Programming and Educational Outreach Assistant, Graduate Assistant Work-Study, First Nations Educational & Cultural Center, BL-MULT, Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs
Primary Role: Under limited supervision, the FNECC Graduate Assistant performs a variety of tasks related to the successful completion of the daily duties of the First Nations Educational & Cultural Center, as well as works on programming and educational outreach initiatives as outlined by the Director. The position is responsible for staffing the Center during the evening office hours as well as providing administrative, programming, and other assistance to the Director. 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% Full Time, Monday through Friday and some weekends, Flexible evening hours
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.
- Staff FNECC in evenings and as needed
- Assist with administration of special programs in evenings and on weekends as needed
- Serve as a liaison, resource and support to IUB American Indian students and student organizations
- Monitor, assess and evaluate programming effectiveness
- Assist in the development of measurement tools for evaluation purposes
- Collect, analyze, record, and report data
- Assist with database management
- Communicate via telephone, e-mail, and in person
- Collaborate with students, faculty, staff, and community
- Assist the FNECC director
- Implement programming and educational outreach initiatives as outlined by the Director
- Assist in planning and executing FNECC programs, workshops, and Speaker Series as needed
- Organize volunteers for FNECC events, programs
- Contact potential co-sponsors for programs in consultation with Director/Secretary
- Staff events at the Center and off-site as necessary
- Other duties may be assigned based on need and current projects
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.
Actively enrolled and in good standing as a fulltime student in a graduate degree program at Indiana University-Bloomington. Curriculum in programming development, assessment, and community outreach is preferred.
One year of experience with programming, event planning and community outreach.
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 Native American/Indigenous cultures
- Knowledge of common computer applications, including word processing, spreadsheet, data base, and presentation software
- Experience with common Adobe applications, including Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as experience with social networking applications.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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. The employee will be expected to work evening hours and work weekend events as needed.
- Applications may be submitted between 4/8/2019 to 4/19/2019
- Follow the link to IU Career Development Center:
https://iucd-csm.symplicity.com/sso/students/ then login with your IU username and search for “Programming and Educational Outreach Assistant, Graduate Assistant Work-Study” and complete the application including your resume and cover letter.
- Questions? Please contact the FNECC at 812-855-4814 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions
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.