Students Eligible for JBA Summer Employment

The Joseph Baldwin Academy is seeking current Truman students to serve as preceptors for the 2018 summer sessions.

Preceptors live with the students in the residence halls. In addition to serving as resident counselors, they assist faculty members and students in the classroom. Preceptors are expected to be responsible, high-energy individuals who enjoy working with teenage students and are supportive of University goals.

Salary for a three-week JBA session is $1,500, plus room and board. The job looks particularly good on a resume for pre-MAE or MAE students, or those considering work in non-profit, human services or child-focused employment.

Potential preceptors for either academy must be a currently enrolled full-time Truman student with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Being a JBA staff member is a 24-hour-a-day commitment, and preceptors may not be enrolled in summer classes. JBA preceptors of all genders are needed.

To apply, potential preceptors can visit Applications can be submitted in McClain Hall 303. In person interviews will be scheduled Feb. 22-24.

Prior to the summer sessions, preceptors will be required to attend orientation in April. They will also need to complete van training through the Department of Public Safety, as well as CPR and first aid training. They will also undergo a background check, including fingerprinting.

For questions about the application process, contact Jared Young at 660.785.5406 or

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