University Human Resource Services

Academic Advisor/Recruiter, Division of Online and Distance Education

Professional contract position available immediately. 

Responsibilities: participate in the planning and delivery of academic advising for undergraduate online students; cooperate with faculty members in providing academic needs of undergraduate students; understand and interpret the specific program requirements and academic options. 

Minimum qualifications: master’s degree from an accredited institution; at least two years of related work experience (for example, teaching, counseling, advising, or online/distance program support/administration); ability to work with faculty, administration, and undergrad students; sensitivity to the needs of a diverse and non-traditional student population; interpersonal/human relations skills; ability to encourage and empower students to make their own decisions; ability to act as an advocate for both the student and the university; ability to identify students’ needs for support services in order to make appropriate recommendations; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to operate a personal computer and various software packages; superior interpersonal communication skills. 

Preferred qualifications: experience with advising students; experience in an academic setting.

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

Send cover letter, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to: 

Ted Ward 
Director of Student and Program Services
Division of Online and Distance Education
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

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