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

PURPOSE:
The English Language Peer Support will provide English 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
  • 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

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
  • 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 intlrelations@schulich.yorku.ca 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.