Assistant Director for Programs

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Director for Programs
Additional Information

The Assistant Director for Programs positions are full time professional positions dedicated to student engagement by facilitating all aspects of either the University Program Board or Late Nite @ Ball State. These positions will facilitate student development by working with an executive board and program committees; coordinate campus wide student programs; and manage administrative functions of their respective board and the Student Center Programs Office.

This posting is for two vacancies, one of which will work with the Late Nite program and the other will work with University Programming Board (UPB). Please indicate your preference in the supplemental question included in this posting.

Both positions have an anticipated start date of June 1, 2018.

FLSA Administrative Exemption
Hrs/Week 40
Length of Assignment Fiscal Year - FT Continuing Contract
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.

Minimum Education

Master’s degree earned by August 1, 2018.

Minimum Experience

At least one year of experience.

Minimum Other

Attendance at evening and weekend events as needed.

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.
Positions Supervised

Graduate Assistant, Students.

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 10 academic colleges that offer 190 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.

Department Student Programs:151140
Department Information

Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for the highest related degree earned prior to the in-person interview. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

Duties & Responsibilities

Ranking 1
Job Duty

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

Ranking 2
Job Duty

Recruit, train and supervise student volunteers and student employees.

Ranking 3
Job Duty

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

Ranking 4
Job Duty

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

Ranking 5
Job Duty

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

Ranking 6
Job Duty

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

Ranking 7
Job Duty

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

Ranking 8
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.

Ranking 9
Job Duty

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

Ranking 10
Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201700215P
Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date 06/01/2018
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 03/01/2018
Applications Accepted Through Date 04/06/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which programming board are you most interested in advising?
    • Late Nite
    • University Program Board
    • No preference

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Undergraduate Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Master's Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2