TA204557- Winter 2022-EDRD*3160*DE International Communication

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*3160*DE
Course Name: 
International Communication
Course Format: 
DE
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Projected Class Enrolment: 
150
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
Meetings
Grading
Other Duties Described: 
The candidate is expected to access the course website a minimum of once each weekday consistently throughout the semester; dedicate time (several hours) at the end of each of the five two-week modules to mark student participation; provide timely feedback to students; assist with grading group assignments and final exams; facilitate student-directed learning in an online environment; and provide constructive feedback.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: 
The successful candidate will be a graduate student with experience in communication in global development, with emphasis on interpersonal, intercultural communication and the mass media in the development process. The candidate must have regular and reliable internet access, and be accessible and responsive to students via the course website and email.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Distance Education
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).