Individualized Study Tutor - PSYC 323

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences FTE Block Size 0.50
Location Name Home Office Position Type Permanent Part Time
Location Home Office, Alberta Job ID 1421
Posted 06/11/2018 Wage Min 0.0000
Closing Date 06/26/2018 Wage Max 0.0000

Individualized Study Tutor

Athabasca University’s Learning Services Tutorial Department is seeking an Individualized Study Tutor for the following course:

PSYC 323 Developmental Psychology:

This position is responsible for providing academic support to students and for marking assignments and exams.

Qualifications and Experience Required:  Minimum of a Master’s Degree required (PhD preferred) in Psychology with a specialization in Developmental Psychology. Applicants must be knowledgeable in the areas of: basic concepts and mechanisms inherent in the process of human development from conception to adolescence; the nature and context of development, as well as the research methods used to study human development; and the biological, cognitive, social, emotional, and moral aspects of normal growth and development through various theoretical models.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing academic assistance to students, for marking assignments, and for assigning and recording final grades.  Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required.  Experience in distance learning and familiarity with distance education and digital teaching technologies is preferred.  Experience with adult education and Moodle online course delivery is considered an asset.  All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

Along with the relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, this position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and online/computer skills.  The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, maintain accurate student records, and return students’ work promptly.  Candidates must own or have access to a computer and internet with the capability to communicate with the University and students and the capability to run any applications required to perform tutorial support.  Please see for more information on computer and internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Cheryl Kier, Associate Professor, Psychology at or 1-888-449-0164.

First consideration will be given to internal applicants according to Article 7 of The Board/CUPE Collective Agreement, followed by those candidates who are able to work from Alberta and then those who are able to work from within Canada.