Admissions Counselor and Digital Engagement Strategist
Ball State University
Ball State University welcomes applications for Admissions Counselor and Digital Engagement Strategist at Indiana Academy.
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: The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is a residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors devoted to the education of students who demonstrate extraordinary intellectual ability and a commitment to scholarship. The curriculum is designed to enable students to understand the past, investigate the present, and plan for the future. The Indiana Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University. This position supports the implementation of admission strategies; carries out an effective program to familiarize prospective students and their families with services provided by the Indiana Academy; supervises the organization and coordination of admissions and outreach events; oversees and implements the schools social media communication.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution by date of appointment. Experience developing and coordinating special events and activities; at least one year of related admissions experience; experience managing an organization’s social media communication. Excellent public speaking and writing skills; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills; outstanding computer skills including database management and ability to manipulate data between programs (import/export); proficient with Microsoft Excel; must have willingness to travel and have a valid Indiana driver’s license and be insurable under the University’s auto fleet policy; be willing to work flexible hours.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with gifted students; experience with middle and/or high school students; experience in a residential admissions setting.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30116. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Julie Davis. 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 April 13, 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.