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Assistant Director of Student Life

Ball State University

Last Updated: 9/28/21

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Assoc VP for Student Aff & Dir of Stu Life

Assistant Director of Student Life

Ball State University

We are excited to welcome into the Office of Student Life an Assistant Director for Leadership Programs. This position will oversee the Excellence in Leadership program, the Leadership Minor, Skills Infusion, and will directly supervise a Graduate Assistant.

This position will plan and implement student leadership development experiences, programs, services and resources, including the Excellence in Leadership program, the leadership minor, leadership study abroad, and the Learner Experience Record. Promote the success of student organizations and their leaders, and support the mission of the Office of Student Life and Division of Student Affairs activities and actively promote the Student Experience Record to students.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited university or college by the date of appointment. One year of related experience. Skills in time management and meeting deadlines, attention to detail, exceptional customer service, planning, ability to execute a plan, leadership, excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills; creativity/vision.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited university or college by the date of appointment in student affairs, college student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or a related field. One year of experience working with leadership development programs; in higher education settings with college students and student organizations; excellent oral and written communication skills.

Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24880. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Kara Westfall. 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 May 21, 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:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff

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.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
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 Sta...