TA160835- Fall 2020-ENGG*1000 Educational Technology GSA

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GSA-1, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Engineering
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: 
Educational Technology GSA
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
Applicants may be invited to an interview. Applicants are encouraged to provide contact information for a least two references as additional evidence of qualifications. When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that it will be necessary to be on campus to fulfill some of the job responsibilities. These individuals support both instructors and learners with educational technology to enhance engagement and achieve objectives of courses and co-curricular activities.
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: 
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Consultation with Instructors Supporting Development of Course Content for Remote Delivery Email Correspondence with Students Regarding Educational Technologies Monitoring Student Engagement Supporting Remote Delivery of Lectures/Labs/Seminars Supporting Development and Delivery of Co-curricular Activities
Required Qualifications: 
The successful candidate will have: • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills • An enthusiastic attitude towards creating an inclusive and engaging learning environment • Demonstrated competence with the main educational technologies employed by instructors (e.g. Courselink and embedded tools for remote delivery, Zoom, Teams)
Preferred Qualifications: 
Candidates meeting the required qualifications will be evaluated on the following criteria: • Interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills • Knowledge of instructional approaches to enhance student engagement • Proficiency with educational technologies
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
To be determined
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): 
GSA 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): 
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Paula Newton pnewton@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.