TA244006- Winter 2023-GSA IMPR Communications Assistant

Teaching Assistant Work Assignment
Posting Details
Type of Work Assignment and Bargaining Unit: 
GSA-1, Unit 1
Academic Unit: 
Dean's Office - COA
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Winter 2023
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: 
Communications Assistant
Course Format: 
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
U of G has been returning to more conventional course delivery and offers in-person instruction for most courses. 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. More information can be found here, https://www.uoguelph.ca/covid19/covid-info-for-faculty-and-staff.
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 (specify below)
Other Duties Described: 
Communications Event support Copyediting and proofreading Promotions Other Duties (specify below) IICSI is hosting an IMPR GSA studentship to support in a variety of capacities, including, but not limited to: event coordination and support, especially around our new ImprovLab space; drafting promotions and communications; technical and/or production assistance; archival support; copyediting, proofreading, and liaising with authors; liaising with artists, researchers, community members, and/or partner organizations and stakeholders; managing social media accounts and disseminating and sharing communications and news through social media channels; promotion and publicity; and supporting website updates. Hours are flexible. This position may require on-campus work in the ImprovLab space beyond regular hours, depending on the candidate’s availability. The position will be supervised by Ajay Heble and Sheetal Lodhia
Required Qualifications: 
Applicant must be enrolled as an MA or PhD student in IMPR
Preferred Qualifications: 
MA or PhD in IMPR and have excellent analytical and writing skills
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
To be determined with Supervisor
Period of the Work Assignment (Start Date and End Date): 
January 9, 2023 to April 6, 2023
Wage Rate (per hour, per semester, per Full-load 1.0 Work Assignment): 
GSA-1 $43.73/hr; $6125.96/semester effective 2022/23
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Friday, December 9, 2022
Posting Email Contact: 
Hiring Contact Information: 
Academic Program Assistant, Interdisciplinary Programs

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).