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Jobs at KanREN

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KanREN, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 442167
Lawrence, KS 66044

Current Employment Opportunities

Position Title:
KanREN Part-time/Full-time Administrative Assistant Monday-Friday, approximately 20-30 hours per week
Part-time Pay Rate:  $15.00-$20.00 (hourly)
Work Location:
Full-time Salary Range:  $25,000-$35,000 (annual) KanREN, Lawrence, KS

Position Information:

KanREN Inc., provider of Wide-Area Network services to the Research and Education community, has an immediate opening for an administrative and office support activities by assisting with business functions.  The perfect candidate will understand general business office processes and procedures and have some experience with bookkeeping.  We're looking for an "Awesome Assistant" who pays attention to the details!  KanREN operates with a team of ten employees in a casual work environment.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working with a group of nerds focused on completing individual pieces of team projects in an open office environment.  We are looking to fill the position quickly and will reach out to candidates of interest by October 31, 2014.  A complete position description is available here: position description.

What you can expect from KanREN:

KanREN offers extensive and competitive benefits for both part-time and full-time salaried employees.  Additional information on KanREN policies, compensation, and benefits is available in the KanREN Employee Handbook.


Qualified applicants will have sufficient education, training, and/or work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic bookkeeping, and general office procedures and practices.  Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.  Valid Driver's License required.  Reliable transportation preferred.

About KanREN:

The Kansas Research and Education Network (KanREN, Inc.) is a non-profit consortium of colleges, universities, school districts and other organizations in Kansas, organized for the purpose of facilitating communication among them, and providing themselves with connectivity to the Internet via a statewide network.  KanREN's next-generation network is one of the most feature-rich available.  We are obsessed with "The Advanced".  KanREN's focus is to be experts in deployed, advanced services before our members even know they are needed.  KanREN prides itself on providing world class resources for our members.  KanREN is a membership consortium, and our staff has intimate knowledge of our members' needs and technological concerns; in fact many of our staff members have experience working in research and education institutions.  Members known that they can count on KanREN to put their best interests first.

KanREN's Mission:

  • The Kansas Research and Education Network (KanREN) exists to provide Leadership and Innovation in networking technology and to support our members in a manner consistent with our core values of Service, Excellence, and Integrity.

KanREN's Vision:

  • Kansas educators, learners and researchers will be aided in attaining their goals through KanREN, Inc., an innovator and provider of premier network and technology services.

KanREN's Values:

  • Integrity - We practice fiscal, technical and professional integrity at all times.
  • Community - The KanREN membership is an interconnected community that has created, and continues to support KanREN, and we will assist our members first, then other organizations.
  • Respect - We treat members, one another and others with respect and consideration.
  • Solutions - We provide sustainable and equitable technology solutions for members.
  • Partnerships - We seek collaboration that furthers our vision.
  • Standards - We adhere to industry standards and practices.

Ready to Apply? Want to apply by mail?
Please send your resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Please Send your resume and cover letter to:
KanREN, Inc.
Additional Information: P.O. Box 442167 Lawrence, KS 66044


- Greg Gantz KanREN, Inc. Member Services Coordinator Office: 785-856-9814 Mobile: 785-393-9501