Marking Assistant – Faculty of Arts (All Departments)

Position Vacancy
Applications are to be received by: 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019
Classification:  Student Assistant – level dependent upon course Employee Group:

PSAC Job Title:  Marking Assistant Department:

Faculty of Arts – All departments

Wage or Salary:
Student Assistant I $11.38 per hour
Student Assistant II $11.92 per hour
Student Assistant III $12.98 per hour
Student Assistant IV $15.63 per hour
See note below

Hours of Work:  Positions vary from approximately 25 – 150 hours
Start Date:

Starting no sooner than September 1 but will vary with the specific courses

Number of Positions available: 20-30
Length of Appointment: September 23, 2019 – December 20, 2019

Course title and number (if applicable):  To be determined
Date Issued:  August 14, 2019

The Faculty of Arts will create a list of potential marking assistants from this posting. Faculty members will select a qualified candidate from the list to work on specific courses within their department.

Please indicate on your resume for which department (s) (and courses) you consider yourself qualified.

Note: Depending upon the level of the courses and scope of knowledge and degree of specialization required to mark the coursework, that will determine the classification and corresponding wage.

Mark assignments, essays, quizzes, tests and midterms for courses within the Faculty of Arts and other related duties as assigned.

Excellent grades in courses for which you have applied. Previous experience will be considered an asset
Ability to follow the marking guide efficiently and precisely or take direction regarding the marking process
Ability to meet deadlines

Please send your application with a cover letter and resume of related work, highlighting your major and minor. Email complete application to Sally Mott at the following email address:

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short-listed candidates will be expected to provide credentials at time of interview. Please include in your application the names and contact information of three references.

Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, please advise of any accessibility needs by contacting the Human Resources office at (204)727-9782 or posting is available in an alternate format.