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Assistant Director and Career Coach

Ball State University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 7, 2023
Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title

Assistant Director and Career Coach

About this Opportunity

Join a nationally recognized, award winning career center and make an impact with innovative programs and services. We are searching for a team member who can make a positive impact upon on students and alumni. Integrated into the strategic plan, this team is empowered to be innovative and leaders in the career services industry.

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

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Administrative Exemption



Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Coordinate programs and services for students, alumni and faculty in selected academic departments and liaison with departments; coordinate career planning and job search programs and activities; provide career advising services and educational programs for students and alumni through individual appointments and group presentations and discussion; support employer development and recruitment activities.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related area from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience

One year of related experience.

Minimum Other

Experience with MS Office; ability to use technology to seek information; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize time management, planning and leadership skills to meet deadlines; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

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 from an accredited institution by date of appointment.

Preferred Experience

One year of experience in higher education setting such as career services, counseling, academic advising, residence life, or admissions or in a related/transferable professional work experience outside of higher education.

Preferred Other

Familiarity with career planning and employment and with career development theory; program development, management and presentation delivery; supervisory experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

Students and graduate assistants as assigned.

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. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

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Department Information

The salary range for this position is $40,000 – $42,646.00.

Department Email or Phone Number


Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Serve as a liaison to and provide career development and job search services for students, alumni and faculty in assigned colleges developing and presenting career development and job search programs and information.



Job Duty

Serve as a liaison to internship coordinators and other University departments as assigned.



Job Duty

Provide drop-in, online, and individual career advising for students and alumni.



Job Duty

Support departmental employer relations and recruitment activities, including career fairs, networking events, information sessions, etc.



Job Duty

Serve as a member of the Program and Coaching Team to plan and implement departmental programs; assess learning outcomes.



Job Duty

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



Job Duty

Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with the professional staff to manage programming, services, calendars, policies and procedures and other administrative details required by the Career Center.



Job Duty

Represent the Career Center on appropriate university committees.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number


Number of Vacancies


Desired Start Date


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date


Applications Accepted Through Date


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.

Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

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

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