Office of International Admissions
Director of International Services
Ball State University
Ball State University welcomes applications for the Director of International Services.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Position Function: Responsible for all visa, pre-arrival, arrival, orientation, and ongoing support services for international students and scholars and for ensuring that the university is in compliance with all state and federal rules and regulations.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution by date of appointment.
Minimum Experience: At least five years of progressively responsible experience in higher education in international student and scholar support services, including visa and immigration services. At least three years of experience as a Designated School Official. At least two years of supervisory experience. Experience working with people from diverse cultural, educational, and linguistic backgrounds, with an emphasis on experience working with international students and scholars. Expertise, knowledge and eligibility to serve as PDSO and RO. Ability to provide operational planning and leadership. Ability to collaborate on strategic planning and leadership.
Minimum Other: Familiarity with Banner, experience with Immigration Case Management software (Sunapsis, ISSM); past DSO experience. Excellent oral and written inter-cultural communication skills. Work style that emphasizes excellent customer service. Ability to consult and collaborate with multiple offices/units/departments across campus.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Work experience in a public university. Proficiency in a second language; Experience with Technolutions Slate CRM.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
The salary range for this position is: $70,000 – $80,000
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/37354
Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to: Hiring Manager. 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.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through June 23, 2023.
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 120 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.
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. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
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.