Coordinator of Special Academic Programs
$38,000 – $43,000 • yearly
Ball State University
The Ball State University Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships (OFAS) welcomes applications for two Coordinator of Special Academic Programs positions. The successful candidates will work closely with the Associate Director to provide leadership and guidance regarding the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships activities in support of the University’s modular academic calendar.
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.
Position Function: Provide leadership and guidance regarding the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships activities in support of the University’s modular academic calendar. Work with the Associate Director for Compliance, Program Management and Training to interpret complex rules and regulations and work with offices across campus in the development of policies and procedures that best serve students and are regulatory compliant.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution, or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree, Associate’s degree with an additional two years of relevant experience. At least one year of related experience. Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. Experience working in a college or university Financial Aid Office; demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines; proficiency with Ellucian’s Banner Financial Aid module; working knowledge of BDMS or other imaging software.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29011. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Diane Poer. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through February 9, 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.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
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.