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Nov 19 2021

Administrative Student Success Coaches, University College

Ball State University Muncie, Indiana, United States

University College at Ball State University welcomes applications for two Student Success Coaches from individuals who are passionate about assisting undergraduate students in their journey of discovery and persistence to degree completion.

Working under the direction of a success coordinator, the coach will manage an assigned caseload of students and provide comprehensive academic coaching and student success strategies.

At Ball State University we are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world. We are excited that you want to join us in these endeavors!

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.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution by date of employment;
One year of experience in academic advising, student services, counseling, academic coaching, or related field.

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

Preferred Qualifications: At least three years of experience in academic advising, student services, counseling, or related field in higher education; familiarity with Ball State curriculum; familiarity with Banner and Degree Works. Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, and administration; ability to identify barriers to 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; ability to utilize advising software tools.

Apply online at:
https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/28205

Include the following documents with your application: Cover letter, resume, and 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. 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 December 8, 2021.

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. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

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.

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

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