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IAUNRC Accepting Applications for 2013-2014 Graduate Assistantships

We are now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 academic year.

The Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) employs three Graduate Assistants (GA) to assist in the Center's outreach activities and publicity efforts.  We are accepting applications through March 1, 2013.

In addition to a tuition waiver (12 credits per semester and 6 credits for summer), GAs receive a stipend of approximately $12,000 paid in ten installments during the academic year.  GAs are expected to work 20 hours per week.

To be eligible for the GA position applicants must be enrolled full-time in the College of Arts and Sciences or in a formal joint-degree program between the COAS and another school during the academic year.

The ideal candidates will be flexible, hard-working, with strong organizational skills and office-based work experience.  Familiarity with the peoples and regions of Central Eurasia is highly desirable. Competence with information technology is required, including familiarity with databases. Although each of the Center GAs holds primary responsibility for one area (Outreach, Web and Multimedia, Copywriter), we are searching for individuals who can assist in all three areas.

Outreach. One assistant will hold primary responsibility for the Center’s outreach efforts towards elementary/high schools, the general public, and the IU community.  Area expertise and excellent interpersonal skills are required; experience working with students of all ages is a plus. 

Web Design. This assistant will hold primary responsibility for maintaining the IAUNRC website at , and will also be responsible for maintaining the MS Access database of the Center’s substantial collection of cultural artifacts and multimedia resources.  Thus, at least one of our GAs must have significant expertise with information technology; preferably knowledge of HTML, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Flash, MySQL, Audacity (or other sound editing), and Access.

Copywriter / Videoconference specialist. This GA's responsibilities are split between providing copywriting and editing for IAUNRC website, publication, flyer, and other textual materials and overseeing the IAUNRC's videoconferencing outreach efforts.  Familiarity with a variety of publishing platforms, including web and print based, are highly desireable, and excellent writing and editing skills are a must.  Experience working with videoconference equipment a plus.

Please note that IAUNRC’s ability to fund the positions is contingent on receipt of necessary funding from the US Department of Education.

Application materials can be downloaded here.

Please direct any questions to Kasia Rydel-Johnston, IAUNRC Assistant Director: / 812-855-7319.