Graduate student applicants must qualify for Federal Student Aid. Applicants must complete and submit a 2020 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, 2020 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, 2020, 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.
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 qualified for work-study funding.
MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS (BL-MULT-IUBLA)
First Nations Educational & Cultural Center, BL-MULT
Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs
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. 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 candidate, there may also be additional project assignments.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
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 Native American 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 and programs.
Contact potential co-sponsors for programs in consultation with Director/Native Education and Programs Assistant.
Staff events at the Center and off-site as necessary.
Other duties may be assigned based on need and current projects.
Currently enrolled and in good standing as a full-time graduate student at Indiana University-Bloomington, and one year of experience with programming, event planning and community outreach.
Self-motivated and ability to work well in a team environment. Interpersonal skills, with ability 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, database, and presentation software. Experience with common Adobe applications, including Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as experience with social networking applications. Excellent ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with a wide diversity of individuals and groups.
Curriculum in programming development, assessment, and community outreach.
Working Conditions / Demands
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.
$5,000 stipend disbursed in 5 monthly payments, an 18 credit hour fee remission with a maximum of 12 credit hours per semester and 6 credit hours during the summer, and health insurance coverage for one year.
Academic Year: 2020-2021, spring semester, 5-month academic appointment.
20 hours per week, 50 percent full-time, Monday through Friday and some weekends. Flexible evening hours.
Salary Plan: HS
Salary Grade: HS
Job Function: Student Temporary
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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