Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC) Graduate Work Study Assistantship Program

 Position: Academic Year, Graduate Work Study Appointment, and summer hours (.5 FTE = 20 hours/week)

 Duration: Fall 2016; Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 (at least 75 hours)

 Position Open to: all full-time IUB graduate students who are graduate work study eligible

 Remuneration: $10,000 stipend, subsidized student health insurance, and summer hours at no less than $10/hour

 Sponsoring Units: Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center and OVPDEMA

 Application Deadline: Friday, June 3, 2016

Qualifications: The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and work well in a close team environment; possess event planning and administrative experience including collaborating with university, student organizations and community groups; have familiarity with Black culture; knowledge of common office applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel as well as social networking applications; excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be enrolled full time as an IUB graduate or professional student and have graduate work-study eligibility for the period of the appointment. NOTE: The NMBCC Graduate Assistant may not concurrently hold positions as Associate Instructors, Graduate/Research Assistants, or be committed to other full- or halftime work.

 Job Description: Under limited supervision, the NMBCC Graduate Assistant position performs a variety of tasks related to the successful completion of the daily duties for Marcellus Neal and Frances Marshall Black Culture Center. Graduate Assistant is responsible for staffing the center during the evening office hours as well as providing administrative, programming, supervisory, and other assistance to the director. Experience with technology and creating and managing databases is needed. Depending on the qualifications and interests of the applicant, he/she may also have additional project assignments.



  • Staff NMBCC in evenings
  • Assist in supervising undergraduate staff of NMBCC
  • Help with special programs in evenings and weekends as needed
  • Serve as a liaison, resource and support to IUB Black students and Black student organizations
  • Assist the director and full time staff person as needed



  • Oversee the planning and facilitate monthly Black student leaders meetings
  • Assist in planning and executing NMBCC programs, workshops or speakers as needed
  • Organize volunteers for NMBCC programs
  • Contact potential co-sponsors for programs in consultation with director
  • Staff events at the center and off-site


And other duties as assigned based on need and current projects.


About the Marcellus Neal and Frances Marshall Black Culture Center (NMBCC): In cooperation with university partners, the center contributes to the educational, cultural, and psycho-social development of students in the context of racial and ethnic social justice. In addition, it provides resources, educational support, and community outreach activities to IUB faculty, staff, prospective students, and Bloomington residents.


The NMBCC sponsors and co-sponsors various educational and cultural events throughout the year at the center and elsewhere. The programs center around four (4) areas: academic success, student services, community, and recruitment and retention.


To apply, email the following items: (1) letter of application; (2) resume/C.V. with two references; and (3) 2016-17 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Student Aid Report (SAR) to : Monica Green, Director, Neal-Marshall Black Cultural Center at no later than Friday, June 3, 2016



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