Human Resources

Professional Positions

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

  • Interested candidates should apply for the position of interest by following the instructions noted in the posting.
  • Candidates should submit only the application material requested in the posting.

For questions about the position or hiring process, you may call 417.625.9527.


Director of the Center of Assessment and Institutional Research

The Director of the Center of Assessment and Institutional Research (CAIR) reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and is responsible for providing leadership in all aspects of the Center including planning and implementing the overall goals and objectives of the Center; develop, implement and  coordinate processes for the assessment of student learning outcomes including communication to campus constituencies, assessing academic programs, coordinating student surveys, and the routine and ad hoc reporting of such assessments.

Master’s degree in institutional research, higher education, statistics or research-oriented field is required. Doctorate is preferred.  View complete job description and additional requirements on this website.

Submit a cover letter, resume, three references and unofficial transcripts to Official transcripts are required within 45 days of hire.

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


ACTS Academic Advisor

Missouri Southern is seeking energetic, highly motivated and collaborative candidates for an Academic Advisor position in the Advising, Counseling and Testing Services (ACTS) department. The Academic Advisor 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; coaches, and meets regularly with students every semester.

Bachelor degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Previous experience of academic advising or one year of high school or university employment in which a thorough knowledge of academic programs was required.  Teaching experience is preferred. View complete job description and position requirements on this website. 

To apply, submit a letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcript and three professional references to Official 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. 






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.