The mission of the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands is to partner with recreation, park and public land organizations in order to enhance access, choice, and quality of natural, cultural, and recreational experiences for all people. In accomplishing this, the Institute advances knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of the increasingly complex and interconnected nature of parks, health, recreation, public land and protected areas.
At the Eppley Institute, we are dedicated to meeting the needs of park, recreation, public health, and public land organizations. Our strategic foundation enables us to successfully provide high quality, practical services that meet each partner's individual needs.
The Eppley Institute for Parks & Public Lands offers hourly employment opportunities to Indiana University students and members of the community. This is an opportunity for hands-on experience with the Eppley Institute and its partners. The position focuses on research and online course development pertaining to communication skills and techniques for public agency communicators and their partners. Responsible for working with Project Managers to develop instructional design and research content for courses, with the potential of contributing to developing online course content.
Duration: January - May 2020 (with the possibility for extension).
Familiarity with online research, including literature reviews. Analytical writing abilities. Ability to be a self-starter and take initiative. Ability to work well with others at all organizational levels in the Institute. Good organizational skills and the ability to manage a variety of tasks in a timely manner.
Higher education degree or in the process of seeking a graduate degree. Degree or work experience in communications, parks and recreation, adult education / instructional design, or a social sciences discipline.
The hours are flexible, with a commitment of up to 20 hours per week.
Salary Plan: HR
Salary Grade: HR
Job Function: Temporary Hourly
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm 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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