Job Openings

Graduate Instructor Position

 

The I CAN PERSIST STEM Initiative has an opening for a part-time graduate instructor to facilitate weekly 75-minute undergraduate seminars in Spring 2020. We seek an equity-minded, motivated individual who shares our mission to support STEM persistence among women of color enrolled at IU.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with members of the ICP teaching team to design, plan, and implement Spring curriculum

  • Foster community, group cohesion, and belongingness among ICP scholars

  • Cultivate an environment that supports multidisciplinary engagement and exploration of complex problems that connect STEM and justice (e.g., environmental injustices)

  • Provide support for ICP scholars to design, plan, and implement STEM communication, teaching, and outreach activities

  • Attend weekly 1-hour leadership meetings with the ICP Team (director, instructors, and coordinators)

  • Attend additional program activities (e.g., monthly Empowerment luncheons)

 

Ideal qualifications and skills

  • Strong collaboration, communication, and leadership skills

  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in STEM

  • Experience with or interest in developing culturally responsive teaching and mentoring

  • Flexibility and openness to learning

  • Current graduate student at Indiana University, Bloomington

 

The part-time graduate instructor position is a one-semester (16 weeks) appointment starting Spring 2020, with the possibility of reappointment for the next academic year. Compensation includes $15 per hour for 5-7 hours/week. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel (kgwilkin@indiana.edu) by Friday, January 3rd. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply early!

Well-Being Consultant Position

 

The I CAN PERSIST STEM Initiative has an opening for a Well-Being Consultant for Spring 2020. We seek a culturally responsive graduate student in counseling who is committed to supporting the wellbeing of women from Black, Latinx, Asian, Indigenous, and Multiracial decent.

 

Job Description:

The ICP Well-Being Consultant is integral to supporting our students’ holistic wellbeing. Specifically, the consultants aid in addressing challenges related to academic, social, familial, relationships, and motivational concerns. They also assist in processing marginalizing experiences related to students’ intersecting social identities. Lastly, ICP Well-Being Consultants support students’ acquisition of important tools and strategies to promote thriving.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual support to 6-8 ICP graduate and undergraduate students through monthly 30-minute well-being check-ins

  • Co-facilitate bi-weekly 90-minute (i.e., intentional spaces where ICP students can gain support and validation from other women of color in STEM)

  • Attend weekly 1-hour group supervision meetings

  • Attend weekly 1-hour leadership meetings with the ICP Team (director, instructors, and coordinators)

 

Benefits:

  • Increased clinical skills (i.e., mental health consultation skills, group counseling skills)

  • Opportunity to work with students from diverse racial/ethnic backgrounds

  • Direct outreach hours that can be put towards APPIC Internship

  • Get firsthand experience applying counseling skills to interdisciplinary initiatives that go beyond individual counseling in a therapy office

  • Apply social justice and advocacy skills to counter marginalizing experiences among women of color

 

Qualifications:

The ideal applicant is an advanced graduate student with a minimum of one-year clinical experience providing individual and group therapy. Both Masters and Doctoral students are welcomed to apply.

 

The ICP Well-Being Consultant position is a one-semester appointment starting Spring 2020, with the possibility of reappointment for the next academic year. The compensation is $15 per hour for 5-7 hours/week. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Dr. Kerrie Wilkins-Yel (kgwilkin@indiana.edu) by Friday, January 3rd. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage you to apply early!