TA161054- Fall 2020-EDRD*3050 Agricultural Communication

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Env. Design and Rural Dev.
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: 
Some
Course Details
Course Number: 
EDRD*3050
Course Name: 
Agricultural Communication
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
30
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: 
No
Number of Available 0.5 (70 hour) Work Assignments: 
1
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
1
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Preparation
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Meetings
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING FALL 2020 WORK ASSIGNMENTS AND COURSE DELIVERY: When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that although this course is listed as In-Class, the course is being delivered in an Alternative Delivery Synchronous format. The successful candidate will be required to work in accordance to the University's policies re: COVID-19, and for this specific course, can work remotely (no face-to-face requirements), primarily via the University’s CourseLink system, during regular University instructional hours (8:30 AM to 10:00 PM EST).
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
The candidate must be a graduate student in a related field with experience in communications (ie. communications, journalism, extension, public relations). Additionally, the candidate must have experience with teaching, including grading and offering useful feedback to students. Initiative, the ability to address issues as they arise, and problem-solving skills are required. A background in agriculture will be considered an asset.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Tuesday 11:30-14:30
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 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): 
Friday, August 21, 2020
Posting Email Contact: 
edrdpost@uoguelph.ca
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: mccrearj@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.