IU Asian Culture Center
Graduate Assistantship Position
for consideration in 2014-2015 academic year.
Open only to graduate students who qualify for federal work study.
The graduate assistantship provides health insurance, a 10-month stipend, and a 30 credit hour fee remission (12 per semester, and 6 during the summer).
Under limited supervision, the Graduate Assistant performs a variety of non-routine tasks related to the successful completion of the daily duties for the Asian Culture Center. The GA will handle the following principal tasks: assist the director and program associate in student outreach programs, manage the English Tutoring Service program and the biweekly discussion series, “Who are APA?,” check email correspondence, and write monthly columns about student group updates in the Rice Paper newsletter. In addition, the GA will provide administrative and programming assistance and will serve as a primary receptionist in some evening office hours.
Has office and/or programming experience; knowledge of Asian and Asian American culture and history; knowledge of computers and database/spreadsheet/ word processing/desktop publishing software; excellent communication and leadership skills, ability to work with a wide range of people; excellent planning and organizational skills.
About the ACC:
The Asian Culture Center (ACC) at Indiana University was established in 1998 and is under the umbrella of the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs. Based on the Bloomington campus of Indiana University, the Asian Culture Center aims to promote awareness, understanding, and acceptance of Asian and Asian American cultures, history, and issues as an integral part of the fabric of American life in the United States. The Asian Culture Center accomplishes this through advocacy, institutional resources, cultural and educational support, and community outreach activities that support participation in and dialogue from students, faculty, staff, and residents of Indiana.