TA157865- Fall 2020-DTM*3000 Turf Management II

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Plant Agriculture
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2020
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Turf Management II
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
Level of Appointment for GTA, GSA-1 UTA(s)
The following is an estimate of number and levels of available appointments at the time of posting. This may change (increase or decrease) at the time of assignment contingent on departmental needs.
This Posting includes Multiple Work Assignments: 
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Supervising Field Trips
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
The student will be responsible for face to face delivery of lab activities and assuring that proper safety protocols are being adhered to. The student will also manage tutorials where the students are present face to face and the instructor is remotely engaging. The student will monitor and respond on online formats such as discussion boards. Conducting Course Evaluations in a course other than the one in which you are a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Post and manage courselink.
Required Qualifications: 
Experience working with turfgrass ID, weeds, fertilizers. Experience with plant/agronomic/horticultural management through course work, work experience, or research.
Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience with distance and online education. Work experience in turfgrass management. In addition, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are required, as well as excellent verbal and written skills in English.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
LEC Tuesday/Thursday 03:30PM - 04:50PM (Alternate Delivery) LAB Monday 02:30PM - 04:20PM (Cross listed course HORT2450) LAB Tueday 10:30AM - 12:20PM LAB Friday 08:30AM - 10:20AM
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 1, 2020 to December 24, 2020
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA MIN. $42.31/hr (pending collective bargaining; effective 2019/20)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Dr. Eric Lyons is the instructor of the course This course is cross listed with HORT*32450

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Teaching Assistant work assignments are unionized with CUPE 3913 and their terms and conditions of work are covered by the Unit 1 Collective Agreement between the University and CUPE 3913.