Director of International Admissions

Posting Details

Position Title

Director of International Admissions

Additional Information

Inclusive Excellence Statement

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Benefits and Community



Administrative Exemption



Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Supervise international admissions staff and lead the university’s international recruitment efforts through the development and implementation of a targeted recruitment strategy and marketing program; oversee international admissions for international students; manage the international student application process and lead admissions activities for international students. Participate in strategic long-range planning, marketing efforts, team building, goal setting, and assessment of office policies and procedures.

Minimum Education

Master’s degree.

Minimum Experience

At least two years of experience in the field of international education; supervisory experience.

Minimum Other

Excellent communication skills; knowledge of immigration, recruitment, and admissions; ability to provide strategic planning and leadership; personal computer skills. Possess and maintain a valid drivers license and be able to be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy.

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

Preferred Experience

Work experience in a large public university or college.

Preferred Other

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a Drivers License check, Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

Administrative Coordinator, Assistant Directors

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, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, 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 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.


International Admissions:155130

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Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Lead the university’s international recruitment efforts through the development and implementation of a targeted recruitment strategy and marketing program.



Job Duty

Direct strategic planning, particularly in the areas of recruitment and admissions.



Job Duty

Assign and review work, orient and train staff, and make recommendations in all areas related to supervision, including but not limited to interviewing and selection, discipline, performance appraisal, and training and career development of personnel.



Job Duty

Travel both internationally and domestically to recruit students and build relationships.



Job Duty

Provide oversight and development of communication plan, for prospective students.



Job Duty

Serve as primary communication channel with all contracted international student recruiting agents, including training.



Job Duty

Oversee international admissions for international students; manage the international student application process and lead admissions activities for international students.



Job Duty

Pursue regional and national involvement in international recruitment and admissions professional organizations.



Job Duty

Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with other university departments.



Job Duty

Manage scholarship initiatives working in collaboration with Associate Vice President for Enrollment Planning and Management and Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Planning and Management and Executive Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships.



Job Duty

Conduct application review and make decisions on all international undergraduate and exchange student applicants.



Job Duty

Support AVP EPM in developing, evaluating, interpreting, and enforcing admissions policies, procedures and strategies; in collaboration with the AVP EPM, make or approve decisions which may establish or alter policies, procedures, or operations; participate in the development of the university-wide enrollment policy, as well as work closely with various offices across the university on recruitment, outreach efforts, and communications.



Job Duty

Participate with AVP EPM to develop and manage international admissions budget.



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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