Regional Admission Counselor - Kansas City (Revised Review Date), Admission

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February 25, 2020



This position is responsible for assisting students from the Kansas City metropolitan area and select regions of Kansas and Nebraska in making informed college decisions through relationship-building activities, disseminating information about Truman through large and small group presentations, telecounseling and individual interactions.  The Regional Admission Counselor will be a primary point of contact and an informational resource to prospective students, their families and area guidance counselors. Anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2020.


Required qualifications include a bachelor's degree; exceptional communication skills (written & oral) and a strong commitment to customer service; a dedication to the importance of higher education; evidence of successful interactions with people from diverse backgrounds and age levels; ability to work in a collaborative environment within the University and with external constituencies; a record of success independently completing assigned projects with limited direct supervision; ability to travel extensively with a work schedule that can include evenings and weekends; the ability to lift/carry items ranging up to 40 lbs. in weight; and a valid driver's license.

Preferred qualifications include a minimum of 1-2 years of successful admission counseling experience; significant professional experience effectively using the Microsoft Office Suite; and an educational background with a liberal arts and sciences foundation at an accredited university.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts and contact information for three references online at or materials can be mailed to:

Truman State University
Human Resources MC 101
100 E. Normal Ave.
Kirksville, MO 63501

Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2020, and continue until position is filled.  Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.  Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the time line for this search has been modified. Review of applications will not begin until June 2020.

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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