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Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Office VP for Student Affairs

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Ball State University

Ball State University welcomes applicants for Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.

The successful candidate will provide support to the Vice President for Student Affairs with the overall direction and leadership within the Division of Student Affairs; serve as a Student Affairs representative on high-level institutional committees; participate as a senior member of the Student Affairs staff in planning, program evaluation, budget development, and policy formation; provide leadership for the staff and area programs; lead the division’s Inclusive Excellence initiatives; provide oversight for the following areas: Disability Services, Multicultural Center, Guardian Scholars Program, Achievements App; work with a broad range of student programs in Student Affairs.

Ball State University, located in Muncie, Indiana, engages students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

The Division of Student Affairs is a student-centered collaborative work environment focused on excellence in all we do. We invite applicants interested in contributing to the division and the University through service and leadership. The Ball State University and Muncie Community partnerships also provide rewarding opportunities for faculty, staff, and students to engage in meaningful ways.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree. Seven years of progressive experience in working in higher education; experience supporting student access and access; supervisory experience. Clear evidence of skills in collaboration, communication, program planning, implementation and evaluation, and student engagement.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree. Experience working with a broad range of student programs in Student Affairs and inclusive excellence.

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter. 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 11, 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...