Want to gain valuable teaching experience at the Global Village? We offer teaching opportunities for both undergraduates (as Q Facilitators) and graduate students (as Associate Instructors). The following job descriptions will tell you a little more about each position, the qualifications, benefits, and how to apply.
Undergraduate Students – Q Facilitator
- Applicant must have successfully completed a Q 199 course at the Global Village Living-Learning Center
- Attend trainings during GV Welcome Week (early move-in required on Sunday, August 12, 2012)
- Assist at all GV Welcome Week events
- Facilitate Q199, a 1-credit course at the Global Village Living-Learning Center.
- Prepare weekly lessons based on the Q199 course syllabus
- Be responsible for all grading and class management
- Attend weekly Q199 Instructor meetings during Fall 2012
- Create a community for new and returning students living at the Global Village
- Be professional: able to respect confidentiality, handle classroom conflicts in a professional manner, and be available to assist students during and outside of class.
Preferred Qualifications (not required):
- Experience teaching, leading discussions, and/or facilitating groups (summer camps, youth groups, club leadership, etc.)
- Strong interest in international affairs, globalization, and world politics
- Residence within the Global Village during Fall 2012
- Charisma and ability to engage an audience
- A $400 stipend per Q199 section taught
- Early move-in to the Global Village at no cost (Sunday, August 12, 2012)
- Excellent leadership opportunity and another impressive line for the resume
- A fun, challenging, and enlightening experience
How to Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume and application by e-mail to Vera Marinova at vmarinovindiana.edu.
Graduate Students – Associate Instructors
Indiana University’s Global Village Living-Learning Center is seeking faculty and advanced graduate students to submit proposals for courses. Proposed courses must consider contemporary global topics or issues using a multidisciplinary approach. Recent Global Village courses include:
- Global Celebrations
- Diseases that Changed the World: How Epidemics Impact Society
- Guitar Culture Around the World
- International Drug Control Policy
- Human Rights, Truths, and Justice
- Manifestos: Persuading Unbelievers and Inciting Revolutions
- Protest, Violence, and Revolution in Afghanistan and Central Asia
- Global Media, Consumerism, and Commercial Nation Making
All seminars earn students 3 credits toward graduation, carry distribution credit (CASE A&H or CASE S&H), are limited to a maximum of 20 students, and are open to all IU undergraduates. Classes meet in the classrooms of the Global Village in Foster-Martin, which are equipped with a television with VHS and DVD, a computer, video projector, a standard overhead projector, multiple chalkboards and wireless access. The Global Village offers full administrative support as well. Instructors are compensated on a per course basis; instructor perks include fee remission, health insurance, a parking pass and meal points for dining with students.
If you have any questions about the Global Village or our teaching opportunities, please feel free to contact us at 812-855-4552.