Working at Ball State

With about 3,000 full-time employees, including tenure track and contract faculty; professional personnel; clerical, technical, and managerial staff; and service personnel, Ball State is one of the Muncie area’s largest employers.

The university offers competitive salaries, wages, and benefits as well as many training and professional development opportunities, fee remission programs for university courses, health and wellness programs, and advancement potential.

Student Employment

Ball State also employs thousands of students through part-time jobs in nearly every department on campus, many through Federal Work-Study aid. Jobs range from clerical and food service workers to computer assistants, tutors, receptionists, recreation staff, and grounds helpers. Students also are employed as interns, Honors College fellows, resident assistants, and graduate assistants.


Ball State alumni looking for employment or career networking services can access a wide variety of resources via the Ball State Alumni Association's Career Alumni Network.


If you are an employer needing more information about posting jobs, on-campus interviewing, or career fairs, visit the Career Center website.