Ball State University’s department for Public Broadcasting is looking for a Director of Audience Development. The Director is crucial to the day-to-day operations in Ball State Public Media. This position oversees marketing, programming, as well as ushering Public Media into the new digital age.
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: The Director of Audience Development is responsible for strategic vision, implementation, and oversight of all areas of content conception, creation, curation, and delivery of high-quality content across multiple media platforms, generating awareness that serves the needs and focus areas of the community and Ball State University. The Director selects content development standards and content management systems, to ensure content is structured to provide optimized viewer/listener experience. The Director supervises staff in all content areas (radio, television and online), including Community Engagement, TV Production, Marketing and Programming.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
- Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible leadership experience in non-profit media organization.
- Demonstrated skills of creativity, resourcefulness, design and production of digital, print and collateral marketing materials.
- Proven skills in successful collaborations across departments.
- Clear understanding of and commitment to public media mission, vision, and culture.
- Demonstrated expertise in working with non-profit media and committees to achieve organization’s goals.
- Exceptional written and oral communications skills.
- Strong design and marketing skills essential.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
- More than five years of experience in public media broadcasting with proven skills of creativity, resourcefulness, design and production of digital, print and collateral marketing materials.
- Advanced degree and/or industry-specific certification preferred.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/32332 . Include the following documents with your application: resume, cover letter, and Inclusive excellence statement addressed to search committee chair Heather Hines. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.
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 08/14/2022.
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: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
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.