(IUB) Academic Support Center, Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs , Graduate Assistant Work-Study (Deadline: 04/12/2019))

Assistant Coordinator, Graduate Assistant Work-Study,

Academic Support Center, BL-ACSP,

Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs 

Primary Role:

As an Assistant Coordinator for one of three Academic Support Center locations in the center building of various residence halls at IUB, this position will be responsible for that particular facility in terms of day to-day and evening activity and will also help the director in other administrative, programming, publicity, and supervisory duties. Depending on the qualifications and interests of the applicant, he/she may also have additional project assignments.

Academic Year:  2019 -2020, 10-month academic appointment

Weekly hours:  20 hours per week, 50% of Full Time Equivalent

Because of the center’s evening hours for tutoring and other services (Sunday-Thursday from 7-11 p.m.), this position requires a certain amount of scheduling flexibility.  While the person in this position clearly would not be expected to be in the center during all hours of operation, many evening and weekend hours will be necessary.

Compensation:  $10,000 stipend disbursed in 10 monthly payments, a 30 credit hour fee remission with a maximum of 12 credit hours per semester and 6 credit hours during the summer, and health insurance coverage from August 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Is a member of the 10-person Steering Committee for the ASC. Also serves on the Community Council and the Residential Education Committee for the appropriate residence hall
  • Coordinates staff from various departments/programs, helping in the creation of a master schedule and supervising their activities during tutoring hours (Sunday-Thursday 7:00-11:00 p.m.) as well as during the day
  • Assists in the hiring, training and supervision of multiple students to work as support staff during ASC hours
  • Serves as a writing (or other subject area) tutor if needed, assisting students with their assignments
  • Handles publicity for the ASC, including writing press releases/descriptions of the center, designing flyers for upcoming events, arranging photo shoots, and coordinating with other departments to arrange for tours, brochures, etc. Gives numerous presentations to groups, classes and incoming students/parents about the ASC
  • Maintains accurate usage records for the various center locations, using appropriate software and database tools, then coordinates with the director to evaluate this data to determine utilization patterns and success rates for the various locations (Forest, Teter, Briscoe and other satellite locations)
  • Oversees physical facility, including computer maintenance, telecommunications, ordering supplies, upkeep, etc.


Must qualify for Federal Graduate Work-Study funding, as determined by the Bloomington Office of Student Financial Assistance (BOSFA).  Must fill out a FAFSA form for BOSFA to determine if the student qualifies for Work-Study funding.

Minimum Education: Enrolled full time as an Indiana University Bloomington campus graduate student

Minimum Experience:  Prior co-curricular involvement, with leadership experience, in a higher education setting is required. Previous tutoring and/or teaching experience highly preferred. Prior supervisory experience preferred.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Self-motivated and able to work well in a team environment
  • Able to build and maintain collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, students, community, and organization and group representatives
  • Knowledge of common Office applications, including Word processing, spreadsheet, data base, and presentation software
  • Experience with social networking applications
  • Interest in data assessment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Awareness of the campus environment, in particular its academic resources and its residential component, will be highly useful.


Because of the center’s evening hours for tutoring and other services (Sunday-Thursday from 7-11 p.m.), many evening and weekend hours will be necessary. The ASC locations will also be open during finals week, and the ASC Graduate Assistant is expected to be present. The Graduate Assistant must be a Bloomington campus student and may not concurrently hold a position as Associate Instructor, Graduate Assistant, or Research Assistant, nor be committed to other full time or part time work.

To Apply:

  • Applications may be submitted between 3/28/2019 to 4/12/2019
  • Follow the link to IU Career Development Center:

https://iucd-csm.symplicity.com/sso/students/ then login with your IU username and search for “Assistant Coordinator, GA Work-Study” and complete the application including your resume and cover letter.

  • Questions? Please contact the ASC at 812-855-6931 or e-mail acadsupp@indiana.edu with any questions

Please note:

Graduate student applicants must qualify for Federal Student Aid.  Applicants must complete and submit a 2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form which can be found at https://fafsa.ed.gov/. The deadline to submit the FAFSA form for Indiana is April 15, 2019 as a received date or as soon as possible, please. FAFSA forms submitted and received after April 15 may have a delay in eligibility determination. After July 1, 2019, the IU Bloomington Office of Student Financial Assistance (IUBOSFA) will advise the unit vacant position supervisor of the applicant’s eligibility assessment results. Applicants should not submit their confidential FAFSA reports to the supervisor.

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