Individualized Study Tutor - ENGL 177, 189

Home Office, Alberta
Faculty of Humanities and Social Science
02-08-2018
Home Office
Depends on Experience 
Permanent Part Time
Division Faculty of Humanities and Social Science Wage Min 0.0000
Location Name Home Office Wage Max 0.0000
Location Home Office, Alberta Position Type Permanent Part Time
Posted 02/08/2018 FTE Block Size 0.50
Closing Date 02/22/2018 Job ID 1335

Individualized Study Tutor

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

ENGL 177 English for Academic Purposes: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/engl/engl177.php

ENGL 189 English for Business: http://www.athabascau.ca/syllabi/engl/engl189.php

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

Qualifications and Experience Required:  A minimum of a Master's degree (PhD preferred) in English, and substantial experience teaching composition and writing skills to a diverse student body, especially to students for whom English is a second or other language. Demonstrated knowledge of how to address remedial grammar concerns within the context of a university-level course in writing is essential. Familiarity with distance and adult education would be an asset; teaching at the post-secondary level is required.

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 http://itss.athabascau.ca/docs/virtualdesktop.htm for more information on computer and Internet connection requirements.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Michael Volek, Academic Coordinator, English Language & Effective Writing Skills, at mvolek@athabascau.ca or 1-855-223-7218.

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.