Ball State University’s Rinker Center for International Programs welcomes applications for its Director of International Services. This position is responsible for all visa and immigration services for international students and scholars and for ensuring that the university is in compliance with all federal rules and regulations.
Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution by date of appointment. At least five years of progressively responsible experience in higher education in international student and scholar support services, including visa and immigration services. At least three years of experience as a Designated School Official. At least five years of supervisory experience. At least five years of experience working and living with people from different cultures preferably in an international setting. Expertise and knowledge to serve as PDSO and RO. Ability to provide strategic planning and leadership. Excellent communication skills. Ability to be a team-player and serve as a member of the RCIP senior leadership team.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Work experience in a large, public university. At least five years of experience working collaboratively with multiple offices/units/departments and colleges. Familiarity with Banner, experience with Immigration Case Management software (fsaATLAS, Sunapsis); proficiency in a second language; past DSO experience.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/22763. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter. Please convey in your cover letter and/or resume how you meet the minimum qualifications for the vacancy as indicated in this posting. 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 15, 2020.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
About Ball State University
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 190 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 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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.