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Jan 9 2024

Administrative Student Success Specialist

Ball State University Muncie, Indiana, United States

Division of Online & Strategic Learning
Student Success Specialist
Ball State University

This is a remote position. There will be the potential for flexibility with the expectations to maintain an alternative work schedule outside of the traditional Ball State work hours. The Division of Online and Strategic Learning (DOSL) welcomes applications for a Student Success Specialist vacancy. This position provides direct student services, to include but not limited to, recruiting, advising, and administrative support for the delivery of online and blended programs.

At Ball State University, inclusiveness is one of the enduring values and informs all of our work. We define ‘inclusiveness’ as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’ As such, this value incorporates a commitment to inclusive excellence and freedom of expression.

Position Function: Contribute to the success of online and blended students by recruiting and advising for assigned online academic programs, guiding prospective students through the inquiry and admissions process, providing support for students to interpret, understand and meet academic requirements and progress specific to their program of study, support and leverage student recruitment activities for the purpose of meeting the program and Division of Online and Strategic Learning goals.

Minimum Education: Master’s degree from an accredited institution by date of appointment.

Minimum Experience: One year of relevant experience (for example: teaching, counseling, advising, recruitment, admissions, online/distance program support/administration).

Minimum Other: Excellent oral and written communication skills; high degree of commitment to customer service; strong focus on detail and task completion; highly organized with good analytical skills; competency in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and internet applications.

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

Preferred Experience: Direct experience assisting college-level students; additional years of related experience. Project-based workgroup and/or management experience. Proficient use of a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) or enterprise database, preferably a Student Information System.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/40895 Include the following documents with your application: resume, and in support of your application for this position, please prepare and submit a cover letter that describes how your qualifications and experiences align with the elements of the position description (or leadership profile). In your cover letter, please also describe how you have demonstrated a commitment to our University’s enduring values, including inclusiveness, which we define as a commitment to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions. 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 January 29, 2024.

Pay Range: The salary for this opportunity ranges between $42,000 and $50,000.

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 bachelor’s, 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.

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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