The Institute for European Studies (EURO) promotes multi- and inter-disciplinary knowledge of Europe by supporting academic programs, the Midwest Model European Union (MMEU), public outreach, and support for educators and students at all levels. EURO seeks an ABD graduate assistant (GA) for the 2015-2016 academic year to serve as technical support the program’s website, graphic design projects and social media platforms.
This position is a stipend only graduate assistantship for eligible ABD graduate students only (no tuition remission). Applicants should expect to work 20 hours per week at the Institute’s new location in the GISB building on campus and will also assist as a consortium resource to support digital needs for two other centers – IAUNRC and REEI. Duties might vary week-to-week, depending on active projects, but in general the GA will be expected to:
Update and maintain active website for EURO including calendaring, posting of announcements, coordinating photography and video posting and recording and editing of speaker series presentations.
Design and create flyers, brochures, cards, etc. using Photoshop, Publisher, or similar software programs. Work closely with other GAs in requesting and proofing accurate copy.
Manage EUROS’s social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube. Suggest creative ways to increase EURO’s social media and listserv subscribers.
Work on a team and independently, initiate communication (in-person, phone, email) and finish assignments with limited guidance.
Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office Suite 2007 and/or 2010 and social media sites (experience with Adobe Creative Suites CS4 and/or CS5 a plus). Perform other office duties as needed, including, but not limited to, handling confidential materials, photocopying, sorting mail, answering phones, and providing clerical services
Be creative, energetic, a master multitasker, and self-leading
Applicants must be a current postdoc student at Indiana University Bloomington during the 2015-2016 academic year. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated knowledge of web design and graphic design/publishing software and digital social media. Preferred applicants will have an academic research interest in the EU or the Europe and knowledge of one or more languages of the region.
The GA position includes health insurance, and a stipend of $15,750 (paid monthly over 10 months). GA’s are usually offered an opportunity to work as an hourly employee in the summer following (Summer 2016), in addition to their fee remission. Typically GA’s are eligible to continue their assistantship for a second year, though this is not guaranteed.
Please see https://www.indiana.edu/~vpfaa/saahandbook/index.php/Terms_of_Student_Academic_Appointments for additional information.
Interested applicants should submit a C.V./resume and cover letter explaining interest and qualifications by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, June 8th, 2015.
Successful applicants will be notified in June, 2015 and interviews scheduled soon after. The ideal applicant will be available to schedule an interview in person or via Skype [http://www.skype.com/en/]. Applicants that will be unavailable/abroad during June 2015 are responsible for explaining their situation in their cover letter and working with the Institute for an alternative arrangement.
Institute for European Studies
102 E. Kirkwood Avenue, BH 542
Bloomington, Indiana 47405