(FILLED) Hourly Position Open in Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design

The department of Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design seeks a graduate student to support various faculty in the implementation of curricular developments in information literacy.  Applicants should be flexible, have skills in writing and editing, and have an interest in information literacy and/or curriculum development.  Knowledge of design and/or business would be a plus, but is not required.  Pay is $15/hr for 20 hours per week.

Applicants should submit cover letter and C.V. to:

Lori A. McBride, Fiscal Officer, mcbride@indiana.edu

Position is Open Until Filled

Research Library Paid Internship Opening at Monroe County Public Library

Job Title: Research Library Intern

Organization: Monroe County History Center (Research Library)

Internship Available: Fall 2015

Number of Openings: 1

Hours/week: 11 Hours/Week (Cannot exceed 16 weeks)

Type: Contract

Pay Rate: $9.00/hour

Job Description: The Research Library Intern will perform various tasks relevant to the Monroe County History Center Research Library’s daily operations and long-term mission. The Research Library Intern may be assigned the following duties:

·         Accession new items into the library’s collection using PastPerfect software.

·         Process archival collections. This will include arranging, housing, and producing finding aids for collections.

·         Assist with the organization and indexing of various county records including court records, probate records, deed books, marriage records, etc.

·         Work with the library’s oral history collection. This will include transcribing, digitizing, and accessioning interviews.

·         Assist library patrons with their research.

·         Contribute to the library blog and other web-based resources. This will include developing and maintaining online exhibits.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:

·         Current second- (or third-) year library science student. Preferred candidates include those in the dual MA/MLS program with the Department of History.

·         Superior organizational skills and ability to develop and implement resource organization systems.

·         Ability to work independently with little supervision and to make individual decisions based on best library science practices.

·         Students with coursework in archives and/or digital humanities preferred.

To Apply: Please send a letter of interest addressing past experience and a resume to Emily Borchardt at mchclibrary@gmail.com with subject line “Research Library Intern Application” by August 3.

The Monroe County History Center Research Library is a local history library within the Monroe County History Center in Bloomington, IN. The library focuses on the history and genealogy of Monroe County from 1818-present and houses approximately 1,000 monographs and family histories, original county records 1818-1959, county maps 1856-present, oral histories from 1975-present, family history files, community files, and subject files.

AI position open in International Studies (Fall 2015)

Department of International Studies

Position announcement


The Department of International Studies is soliciting applications for an Associate Instructor for Fall 2015 to lead three discussion sessions for INTL-I100: Introduction to International Studies. Qualified applicants should send the following:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Current CV
  3. Statement of teaching pedagogy
  4. Teaching evaluations
  5. Recommendation letter from IU faculty

Applications from any graduate student with demonstrated interest in International Studies will be considered; preference will be given to those who have passed their doctoral exams and have G901 eligibility.

Send application materials via e-mail to Padraic Kenney, Chair of the Department, at pjkenney@indiana.edu


Deadline for application materials: July 17, 2015.

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.


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

Required: August to May


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.


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.”

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





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






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.




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.


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


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.



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



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.



  • 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