TA203605- Winter 2022-GSA SETS Ensemble Project and Theatre Workshop Classroom Merger and Full Production

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): 
Winter 2022
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 SETS
Course Name: 
Ensemble Project and Theatre Workshop Classroom Merger and Full Production
Course Format: 
N/A
Course Description: 
Other
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This GSA position will support the instructors of THST 4280 Ensemble Project and THST 2190 Theatre Workshop II in the Winter Term of 2022. These instructors are Peter Kuling, Chris Clifford, and Yvan Castonguay. IMPORTANT NOTE: U of G will progress its return to more conventional course delivery and offer in-person instruction for most courses in Winter 2022 in line with the Provost’s letter of Oct 18, 2021(https://news.uoguelph.ca/2021/10/update-on-plans-for-winter-2022-semester/). Compliance with the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/staff-faculty-hr-policies-support-staff/713-covid-19-vaccination-policy) will continue to be required.
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: 
1
Total Number (Load) of Assignment(s) Available: 
1
Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Preparation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Meetings
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
The GSA will help with scheduling students in THST 2190 through various set groups to complete various 2-week training modules across technical theatre, costume / art direction / design basics, as well as stage / production management. For THST 4280 the GSA will help coordinate scheduling for the 4th year students in different areas of Massey Hall as well as help secure permissions, handle PR for the upcoming production, and moderate the Ensemble Discord channels to keep all students working towards the final show in late March. This position will also come with some light mentorship of our theatre production students, so some basic skills with technical and design-based theatre would be an asset.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
Applicant must be enrolled as an MA or PhD student in SETS. This position will also come with some light mentorship of our theatre production students, so some basic skills with technical and design-based theatre would be an asset.
Preferred Qualifications: 
MA or PhD in ENGL/THST/LSTS/IMPR.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
N/A
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 10, 2022 to April 8, 2022
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): 
Friday, November 26, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
setspost@uoguelph.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Olga Petrik, SETS Administrative Assistant at petriko@uougelph.ca

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