The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is looking for a dynamic leader to manage and supervise the day-to-day operations of scholarships. In collaboration with OFAS leadership, the Senior Scholarship Administrator will work directly with campus partners to develop and implement a strategic plan for awarding scholarships utilizing the Blackbaud Award Management (BAM) system. This position will serve as liaison with the Ball State University Foundation, various academic departments and off-campus organizations.
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 and supervise the day-to-day operations of scholarships; work with the OFAS leadership and other stakeholders to develop and implement a strategic plan for awarding donor-funded scholarships; serve as liaison with Foundation and various academic departments and off campus organizations; supervise the development and maintenance of Blackbaud Award Management (BAM).
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, an Associate’s Degree with two years of additional relevant experience. Experience working in a college or university financial aid office or similar setting. Supervisory experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree. Proficiency with Blackbaud Award Management system or other scholarship management software. Demonstrated ability to effectively plan, organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Salary range for this position: $55,000 – $65,000.00
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/33293
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 October 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.
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.