State Authorization and Articulation Coordinator (Revised), Enrollment Management

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February 26, 2020
(Revised March 12, 2020)

The State Authorization and Articulation Coordinator will complete research, analysis, and reports in the area of state authorization in order to maintain compliance with state, national, and international distance education regulations. The position will collaborate with University stakeholders to ensure compliance with the requirements of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). The position is responsible for ensuring compliance with regulations governing any and all out of state educational activities including professional licensure disclosures, internships and clinical experiences, current student location tracking, and student complaint procedures. Anticipated start date is no later than June 1, 2020. Annual salary range is $30,000 to $32,000, commensurate with experience.


  • Remain current on state and national laws and regulations relating to state authorization;

  • Secure and maintain state authorization for all states in which the University decides to operate;

  • Develop, initiate, monitor, and report state authorization status to the University including applications, reporting, timelines, and continued compliance for regulatory activities;

  • Coordinate and assist with gathering University and program information and data needed to complete state authorization applications from all areas within the University, as needed;

  • Communicate/collaborate with various state authorization officials, program coordinators, etc. at other colleges, in other states and state/federal agencies;

  • Build professional relationships with regulatory officers and personnel;

  • Manage a comprehensive schedule of compliance activities;

  • Maintain all records and communications relevant to state authorizations;

  • Review current and potential student location to ensure compliance;

  • Maintain and publish University state authorization approval or exemption status and required consumer disclosure information on the appropriate website(s) including professional licensure disclosures, internships and clinical experiences, and student complaint procedures;

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of University policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state authorization and licensure requirements;

  • Educate and inform campus in regards to state authorization requirements and specific trigger activities in accordance with applicable laws and provide state authorization resources as needed;

  • Monitor and access opportunities for the University through membership in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA);

  • Work collaboratively with academic programs to review, create, and maintain transfer articulation agreements for both new students (community colleges) and opportunities for current Truman students (baccalaureate and graduate degrees);

  • Maintain all records and communications relevant to articulation agreements and memorandums of understanding;

  • Ensure compliance with all Title IV consumer disclosure requirements;

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree; experience in a higher education environment or working directly with colleges/universities; and experience working directly with academic leaders, administration, and campus units/departments. Candidates should also possess strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent problem solving skills and ability to create/implement solutions; strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with broad range of internal and external constituents (for example, academic leaders, faculty and university administrators); and demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree; experience with curriculum through advising or articulation agreements; and experience in accreditation, program review, state authorization or similar fields.

To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, academic transcripts and contact information for three references online at or by mail to:

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

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

Review of applications will begin March 16, 2020, and continue until the 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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