GRADUATE WORKSTUDY ASSISTANT POSITION- Fall 2012 & Spring 2013
DEPARTMENT OF NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is seeking a graduate student with superior computer, office, communication and interpersonal skills who is willing and able to perform a wide variety of duties under the supervision of the department office manager. Responsibilities may include but not limited to special events; arranging, scheduling and managing most matters relating to the department’s annual memorial and other lectures. This candidate must be able to assist in the production of the department’s newsletter, constructing, editing and updating the departmental website and perform standard office tasks. This requires the person to be dependable, cooperative and able to accept instruction as well as assist with other projects as priorities change. The successful candidate should have/be able to:
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Working knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Publisher and Dreamweaver.
Manage all matters related to the Spring annual NELC lecture, including hosting receptions, preparing programs, invitations and advertising event, assisting in the reception, sending thank you letters to donors and tracking donors and contributions.
Assist in obtaining manuscripts of papers from lecturers, and editing and preparing for publication.
Prepare advertising for NELC events.
Design and prepare NELC newsletter.
Create statistical reports and spreadsheets and donor reports/mailings as needed.
Host departmental events which may require working evenings.
Assist Department Chair, Director of Graduate Studies and Office Manager as directed.
Perform other departmental office duties as needed, including, but not limited to handling confidential materials, photocopying, sorting mail, answering phones, and providing office reception services.
Applicants should submit a letter outlining previous experience and qualifications and a C.V. to:
NELC GWS Applications
Goodbody Hall 214
1011 E. 3rd St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
THIS POSITION REQUIRES 15 HOURS PER WEEK DURING OFFICE HOURS OF 8-12 & 1-5PM
AND MAY REQUIRE SOME EVENING HOURS.
INCLUDES FEE REMISSION AND A STIPEND.
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS APRIL 13, 2012
All applicants must complete the FAFSA (financial air form) and be eligible to receive federal graduate work-study assistance. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance in Franklin Hall 208 (812-855-0321) for further information.