Transfer Admission Counselor, Admission

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November 1, 2021

Truman State is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic individual to join our admission team as a Transfer Admission Counselor. The Transfer Admission Counselor will work with prospective students seeking to transfer to Truman State to complete their education goals. The Transfer Admission Counselor will serve as the student’s primary contact with the institution throughout their unique enrollment journeys. Regular duties of the Transfer Admission counselor include: 

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for prospective transfer student
  • Maintain consistent communication with prospective students, community college transfer counselors, and other stakeholders
  • Meet with prospective students
  • Perform unofficial credit evaluations to assist prospective students in navigating college options
  • Represent the university at recruitment events on and off campus
  • Schedule regular appointments with assigned community colleges to meet with counselors and interested students, conduct information/recruitment sessions, and respond to potential inquiries.
  • Review applications and recommend decisions for admission
  • Assist with the enrollment process and transition programming of admitted transfer students
  • Serve as a backup for any other prospective student type (new first time, graduate, or non-degree)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience as a transfer student a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Cultural humility
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for three hours
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Ability and willingness to work non-traditional hours during busy times during the year
  • Expected travel: 15-20 percent regionally. Occasional overnight travel is to be expected.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, resume, transcripts and contact information for three references at or mail to:

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

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.  Questions may be directed to Human Resources at or 660-785-4031.

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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