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Hudson & Holland Scholars Program
Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs
The mission of the Hudson & Holland Scholars Program (HHSP) is to promote Indiana University's efforts to create a community of educational diversity and inclusion. The primary role of the HHSP STEM & Wellness Graduate Assistant (GA) is to support the Scholars Program by assisting both the HHSP STEM Coordinator and the HHSP Wellness & Retention Coordinator in the planning, promotion, and implementation of ongoing and newly developing programs and services for Hudson & Holland students. The Wellness component of the position is developed from the ongoing partnership with the Department of Applied Health Science within the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington.
Note: This is a 10-month Student Academic Appointment for Academic Year 2021-22.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Programming and Events:
Assists HHSP in the planning, design, and implementation of academic, career, and social programs and events related to STEM and the Wellness & Retention Program (W&R).
Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Wellness portion of the W&R program. This includes a variety of public health issues including but not limited to: stress management; goal setting; school-life balance; healthy relationships; nutrition and fitness, connecting to campus and community resources; college transition, and time management.
Serves as liaison between HHSP and the School of Public Health, as well as other partners not limited to units within the Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs (OVPDEMA), IU schools and programs, other academic institutions, and the community.
Collaborates, supports, participates, and assists in the administration of Hudson & Holland Scholars' academic, career, wellness, engagement, social programs, and events.
Develops communications and materials to promote programs, registers students for events, and tracks attendance.
Creates and disseminates assessment tools to measure efficacy of STEM and Wellness programming.
Creates and maintains accurate records and reports.
Performs other duties related to projects and programs, as assigned.
Academic Support and Information Management:
Recruits Hudson & Holland Peer Tutors and Peer Advisors and develops tutoring and advising schedules.
Compiles, updates, and disseminates tutoring and other academic resources offered by academic departments and other campus units.
Utilizes HHSP communications and BeInvolved to advertise and promote programs and services.
Compiles and updates information about STEM undergraduate research opportunities at IU and other institutions.
Compiles, organizes, and updates resources for students as undergraduates as well as in preparation for graduate/professional school.
Mentors students and serves as a resource for those interested in graduate /professional programs.
Informs students of OVPDEMA and other IU programs and events that support HHSP's initiatives.
In addition to the aforementioned duties and responsibilities, the HHSP STEM & Wellness GA may be assigned a special project as deemed necessary and appropriate by the STEM Coordinator & Advisor, Wellness & Retention Coordinator, Director, or Associate Director of the Hudson & Holland Scholars Program (HHSP). The HHSP STEM & Wellness GA may also choose to get involved in certain special projects. A specialized project may involve program development, technology, research, or other necessary projects based upon HHSP's needs and the HHSP STEM & Wellness GA's skills and experience. Some examples are leading focus groups, conducting surveys, serving on committees, assisting with various events, and assisting HHSP student organizations and service projects.
Accepted into Indiana University Bloomington in a graduate program with a minimum of 6 credit hours.
One year of experience in programming, event planning, project development, or working with undergraduate student populations.
Demonstrates high level of motivation, initiative, and follow through with minimal supervision. Organization skills with ability to multitask, prioritize, and complete tasks within tight timeframes. Ability to problem solve, apply good judgement, think creatively, and show attention to detail. Demonstrates strong communication and interpersonal skills with diverse populations. Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate with staff, faculty, and students. Demonstrates strong writing, editing, and research skills. Proficiency in Microsoft applications. Demonstrates strong leadership skills. Demonstrates academic excellence.
Preference is given to graduate students in the School of Public Health or those with a background in STEM.
Experience in graphic design, web design, or social media.
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 employment. The person in this role will be expected to work evening hours and work weekend events as needed.
The HHSP STEM & Wellness GA is expected to maintain timely attendance with assigned and agreed upon work schedules. The HHSP STEM & Wellness GA is also expected to maintain regular communication with the STEM Coordinator and the Wellness & Retention Coordinator, provide feedback and updates on projects, and will receive regular supervision from both Coordinators.
$18,000 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, 2021 through July 31, 2022.
Academic Year 2021-2022, 10-month academic appointment.
20 hours per week, 50 percent of Full Time Equivalent.
Work hours are flexible but are not to exceed 20 hours per week per Agreement for Student Academic Appointee. The HHSP STEM & Wellness GA can work anytime during 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. With management approval of schedule, the HHSP STEM & Wellness GA may be asked to work a modified schedule during some weeks (several evenings and weekends) to assist with HHSP programs and events as needed.
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.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm 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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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.