The College of Health. A vital health resource for Indiana in preparing health professionals, the College of Health is moving boldly forward in making interprofessional education, practice and research its paradigm across its disciplines. The College offers 32 academic programs in 7 units: Departments of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology, and Counseling; Military Science; Nutrition and Health Science; Speech Pathology and Audiology; and Social Work plus the Schools of Nursing and Kinesiology. Our 224 faculty and staff serve nearly 3,000 students. We partner with the communities of East Central Indiana for immersive learning and research. Our Health Professions Building was opened in 2019 with 165,000 square feet and is LEED Gold certified. Our Interprofessional Community Clinics offers a range of health and mental health services by students supervised by faculty as well as community health education and prevention services through the Healthy Lifestyle Center. Our faculty and students contribute to the evidence base for their respective disciplines. Our research footprint features research institutes, including the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and Human Performance Lab. We are committed to inclusive excellence in all we do and intend to contribute to an increasingly diverse health professional workforce to help decrease health care disparities.
The Community. Located in East Central Indiana, Ball State University enjoys a close relationship with the City of Muncie. Many employees extol the virtues of living in this Midwestern college town of 70,000 people, including the friendliness of residents; richness, variation and affordability of neighborhoods; and, ease of a brief commute. Ball State enjoys a pivotal and important relationship with the Muncie Community Schools. The university is also home to the Burris Laboratory School and the Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities. Muncie offers vibrant cultural events through the Minnetrista center and Ball State’s state of the art facilities in art, music, theater and dance, the David Owsley Museum of Art, and the Marilyn K. Glick Center of Glass. Other cultural and housing opportunities are also found in nearby Indianapolis, the 12th largest city in the U.S. and home to 860,000 people, second in population only to Chicago in the Midwest.
2. At least one year of successful on-campus or online teaching at the university level among students with a range of aptitudes.
3. Effective written communication skills.
4. Effective oral communication skills.
2. More than 1 year of professional nutrition-related experience
3. Experience in curriculum development.
4. Experience in curriculum assessment.
5. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credential
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.