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Follow these step-by-step instructions for editing a faculty and staff directory profile.

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Contact the Web Help Desk regarding any incorrectly displayed directory profile information.

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Step-by-step guide

Refer to the appropriate instructions based on the desired profile changes.

Profile photo

Directory profile photos must be a current, professional headshot of the individual and should not include distracting backgrounds or , additional people or animals or overlaid text. Submitted photos must be at least 400 x 500 pixels.

Portrait day

Participate in Faculty and Staff Free Portrait Day if available.

Personal submission

A profile photo of appropriate format and size can be submitted to Web Help Desk for updating.

Name

The full, legal name of an individual will always be included in your directory profile.

First name

As per Missouri State's chosen name policy, individuals may choose to be identified by an alternative chosen name in place of their legal first name. Completion of the online chosen name form will begin this process.

Middle initial

By default, an individual's middle initial is displayed. At request to Web Help Desk, the middle initial of a directory profile can be hidden.

Last name

If the legal name of an individual has changed, contact human resources to update the individual's last name.

Doctorate title

Individuals who have obtained a doctorate may request, via Web Help Desk, to have the Dr. title displayed on their directory profile, 

Contact information

A faculty or staff's primary job title, department, office location and campus phone number will always be included in their directory profile.

Primary job title

Human resources automatically updates primary job titles on the personal action form effective date. Processed directory profiles should display the change the following day.

Secondary job title

At request to Web Help Desk, an individual's secondary job title can be added, updated or removed. Submitted secondary job titles must be verified to meet human resource's specific criteria, so certain requests may be denied.

Office location

  1. Log in to my.missouristate.edu.
  2. Select the Profile tab.
  3. Select Organizational Profile located under the Employment Details module.
  4. Select Update Office Location and Phone Number to make the desired changes.

Phone number

  1. Log in to my.missouristate.edu.
  2. Select the Profile tab.
  3. Select Organizational Profile located under the Employment Details module.
  4. Select Update Office Location and Phone Number to make the desired changes.

Fax number

At request to Web Help Desk, an individual's directory profile fax number can be added, updated or removed.

Profile details

A variety of personal details can be added to a directory profile in much of the same format as a curriculum vitae. It is recommended that submitted information be formatted as per the section's content entry guidelines.


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Preview an example of a directory profile fully-utilizing the profile details sections.

Review the Faculty Profile Page Information.

Biography

At request to web help desk, an individual's summarized biography can be added, updated or removed.

Education

At request to web help desk, an individual's list of degrees can be added, updated or removed.

Teaching

At request to web help desk, an individual's list of classes being taught can be added, updated or removed.

Professional experience

At request to web help desk, an individual's list of professional affiliations and experiences can be added, updated or removed.

Research and professional interests

At request to web help desk, an individual's list of research and/or personal interests can be added, updated or removed.

Awards and honors

At request to web help desk, an individual's list of awards and honors can be added, updated or removed.

Additional resources

At request to web help desk, links to related external websites can be added, updated or removed. A direct link to an individual's curriculum vitae can be included as well.

Areas of expertise

At request to web help desk, an individual's designated areas of expertise can be added, updated or removed.

Media appearances

At request to web help desk, a list of an individual's media appearances can be added, updated or removed.

Videos

At request to web help desk, a list of YouTube videos of the individual can be added, updated or removed.


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