TA183291- Summer 2021-CIS*1050*DE Web Design and Development

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
UTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Computer Science
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Summer 2021
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: 
Web Design and Development
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
Due to the dynamic nature of the response to the novel coronavirus moving into the upcoming semester, the following additional requirements and information are imposed: * Location/Availability: Work location will vary based on current guidance. Applicants should indicate their availability for each scenario, if possible. * Candidates will be required to work remotely, primarily via the University’s CourseLink system, during regular University instructional hours (8:30 AM to 10:00 PM EST), or as required specifically by the teaching duties imposed. It is anticipated that the required work hours will be centred around North American timezones.
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
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Invigilating Exams
Required Qualifications: 
• As per the Collective Agreement, must be enrolled as a student in the Summer 2021 semester. • Must be available to support scheduled office hours throughout the entire semester. Office hours will be provided to students online. • Must have excellent writing skills and be able to effectively critique student assignments in writing. • The ability to communicate advanced programming concepts to students effectively, both verbally and in writing. • Considerable experience writing code using HTML and CSS. • Knowledge of principles of design, with respect to webpage design. • Ability to answer student queries, and manage an online forum. • Ability to grade assignments, and use online Courselink rubrics.
Preferred Qualifications: 
• Some experience creating websites, either in HTML/CSS, or content management systems such as Wordpress.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Times required are anticipated to be primarily be centred around North American standard timezones when students are most active. This applies to other student-TA interactions, such as office hours, coordinating with the instructor, etc.; however, times will vary based on student activity.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
May 11, 2021 to August 27, 2021
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
UTA $27.01/hr effective 2020/21
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Monday, March 1, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Joshua Lange Instructional Support Coordinator jlange@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).