Ball State University Student Center is accepting applications for a professional position as Assistant Director for Programs. Ball State University is inviting applicants with a passion for working in the Recreation/Sports field to be a part of the Office of Sports Facilities Management & Recreation Services Team.

Major responsibilities: Responsible for Administer all aspects of formal recreation programs and fitness center management for the Office of Sports Facilities Management and Recreation Services. The programs of oversight include but are not limited to: Intramural Sports, Club Sports, Youth and Family Programming and Rec-Fit Classes. The fitness center management include two fitness centers, a functional fitness gym, and Rec-Fit Rooms.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.

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.

Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through January 21, 2018 



Minimum qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree by date of appointment.

At least three years of professional campus recreation or related experience. Professional experience must include supervision of students.

Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree or higher in recreation administration, sport administration, or related field.

At least four years of professional campus recreation or related experience; experience must include supervision of student staff or equivalent in related experience.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Apply on-line at  Include the following documents with your application: Resume, cover letter and Bachelor’s transcripts.  Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted through January 21, 2018 

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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 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.

At Ball State, we're more than just educators—we're educational entrepreneurs. Combining top-flight talent with the top-notch resources we have to offer, our students and faculty inject endless energy and creativity into what they teach and how they learn. The result—a university The Princeton Review calls one of the best in the Midwest.

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