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Assistant Director for Operations

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Student Center

Assistant Director for Operations

Ball State University

The L. A. Pittenger Student Center at Ball State University is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director of Operations. This position is part of the leadership team for the Student Center with responsibility over the evening and weekend management of the Student Center facility. This position manages custodial and maintenance services, coordinates with the facility reservations team, and provides management for large events in the Student Center. The Assistant Director of Operations supports student leaders and other event planners in the execution of their events. This position also has responsibilities pertaining to supervision of personnel, human resources, management, facility operations, and assisting the Director for Student Center and Programs in planning future facility upgrades and ensuring the building is continually providing a positive experience for guests.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college. At least one year of work experience in a college unions, building operations, or closely related field. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. At least two years of professional experience in college union administration or related field. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage diverse operations.

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Travis Peters. 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 June 6, 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.

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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...