TA208480- Winter 2022-Bach/Chu Print Study Collection Bach/Chu Print Study Collection

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GSA-1, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
School of Fine Art and Music
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: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Bach/Chu Print Study Collection
Course Name: 
Bach/Chu Print Study Collection
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
The School of Fine Art and Music (SOFAM) has a remarkable resource in the Bachinski/Chu Print Study Collection, which contains over 2,200 works spanning the technological and aesthetic developments of printmaking from the sixteenth century to today. The artists and master printmakers represented in the Collection provide a material history of fine art printing that enables students of the University of Guelph to engage with the medium's formal and technical traditions and innovations through works that invite critical analysis and reflection. the collection has, furthermore, become a laboratory for curatorial practice, prividing opportunities for studnets to acquire trainingin object handling and management and in mounting exhibitions, which is a collaborative intellectual practice that drives research in the histories of art and visual culture. Over the Fall 2021 term, Graduate Service Assistants assigned to the Bach/Chu will complete a cataloguing project, help to manage the collection, and launch an exhibition drawn from the permanent collection. 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: 
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: 
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
various ongoing stewarding projects including collection management, space planning, condition reporting, community outreach, exhibition projects. Assisting with Lecture Series planning and organizing.
Required Qualifications: 
Applicants are required to have graduate training and a working knowledge of Art History and Visual Culture
Preferred Qualifications: 
Registration in the Art History and Visual Culture (MA.AHVC) program during the Winter 2022 Semester
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
To be discussed with your supervisor
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): 
GSA $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): 
Thursday, December 9, 2021
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Barbara Merrill on behalf of Christina Smylitopolous, MA Graduate Coordinator: csmylito@uoguelph.ca

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