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Indiana University Bloomington

Teaching Opportunities

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 (move-in required two weeks before classes start)
  • 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 the fall semester
  • 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 the fall semester
  • Charisma and ability to engage an audience


  • A $650 stipend per Q199 section taught
  • Early move-in to the Global Village at no cost (two weeks before classes start)
  • 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

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.

 Call for Spring 2017 Course Proposal: Application Information - (deadline March 20, 2016)