Office Assistant II (Reduced Schedule, Benefits Eligible), Education

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September 7, 2021


Responsibilities include the performance of secretarial duties: assisting office visitors; updating the department website; assisting the Chair in the preparation and management of the annual budget; preparing letters, memoranda, evaluations, personnel recommendations, and other routine documents; assisting the Chair and faculty in the preparation and processing of internal documents for departmental purchases, travel requisitions, and expense reimbursement; maintaining departmental files; assisting with the preparation of course schedules; assisting in training, assigning, and supervising University student employees; and other duties as assigned. This is a 32-hour per week (reduced schedule) position and is eligible for benefits.  


Required qualifications include a high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities can be acquired; excellent written, oral, organizational, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to take initiative and self-direction. The successful candidate must be detail-oriented.

Preferred qualifications include previous secretarial/office experience, proficient skills with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook), and coursework beyond high school.

To Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume, completed staff application form (including contact information for at least three references), and academic transcripts online or mail to:

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

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

Review of applications will begin September 15, 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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