Ball State University — Project Manager and Enterprise Systems Coordinator

Ball State University Information Technology is seeking a Project Manager and Enterprise Systems Coordinator.  The successful applicant will research, setup and configure enterprise solutions based on end user requirements as a system administrator.  In this role you will perform advisory functions that include project evaluation and prioritization, initiative identification, project request analysis, project and purchase recommendations, tracking implementation and budgets. In this position, you will be working collaboratively with the campus community to integrate enterprise technologies into our environment.  If you are interested in this type of work, please apply to be a member of our team.

This position will provide systems expertise, direction and guidance as part of the Enterprise Project Support Office (EPSO). The EPSO will work with university-wide project stakeholders to develop project business cases and supporting budgets for review and approval of the vice presidential liaisons. The EPSO will perform advisory functions that include project evaluation and prioritization, initiative identification, project request analysis, project and purchase recommendations, tracking implementation, system administration, budgets and benefits measurement. This position spends equal portions of time on both functional and technical duties.

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.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  At least two years of professional IT experience including project management experience, experience as system coordinator/ administrator for an enterprise solution; demonstrated experience working with third-party vendors to determine product and services technical compatibilities. At least two years of customer service and training experience. Ability to learn and create specifications for SQL scripts in an ERP environment.  Experience in communication and presentation skills; ability to quickly adapt and become familiar with university processes and procedures and quickly establish a rapport and confidence among multiple university units and levels of the organization. Ability to meet with end users to capture and understand needs and processes to make informed recommendations for process improvement or system solutions. Must be willing to assure the continuity of enterprise systems and be available to provide support assistance on a 24 hour-a-day, 365 day-a-year basis.

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

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technology or business related program.  Five years of experience working in an IT environment at a higher educational institution providing hardware/software solutions at a managerial or leadership level. Five years of project management and Ellucian Banner ERP experience and knowledge.  Strong communication skills and the demonstrated ability to coordinate systems design, implementation and operation using a team-oriented approach.

Apply online at: . Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to Mark Watters. 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.  The minimum salary for this position is $60,000.00.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through October 10, 2021. 

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.  We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

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.