The primary role of the Graduate Assistant, LGBTQ+ Culture Center includes advising student groups, developing outreach programs and representing the office at campus and community meetings and resource fairs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with student groups, providing facilitator training and monthly information sessions for all LGBTQ+ groups associated with the LGBTQ+ Center.
Initiate new advocacy / support groups as interest is expressed.
Develop a monthly Queer speaker series.
Assist office staff with ally training for faculty and staff, as requested.
Represent office at various resource fairs.
Attend at least one meeting of the LGBTQ+ Alumni Association.
Participate in periodic classes involving LGBTQ+ perspectives.
Attend Advisory Board meetings and collaborate with Board members in taking on new outreach opportunities.
Assist Office Director as special projects / programs arise.
Full-time IU Bloomington graduate student and two years of experience in diversity, social justice, and/or LGBTQ+ support services.
Ability to 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 qualification for Work Study funding.
Proficient in use of technology including databases, spreadsheets, word processing, and presentation software. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with a wide range of people. Excellent planning, organizational, and project management skills. Ability to work independently (self-motivated) and as a member of a team.
Experience in facilitating small groups, event planning, and/or public relations.
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 is expected to work evening hours and work weekend events as needed.
$10,000.00 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, 2020 through July 31, 2021.
Flexible hours between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, with evening and weekend hours as projects unfold.
Salary Plan: HS
Salary Grade: HS
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.