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CREATE Project Director

$55,500 – $55,500 yearly

Ball State University

Last Updated: 11/12/22

Job Description

The Department of Educational Studies welcomes applications for CREATE Project Director.

CREATE (Civic Renewal through Education for Agency, Tolerance, and Engagement) is a collaborative project between Ball State University and Muncie Community Schools. The project focuses on student learning and teacher professional development opportunities in civics, along with American history, geography, government, and media literacy. The CREATE project is intended to engage teachers across the K-12 spectrum.

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: CREATE (Civic Renewal through Education for Agency, Tolerance, and Engagement) is a collaborative project between Ball State University and Muncie Community Schools. The project focuses on student learning and teacher professional development opportunities in civics, along with American history, geography, government, and media literacy. The CREATE project is intended to engage teachers across the K-12 spectrum.

The CREATE Project Director will perform duties as assigned and as directed by the CREATE Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator.

The CREATE project seeks to co-create a model for building the civic capacity of students in our community through our K-12 schools to cultivate the skills and dispositions that prepare students for life in our society. This is a temporary grant funded position supported by the U.S. Department of Education. The duration of the appointment is contingent upon the grant funding.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Behavioral and/or Social Science or related field.

  • Two years of successful supervision, fiscal and project management experience
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience developing and managing success programs.
  • Experience with the implementation of a grant funded project.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple simultaneous projects with attention to detail and adherence to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to form collaborative relationships.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy.
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/34106. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Donita Drake. 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 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 November 1, 2022. The salary for this opportunity is $55,500.

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:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff

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.



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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...