The College of Health invites applications for the Director of Student Services. The Director will design, deliver and evaluate programs and services for recruitment and retention of students within an inclusive excellence framework. This will include coordinating and evaluating college student recruitment and admission activities, working with professional advisors and faculty to create programming to increase and sustain rates of student persistence and retention, working with the Deans office in all areas of student-related policies and procedures, and serving as a college liaison to university student services.
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: Manage the Office of Student Success overseeing student services; Design, plan, deliver, and evaluate programs/services to ensure recruitment and retention of students within an inclusive excellence framework; Coordinate student activities across programs with college and university organizations.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Three years of experience in higher education student programming such as advising, admissions, retention; supervisory experience. Ability to work with faculty, administration, and governance bodies; Office computer skills; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Commitment to and evidence of inclusive excellence practices, including BIPOC, first-generation, and sexual and gender minority students.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctorate in Higher Education/Student Services. Demonstrated experience in leading teams and conflict management.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28446. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to search committee chair. 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 1/06/2022.
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.