Office Manager and ID Coordinator, Residence Life

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March 31, 2021


The Office Manager and ID Coordinator reports to the Director of Residence Life and is a full-time 12-month position. Specific responsibilities include coordinating the flow of information between the Director, Assistant Director, Coordinator for Residence Life, Hall Directors, and student staff; and coordinating contact with students, their families, and other Truman State departments. The Office Manager and ID Coordinator oversees the Central Residence Life Desk, including supervision of a Student Office Manager and student desk workers. The Central Residence Life Desk is the focal point for answering questions regarding housing and Residence Life.

Additionally, the Office Manager and ID Coordinator is primarily responsible for operation of the University ID Card system and the Perimeter ID Card Access System. The ID Office employs a team of student staff to manage daily ID card creation needs. This team of students is supervised by the Office Manager and ID Coordinator.

As the primary purchasing agent for Residence Life, the Office Manager and ID Coordinator is responsible for administrating purchasing operations. This person is responsible for coordinating with the University Business Office to ensure that all residence life hall directors, student staff, and central staff personnel are supported in their purchasing needs. This person must be able to set up and manage purchasing through various vendors in ways that align with University purchasing policies and procedures. Regular trips to Kirksville retailers is necessary.  

The Office Manager and ID Coordinator offers a best practice approach to customer service that is responsive to the needs of various constituencies utilizing the services of the Residence Life and the ID Office.


Required qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent; experience in an administrative role or comparable experience; a commitment to quality customer service; experience with Microsoft Office; experience working with technology; ability to work with diverse populations and personalities; and a commitment to student learning and development. 

Preferred qualifications include coursework beyond high school; experience working with budgets; some experience working with an Information Technology system, and experience leading others.

To Apply

Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, and completed staff application form (including contact information for at least three references), and transcripts from any high school or institutions of higher learning online at or by mail to:

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

Review of applications will begin April 12, 2021, and will 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

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and

Truman State is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101,  100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO  63501, 660-785-4031 or




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