TA218951- Fall 2022-FRHD*3180 Observation and Assessment Lab

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GTA, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Family Relations and Applied Nutrition
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2022
This Work Assignment(s) may be assigned to fulfill the terms and conditions of a guaranteed Job Security Period: 
Course Details
Course Number: 
Course Name: 
Observation and Assessment Lab
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
Direct observation as a strategy for collecting information on children's behaviour in applied and research settings is the focus of this laboratory course. THE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WORK ASSIGNMENT ARE NOTED BELOW, HOWEVER IN ADDITION, BE AWARE OF THE FOLLOWING DETAILS/TASKS: (1) This course has weekly seminars (labs) led by GTAs for about half of the semester - please check WebAdvisor to ensure that days and times of this course's seminars and your own class schedule do no conflict. (2) Grading of 2 lab reports requiring written feedback. (3) Grading of a final, major assignment submitted in week 12 (in lieu of a final examination). “Should conditions change and requirements are placed on the University and its employees by public health bodies, local, provincial, and federal governments, courses posted as ‘In-Class’ may have to switch to an alternative delivery format (see https://opened.uoguelph.ca/academic-continuity). By applying to this work assignment, you are agreeing to fulfill the duties in the mode of delivery posted and switch as required. The University’s COVID-19 website (https://www.uoguelph.ca/covid19/) provides important information about campus protocols and guidelines for those working on campus.”
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: 
Office Hours
Student Consultation
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Conducting Labs/Seminars
Invigilating Exams
Other Duties (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Accurate and consistent grading of written work to be completed within 2 weeks, with constructive feedback as needed. Prompt and professional communication with instructor and students. Respond to student queries as required. Lead and moderate discussions on course content. Completion of Making Education Accessible, Accessible Service Provision and Environmental Health & Safety on-line courses (if not previously completed). Invigilation of final examination in this course and one additional course. Availability throughout the entirety of the work assignment, including the undergraduate final exam period.
Required Qualifications: 
APPLICANTS MUST INCLUDE A COVER LETTER WHICH PROVIDES A DETAILED EXPLANATION OF HOW THEY MEET EACH REQUIRED AND PREFERRED QUALIFICATION IN ADDITION TO THEIR RESUME. 1) Must be currently enrolled in a masters or doctoral degree program in Family Relations and Human Development or a closely related field. 2) Interpersonal and/or communication skills. 3) Substantive knowledge of course content demonstrated by undergraduate or graduate coursework, research area, or other professional development.
Preferred Qualifications: 
1) Practical or applied experience related to course content. 2) Experience grading (including online grading). 3) Providing timely and accurate evaluation of student assignments aligning with marking rubric/scheme. 4) Assessing and providing constructive feedback on oral and/or written work.
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
(1) Attendance at the seminars you are assigned to facilitate - please check WebAdvisor for the days and times of all the seminars associated with this course to ensure there are no conflicts with your own schedule. (2) Availability throughout the duration of the work assignment as noted below under Period of the Work Assignment. This includes being available for the entirety of the undergraduate final exam period.
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
September 6, 2022 to December 23, 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, June 7, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Shauna Porter, Graduate Program Assistant Department of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition MINS 249, 519-824-4120 x.53968, franhire@uoguelph.ca

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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).