STEP Scholars Program Coordinator (Part-Time), STEP Office

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October 19, 2021

The Program Coordinator reports to the Director of the STEP Office and collaborates with the school faculty and staff and support offices on campus to provide comprehensive advising and coordination services.  The coordinator will provide advising and professional development to science students participating in a need based scholarship program.  The coordinator will monitor advisee progress toward degree completion and meet regularly with students to review progress and performance.  The coordinator will be familiar with University academic policies and procedures to assist students in making decisions concerning educational goals.  Other responsibilities include coordinating tutors and other student workers, assisting with coordination of STEP program activities, including data collection and reporting, database management, communication with faculty, staff, other offices on campus and external stakeholders, maintaining websites, purchasing materials and other duties as assigned by the Director of the STEP Office.  This is a part-time, 9 month position.


Required qualifications include a Bachelor's degree, ability to work collegially and independently, to be goal-oriented and to be a self-starter, excellent written, oral, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Preferred qualifications include a Bachelor's degree or higher in a STEM field, Master's degree in student affairs, education or counseling, work experience in a higher education setting, experience in grant administration and program coordination, and experience in academic advising, career, or student developmental counseling.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter that addresses the required qualifications and any other applicant characteristics that merit emphasis; current resume; statement of advising philosophy that presents the candidate's commitment to student development and diversity; copies of all college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable); and contact information for three professional references online at or mailed 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 November 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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