

Department: Logistics
Review Date: Position will remain open until filled.
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Admissions Representative

Bachelor’s Degree, preferred, Associate’s Degree required.  Excellent speaking and writing skills.  Excellent human relations skills and a positive attitude.  Ability to communicate effectively with current and prospective students, parents, area school administrators and faculty, and the general public.  Effective computer skills (i.e. Microsoft products, google docs).  Valid driver’s license.

Department: Admissions
Review Date: Monday, May 1, 2023
Full Job Description: PDF icon AD07AdmissionRep.pdf

Adjunct Instructors - English, Math, Developmental Math, Sociology

Face to face instruction for all semesters, including summer.  Masters Degree with at least 18 graduate hours in subject area required.

Department: Instruction
Review Date: Position will remain open until filled.
Full Job Description: PDF icon FA001Adjunct Instructor.pdf