Assistant Director for Programs

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant Director for Programs

Additional Information

The Assistant Director for Programs is a full time professional position dedicated to student engagement for the Office of Student Center Programs. This position will facilitate student development by working with an executive board and program committees; coordinate campus wide student programs; and manage administrative functions of the Late Nite @ Ball State Program. The schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday.

Benefits and Community



Administrative Exemption



Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Provide leadership to the development and maintenance of a strong and effective Late Nite program; work with student volunteers, Student Center staff and other appropriate university departments; contribute to the educational aspects of the L.A. Pittenger Student Center; provide the campus community with a variety of social, educational, and entertainment events. The schedule for this position is Tuesday through Saturday.

Minimum Education

Master’s degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience

At least one year of experience.

Minimum Other

Attendance at evening and weekend events as needed.

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.

Preferred Experience

At least one year of experience in union programming, student activities, housing and residence life,or recreation services programming.

Preferred Other

Familiarity with computer web page design; demonstrated commitment to student development theory and practice, and a firm belief in the role of the college union in higher education; effective oral and written communication skills.

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

Graduate Assistant, Students.

Required Certifications

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.


Student Programs:151140

Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number


Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Provide on-site management of Late Nite events; includes problem resolution, supervision of staff, student volunteers, and student employees.



Job Duty

Recruit, train and supervise student volunteers and student employees.



Job Duty

Recruit, train and provide leadership to a student board of advisors.



Job Duty

Advise student volunteers regarding program selection, development, planning and execution.



Job Duty

Develop and monitor budget in excess of $350,000.



Job Duty

Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing plan for the Late Nite program.



Job Duty

Initiate all contractual arrangements with performers, agents and vendors related to Late Nite.



Job Duty

Perform assessment process for the Late Nite program to ensure goals are met and identify ways to improve the program; provide annual report.



Job Duty

Serve as a resource person to Student Affairs and others university departments in the development of a comprehensive program.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Position End Date (if temporary)

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Open Until Filled


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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Supplemental Questions

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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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