Admissions Counselor and Digital Engagement Strategist

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Job posting number: #7104242 (Ref:BSU31848)

Posted: June 29, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

This position supports the implementation of admission strategies; carries out an effective program to familiarize prospective students and their families with services provided by the Indiana Academy; supervises the organization and coordination of admissions and outreach events; oversees and implements the schools social media communication.


The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is a residential school for academically gifted high school juniors and seniors devoted to the education of students who demonstrate extraordinary intellectual ability and a commitment to scholarship. The curriculum is designed to enable students to understand the past, investigate the present, and plan for the future. The Indiana Academy is located on the campus of Ball State University.

Job Function:

This position supports the implementation of admission strategies; carries out an effective program to familiarize prospective students and their families with services provided by the Indiana Academy; supervises the organization and coordination of admissions and outreach events; oversees and implements the schools social media communication.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution by date of appointment.

Minimum Experience:

  • Experience working with students in an educational setting.
  • Experience developing and coordinating special events and activities.
  • Experience managing an organization’s social media communications.

Preferred Experience:

At least one year of admissions related experience. Excellent public speaking and writing skills; excellent interpersonal skills; excellent organizational skills; outstanding computer skills including database management and ability to manipulate data between programs (import/export); proficient with Microsoft Excel.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and coordinate on-campus Discovery Day programs for prospective students and their families.
  • Provide support to the development, coordination, and implementation of the middle school enrichment/recruitment program.
  • Evaluate admissions files and maintain consistent communication with all applicants.
  • Compile, maintain, and cultivate an active prospective middle school database of high ability students in order to recruit highly qualified students for the residential high school program in accordance with the goals of the Office of Admissions and the Indiana Academy.
  • Develop and implement the school’s social media communication
  • Maintain and report end-of-month and annual applicant statistics, including the matriculation report and the retention report.

  • Conduct on and off-campus recruitment presentations to prospective students.
  • Coordinate and implement the Indiana Academy Ambassador program.
  • Coordinate and implement the Indiana Academy orentiation programs (summer orientation and move-in orientation).
  • Travel to middle and high schools throughout the state to market our middle school enrichment programs as well as recruit students in accordance with the goals of the office of Admissions and the Indiana Academy.
  • 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.


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Job posting number:#7104242 (Ref:BSU31848)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Ball State University
Muncie,Indiana
United States
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