Assistant Director in the Career Center

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7100091 (Ref.No. BSU31075)
Posted: May 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Coordinate programs and services for students, alumni and faculty in selected academic departments and liaison areas; coordinate career planning and job search programs and activities for the department; provide career advising and education for students and alumni through individual appointments and group discussion; assist with employer development and recruitment activities related to assigned academic programs.

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.

Job Function:

Coordinate programs and services for students, alumni and faculty in selected academic departments and liaison areas; coordinate career planning and job search programs and activities for the department; provide career advising and education for students and alumni through individual appointments and group discussion; assist with employer development and recruitment activities related to assigned academic programs.

Minimum Education:

Master's degree from an accredited institution by date of appointment.

Minimum Experience:

One year of related experience.

Preferred Experience:

Experience working in higher education; experience using spreadsheets and databases.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a liaison to and provide career development and job search services for students, alumni and faculty in assigned colleges; support other departmental liaisons as needed.
  • Provide drop-in, online, and individual career advising for students and alumni.
  • Serve as the liaison to other university departments as assigned, providing programs and information.
  • Support departmental employer relations and recruitment activities including career fairs, networking events, information sessions, etc.
  • Develop and present departmental programs and workshops for career planning and exploration, professional development and job search strategies.
  • Serve on the Program Coordinating Group to plan and implement departmental programs; assess learning outcomes.
  • Supervise student career assistants or graduate assistants as assigned.
  • 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.
  • Represent the Career Center on appropriate university committees.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.