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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.

Advancement Database Coordinator

Seeking a team member to manage and maintain the University’s constituent and donor database system in the Missouri Southern Foundation. The Coordinator also reports data to campus stakeholders and develops customized reports, queries and other data exports for the University and Foundation. Additionally, this position will lead the process for identifying and implementing new data systems; train staff on system requirements, and other duties related to donor data. See complete job description on this website. Requires a Bachelor’s degree. Three to five years in database management is preferred. Experience in relational database applications is highly desirable. Comprehensive benefits. Send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, 3 professional references to: and indicate "Advancement Database Coordinator" in the subject line. Official transcripts will be required within 45 days of hire.

Employment will require a background check. E-verify participating employer. EOE.


ETS Outreach Specialist

Missouri Southern is seeking an Outreach Specialist for the Education Talent Search Program. The Outreach Specialist is a grant funded position and acts as a support and resource for students interested in attending college after graduation from high school.  The position performs but is not limited to the following duties:  developing and performing workshops; arranging travel and college tours; working closely with local school district teachers and counselors.  Position requires a Master’s degree. Minimum of two years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required. Position is open until filled.  View full job description on this website.

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resume and three professional references along with copies of unofficial transcripts to Official transcripts are required within 45 days of hire.

Employment requires a background check. E-verify participating employer. EOE.


Project Stay Director

Missouri Southern is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Director for its Project Stay program.  Project Stay is a federally-funded TRIO grant program designed to promote success in higher education for college students who are first-generation, come from a lower income background, and/or have disabilities.  This position is responsible for interviewing, hiring, and supervising staff; maintaining working relationships with other campus and community agency offices; maintaining all records; authorizing expenditures and monitoring the budget; compiling annual performance reports; ensuring compliance with federal regulations; and providing direct services to students.  View complete job description on this website. Applicants must have a master’s degree in educational administration, counseling, educational leadership, or a related field.  Two to three years’ experience in education, counseling, program management or administration is required. Applications accepted until the position is filled.   Submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three current professional references to  Put the position you are applying for in the subject line. Official transcripts will be required within 45 days of hire. Employment will require a successful background check. E-verify participating employer. EOE. 




Applicants for employment may visit to view the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy that details MSSU policies and statistics about campus crime. A paper copy of this information is available upon request to the University Police Department at 417-626-2222.