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The following positions are open and are currently advertised in a variety of advertising sources.

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If you should have questions about the position, the requirements or the hiring process, please call 417.625.9527.

Maintenance Technician

Full time maintenance position with duties including inspecting, repairing, and maintaining various types of buildings, equipment and systems including HVAC, electrical, boilers and pumps. Desired areas of experience are: refrigeration (Type II), HVAC, plumbing, and electrical.  Looking for an individual with specific experience in the maintenance of food service equipment. Working knowledge of control systems/computers also desired. Good written and oral communication skills necessary. Requires high school graduation or GED; four years experience as general or trades maintenance mechanic or trade school certification and two years experience.  Journeyman certificate is preferable.  Salary is $14.46 per hour. Comprehensive benefits. Accepting applications until position is filled.  Apply on line at Employment will require a background check. View complete job descriptionE-verify Participating employer. EOE.

Part - Time Administrative Assistant - Department of Nursing

Seeking applicants for part time administrative assistant position. Duties include scheduling, telephone/office reception, department correspondence, document preparation, create and maintain spreadsheets, assist in various student processes, production of all paper necessary to keep faculty advised of student, course, and scheduling activity, assisting with the activities of the various sections of the department.

High School diploma or GED required. One-year office management certification or one to two years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is recommended. Apply on line at View complete job descriptionEmployment will require a background check. E-verify participating employer.  EOE

Part - Time Academic Advisor 

MSSU is seeking energetic, highly motivated and collaborative candidates for an Academic Advisor position in the Advising, Counseling and Testing Services (ACTS) department. This part-time position provides individual academic advising to undecided first, second year, undecided transfer students and at-risk students. The Advisor plans and manages caseload advisement, career exploration, and other program services. See full job description on this website for additional position responsibilities and requirements.

Bachelor degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Previous experience of academic advising experience, where knowledge of federal, state, and higher education policies and procedures has been gained, or one year of high school or university employment in which a thorough knowledge of academic programs was required.   To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcript and three professional references to View complete job descriptionOfficial transcript will be required within 45 days of hire. Position is open until filled. Employment will require a background check.

E-verify participating employer. EOE.


Director of Concurrent Enrollment - CLOSED

Missouri Southern State University is accepting applications for the Director of Concurrent Enrollment position.  The primary duty of this position is to manage and coordinate all activities pertaining to concurrent enrollment, and to work with internal and external stakeholders to expand the scope of the program.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to assessing the outreach needs of area institutions, coordinating with academic departments to provide needed curriculum, managing all state reports for concurrent enrollment and credentialing programs, coordinating all aspects of the enrollment process for these courses and programs, and developing marketing strategies and a strategic plan for growth.  A Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in education or a related area is preferred.  Experience working with K-12 and higher education operations is preferred.  The successful applicant will possess excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills, organizational and project management skills, public relations skills, and computer skills including Microsoft Office.  This position will report to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs. Comprehensive Benefits. Employment will require a background check. Send cover letter, resume, three current references, and unofficial transcripts to View complete job descriptionOfficial transcripts are required within 45 days of hire. E-Verify participating employer. EOE.


Director Donor Relations

Seeking applicants to fill the full-time position of Director of Donor Relations. This professional staff position is responsible for implementing a comprehensive donor relations and stewardship program to support fundraising goals. This positon will develop and implement a master stewardship plan; manage giving societies; coordinate events; manages and oversees domestic donor travel program; provides support to the Development and Alumni Relations and other University staff to coordinate donors and their gifts. Bachelor’s degree required. Two years of experience in higher education and/or in a development setting preferred. C lick here to View complete job description .  We require a cover letter, resume and three prfessional references to be sent to .  Send resume and three prfessional references to .  Competitive salary and benefits package. Position is open until filled. Employment will require a background check. E-verify participating employer. EOE