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TA161354- Fall 2020-DTM*1300 Turf Soil Principles
Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit:
GTA, Unit 1
Semester(s) of Assignment(s):
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period:
Turf Soil Principles
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:
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described:
Conducting course evaluations in courses other than the one in which you are a graduate Teaching Assistant.
In depth knowledge of soil science and turf management including soil physical properties, chemical properties and soil water. Knowledge of and experience in the golf course industry is required. Excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills and experience leading discussion groups is required. Must be available Monday from 1:30-3:30 to conduct the lab.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required:
Laboratory times are Tuesday 2:30-4:20 and Wednesday 2:30-4:20
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date):
September 1, 2020
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:
Hiring Contact Information:
Stephen Fleischauer is the coordinator of this course.
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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.