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Part time Information Specialist

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

A typical work week is five hours per day, Monday-Friday. However, applicant must be available to work 6-7 hours per day during breaks and during peak times in the fall or as needed.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Part time Information Specialist
Work Location Springfield Campus
Department Admissions
Pay Grade Unclassified
Proposed Salary $10.00/hr.
General Function

General office responsibilities including interacting with student workers, processing mail, connecting documents with student records, responding to prospective student’s phone calls.

Description of Primary Duties

A typical work week is five/six hours per day, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 or 2:00 p.m. No Saturdays or Sundays. Duties include organizing mail, data entry, scanning documents, and connecting scanned documents with student records, as well as providing excellent telephone customer service to prospective students. Training is provided for all tasks that are unique to the office. Attention to detail and good customer service are a must.

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Basic computer and communication skills. General office experience preferred.

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions to Applicants

A typical work week is five hours per day, Monday-Friday. However, applicant must be available to work 6-7 hours per day during breaks and during peak times in the fall or as needed.

EO/AA and Diversity Statement

Non Discrimination Statement
Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Prohibited sex discrimination
encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence. In addition, the University does not discriminate on any basis (including, but not limited to, political affiliation and sexual orientation) not related to the applicable educational requirements for students or the applicable job requirements for employees.

This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, Missouri 65897,, (417) 836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights.

Background Check Statement

Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.

Posting Detail

Open Date 09/01/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Number 20170021PTS
Quick Link for Posting

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this vacancy?
    • Missouri State University Website
    • Web Postings
    • Print Publications
    • Diversity website posting
    • INSIGHT into Diversity
    • (HERC) Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Job Board (, Monster, etc.)
    • Other Professional Conferences or Meetings
    • Personal Contacts / Networking
    • Newspapers
    • Other
  2. Please specify the recruitment source where you located this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a High School Diploma or Equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Briefly describe your customer service experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you currently enrolled in 5 or less credit hours at Missouri State University?
    • I am currently not enrolled in any credit hours at Missouri State University.
    • Yes, I am enrolled in 5 or less credit hours at Missouri State University
    • No, I am enrolled in 6 or more credit hours at Missouri State University.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation-1 (Non-confidential)
  2. Letter of Recommendation-2 (Non-confidential)
  3. Letter of Recommendation-3 (Non-confidential)
  4. Other Documents -1
  5. Certificate/License-1