Operations Coordinator Student Academic Appointee Position Available!
The Graduate and Professional Student Organization (http://www.iu.edu/~gpso) serves over 9,500 graduate and professional students at IU Bloomington through providing academic support, advocacy, community-building and resources. The GPSO seeks applicants for the position of Operations Coordinator for the 2013-14 academic year.
The GPSO Operations Coordinator is a paid SAA 10-12 month position. This position organizes and executes social and academic events throughout the year. Events include Orientation Week, the annual Grad Appreciation Week (culminating in the Grad Bash), and monthly social networking hours, special family-friendly and cultural events. The Operations Coordinator also plans and implements academic, professional development and community building activities, in frequent partnership with university departments, student groups, and community organizations.
The Operations Coordinator works with the GPSO Communications Coordinator to market events to the graduate community and oversees the creation and/or distribution of publicity materials, primarily using online media such as email listservs and Facebook events. The Operations Coordinator purchases materials for GPSO events in accordance with IU purchasing policies, manages the procurement card and works with the GPSO Treasurer to document these purchases and submit financial statements in a timely manner.
The Operations Coordinator serves on and assists the GPSO Executive Committee, and serves as chair of the GPSO Programming Committee in efforts to create and execute successful and relevant events. On occasion, the Operations Coordinator publicly represents the organization.
The position requires knowledge of common office applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as social networking applications, including Facebook. Successful applicant should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be self-motivated, and work well in a close team environment. The ideal candidate will have experience collaborating with university organizations and community groups, and working with volunteers. Familiarity with Indiana University operations and the Bloomington community preferred. Vibrant, outgoing, and creative students with event planning and administrative experience are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must be enrolled full time as an IUB graduate or professional student and must be a U.S. citizen or a non-citizen authorized to work in the United States for the period of the appointment. NOTE: The Operations Coordinator may not concurrently hold positions as Associate Instructors, Graduate/Research Assistants, or be committed to other full-time or half-time work on conjunction with this position.
The Operations Coordinator is a 20-hour per week (50% FTE) position. Compensation includes full tuition remission for 12 credits per semester and 6 credit hours during summer session, excluding non-remittable fees; subsidized Student Academic Appointee Mandatory Health Insurance and a $12,500 stipend. The Operations Coordinator may also work as many as 200 summer hours at a paid hourly rate of $12.50/hour. The assistantship is considered taxable income. Candidate must be available immediately to begin training and should plan to be in Bloomington to begin position during summer 2013.
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Summer 2013 Hours
The GGC will be open while summer courses are in session ( 7 May- 26 July 2013). The office is closed Fridays until Fall Semester begins and for holidays (Memorial Day Weekend and 4 July).
Hours through 7 June
Mon 11:00 am -6:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am -6:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am -6:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am -6:00 pm
Hours 10 June-26 July
Tuesday 10:30 am -2:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am -2:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am -2:30 pm
Outside of GGC office hours, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
Feel free to contact our Auxiliary Support, Louise Brown in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (email@example.com) at 812-855-5281 or 812-856-1153.
In general, the GGC is open when
classes are in session.
** Hours for Fall Semester will be announced in mid-August and will begin 27 August 2013 to allow consultants to participate in Orientation Events.
IUB Herman B Wells Library
East Tower, Room 651
1320 E. Tenth St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-3907
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