Job opportunity English Language Peer Support (ELPS)
Department/Faculty International Relations, Schulich School of Business
Number of positions One (1) position available (part-time)
Reports to Tim Tang, Director, International Relations
Bursary $2000 for total 120 hours (10-12 hours per week)
Restriction Graduate student; Canadian Citizen or PR, Ontario resident (bursary requirement)
Time Requirements to be scheduled Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Application Deadline January 14, 2019
Position Start Date January 21, 2019
Position End Date April 5, 2019

The English Language Peer Support will provide English peer support to students who have English as an additional language.


  • Hold office hours and take appointments in order to provide English language assistance on written academic work (cases/papers/assignments) and verbal English practice
  • Facilitate English Conversation Group sessions on a weekly basis
  • 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

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
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident, and an Ontario resident (these are government bursary requirements)
  • Previous experience in a Schulich Masters program preferred

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Tim Tang, Director, International Student Services and Programs at by January 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM.

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