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Assistant Director and Career Coach

Ball State University

Last Updated: 3/16/23

Job Description

Career Center

Assistant Director and Career Coach

Ball State University

Join a nationally recognized, award winning career center and make an impact with innovative programs and services. We are searching for a team member who can make a positive impact upon on students and alumni. Integrated into the strategic plan, this team is empowered to be innovative and leaders in the career services industry.

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: Coordinate programs and services for students, alumni and faculty in selected academic departments and liaison with departments; coordinate career planning and job search programs and activities; provide career advising services and educational programs for students and alumni through individual appointments and group presentations and discussion; support employer development and recruitment activities.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related area from an accredited institution. One year of related experience.

Minimum Other: Experience with MS Office; ability to use technology to seek information; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize time management, planning and leadership skills to meet deadlines; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution by date of appointment. One year of experience in higher education setting such as career services, counseling, academic advising, residence life, or admissions or in a related/transferable professional work experience outside of higher education. Familiarity with career planning and employment and with career development theory; program development, management and presentation delivery; supervisory experience.

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

The salary range for this position is: $40,000 – $ 42,646

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/36186

Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to: Hiring Manager. 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 April 17, 2023.

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/professional-staff

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...