(IUB) University Graduate School GAship: Diversity Fellow, Data and Reporting

Graduate Assistant Opening for 2017-18 Academic Year

Position Title: 2017-2018 Diversity Fellow, Data and Reporting

Department: University Graduate School (UGS)

Position Description: Seeking two assistants for UGS Diversity Initiatives.  The Diversity and Inclusion team in the University Graduate School focuses on the recruitment and retention of underrepresented graduate students and works collaboratively with current faculty, staff and students to further their work. A good candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills and desire to provide support and assistance to people of diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and educational backgrounds.

Assistants will develop, coordinate, and implement programming for underrepresented graduate students; represent UGS at events, workshops, and program (e.g. serve on panels, give tours or meet one-to-one with prospective graduate students); assists in qualitative research project and development and distribution of educational materials (reports, presentations, etc.) related to UGS diversity efforts.

Requirements: Applicants must be full-time graduate students in a graduate program at IUB and, be in good academic standing. Preference will be given to graduate students who are involved in diversity-building activities and programming.

To apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume/CV electronically to biaevans@iu.edu with “Application for Diversity Fellow Graduate Assistant position” in the subject line.

  • In the cover letter (1 page maximum), specifically describe your academic training, professional experiences, and professional/personal commitment to promoting diversity at Indiana University.
  • In your resume or Curriculum Vitae, highlight relevant professional experiences and accomplishments.

*Applicants who advance in the selection process will be contacted for an interview.

Compensation:  The position, starting in Fall 2017, will have a .50% FTE (i.e., 20 hours per week) for the 2017-18 academic year and is eligible for student health insurance and fee remission. The salary will be $17,000.

Questions: If you have any questions regarding the Diversity Fellows Program, please feel free to contact Dr. Bianca Evans, Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion at biaevans@iu.edu.

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