Assistant Director of Organizational Development and Learning

Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant Director of Organizational Development and Learning

Additional Information

Ball State is seeking a talented professional to help design and deliver an employee learning strategy. This is an opportunity to manage a number of projects in a collaborative environment.

Benefits and Community



Administrative Exemption



Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Reporting to the Director of University Human Resource Services, provide direction in the design and delivery of programs, coaching, skill development and other initiatives that enhance the effectiveness of employees and drive the strategic mission of the University. Create and execute a comprehensive organizational development and employee learning plan in collaboration with university stakeholders. Perform needs assessment; design and deliver programs; measure and evaluate effectiveness and manage on-boarding programs.

Minimum Education

Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university.

Minimum Experience

At least five years of related experience that must include assisting with the development and execution of strategic plans, project management, and planning workshops/training sessions.

Minimum Other

Excellent verbal, written communication, presentation and relationship building skills; strong collaboration and teamwork skills; strong organizational skills; knowledge of adult learning principles.

Authorization to work in the US

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

Preferred Education

Master’s degree in organizational development, organizational leadership, human resources, business administration, or a related field.

Preferred Experience

Experience in Human Resources.
Experience working in higher education.
Experience developing training sessions.
Experience facilitating learning programs with diverse audiences.

Preferred Other

Certifications and experience in assessments, developmental instruments and programs such as DiSC, MBTI, 360 assessments, DDI, and StrengthsFinder. PHR / SPHR or SHRM -CP/ SCP a plus.

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

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EEO Statement

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.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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 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.


University Human Resource Services:135020

Department Information

The minimum salary for this position is $65,000.00.

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Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Assess the University’s learning needs, identify gaps and partner with management to develop and deploy a university-wide learning strategy for professional, staff and service employees in support of the university’s mission and strategic plan. In concert with the Office of the Provost, assist with the development and delivery of learning opportunities for faculty.



Job Duty

Develop, design and deliver blended learning programs to enhance the skill sets of employees. Recommend and procure both internal and external presenters to develop and deliver training and evaluate their course offerings. Design and implement a strategy for recruiting internal presenters.



Job Duty

Support the development of a comprehensive on-boarding program to ensure employees gain an understanding of our culture and mission and learn the skills necessary to perform their job duties successfully.



Job Duty

Partner with leadership to develop change management competencies to ensure successful execution of projects and initiatives.



Job Duty

Support the development, design and delivery of a total rewards and recognition program that supports the University’s mission.



Job Duty

Develop and implement a communication strategy to promote learning opportunities and encourage participation across all employee groups.



Job Duty

Evaluate and measure results of learning and development initiatives and prepare related reports.



Job Duty

Assess HR division and departmental organizational issues and capabilities, identify talent and competency gaps, and develop and implement appropriate solutions to enhance performance and skills.



Job Duty

Coordinate the Campus SaVE Act and other mandatory training programs for university employees and graduate assistants.



Job Duty

Partner with Staff Council to deliver the annual Staff Conference. Develop schedule, recommend presentations, develop communications and assist with the logistics.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Information regarding transcripts

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.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts

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