The Office of Continuing Studies invites applications for the following anticipated course offering in the Summer 2018 semester.
Discussion Topics in Visual Culture: English for Art & Design
July 3, 2018 – August 9, 2018; Monday – Thursday; 9:00am – 11:00am and/or 1:00pm - 3:00pm (6 weeks) (no class on August 6, 2018)
English for Art and Design (EAD) is a six week summer program for English Language Learners (ESL/multilingual students) who are already accepted to OCAD University and are planning on starting in September. The EAD program will teach students the language skills required to talk and write about their work, negotiate group projects, and participate in class discussions. The EAD program is designed for OCAD U students and taught by OCAD U instructors.
The EAD Instructor reports to the Director, Office of Continuing Studies. The EAD Instructor will work closely with the EAD teaching team to deliver one section of the Discussion Topics in Visual Culture and provide learning support for English Language Learners (ELL) in the EAD Program, with an aim of enhancing ELL student academic performance and engagement.
Course outline development, preparation and delivery; participation in Instructor and program meetings
Hours of Work: A total of 56 hours; 44 hours in class, 10 additional hours for planning and meetings (hours to be determined) and 2 additional hours for the final reception on August 10, 2018.
Terms of Employment: The contract is for the duration of the course only and is subject to sufficient enrolment.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Applications should include: a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references.
Application deadline: Review of applications will begin on Friday May 18th 2018 at 4:00 pm and will continue until the position is filled
As an institution committed to art, design, digital media and related scholarship, OCAD University recognizes the profound and essential value that diversity brings to the creation, reception and circulation of creative practices and discourse. OCAD University understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are essential to, and enrich the institution’s core mission and vision as an art and design university with a local and global scope.
As an employer committed to employment equity, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.
We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify within the voluntary Applicant Questionnaire .
OCAD University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage during the recruitment process. Please contac t Human Resources for more information or refer to OCAD U’s Policy of Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities
All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.