Job Posting: Academic Peer Support

Job opportunity Academic Peer Support
Department/Faculty Student Services & International Relations, Schulich School of Business
Number of positions One (1) position available (5 hours per week)
Reports to Lindsay Hillcoat, Associate Director, International Student Services and Programs
Bursary $1000 for 5-7 hours per week (total: 60 hours)
Restriction: Graduate student; Ontario resident (bursary requirement)
Time Requirements to be scheduled Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Position Start Date January 16, 2017
Position End Date April 7, 2017

PURPOSE:
The Academic Peer Supporter(s) will provide academic peer support to students who have English as an additional language.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hold office hours and take appointments in order to provide English language assistance on written academic work (cases/papers/assignments) and verbal English practice
  • Assist students with referencing/citations
  • Provide guidance on paper/case positioning and structure within the context of Canadian business school expectations
  • Provide assistance to the International Relations Unit as required

REQUIREMENTS:
Must possess demonstrated skill/ability in the following areas:

  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Editing and/or tutoring
  • Experience interacting and working with people from different cultures and English language capabilities
  • Previous TA or English teaching experience an asset
  • Should be a second year full-time MBA/IMBA student
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and an Ontario resident (these are government bursary requirements)

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Lindsay Hillcoat, Associate Director, International Student Services and Programs at intlrelations@schulich.yorku.ca by January 3rd, 2017 at 12:00 PM.

Only those invited to interview will be contacted – we thank all others for your interest in the position.

2016-12-15T10:38:33+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Categories: International|Tags: , |

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