Assistant Director of Disability Services
Ball State University
Ball State University is looking for a new Assistant Director in the nationally ranked Office of Disability Services (DS). This position will work in tandem with the DS Director to provide accommodations for a growing number of students with disabilities. This position is also responsible for auxiliary services and disability awareness programming among other duties.
The Assistant Director of Disability Services is a member of the Disability Services leadership team and helps facilitate the office’s efforts to provide access and opportunity for Ball State students with disabilities. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Disability Services and supports the Director in supervising staff and managing the accessibility initiatives of Disability Services.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution by date of appointment. At least one year of experience (professional or para professional) in higher education. Ability to work effectively with students from diverse social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Education, Higher Education, Student Affairs, or related area. Experience in disability services in higher education and involvement with disability/access issues.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24534. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Courtney Jarrett. 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.
The salary range for this position is $38,000 – $42,000. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 23, 2021.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.