AY 2015-16 Hourly Position with Groups Scholars Program

PRIMARY ROLE:  The Science Community Seminar Instructor reports to the Groups Scholars Program STEM Coordinator. The role of the instructor is to develop instructional materials, and teach the Groups Scholars Program Science Seminar. The instructor is responsible for holding regular office hours for student development appointments, and be an active member of the Groups Scholars STEM planning team.

WORK HOURS:

Days/hours can be adjusted to schedule, with some flexibility within the set schedule (not to exceed 15 hours/week)

Required: August to May

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching Coll-G113 Science Community Seminars

·         Develop and implement instructional materials that help Groups Scholars STEM majors explore the foundations of scientific reasoning, investigate the day-to-day activities of scientists, introduce and provide information on STEM fields and subfields, develop scientific research and presentation skills, and delve into the ethics of scientific research.

·         Monitor and evaluate student progress, reporting any concerns to the Groups Scholars STEM planning team as needed.

·         Collaborate with other units on campus and in the community to implement activities that expose students to a broader experience in academia and STEM career fields.

·         Develop, administer, and analyze an evaluative tool for science seminars.

Support Student Development

·         Assist students with scientific writing and presentations

·         Be a resource on internships and research opportunities, as well as graduate school and career pathways

·         Provide students with STEM study strategies

STEM Planning Team

·         Participate in weekly Groups Scholars STEM planning team meetings

·         Contribute to functions of the Groups Scholars STEM initiative including, but not limited to: program planning, marketing strategies, resource development, and program evaluation.

·         QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience: Must have completed a BA/BS in related discipline and current enrollment in Master’s program on the IU Bloomington campus.  Previous teaching experience preferred.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Must possess strong interpersonal skills and an ability to actively engage students in the learning process. Candidate should be organized, responsible, dependable, and have the ability to work independently; possess analytical problem solving and decision making skills; be able to communicate effectively with a diverse population.

Strong writing, editing and research skills are required. Knowledge and proficiency of technological tools preferred.

Background in a STEM discipline strongly preferred.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with a list of three references we can contact to groups@indiana.edu  with the subject line “Science Community Instructor.”

Summer 2015 hourly position with IU Summer Language Workshop

The IU Summer Language Workshop is hiring an hourly student worker to assist with general office work and programming in Summer 2015.

General duties will include, but are not limited to:

1.      Assisting the staff with setting up, facilitating, and recording extracurricular programs;

2.      General office assistance;

3.      Helping with communications.

Applicants should be able to communicate effectively with faculty, students, and staff. Applicants should also be prepared to work some evenings and weekends.

Basic computer skills are required. We also require either working knowledge of recording equipment, cameras, IU listservs, podcasting or a willingness to learn needed skills to support our efforts. The physical requirements for the job are the abilities to lift light objects and to go on errands around campus.

This position is for 20 hours/week at a salary of $12/hour. We are prepared to start the position by May 28, 2015. The position will end by the start of August 2015.

Interested applicants should send a resume and list of three references we can contact to swseel@indiana.edu with the subject line “Workshop hourly position.”

AY2015-16 Website/Digital Media GA-ship with European Studies Open

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.

Duties:

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

Eligibility:

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.

Compensation:

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.

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a C.V./resume and cover letter explaining interest and qualifications by email to euroinst@indiana.edu 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

812-855-3280

euroinst@indiana.edu

SAA NELC Graduate Work-study Position (deadline 1 JUNE 2015)

DEPARTMENT OF NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND CULTURES

GOODBODY HALL ROOM 219

       GRADUATE WORKSTUDY POSITION

 

Job Description

 

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is seeking a graduate student with superior computer skills whose job description includes preparing/editing the Department’s annual lectures, Departmental Newsletter, and sending out materials to our Alumni list.  This candidate must also be able to assist in constructing, editing, and updating the Departmental website.  The right candidate for this position must be willing to work as a team member.  Qualifications required but not limited to:

 

  • Excellent writing and editing skills are required
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Publisher
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver
  • Responsible for management of all matters connected with the two annual NELC lectures, including preparing programs and invitations, promoting the events, assisting with the receptions, maintaining our Alumni/Donor list
  • Assistance in obtaining manuscripts of papers from lectures, and editing and preparing for publication
  • Design and preparation of NELC newsletter
  • Performance of various Departmental duties as needed, including (but not limited to) photocopying, handling sensitive correspondence, sorting/retrieving mail, answering phones, basic office reception services
  • The Work Study position requires 15 hours per week
  • Includes fee remission and stipend

 

Application Procedure:

 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and C.V. to the following:

 

Connie Sue May / Departmental Coordinator

NELC GWS Applications 2015-2016

Goodbody Hall Room 214

1011 East Third Street

Bloomington, Indiana 47405

 

OR E-MAIL APPLICATION MATERIALS:  csmay@indiana.edu

 

  • NO PHONE CALLS

 

Preference in hiring is given to graduate students in related area/study and/or familiarity in a language of the area and publishing experience.  College of Arts and Sciences graduate students only.

 

  • All applicants must complete the FAFSA and be deemed eligible to receive Federal Graduate Work Study Assistance. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance, Franklin Hall 208 (812-855-6854) for information.

 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015

AY2015-16 GA-ship: Urdu Tutor

Urdu Tutorial Assistant

 

Dhar India Studies Program seeks a graduate student fluent and literate in Urdu for a few hours per week of tutoring.  Applicants for the position of Urdu tutor should be able to explain Urdu grammar in the target language (Urdu) and in English.  Urdu speakers conversant in Pakistani Urdu preferred.

 

To apply, please send a CV, and letter explaining your interest and qualifications, to Dr. Rebecca Manring, rmanring@indiana.edu.

AY2015-16 GAship through the Center for the Study of the Middle East (CSME)

The Center for the Study of the Middle East (CSME) promotes multi- and inter-disciplinary knowledge of the Middle East by supporting academic programs, scholarships, public outreach, and support for educators and students at all levels. CSME seeks an outreach graduate assistant (GA) for the 2015-2016 academic year to assist the Center in organizing events and expanding membership.

Duties:

This position is a standard graduate assistantship and applicants should expect to work 20 hours per week at the Center’s building on campus. Duties might vary week-to-week, depending on active projects, but in general the GA will be expected to:

  • Create agendas for weekly staff meetings and contribute ideas for events
  • Take an active role in planning, organizing, and implementing events (includes reaching out to potential speakers, scheduling, reserving venues, placing catering orders, creating advertising flyers, contacting media, recording event data, etc.)
  • Clearly articulate CSME’s mission statement and details of upcoming events
  • Be familiar with campus and able to distribute flyers throughout campus for upcoming events
  • Learn the existing procedure for advertising and be able to complete at all levels and expand upon it
  • Design and create flyers, brochures, cards, etc. using Photoshop, Publisher, or similar
  • Manage CSME’s website and social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube
  • Suggest creative ways to increase CSME’s social media and listserv subscribers
  • Host a tabling event in populated campus areas (outdoors or indoors)
  • Work on a team and independently
  • Initiate communication (in-person, phone, email) and finish assignments with limited guidance
  • Participate in community and campus events that require an active CSME presence (may require working some evenings and/or weekends)
  • 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
  • Not be overwhelmed by last-minute changes or ambiguity

Eligibility:

Applicants must be a current graduate or postdoc student at Indiana University Bloomington during the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicants must have an academic research interest in the Middle East and preferably have knowledge of one or more languages of the Middle East or North Africa.

 

Compensation:

The GA position includes fee remission (12 credits Fall/12 credits Spring/6 credit Summer), 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.

 

To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit a C.V./resume and cover letter explaining interest and qualifications by email to csme@indiana.edu no later than Monday, May 4th, 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 Center for an alternative arrangement.

2015-16 GA-Ship Global Village Living and Learning Center (deadline 24 APRIL 2015)

Position Announcement 2015–2016

Graduate Assistant (GA)

Global Village Living-Learning Center

 

Overview:

The Global Village (GV) is a residential living-learning community located in Indiana University’s Northwest neighborhood and home to 120 academically focused students who share an interest in languages, culture, history, globalization, and world affairs. Global Village students represent over 20 majors (International Studies, foreign languages [Spanish, Chinese, Russian etc.], Political Science, Economics, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, etc.) and speak over 20 languages.  The majority of Global Villagers will study abroad while attending Indiana University.

 

The Global Village GA will work closely with the three Global Village staff members (Director, Jeff Holdeman; Assistant Director, Vera Marinova; Office Assistant, Andy Fak), and will provide support to students planning co-curricular and extra-curricular events that meet the Global Village’s mission of being a multilingual, multinational, multicultural, multidisciplinary residence hall.

 

Hours: Approximately, 20 hours per week

Pay: The Graduate Assistant package includes: $15,750 Stipend, $2,721 Health Insurance, and a fee remission/tuition waiver.

 

Eligibility:

  • MA, ABD
  • Graduate student status in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Background or experience in student services, student affairs, service-learning, foreign cultural studies, volunteer management, service-corps, etc.
  • Proficiency in one or more foreign languages
  • Experience with international travel, study abroad, office work
  • Familiarity with IU structure, student services, IU resources, academic programs

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Responsible and able to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Personable and sociable, able to recruit others to events, give tours, and host visitors
  • Flexible schedule
  • Available to work in the late afternoons, evenings, and when events are held
  • Available to attend GV events as needed
  • Tech-savvy with computers and electronics; able to handle basic a/v equipment
  • Dedicated to the GV, involved in activities, and committed to the mission

 

Job Duties:

  • Administrative: provide support to the Director and Assistant Director (projects, events, logistics, etc.)
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Assist Assistant Director, Vera Marinova, with Books & Beyond organization and general tasks
  • Personal programming initiative: creating your own long-term programs, such as previous years’ Leadership Workshop Certification Series
  • General programing: work with academic departments, cultural centers, and student service units; language microlesson series; other events
  • Assist GV residents to brainstorm, organize, advertise, and attend co-curricular and extra-curricular events
  • Compile yearly Programming Report {late spring semester}
  • GV newsletter NOMAD: gather articles from students, working with office assistant to format/edit and print each edition
  • Hold regular office hours, typically in evenings or on weekends when other office staff are not present
  • Attend training/development workshops: service-learning, civic engagement, community development, leadership training, etc.
  • Organize a variety of workshops: study abroad, internship, CV/resume, professional development, funding and scholarship, library resources, etc.
  • Organize service/volunteering events in Bloomington and elsewhere, (Alternative Spring Break, Griffy Lake Clean-Up, etc.,)
  • Model and encourage active community participation by attending meetings, proposing and implementing events, recruiting, marketing, and motivating others
  • Identify and outreach to new markets for recruiting
  • Review and update marketing materials
  • Run occasional errands: Kroger, Sam’s, Best Buy, printing services, SOA
  • Other projects as needed

 

Application Materials:

  • Resume/CV
  • An essay/cover sheet of 300–500 words describing why you are interested in this position and highlighting your qualifications, previous experiences, and professional strengths.
  • All application materials must be submitted to Vera Marinova (vmarinov@indiana.edu) no later than Friday, April 24, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

AY2015-16 GAship at Center for the Study of Global Change

The Center for the Study of Global Change (Global Center) at Indiana University is recruiting one (1) Graduate Assistant (GA) for the 2015-2016 academic year.  This GA position includes general program assistance, as well as more focused assistance with the Global Center’s initiatives in broader internationalization.

In addition to a fee remission (12 credits per semester and 6 credits for summer), the GA receives a stipend of at least $15,000 paid in ten installments during the academic year.  The GA is expected to work 20 hours per week.

Qualifications: The ideal candidates will be flexible, hard-working, and will have strong organizational skills and work experience.  Familiarity with international, trans-regional, and/or global issues and trends in any discipline(s) is ideal.

·         General program assistance will require skills in information technologies, event planning, communication, outreach, research, and website management.

·         Assistance with the Global Center’s internationalization efforts will necessitate an academic or experiential background in the internationalization of K-12 and higher education, outreach, research, and community programming.

Application form is attached.

Completed application materials should be submitted electronically to Deb Hutton by e-mail (huttond@iu.edu) by 11:59:59pm Friday, April 17, 2015.

Review of application will begin upon receipt. For out of town applicants, interviews can be conducted by Skype, but not by phone.

Please direct any questions to Deb Hutton, Global Center Assistant Director: huttond@iu.edu or 812-856-4827.

Please note that this GA position is conditional upon funding approval and will be confirmed or cancelled by email as soon as this information is known. Application download: 2015 CGC GA Application final2

GA-ship Polish Studies Center (due 1 MAY 2015)

 

PSC Graduate Assistantship 

 

The Polish Studies Center welcomes applications for a 10-month Graduate Assistantship for the 2015-16 academic year. The position is 20 hours/week during the academic year. ABD and other advanced students as well as Indiana residents (MA or PhD) only are especially encouraged to apply. The GA provides administrative support for the daily operations of the Polish Studies Center (PSC) and provides creative input into the PSC’s activities.

Duties include:

• provide a wide range of support staff work in the daily operations of the Center—receptionist duties, responding to telephone and email inquiries, sending out mailings, etc.

• assist in travel and other arrangements for visiting scholars;

• initiate financial transactions for PSC activities and visiting scholars;

• coordinate PSC events, including corresponding with speakers, scheduling meeting rooms and hospitality;

• prepare and maintain budgets for PSC events and for grants in consultation with the Director and Fiscal Officer;

• prepare publicity materials for PSC events;

• maintain the PSC website and social media;

• prepare the Center’s annual newsletter: planning, writing, commissioning and editing stories; conducting interviews; preparing layout;

• maintain/update online catalog of PSC library holdings;

• assist in fundraising activities of the Center, maintaining and updating alumni/donor lists.

Skills/qualifications: 

• some office experience desired;

• strong writing and organizational skills essential;

• familiarity with editing/publishing software, database software, and web-editing software preferred;

• some knowledge of Poland/East-Central Europe desired.

Stipend:

The GA will receive a stipend of 15,750, paid over the course of the academic year, as well as student health insurance and a tuition remission.

 

Application deadline is May 1, 2015 noon. Please submit the following to polish@indiana.edu:

• letter of application addressing required skills and qualifications;

• sample of journalistic/essay writing and/or of web design/publishing (e.g. a newsletter you have helped to produce);

• unofficial copy of IU transcript or most recent transcript;

• one letter of recommendation either from a work supervisor or graduate advisor.

CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE BEFORE THE END OF THE SEMESTER 

 

 

Editorial Assistantship Diplomatic History (deadline Friday 10 APRIL 2015)

Diplomatic History is seeking a graduate student from the IU History Department or a related department to serve as an Editorial Assistant. This half-time position (20 hours/week FTE) has a start date of August 1, 2015. An interest in transnational history and the histories of various regions and periods is desirable. Editorial Assistants read and make preliminary assessments of all incoming manuscripts, process books for review, assist in selecting referees, edit and proofread copy, record information in a computer database, and participate in editorial discussions.

Applicants should be ABD, that is, having finished their PhD qualifying exams, and have good editorial skills.  A successful applicant must also have at least two semesters of G901 eligibility, as there is no fee remission with this appointment.

Compensation is currently $1,575 per month with health benefits, and it can be a ten or twelve month position.  The position is renewable annually for up to three years.

Deadline for applications is Friday, April 10, 2015.

Please send a letter of application, a vita, and two letters of recommendation to:

Nick Cullather, Anne Foster, Editors

Diplomatic History

Indiana University

1217 E. Atwater Avenue

Bloomington IN 47401-3703

diplomat@indiana.edu