Office Assistant II, Classical and Modern Languages

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November 6, 2019


Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting office visitors;
  • Responding to emails from faculty, students, administrators, and others;
  • Preparing and managing the annual budget;
  • Preparing letters, memoranda, evaluations, personnel recommendations, and other routine documents;
  • Assisting the Chair and 31 CML faculty members in the preparation and processing of internal documents related to departmental purchases, travel, and other requisitions;
  • Maintaining department supplies and files;
  • Assisting with the preparation of course schedules;
  • Working with student employees;
  • Other duties as required and assigned.


Required qualifications include a high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired; excellent written, organizational, interpersonal and verbal skills; demonstrated ability to take initiative and be proactive. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and able to deal with people in a respectful manner. Proficient computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office, are required.

Preferred qualifications include a college degree or coursework beyond high school, prior secretarial or office experience, and basic knowledge of how undergraduate education works.

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume, completed staff application form (including contact information for at least three references). Applications may be submitted online at or by mail to:

Human Resources
Truman State University
McClain Hall 101
Kirksville, MO  63501

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.

Review of applications will begin November 13, 2019, and continue until position is filled.

Truman is an equal employment opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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