Community Education Manager
Ball State University
Ball State Public Media invites applications for a Community Education Manager. Ball State Public Media houses Ball State PBS and Indiana Public Radio. We are committed to connecting people with education, experiences, and trusted stories!
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 position will be responsible for education and community outreach for Ball State Public Media (Ball State PBS and Indiana Public Radio). This position will ensure diverse educational programming using best practices to support learning for children and adults, with particular attention to early childhood education opportunities in underserved areas of East Central Indiana.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. At least five years of experience in formal or informal PK-12 education. At least two years of supervisory experience
Minimum Other: Excellent written, oral, and team communication skills. Ability to participate in multiple projects and partnerships in a changing environment (high tolerance for ambiguity). The ability to work some evenings, weekends and travel in the East Central Indiana to create, steward, and collaborate with partners, community leaders, and others as projects warrant. Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy.
Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity or experience with public media education content. Experience facilitating online/virtual learning trainings or events for educators or PK- 12 students. Experience administering budgets, including pre-award and post-award grant processes.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/35392
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 February 6, 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:
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.