Admission Counselor (multiple positions) (Revised Review Date), Admission

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Admission Counselor (multiple positions)

March 10, 2020

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.



This position is responsible for assisting students in making informed college decisions through relationship building activities, disseminating information about Truman through high school visits, college fairs, large & small group presentations, telecounseling and individual interactions.  Admission Counselors serve as a primary point of contact and an informational resource to prospective students, their families and area guidance counselors.


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; the ability to effectively use 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 mailed to:

Truman State University

Human Resources MC 101

100 E Normal Ave

Kirksville, MO 63501

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled.   Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check and must have a satisfactory driving record.   Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or 


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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