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Professional Positions

Human Resources Department

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

For questions about the position or hiring process, you may call 417-625-9527.

Application Engineer Finance/HR 

Seeking a talented team member to analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate processing or improve the existing Finance and HR computer systems. Essential duties include creating and maintaining various interfaces and extracts; work cooperatively and effectively with end users, IT personnel, and vendors; apply patches and updates to Finance and HR modules; write detailed descriptions of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs; plan and prepare technical reports, and instructional manuals, and other related duties as required. Requires a Bachelor’s degree along with three to five years progressive related accounting and programming experience and/or training required. Combination of education and experience will be considered. View complete job description and additional requirements on this website.  Comprehensive benefits.  To apply, send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, 3 professional references to: Official transcripts will be required within 45 days of hire.

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Assistant Registrar

Missouri Southern State University is seeking applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Registrar . Duties include but are not limited to providing leadership to staff; serve as the main technical expert for the office; manage relations and processes related to academic advising, NCAA athletics compliance; interprets Academic Affairs catalog policies, and other Registrar office functions; assist with monitoring of system upgrades; and serve on various institutional committees as needed. See complete job description on this website for additional responsibilities and requirements. Salary is $42,570 per year.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred; two or more years of increasing responsibility and experience in university administration with five years’ experience preferred. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products. Submit letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, and the names of three references to Please put the title of the position in the subject line. A fully completed MSSU application is also requested. Click here to access the online application.  Official transcripts will be required within 45 days of hire. Employment will require a background check.

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