Ball State University welcomes applications for Director of Operations for BSU CAP Indy. This position is responsible for managing all operations of the CAP: Indy Center, based in Indianapolis, which supports Indianapolis located Ball State academic programs, other Ball State outreach and engagement activities, and liaison with community and professional organizations and activities in that location. Responsibilities include facility management; program and event planning; organization and preparation of facility for daily use and special events.
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Position Function: Manage all operations of the CAP: Indy Center, based in Indianapolis, which supports Indianapolis located Ball State academic programs, other Ball State outreach and engagement activities, and liaison with community and professional organizations and activities in that location. Responsibilities include facility management; program and event planning; facilitation of BSU community outreach programs; outreach with allied professional organizations; registration and evaluation services for professional development programs and special university events offered in this geographic area; organization and preparation of facility for daily use and special events; maintenance of a safe, educational and ecologically friendly environment while managing equipment, design studios, and electronic classrooms; and coordinating technology support for teaching, research, and community service. This position will involve working with diverse audiences of students, faculty, university staff and administrators as well as a variety of municipal, community, and professional partners. This position will amplify the presence of the BSU CAP Indianapolis center both in Indianapolis and in the university.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 5 years of administration coordination and/or event planning. Strong oral and written communication skills; strong organization and time management skills; ability to work evenings and weekends as needed for events.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in marketing, public relations, business, OR design disciplines. At least three years of experience in event marketing, planning, and coordination; progressive administrative responsibilities, preferably in the higher education environment; comprehensive experience in leadership, staff management, and directing a facility. Demonstrated knowledge of the dynamics of the relationship between event services and university operations.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29536. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Melissa Wormer. 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 March 3, 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.
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