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TA204559- Winter 2022-LARC*2230*01 Planting Design
Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit:
GTA, Unit 1
School of Env. Design and Rural Dev.
Semester(s) of Assignment(s):
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period:
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information:
This course teaches visual and physical characteristics of plants and their use, design theory and its application at a specific scale, and the use of plants in a wide range of applications. Candidates must be available during class hours.
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:
Other Duties Described:
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, will be required to be in-class. Please only apply to this position if you are able to be on campus in class during the scheduled class day(s) and time(s).
The candidate must be an MLA student or a graduate student with a BLA; have experience and skills in planting design and the utilization of design principles; have sound knowledge of plant materials; and have the ability to evaluate planting design.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required:
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date):
January 6, 2022
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:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
(email contact: email@example.com).