The Social Science Research Commons is looking for an hourly graduate student assistant to join our team for about 10 hours per week in Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. This position will provide general administrative assistance and support to the SSRC.
Main responsibilities will include:
- General administrative support, such as being on-hand to answer questions at our front desk
- General support for events in our space, including logistical and some basic technological support; some evening and weekend hours will be required (with advance notice)
- Assistance with data collection and data entry
Additional tasks, depending on the student's expertise and area of interest, could include:
- Basic data analysis
- Social media and marketing
- Assisting with research methods training
Current IU graduate students eligible to work up to 10 hours per week are invited to apply; students in the social sciences are preferred. This position requires good communication skills, excellent organization skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a small team. Physically, the position will require the ability to sit at a desk, as well as providing occasional assistance with furniture set-up for events.
Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database entry software is also required. Previous experience with Marketing Cloud, Qualtrics, Adobe Creative Suite (especially InDesign and/or Premiere), and/or the IU Web Content Management System would also be a plus.
Send an email to email@example.com to indicate your interest and tell us why you're interested in the position. Please include information about your availability for Fall 2019, including for evenings and weekends, and your expertise and interests related to the responsibilities and requirements for the position. Please also include 1-2 references that can speak to your skills in these areas, and attach a CV or resume. We will begin reviewing applications on Friday, September 6th, but will continue accepting applications after that until the position is filled. We look forward to hearing from you!