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Jul 20 2022

Administrative Associate Director of College Counseling and Student Engagement, Indiana Academy

Ball State University Muncie, Indiana, United States

The Indiana Academy is a two-year residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors located on the campus of Ball State University. Created by the Indiana Legislature, one of the Academy’s tasks is to support gifted education throughout Indiana. This position is the point person for all college counseling at the Academy. This position is needed to ensure each student receives the college counseling services they need to be successful.

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: Manage operations and services of college counseling and student engagement initiatives; provide a comprehensive program to foster Academy student success and college readiness.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. At least two years of experience in counseling high school or college students about college admissions, choices, scholarships, and financial aid.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with high ability and twice-exceptional students.

Apply online at: . Include the following documents with your application: resume, cover letter, and Inclusive excellence statement addressed to search committee chair, Joel Olufowote. 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, as well as up to 3 letters of recommendation, 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 08/03/2022.

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.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Administrative.

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