Diversity Education and Cross-Cultural Engagement, UA-DDET, within the Office of the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs.
The Diversity Education and Cross-Cultural Engagement Assistant, a Graduate Student, provides assistance to the AVP of Diversity Education and Cross-Cultural Engagement by researching current articles, events, education materials, documents, and news related to today's diversity education and engagement needs. Assists with the assessment, creation, implementation, and delivery of diversity training for faculty, staff, students, management, and others virtually and face to face university wide. Assists with logistics and responds to inquiries as appropriate.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Research articles, movies, events, books, education materials, documents and news related to social justice, diversity, inclusion, education, engagement, cultures, and others.
Assist AVP by providing insight into pop/contemporary culture to best relate to training session participants, management, faculty, staff, students, and other customers.
Assist AVP with the development of workshop content and preparation of events pertaining to diversity education and cultural engagement.
Assist AVP in assessing and developing content for the diversity education needs of individual IU departments, units, and community organizations.
Collaborate with OVPDEMA Culture Centers and ensure cross functional issues, concerns, and challenges are inclusive in the department's educational training and development.
Assist with logistics and implementation of diversity education and inclusion workshops, presentations and events.
Facilitate or co-facilitate diversity education, training, and cultural engagement processes.
Assist with collection, analysis, evaluation, and reporting of program assessments.
Assist with social media campaigns and interface with OVPDEMA Marketing staff.
Attend meetings on behalf of the AVP.
Represent the department in a professional and courteous manner.
Bachelor's degree and currently enrolled in a graduate program at IU Bloomington with a minimum of 6 credit hours or in G901 and in good standing, and one year of experience in each of the following areas: student organization leadership; presentation deliveries to large and diverse groups, and the public; and facilitation and participation in diversity programming. One year of experience in cross-cultural communication.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Excellent planning and organizational skills. Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills with a customer service orientation. Public speaking skills. Excellent writing, proofing, and editing skills. Facilitation and training delivery skills. Knowledge about current trends related to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Knowledge of diversity, inclusion, and engagement processes. Cultural competency. Ability to research, assess, and problem solve issues and concerns, logistics, customer needs, face to face and virtual training factors. Sound judgement and decision making skills. Ability to function well in a diverse work and service environment among colleagues and others from diverse cultural and identity groups and from diverse job positions. Solid command of basic desktop computer skills. Practical application and experience with databases, spreadsheets, word processing, presentation software, and Zoom. Ability to remote work and office work in accordance with university safety provisions while under COVID-19 restrictions, during and after. Availability for travel within and across university campuses as well as within Indiana and across the states when needed.
Working Conditions / Demands
Must be able to work independently and in an office and/or remotely. Must observe and comply with the University's COVID-19 health and safety requirements and OVPDEMA guidelines. There may be office work requirements during COVID-19. Upon conclusion of COVID-19, office work may or may not predominately prevail.
The graduate student employee must comply with academic guidelines of 30 hours weekly maximum of work engagement across all positions of employment held with Indiana University.
Stipend of $11,723 paid in 12 monthly installments, and one year of paid Health Insurance.
2 month, 37.5% or 15 hours per week academic appointment.
15 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Flexible work shift with some weekend work required.
Schedule of hours is approved by the AVP, recognizing no work is assigned during scheduled classes. The academic appointed graduate student will ensure no work is performed during their class scheduled time whether their class is in session or cancelled. The AVP and student will comply with academic graduate student maximum of no more than 30 hours of work across all employment held within Indiana University.
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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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.