Associate Director of Training
Ball State University
The Ball State University’s one-stop Center, Cardinal Central, is seeking a motivated individual to provide strategic oversight for training and operations in this newly created position. The individual will work closely with the Director and other staff to ensure employees can deliver high-quality student support to help the Center meet the goal and objectives of the university while developing skills to help individuals reach their potential. The Associate Director must create a positive learning environment, convey objectives clearly, encourage and motivate trainees, and evaluate learning outcomes. This newly created position will work collaboratively with other units and leadership to conduct a needs assessment and objectives, establish a deep knowledge of the business processes and systems use, design the training programs, administer training, and assess outcomes.
Position Function: Responsible for developing the knowledge and skills of staff in the One-Stop Student Success Center. Provide oversight to ensure that staff deliver high quality student support to help the Center meet the goals and objectives of the university while developing skills to help individuals reach their potential. This position will work collaboratively with other units and leadership to conduct a needs assessment establishing overall training objectives, establish a deep knowledge of the business processes and systems used, design the training programs, administer training, and assess outcomes. This position is responsible for creating a positive learning environment, conveying objectives clearly, encouraging, and motivating trainees, and evaluating learning outcomes. This position will provide excellent customer service skills and support frontline operations when necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. At least two years of experience in a training or similar role. Excellent coaching skills, creativity, outstanding oral and written communication skills, and excellent presentation skills; computer literacy, innovative thinking, and good analytical and planning skills. Good interpersonal and presentation skills and ability to be flexible and work in an ever-changing team environment; good listener; event planning experience; and student focused mentality. Ability to work as a team member; ability to analyze and interpret data and make independent decisions. Ability to work in student systems and platforms including SIS, CRM, and other platforms.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Supervisory experience; higher education experience; data analysis and reporting experience. Spanish speaking; familiar with BSU institutional policies and procedures related to the offices of Registrar, Student Financial Services (Bursar), and Financial Aid and Scholarships; familiar with FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act). Experience in SIS- Banner, CRM -Salesforce/EABNavigate,
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/29408. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Diane Poer. 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 February 27, 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.