Employer: Center for the Study of the Middle East
Compensation: $20/hour, 8 hours/week
Project length: approximately 25 weeks, starting October 3, 2022
Qualifications: Graduate Student at Indiana University Bloomington
Work location: Global and International Studies Building, IU Bloomington
Project Description: The Center for the Study of the Middle East (CSME) and the Center for the Study of Global Change (CGC) are hiring a program manager to assist with implementing a grant from Interfaith America (IA) for the project “Intercultural/Interfaith Conversations: Broadening Horizons at IU.” IA provides grant funding to projects that encourage dialogue and understanding between different religious traditions. The CSME and CGC Interfaith America grant proposes a series of events on the IU Bloomington campus in which representatives of different faiths will answer questions and engage in conversation with students and other members of the university community. In the spring of 2023, an Intercultural Competency workshop will be held with an invited expert to facilitate participants’ ability to engage in and promote interfaith understanding.
Position Responsibilities: The Interfaith America Program Assistant will help the project leaders in the implementation of the project. They will identify and reserve locations/venues for on-campus discussions and for the workshop; recruit graduate students and others from various faith traditions; organize and oversee grant events; provide website maintenance; engage on social media; assist with evaluation and grant-reporting duties.
Skills: excellent communication skills; highly organized; broad-minded interest in diverse religious perspectives; ability to be creative, energetic, and self-leading; ability to work in a team setting; ability to work with multiple stakeholders.
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 based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on 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.
Application deadline: September 22 or until position is filled
Please submit applications to: Carl Pearson, email@example.com. Please include a cover letter and CV in your application.