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Community Engagement Assistant (Part-Time)

Marian University of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN

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Four-Year Institution

Position Title:

Community Engagement Assistant (Part-Time)

Job Description:

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University invites applications for the position of Community Engagement Assistant (Part-Time). Through funding from the Arthritis Foundation, the Community Engagement Assistant will carry out research and project support in the Marian University Bone & Muscle Research Group (BMRG). This position is part-time and will be compensated by hourly wage. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
  • Provide staffing for informational booths and represent the MBRG and Arthritis Foundation at selected worksites & community wellness expos in Central Indiana (maximum distance of up to 100 miles from Marian University campus).
  • Meet with the project team on a regular basis to plan and promote opportunities for the Live Yes! Toolkit educational series and INSIGHTS survey.
  • Assist with the promotion and cultivating relationships with underserves populations and the organizations that serve them to increase community resource referrals and Live Yes! Toolkit workshop attendance and participation in the INSIGHTS survey.
  • Assist with promotion and cultivating relationships with healthcare providers and others who provide services to arthritis patients to encourage them to get involved with the Live Yes and participate in the INSIGHTS survey.
  • Other duties in support of the collaboration between the BMRG and Arthritis Foundation may be assigned.

University Expectations:

  • Adheres to Marian University’s policy and procedures.
  • Shows courtesy and respect in interactions with fellow employees, student subordinates, and supervisors.
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Assists in establishing department measurements that align and support the accomplishment of the University’s strategic goals.


Required Qualifications:

Educational Requirements and Qualifications:


  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills – must be able to work unsupervised
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Word and Excel
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:

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