Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition and Onboarding
Ball State University
Ball State University is seeking a Human Resources professional to join our team to lead efforts in developing strategies and processes to create a pipeline of qualified and diverse candidates. This is a relatively new role at the University and the Assistant Director will help us redesign our talent acquisition and onboarding programs.
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: In conjunction with the HR leadership team, serve as a consultative leader to provide strategic and operational direction for talent acquisition and onboarding initiatives to include developing strategies and processes to create a pipeline of qualified and diverse candidates. Provide daily management and direction to the Talent Acquisition function. Work collaboratively with the university community to ensure the unit provides a high level of customer service, with a focus on positive issue resolution.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Five years of experience in full cycle recruitment (writing job descriptions and qualifications, developing recruitment strategies, assisting with the onboarding of new employees, etc.); Experience using an online talent acquisition system, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ensures the delivery of high-quality HR talent acquisition and onboarding processes.
• Serves as the HR Talent Acquisition and Onboarding subject matter expert.
• Interprets both policies and changes to policy.
• Seeks ways to proactively improve organizational processes and outcomes.
Leadership and Navigation
• Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability, and initiative.
• Develops political savvy when implementing initiatives.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory experience; Process improvement experience.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31110. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Kate Stoss. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned 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 31, 2022.
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.