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Assistant Director of Post-Secondary Education

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Position Title

Assistant Director of Post-Secondary Education

About this Opportunity

The College of Health seeks an enthusiastic and innovative individual to serve as the Assistant Director of Outreach and Secondary Education for the East Central Indiana Area Health Education Center. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to build strong and lasting relationships with stakeholders and will have at least one year of successful experience in curriculum development and/or delivery of health-related or educational programs for secondary or adult learners.

The salary range for this opportunity is $45,000 – $52,800 annually.

Our Statement on Inclusiveness

At Ball State University, inclusiveness is one of the enduring values and informs all of our work. We define ‘inclusiveness’ as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’ As such, this value incorporates a commitment to inclusive excellence and freedom of expression.

Benefits and Community

Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible positions. Click here to explore options.
  • Affordable Healthcare

  • Retirement

  • Tuition Remission (For eligible employees, their dependents, and spouse)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Professional Development

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Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Provide programmatic and administrative management of activities that support ECI - AHEC goals and objectives.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a health/medical profession, education, community health, healthcare administration, human services, or related area.

Minimum Experience

Experience in preparing and presenting information to young, adult learners; knowledge of health professions and healthcare systems.

Minimum Other
  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and demands.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse constituency.
  • Good planning, organization, problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Knowledge of health professions, medical terminology, pedagogy and the health workforce.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstration of high ethical standards, integrity, professionalism and courteousness.
  • Proficiency with Zoom, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must possess a valid Indiana Driver’s License and be insurable under the university’s auto fleet policy and have reliable transportation.
  • Willingness and ability to travel.
  • Willing and able to attend instructor training programs which may include but not be limited to American Heart Association CPR / BLS Instructor Certification, Mental Health First Aid Instructor Certification, QPR Gatekeeper Trainer Certification, etc.
  • Must be able to stand/walk for long periods of time while conducting programs and facilitating activities including classroom presentations and campus tours.
  • Must be able to set up and facilitate community-based training activities that require the physical ability to lift and move training materials in excess of 50 pounds. This task may be performed several times per week and involves the use of a cart.
  • Must be willing and able to supervise/precept health professions students during community based clinical activities.
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 a health/medical profession, education, public or business administration.

Preferred Experience
  • Experience working in a clinical setting.
  • Two to three years experience in curriculum development, higher education, workforce training, or provision of technical assistance.
  • Knowledge of active learning and spiral curriculum methodologies.
  • Experience using rapid cycle quality improvement assessment strategies.
  • Experience building academic and community partnerships.
  • Familiarity with the communities of the East Central Indiana AHEC region.
  • Work experience in rural health care systems.
Preferred Other
  • Knowledge of recruitment and retention methodologies
  • Advance experience in community development, health professions education or provision of technical assistance to health care systems
  • American Heart Association CPR /First Aid Instructor certification
  • Mental Health First Aid Instructor
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

Undergraduate and Graduate 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, 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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Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

In consultation with the Director, provide overall management of the East Central Indiana AHEC Scholars Program including the development of this longitudinal program using a defined set of clinical, didactic, and community-based training activities



Job Duty

In consultation with the Director, create, coordinate, and manage hands-on clinical experiences and educational opportunities for health professions students.



Job Duty

Coordinate recruitment activities, including outreach and marketing to colleges/universities, rural access hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and other community health clinics.



Job Duty

Present AHEC Scholars Program information, and information about other ECI - AHEC programming, to external stakeholders and potential student participants; establish partnerships with relevant academic programs and university support service offices.



Job Duty

In consultation with the Director, develop and organize applicant review and selection processes for East Central Indiana AHEC Scholars Program and other ECI - AHEC programs as needed.



Job Duty

Support the Director and Indiana AHEC Program Office in the development, implementation, and evaluation of AHEC Scholars online didactic curriculum.



Job Duty

In consultation with the Director, develop unique community-based experiences to enhance, contextualize and reinforce AHEC Scholars didactic educational components.



Job Duty

Participate in monthly online discussions, technical assistance, and problem solving activities to mentor AHEC Scholars and other health professions students.



Job Duty

Coordinate the AHEC Scholars’ students’ development of a capstone community-based quality improvement project.



Job Duty

In consultation with the Director, manage the Center’s professional development and community outreach trainings, including AHEC Scholars.



Job Duty

Complete administrative tasks related to the daily operations of the ECI - AHEC office including, but not limited to: Facilitating staff and participant travel arrangements and reimbursements; managing ECI - AHEC supply orders in the university purchasing system; conducting evaluations of programs using the Indiana AHEC Network evaluation and reporting systems; processing payments and reimbursements to vendors, students, and community partners; etc.



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.

Special Instructions Summary

Information for Applications Requiring a Cover Letter

In support of your application for this position, please prepare and submit a cover letter that describes how your qualifications and experiences align with the elements of the position description (or leadership profile). In your cover letter, please also describe how you have demonstrated a commitment to our University’s enduring values , including inclusiveness, which we define as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts
  3. Doctorate Transcripts
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2

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