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Missouri Southern State University
Application for Employment
Please let us know if you require assistance with any part of the application process.

MSSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Missouri Southern State University is a community that respects all individuals and follows a policy of nondiscrimination based upon demonstrated ability and competence as it pertains to the access of education programs, the awarding of student financial aid, and the recruitment, admissions, housing, placement and retention of students, faculty and staff. Such university decisions are made without regard to age, gender, color, race, religion, disability, veteran's status, national origin, ancestry or sexual orientation. MSSU operates in accordance with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes without regard to any insurance and retirement program offered or sponsored by the university.
Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Applicants for employment may visit http://www.mssu.edu/offices/police/campus-security-act.php to view the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy which 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.

MSSU provides a payroll direct deposit program to its employees at no charge. All employees are required to participate.

Human Resources Office
Hearnes Hall, Room 217
3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801
(417)625-9527

For complete job listings view our Human Resource web site.

Fields marked "*" are required.

PERSONAL INFORMATION
*Last Name:  
*First Name:  
Middle Name:  
*Street Address:  
*City:  
*State:
*Zip Code:  
*Home Phone:  
Alternate or Cell Phone:  
Email Address:  
MSSU EMPLOYMENT AND POSITION INFORMATION
*1st POSITION or SPECIALTY DESIRED 
2nd POSITION or SPECIALTY DESIRED 
CHECK ALL THAT APPLY: 
Full Time:
Part Time:
Temporary:
Summer Only:
Day Shift:
Evening Shift:
Night Shift:
*DATE AVAILABLE TO BEGIN WORK:  
HOW DID YOU LEARN ABOUT THIS JOB?
Job Service Office:
MSSU Employee:
Advertisement:
Internet Website:
Walk-In:
Other:
*HAVE YOU EVER BEEN PREVIOUSLY
EMPLOYED BY MSSU?:
*ANY RELATIVES OR FRIENDS
EMPLOYED BY MSSU?:
*ARE YOU A CITIZEN OF THE UNITED
STATES, OR OTHERWISE LAWFULLY
ELIGIBLE FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE
UNITED STATES?:
*HAVE YOU ATTENDED SCHOOL
OR BEEN EMPLOYED UNDER
ANOTHER NAME?:
*HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED
OF A FELONY WHICH HAS NOT
BEEN ANNULLED, EXPUNGED, OR
SEALED BY A COURT?:
Education
High School Name:  
High School Location:  
Field(s) of Study: 
Years:
Degree or Certification:  
1st College or University:
2nd College or University:
1st Graduate School:
2nd Graduate School:
Technical or Trade School:
SPECIAL SKILLS
List and summarize any special skills/training you have obtained through employment, apprenticeship(s), trade school(s), or continuing education. Be sure to include those skills that relate to the position for which you are applying, i.e.office skills, computer skills, technical skills, etc.
SPECIAL SKILLS
(Limit to 4000 characters):
 
APPLICANT'S COMMENTS
(Limit to 4000 characters):
 
REFERENCES
List 3 references, other than relatives or former employers, who have known you for at least three years.
*1st Reference Name: 
*1st Reference Address: 
*1st Reference Occupation: 
*1st Reference Telephone:  
*2nd Reference Name:  
*2nd Reference Address:  
*2nd Reference Occupation:  
*2nd Reference Telephone:  
*3rd Reference Name:  
*3rd Reference Address:  
*3rd Reference Occupation:  
*3rd Reference Telephone:  
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
List all employment for at least the past ten (10) years. (Start with your current or last job. Include military service & periods of unemployment.) Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing this section.
Most Recent Employer:
2nd Most Recent Employer:
3rd Most Recent Employer:
4th Most Recent Employer:
5th Most Recent Employer:
Other Employers:
Upload Resume
(.doc, .docx or .pdf format):
 
Terms, Conditions, and Signature Section
I certify that the answers given in this application are true and complete. I understand that, if employed, false or misleading information given in this application or interview(s) may result in discharge at any time during my employment.

I authorize any person or entity listed in this application to provide information which the University may request in its evaluation of my qualifications for employment. I further agree that the University may furnish like information to those with whom I may seek employment in the future. I release all parties from all liability for any damage that may result from such furnishing of information to or by the University.

I understand the terms, conditions, compensation, benefits, hours, schedule, and duration of employment may be determined, changed, or modified at any time by the University. I understand further that my employment is at will and can be terminated, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time at the option of either the University or myself. I understand, also, that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of the University.
*Signature (typed signature
represents printed signature):