TA185323- Summer 2021-GSA-1 SETS Writing Supports

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GSA-1, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of English and Theatre Studies
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: 
Yes
Course Details
Course Number: 
GSA-1
Course Name: 
SETS Writing Supports
Course Format: 
N/A
Course Description: 
Other
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This position, open to a student in a SETS MA or PhD program, will assist the Director in developing activities, workshops, and resources for a writing support services within SETS.Tasks will include assisting the Director and Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinators in developing a Writing Support Program,consulting with faculty and students about writing resources and supports, developing a roster of activities and workshops targeted at undergraduate students in SETS, and promoting writing supports services. Required skills: strong organizational aptitude, attention to detail, meeting deadlines and timelines, and creativity. Reports to the Director.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
N/A
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: 
0
Number of Available 0.75 (105 hour) Work Assignments: 
0
Number of Available Full 1.0 (140 hour) Work Assignments: 
5
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
5
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Preparation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Meetings
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Tasks will include assisting the Director and Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinators in developing a Writing Support Program,consulting with faculty and students about writing resources and supports, developing a roster of activities and workshops targeted at undergraduate students in SETS, and promoting writing supports services.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Required skills: strong organizational aptitude, attention to detail, meeting deadlines and timelines, and creativity. Reports to the Director.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
approx 10 hours per week during the period May 11 to Aug 27, 2021; discuss and arrange with supervisor
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): 
GSA $42.73/hr; $5984.76/semester effective 2020/21
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
setspost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
Please submit all applications via this website to Dr. Jade Ferguson, Acting Director, SETS If you have any questions, please contact: Olga Petrik, Administrative Assistant, SETS, petriko@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).