International Student Success Coach
Ball State University
Rinker Center for Global Affairs
International Student Success Coach
Ball State University
The Ball State University Rinker Center for Global Affairs is seeking an International Student Success Coach.
The chosen candidate will have a strong interest in international education, global initiatives, and student success. Come join a team that is devoted to coaching, mentoring, guiding and supporting international students during their Ball State experience. We are looking for someone who is energetic, organized, and excited about intercultural learning.
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: This position will coach, mentor, guide, and support International Students. This position will provide comprehensive academic coaching and student success strategies to help students maintain academic progress and timely degree completion, to ensure appropriate and accurate academic records, to execute departmental/divisional administrative policies, and to use judgement and discretion appropriately. This position will also support onboarding and culturing international students, as well as work collaboratively with units around campus to enhance the international student experiences at Ball State University.
Minimum Education: Master’s degree from an accredited institution by date of employment.
Minimum Experience: One year of experience in academic advising, student services, counseling, academic coaching, or related field.
Minimum Other: Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent personal computer skills.
Preferred Experience: Three years or more of experience in academic advising, international student services, counseling, or related field in higher education; familiarity with Ball State curriculum; familiarity with Banner and Degree Works; familiarity with international students’ immigration requirements/rules.
Preferred Other: A Board-Certified Coach credential or International Coaching Federation recognized Certification Program; Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and administration; ability to identify barriers to international students’ success and facilitate effective remedies; ability to synthesize information and prioritize goals; ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal platforms; ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for diversity.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/36078
Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to: Hiring Manager. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. 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 March 19, 2023.
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.