JOB POSTING
Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

Centre For Applied Disability Studies
Position Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT
   
Course: ADST 5P00
   
Course Details: Section 02 Hamilton - D11
Start 2014-01-01     End 2014-04-30
Please note the following dates are tentative. Jan 11/12, Feb 1/2, Mar 1/2
   
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:
Duties in compliance with the collective agreement and will vary by instructor. Nominal workload for this position is 75 hours per section.
 
Qualifications:
1. Completed undergraduate degree in disability studies or related field and previous completion of ADST 5P00 (or similar course) with a grade of >85%
2. Strong background in research.
3. Experience in disability studies.
4. Ability to communicate effectively and provide constructive feedback.
5. Ability to prioritize work and meet agreed upon deadlines.
6. Ability to attend weekend classes in Toronto or Hamilton.
7. Proven teaching assistant experience in a blended course environment.
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2013-07-12

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

Alison Rothwell?
Centre for Applied Disability Studies?
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1?
905 688 5550 x5395
Fax 905 378 5719
 
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:
Applicants must provide proof of degree/course equivalency. TA's are responsible to getting to and from class. The Centre does not cover travel or parking expenses.
 
For office use only: 2013-06-28 - #6428 - Approved