Administrative Assistant 1 (Veterans Representative & Commencement Coordinator), Registrar

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May 25, 2021


This position reports directly to the Registrar and will serve as the Schools Certifying Officer (SCO) and point person for veterans and students utilizing veteran benefits, manages the graduation process and clearance process, coordinates commencement, and works with the Banner software system and with multiple academic and administrative departments across campus.  This position provides assistance to students, faculty and staff by phone, email, mail and in-person and ensures compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  In addition, this position will perform other duties as assigned.  This is a full time, 12 month position with the starting hourly pay at $12.88.


Required qualifications include a high school diploma or GED equivalent; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and email software; evidence of oral and written communication skills; interpersonal and customer service skills, leadership skills, and strong organizational, critical thinking and problem solving skills; history of dependability, reliability, accuracy and attention to detail; exhibit professionalism, self-motivation and a strong work ethic; ability to maintain confidentiality of student records; and must be able to lift and move boxes up to 30 lbs.

Preferred qualifications include Bachelor's or associates degree; experience with college and registrar-related experience; an understanding of database management, specifically use of Banner software; experience with military service; and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, completed staff application form, academic transcripts and contact information for three professional references online at or by mail to:

Truman State University
Human Resources MC 101
100 E. Normal Ave.
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 June 2, 2021, and continue until position is filled.

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 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 University 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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