Assistant Director of Engagement, Collegiate Programs
Ball State University
The Ball State University Foundation welcomes applicants for an Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, Collegiate Programs. This position will plan, manage, implement, and direct alumni engagement in support of the mission and strategic goals for assigned Colleges and the Ball State University Foundation; assist multiple alumni boards and societies; partner with Deans, department chairs and internal foundation team in the overall planning and administration of alumni engagement activities.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Five years of alumni relations or relevant experiences working with alumni volunteers. Some experience in the management and execution of events to include marketing, planning, and event coordination. Effective written and oral communication skills along with strong organization skills. Ability to function cooperatively with a wide variety of individuals. Willingness to work weekends and events. Willingness to travel; possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and other platforms as needed. Working knowledge of Blackbaud NXT or other CRM.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree. Experience collaborating with academic units and collegiate partners. Experience with volunteer recruitment and management.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/23987. Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter. The option to upload transcripts 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 March 20, 2021.
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.