Student Employment

Whether serving as a friendly face at the Hall Desk or serving as a leader and resource within a residential community, Residence Life offers various employment opportunities for you to serve the community, while developing essential career-ready skills.  For more information about each position and their respective application process, see below:

Summer Team– Our Summer Team supports camps and conferences during their time at Truman.

Resident Advisor – We offer more than 35 Student Staff positions.   These jobs offer great opportunities in leadership, community development, and many other skills. We have full-year positions and sometimes need to hire staff midway through the year. You can learn about all the RA positions HERE.

Hall Desk Support Staff – Our hall desks serve as our front line of customer service to our residents.

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and

Truman State is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101, 100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501, 660-785-4031 or