GA Position, Faculty Secretary, Department of French & Italian

Serve as faculty secretary for an academic department, responsible for purchasing, textbook orders, faculty travel reimbursements, monthly account statement verification, and administration of the departmental e mail account. Also assist with electronic financial documents, faculty hiring, and preparation of tenure and promotion dossiers. Other clerical duties and special projects as assigned.

Looking for a responsible individual who is a team player. Must be a graduate student enrolled at Indiana University for a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester. Fee remission only given to College of Arts and Sciences graduate students. Required qualifications: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access; excellent typing and proofreading skills; strong communication skills; ability to organize and perform multiple tasks efficiently. Preferred qualifications: Commitment to serve for more than one year, familiarity with Indiana University administrative procedures.

15 hours per week, regular morning schedule preferred. 37.5% FTE. Vacations according to student academic year schedule, except for the summer, when a two-week vacation will be arranged at a mutually agreeable time. Summer work is required.

Stipend is $13,025 for 12 months. Fee remission for the spring and fall semesters granted to College of Arts and Sciences graduate students only.

Start Date:
The position start date is July 1, 2011. There will likely be a few days of overlap with the incumbent in the position for training purposes. We will consider a later start date if necessary to hire the best candidate.

Application should include a specific cover letter explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position, and a copy of your résumé. Submit applications either in hard copy or via e-mail to Isabel Piedmont-Smith, Department of French & Italian, Ballantine Hall 642, 1020 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-7103,

We will begin to consider applications on June 6 and continue until July 1. No applications accepted after July 1, 2011.

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