Associate Director for Prevention and Wellness (86 views)

Muncie, Indiana, United States
July 14, 2022

The Ball State University Counseling Center is looking for an experienced mental health professional to join our innovative team. Be part of a team that promotes the health and well-being of college students without relying on third party payers for reimbursement. We provide a supportive work environment, with opportunities to develop new skills. The Ball State Counseling Center values diversity and social justice and encourages applicants from a variety of diverse backgrounds to apply.

We have an opening for an Associate Director for Prevention and Wellness. The ideal candidate will be a licensed mental health professional (licensure in Indiana a plus) and have at least three years of experience working in a university counseling center or with young adults. They will also have experience developing and providing outreach, prevention and wellness initiatives that promote positive mental health.

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: Serve as Associate Director for Prevention and Wellness; responsible for management of outreach, prevention, and consultation services; provide individual and group counseling services to students, faculty, and staff; provide outreach/consultation services; conduct supervision and training; perform administrative duties as assigned; serve on unit, college, and university governance and program committees as appointed and assigned.


Minimum Qualifications: Advanced degree in mental health services that is eligible for licensure (MA, ABD, PhD or PsyD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology, Masters in Social Work, Masters Degree in Counseling/Marriage and Family Therapy or equivalent). Two years working in a university counseling center or comparable experience. Two years experience providing outreach in a university or community setting. Experience working with diverse populations.

Minimum Other: Meet eligibility requirements for licensure as a mental health provider in Indiana.

Preferred Qualifications:  Ph.D. from a program that is APA accredited; licensed as a psychologist in Indiana.


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Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Bill Betts, Donna Koger and Jeffrey McCoy. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner 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 July 27, 2022.

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.