TA159335- Fall 2020-UNIV*2010*01 Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Oppression

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Dean's Office - COA
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: 
Yes
Course Details
Course Number: 
UNIV*2010*01
Course Name: 
Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Oppression
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
Other
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This course engages students in an introductory discussion of anti-discrimination and anti-oppression principles. Students will be introduced to the historical and lived realities of discrimination that equity-seeking groups have encountered and continue to encounter in Canadian society. In so doing, the course explores social, philosophical, and legal responses to discrimination. Students will also consider social theories of anti-oppression, established principles of intersectional allyship, and strategies to foster and support inclusive spaces. When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that the course is being delivered in REMOTE format. Candidate will be required to work remotely, primarily via the University's CourseLink system during regular University instructional hours (8:30am to 10:00pm EST) as required. This contract will begin on August 24 and end December 24 2020. You will be paid for 140 hours of work over this period, of which between 8 and 15 paid hours will be for additional training to help you prepare for the mode of delivery of the course for which you will be TAing. This additional training will be specified by your supervisor, and may include online training modules as well as online college or departmental orientations. Additional hours will likely be available during the course of this work assignment. Details will be communicated to you by your supervisor.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
100
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: 
Yes
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
1
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
1
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Attending Lectures
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Meetings
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
The above will be determined at meeting with the instructor.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Graduate level study in areas related to equity, diversity, inclusion, and/or human rights.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Lecture times: Tuesday, Thursday 2:30PM - 3:50PM
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 8, 2020 to December 24, 2020
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA $42.52/hr; $5954.98/semester effective 2019/20
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Thursday, August 13, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
artsada@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Office of Diversity and Human Rights (jpazzano@uoguelph.ca)

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. For more information, the Office of Diversity and Human Rights (DHR) is a welcoming, safe and confidential one-stop shop for information, training and support on issues relating to diversity and human rights on our campus.

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 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca).