TA204554- Winter 2022-EDRD*1400*01 Introduction to Design

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): 
Winter 2022
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*1400*01
Course Name: 
Introduction to Design
Course Format: 
In-Class
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
This course is designed to increase visual awareness and recognition of natural and planned design elements in the environment. This course is intended to expose design and non-design students to the work of various design professions and to educate regarding the design process and principles of design. The ultimate intent is to allow the understand the value of design.
Projected Class Enrolment: 
180
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: 
Orientation-Training
Preparation
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
The successful candidate will run some of the synchronous activities, such as Miro boards, Padlet, Polling and Mentimeter. IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WINTER 2022 WORK ASSIGNMENTS: When applying for this work assignment, please be aware that 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). Please only apply to this position if you are available during the scheduled class day(s) and time(s).
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
The candidate must be a graduate student in a related field and have an understanding of design as an applied process that responds to human need. Candidates must be graduate students in a design profession or have an undergraduate degree in design.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Thursday's 19:00-21:50
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 6, 2022 to May 2, 2022
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GTA $42.94/hr; $6014.68/semester effective 2021/22
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
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 (email contact: president@cupe3913.on.ca).