JOB POSTING
Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

SF&PA - Visual Arts
Position Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT
   
Course: VISA 1Q98
   
Course Details: Introduction to Visual Culture
Start 2014-01-01     End 2014-04-30
M W 1500-1630
   
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:
Scheduled contact time with students and non-classroom time which is made up of preparation of lectures, student consultation, marking or grading and course administration, including grade appeals and cases of academic dishonesty.
 
Qualifications:
-4-year Honours BA degree in Visual Arts or Art History or a 3rd-year complete with a 78% average required.
-A minimum of 3 full courses in art history and/or visual culture with at least an 80% average in those courses required.
-Previous teaching experience at the university level is an asset.
-Excellent oral communication and written skills required.
Comfort in using technology for teaching, especially web-based applications such as Sakai, blogs or Moodle required.
-Demonstrated leadership skills acknowledged through three letters of reference required.
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2013-04-26

Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Keri Cronin, Chair
Department of Visual Arts
Brock University
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1
Email: keri.cronin@brocku.ca and cc mlederich@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:
Applications should a cover letter and a CUPE application form.

Please note that only applicants selected will be contacted.
 
For office use only: 2013-04-12 - #5527 - Approved