Ball State University Graduate Program and Office Assistant in Muncie, Indiana

GRADUATE PROGRAM AND OFFICE ASSISTANTBOOKMARK THIS POSTING - PRINT PREVIEW - APPLY FOR THIS JOBPOSTING DETAILSPosition Information POSITION TITLE Graduate Program and Office Assistant ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The Department of Political Science invites applicants for Graduate Program and Office Assistant. This position will provide recruitment, admissions and assessment support for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program as well as provide secretarial/clerical support for department administrators, faculty and students. Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay. In addition, we place a focus on work/life balance. GRADE 9 NEW HIRE RATE 14.4 FLSA Non-Exempt HRS/WEEK 40 PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING Requires successful completion of a background check. POSITION FUNCTION Provide recruitment, admissions and assessment support for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program; provide secretarial/clerical support for department administrators, faculty and students. MINIMUM EDUCATION Eighteen months of education or training beyond high school or equivalent. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE Over one through three years of secretarial, administrative support or related experience. AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IN THE US Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. PREFERRED EDUCATION Associate s degree. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE Additional years of related experience; experience in an academic office. POSITIONS SUPERVISED 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 Political Science:700220 DEPARTMENT INFORMATION With 17 full-time faculty, the Department of Political Science offers students 3 Bachelor s and 2 Master s programs. These world-class programs are designed to engage, empower, and immerse students in the field of Political Science while providing real-world partnerships and opportunities. Through these programs, we build support and contribute to the success of the next generation of diverse and innovative leaders.Duties and Responsibilities RANKING 1 JOB DUTY Serve as initial contact to prospective MPA and undergraduate students, communicating via email, phone, or in person; maintain prospect database; assist with MPA information session scheduling, campus visits and follow up. Coordinate with Welcome Center to schedule prospective undergraduate students.Duties and Responsibilities RANKING 2 JOB DUTY Process and monitor online applications to MPA program from receipt of application through admission, including necessary permissions; maintain records of applications, admissions, and enrollments; communicate with International Center and Graduate School regarding status of MPA students/applicants.Duties an