SL219910-Fall 2022-LARC*3440 Landscape Construction and Documentation

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
School of Env. Design and Rural Dev.
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2022
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Landscape Construction and Documentation
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
TA Coordination Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Supervising Field Trips
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Includes responsibilities and duties that will ensures the student: 1. becomes knowledgeable and competent with regard to the technical design process which occurs after preliminary designs have been approved; 2. demonstrates proficiency in the execution of site construction drawings; 3. augments and refines technical skills and knowledge previously covered in associated landscape construction-content courses (LARC 3430, 2420, and 2410); 4. communicates an understanding of the interrelationships and direct associations between design and construction; 5. develops an understanding of project specifications, and budget estimating; 6. further develops AutoCAD skills for the purpose of employing this technology in the technical design process; and 7. is prepared for professional practice.
Required Qualifications
Masters related to field
BLA or MLA with significant (+10yrs) professional practice experience related to design; registered Landscape Architect.
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Proven teaching ability; experience in teaching foundational design courses; experience with student critiques. The successful candidate must demonstrate competence, skills, and capability to teach the following: (1) Technical Design as applicable to Landscape Architecture (e.g., green infrastructure/ SWM utility design standards, accessibility/barrier-free standards, standards and detailing for pavements, lighting, planting and site furnishings, and the latest editions of the Canadian Landscape Standard, Ontario Building code, AODA, etc.); (2) Production of Construction Documentation (plan drawings, section/elevation drawings, specifications and budgets for site preparation, layout, grading, planting direction); (3) Documents for Tendering & Contract Awarding; (4) Techniques related to Project Management & Contract Administration.
Preferred Qualifications
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
MLA or BLA with related Master's degree preferred. Membership with OALA or other component association of the CSLA an asset.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
LEC Mon/Wed 13:30-14:20, LAB Mon/Wed 14:30-16:20
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2022 to December 23, 2022
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $7,758.48 (effective 2022/23)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Monday, July 4, 2022
Posting Email Contact:
Hiring Contact Information: 
Jennifer McCreary - Administrative Officer, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Address: 102A Landscape Architecture Building, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 - Phone: (519) 824-4120 x53353 - Email:

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