Assistant Registrar- Commencement & Veterans Representative, Registrar

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August 26, 2021


This position reports to the Registrar and serves as the schools certifying officer (SCO) and point person for veterans/students utilizing veteran benefits; assists Student Accounts with Tuition Assistance/Army IgnitED requests; manages graduation application and clearance processes, coordinates commencement and collection of honors information; works with the Banner software system and with multiple constituents across campus; assists with grade cycle process, degree verification, and registration/enrollment issues; assists with Degree Works audits and changes, publication of catalog, and maintenance of website; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Associate’s degree or at least three years of work experience in higher education, or a combination of education and work experience from which equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and email software; evidence of oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and customer service skills, leadership skills, and 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 work independently and as part of a team; ability to work with a diverse population; and ability to maintain confidentiality of student records. Must be able to lift 30 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years of higher education work experience with college and registrar-related processes; an understanding of database management, specifically use of Banner software; experience in or with military service or benefits and VA Once; experience coordinating events, experience with Word Press, experience with catalog production software, and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Materials requested for review:

Cover letter, resume, academic transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.  Applications can be submitted online at or mailed to:

Truman State University
Human Resources
McClain Hall 101
100 E. Normal Ave
Kirksville, MO 63501
(660) 785-7520 -- fax

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or

Review of applications will begin September 7, 2021. Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.

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.  Direct inquiries 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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