Work-Study Student Event Assistant
Indiana University

Job Info



Department Information

The Student Involvement and Leadership Center (SILC) supports co-curricular life at Indiana University Bloomington. With that in mind, the SILC staff's principal responsibility is to advise, mentor, and prepare students (Indiana Memorial Union Board, student employees, etc.) to be responsible leaders in the execution of their obligations to the IMU and the university. The initiation and execution of co-curricular programs and services that support students, employees, alumni and university guests is a vital component of the SILC office.

Job Summary

Six day of event staff members will support the Program Managers and the objective of IMU Programs. Event Assistants would be responsible for managing activity areas throughout the union, adhering to safety measures and activity guidelines posed by the Program Managers, and complying with emergency response plans. As a member of a team, staffers must be willing to work alongside multiple campus departments, resources, and employees. As a member of a team, this position may collect entertainment resources, decorate the IMU, staff information tables, and be present at programs including the weekly Late Nite series, Film Series, Lotus in the Meadow, IU Day, and other IMU related activities and events.

The Event Assistants report to two Program Managers who plan and implement the Late Nite series and other events. Event Assistants are expected to attend 30 minute bi-weekly staff meetings to learn about the upcoming programs. Event Assistants will also attend a semester evaluation with the Program Coordinator.

Required Qualifications

Currently enrolled as an IU student.

Excellent interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information, and ability to interact with a diverse population.

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with the campus and Indiana Memorial Union in order to give directions.

Working Conditions / Demands

Some moving, lifting, and flexibility to work a range of activities is required. Other duties as assigned.

Work Location

Indiana Memorial Union Room L015

900 E 7th Street

Bloomington, Indiana


Job Classification

Salary Plan: WSU

Salary Grade: WSU

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Work-Study Undergrad

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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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 without regard to 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 .

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