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Associate Director for Industry Engagement

Employer
Ball State University
Location
Muncie, Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 13, 2024

Job Details

Posting Details

Position Information

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Position Title

Associate Director for Industry Engagement

About this Opportunity

Ball State University welcomes applications for an Associate Director for Industry Engagement.

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

Live Near Your Work - If you are considering living near the Ball State area, please visit the following link to learn more about relocation and living in east central Indiana:

https://www.bsu.edu/about/live-near-your-work

FLSA

Administrative Exemption

Hrs/Week

40

Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Plan, maintain, and grow the Ball State County Ambassador Program to all 92 Indiana counties; support and represent the work of Industry Engagement with key stakeholders; support event planning, supervise student employee(s), evaluate programs and services. Some evenings required based on programming needs. Some travel required.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience

Three years of professional work experience; knowledge of program development and assessment.

Minimum Other

Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and 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

Master’s degree

Preferred Experience

Leadership, collaboration, public speaking, program planning, managing volunteer programs; knowledge of industry engagement, experience with career development and development of college students, managing social media accounts.

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

Student employee(s).

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 20,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 270+ undergraduate and graduate programs. Many of our master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees rank 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

VP for Governmental Relations:180010

Department Information

The salary range for this position is $60,000 – $65,000.

Department Email or Phone Number

765-285-3683

Duties & Responsibilities

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Job Duty

Develop, lead, and manage the Ball State County Ambassador Program in coordination with Governmental Relations and Industry Engagement team.

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2

Job Duty

Develop relationships with Indiana county and municipal leaders related to the promotion and management of the County Ambassador Program; this may include travel.

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3

Job Duty

Serve as a central point of contact for County Ambassador placement, reporting, and data tracking.

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4

Job Duty

Prospect for new County Ambassador opportunities using existing state and university relationships and creating new relationships through cold calling and public presentations.

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Job Duty

Plan and implement County Ambassador trainings for ambassadors.

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Job Duty

Plan and deliver County Ambassador information sessions for partners and prospective partners.

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Job Duty

Manage and regularly post on the Industry Engagement LinkedIn page and other social media.

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Job Duty

Manage the Industry Engagement blog.

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9

Job Duty

Support event planning for Governmental Relations and Industry Engagement.

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10

Job Duty

Represent Governmental Relations and Industry Engagement at on- and off-campus visits with key stakeholders.

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11

Job Duty

Oversee peer-to-peer StayingIN campaign.

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12

Job Duty

Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with Governmental Relations and Industry Engagement staff to manage services, calendars, policies, and procedures and other administrative details required by the office.

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Job Duty

Represent Governmental Relations and Industry Engagement on appropriate university committees as assigned.

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Job Duty

Assign and review work, orient and train student employee(s), and make recommendations in all areas related to supervision, including but not limited to interviewing and selection, compensation, and training and career development.

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Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

202401569P

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

07/01/2024

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

06/13/2024

Applications Accepted Through Date

07/19/2024

Open Until Filled

No

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

For nominations and questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Tiffany Turner, Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition, at tiffany.turner@bsu.edu.

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Master's Transcripts


Company

 Ball State

Founded in 1918 in Muncie, Indiana, the public research university has grown to more than 22500 students

Spirited and motivated, we learn, grow, and take flight. Our faculty and staff—everyone in our community—embrace students as learning partners from day one. In classrooms and labs, in immersive learning projects, on the sports fields—with creativity and determination—Cardinals Fly. We are grounded in our values, lifted by our knowledge, and go confidently upward toward ever greater opportunities. Ours is a simple promise: to challenge each other to excel. And with Beneficence as our guide—We Fly.

We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. 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. We are excited that you want to join us in these endeavors!

The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay. 

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