THE PROPOSAL-WRITING CONSULTANT/TRAINER is one of two graduate assistants who work directly with fellow graduate students in the GradGrants Center, a graduate student service located in the Wells Library-BL, sponsored by The University Graduate School, and available to graduate students of all IU campuses. The two consultants handle the day-to-day operation of the GradGrants Center and share training responsibilities (i.e., presenting or enlisting speakers for workshops, scheduling rooms, preparing visual aids). Our consultants assist students in their search for external funding sources and are available to work one-on-one with graduate students in discussing and critiquing their grant proposals.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required are successful proposal-writing experience, editing skills, teaching experience or experience in planning and presenting special-interest training programs, and the ability and personality to interact well with the public. A one-year commitment to the position is required. Prior Fulbright Awardees are highly preferred.
This position provides invaluable opportunity to learn of various funding sources and to improve one’s own proposal-writing skills. The experience is extremely valuable to future faculty. The position is will be hourly for the summer and then starting in the Fall 2014 will have a .375% FTE (i.e., 15 hours per week) position and is eligible for student health insurance. The salary will be approximately $9900 for the academic year; and $2300 for the summer. A fee remission is available. The person hired will work half or all of the summer as arranged with the Director.
Hourly-paid training is available prior to the start of Fall Semester 2014 with the graduate assistant appointment beginning the first day of fall classes.
The deadline for applications is April 30, 2014.
Please send a cover letter and vita to Kim Bunch, University Graduate School, Kirkwood Hall 114, 130 S. Woodlawn Ave., Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7104, firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 812-855-4266.