Wyandotte County Extension seeks director and 4-H program assistant

The Wyandotte County Extension Office currently has two job openings, for Extension director and 4-H program assistant.

Information about the Extension director position’s responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure is available at www.ksre.ksu.edu/jobs. For more information, contact Lori Wuellner, interim county Extension director, at 913-299-9300, Ext. 107, lwuellne@ksu.edu.

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. A background check is required.

The 4-H program assistant opportunity is located in the Extension office in Kansas City, Kansas.

For responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure, visit www.tinyurl.com/wycoextcareers. For more information, contact Jessie Carr, 4-H youth development agent, 913-299-9300, Ext. 105, carrjessie@ksu.edu.

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. A background check is required.

Statewide virtual job fair to be Wednesday

A statewide virtual job fair on Wednesday, Jan. 12, will feature job openings at the Kansas Department of Commerce.

The virtual job fair will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. It will allow job seekers to participate in the virtual job fair, using live chat and conducting interviews with human resources team members on computers, tablets and mobile devices.

Job candidates will be able to upload their resumes to their virtual job fair account.

“We have an outstanding team at the Department of Commerce, with motivated and talented individuals doing an extraordinary job every day serving the people of Kansas,” Lt. Gov. and Commerce Secretary David Toland said. “We’re looking for new team members who are eager to contribute to our mission of advancing economic growth and prosperity across the state.”

The Jan. 12 job fair will seek to fill positions at the Commerce Department, including director of marketing and communications; communications coordinator for the marketing-communications division; program manager for the Community Development Block Grant program; Main Street design specialist for Kansas Main Street; website and database manager for the tourism division, and other openings.

Numerous virtual job fairs have been organized by the Commerce Department since the pandemic started, serving as a safe and convenient way to successfully connect Kansas job seekers and employers.

Any individual with a disability may request accommodations for this or future job fairs by contacting their nearest workforce center at 877-509-6757 prior to the event.

For more information, visit kansasworks.com.

Statewide virtual job fair today, Thursday

This week marks the KANSASWORKS Statewide Virtual Job Fair.

Kansans seeking employment opportunities are encouraged to participate in the Virtual Job Fair beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 8, and ending at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9.

The event will give job seekers the opportunity to meet virtually with multiple businesses. Candidates will be able to upload their resumes to their Virtual Job Fair account as well as live chat and conduct interviews through any digital device such as a computer, tablet or mobile phone.

Registration for the virtual job fair is at https://app.premiervirtual.com/events/c5752352-e113-4d34-acaf-860c97942c71/kansasworks-virtual-statewide-job-fair.

Kansas has conducted 11 virtual job fairs since the first one in 2020. Hundreds of employers and registered job seekers participated in each online job fair.

“KANSASWORKS’ continued efforts to connect qualified job seekers with meaningful employment are making a difference across our state,” Lt. Gov. and Commerce Secretary David Toland said. “We are committed to continuing virtual job fairs and other thoughtful strategies to strengthen our workforce and create the best possible job opportunities statewide.”

Those wishing to take part in this week’s virtual job fair must register, regardless of previous participation. Job seekers can find open positions listed on the registration page and are encouraged to dress professionally, as employers may request to engage in a video interview during the virtual job fair.

The Virtual Statewide Job Fair portal features a Job Seeker Training video, a list of participating employers, and channels for attendees to register and login.

The next scheduled KANSASWORKS Statewide Virtual Job Fair is set for Feb. 16 and 17.

Any individual with a disability may request accommodations by contacting their nearest workforce center at 877-509-6757 prior to the events.