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July 21, 2010

Indiana University East Asian Studies Center outreach coordinator position opening

The East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University announces a position opening for an outreach coordinator. Please see the job description and qualifications below. This is a full-time professional staff position with benefits. Applications must be submitted through the Indiana University Online Application (OLA) system. To access the job announcement in OLA, please follow the steps below:

Go to http://www.jobs.indiana.edu/ .
Click on “University OLA” on the left.
Click on “Browse Jobs” at the top.
Select “Bloomington” for Location, and click on “Search.”
Scroll down to position number 2132, Outreach Coordinator

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Outreach Coordinator
Job Description: Plans, coordinates, and implements East Asian Studies Center’s (EASC) K-12 and general public outreach programs in compliance with IU, Center, federal, and private foundation policies and procedures. Manages the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) K-12 teacher professional development program, which includes overseeing Teaching about Asia seminars for K-12 teachers throughout the Midwest and South and a national, weeklong Teaching East Asian Literature in the High School workshop each summer. Hires, trains, and supervises the three-member outreach staff; establishes procedures within the outreach programs; directs budgets and prepares expenditure reports; writes performance reports; collaborates with external organizations, external partners, and internal partners; coordinates EASC’s volunteer program for local outreach activities; edits a biannual newsletter for K-12 educators; and represents the Center at national workshops and conferences. This position is grant-funded.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in a field with an East Asian focus and working knowledge of an East Asian language; two years of international experience, including residence or extended travel overseas; and at three years of administrative experience, including event planning and preparing budget and financial reports required. Strong writing skills and the ability to work cooperatively with diverse actors both in and beyond the university, including Center faculty and staff, K-12 educators, and representatives of government agencies and private foundations needed.

Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.

Posted by zzhu at July 21, 2010 11:29 AM