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Executive Assistant to Vice President for Development and Assistant Vice President for Development

Ball State University

Last Updated: 9/12/22

Job Description

Are you interested in supporting and assisting a team of professionals committed to raising over $300MM for Ball State’s top priorities, while working closely with the University President’s Office, other campus leaders, and top volunteers and donors? If so, come fly with us!

Ball State University Foundation is seeking a professional, experienced, and motivated executive assistant to support the work of its Development Office. We’re committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and excellence. Would you like to join us?

This position will provide high-level support in the planning, organization, and administration of activities within Advancement (Major Gifts, Development, and Corporate Relations and Sponsorships) offices at the Ball State University Foundation. Performs a variety of complex assignments in support of the day-to-day operations. This position requires frequent contact with donors, external constituents, and internal constituents in order to coordinate fundraising efforts within Advancement.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Minimum qualifications: Associate’s degree or equivalent in business administration or related area. Three years in development, donor relations, marketing, public relations, or related experience. Ability to work at a high level of discretion and ability to work with sensitive and confidential information; strong organization, management, and interpersonal skills together with computer literacy, including familiarity with database management; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work as part of an organization without direct daily supervision; ability to work as a team member in a complex institution.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Additional years of related experience. Supervisory experience; experience with donor relations; experience with advancement databases; skills in time management and meeting deadlines.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29388. Required documents to include with your application: resume and cover letter. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through March 7, 2022.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...