JOB POSTING - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207


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Position Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT
 
Course: MBAB 5P03
 
Course Details:
Start 2014-09-01 End 2014-12-31
September-December(FallD2)
 
Compensation:
Teaching Assistant, Course Coordinator and Lab Demonstrator positions are paid according to the qualifications that the employee holds.

Employees who do NOT hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the undergraduate rate - $1,133.00 per 60-hour appointment or $18.88 per hour.

Employees who hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the graduate rate - $1,784.00 per 60-hour appointment or $29.73 per hour.

In cases where additional duties are required as part of a Teaching Assistant?s duties, these hours shall be compensated at the appropriate Teaching Assistant rate.
 
Duties:
-Provide support to the lecturers. Share our common objective of having the best possible learning outcomes for the students.
-Provide support to students in understanding the theoretical concepts, as well as the practical relevance of economic theories. To respond to e-mail inquiries and to have office hours every week in the economics department(2 hrs/wk).
-Marking the two mid-term tests ( 1.5 hrs tests/SEP 27 & OCT 25, and the final exam (3 hrs exam).
-Work closely together and coordinate with the other course TA.
-Ensure student compliance with the academic standards, integrity and values of Brock University/Goodman School of Business.
-Weekly communication with lecturers/course coordinator about existing/potential academic matters and other issues.
-Terrific opportunity to work with three faculty members with strong backgrounds in development, macro and financial economics.
 
Qualifications:
-(In)complete MSC, MBE, MA or high standing BA in economics.
-Thorough understanding of economic theory and applications.
-Familiar with Brock University?s academic environment, procedures and standards.
-Maturity in dealing with student issues.
-Professional and commitment to the success of the course.
-Strong communications skills.
-Solid understanding of the challenges of foreign students.
-Commitment to getting things done.
-Team player.
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2014-08-15 Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Val DeSimone
FOIS, Goodman School of Business
Taro 356
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1

For further information:
vdesimone@brocku.ca

Please Note:
If applicable, applicants are responsible for submitting their seniority date with their application. Applicants that don't include a seniority date will be assumed not to have one.

Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval.

As per Article 22.04 of the Collective Agreement:

- Graduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept an appointment in excess of an average of ten (10) hours per week over an academic term, in which she is enrolled as a full time student, without the prior permission of the Dean of Graduate Studies;
- Undergraduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept more than nine (9) Teaching Assistant appointments, or the equivalent of nine (9) Teaching Assistant appointments in any classification, per term minus the number of courses in which that student is currently enrolled;
- Part-time Graduate Students and Non-Students shall not accept any appointment which, taken together with all other appointments at the University, would cause the member to exceed the maximum number of regular hours (i.e. not overtime hours) allowable in a work week under the Employment Standards Act, as amended from time to time.

Permission to exceed the above mentioned workload limits should be obtained prior to application.

A Collective Agreement governs part-time Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lab Demonstrator, Course Coordinator and Marker-Grader positions at Brock University. A hardcopy of the Agreement can be obtained from Human Resources or accessed on the Human Resources Web Site - www.brocku.ca/hr-ehs
 
Additional Comments:
 
For office use only: 2014-07-29 - #8645 - Approved
 
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