Ball State University — Chief Strategy Officer

Ball State University is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of Chief Strategy Officer to lead the development, implementation and communication of the University’s strategic plan. This newly established, cabinet-level position will work collaboratively with other members of the senior leadership team and the university community to develop a long-term strategic plan, define measurable outcomes, and establish appropriate metrics. This individual will lead the creation and implementation of the strategic plan for the University at large, as well as divisions and colleges individually, in a manner that collectively serves the mission and goals of the University. In addition, the Chief Strategy Officer will foster an environment of creative and transparent decision-making that engenders sustained evolution of the University as it addresses ongoing challenges and opportunities. For more details and a copy of the full job description please visit:

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. At least ten years of progressively responsible experience to include strategy consulting and/or other executive level strategic and analytical experience; Developing and implementing significant strategic initiatives for large, complex organizations; Developing and analyzing key metrics; Strong written and oral communication skills and experience in communicating strategic initiatives to senior executives. At least five years of supervisory and management experience gained concurrently or at any time.

Preferred qualifications: Terminal degree. Experience working in higher education.

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

Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application: Resume, cover letter and a list of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through September 10, 2017. Interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for highest related degree earned prior to an in-person interview. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. 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 seven 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. To learn more about Ball State University, visit our website:

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.