2022-23 | Writing Centre Instructor

Closes: July 11, 2022

The chief duty of instructors at the Writing Centre is to counsel students individually and in small groups on university writing, especially on organization, reasoning, style, and language use. Instructors can expect to see students with writing assignments from a variety of disciplines. Instructors may also be asked to deliver group instruction on general writing skills or in the context of specific College program courses. The exact duties and schedule will be worked out in consultation with the supervisor of the Writing Centre. This position includes four hours of professional development training (details to be determined).

Please note that applicants should be prepared to consult with students online and in-person.

  • Start Date
    September 1, 2022
  • Department
    Office of the Principal & VP
  • Compensation
    $53.06 per hour
  • Hours
    180 hours
  • How to Apply
  • Terms


    Completed graduate degree from a post-secondary institution required. Relevant experience teaching writing one-on-one or teaching in university courses with a writing component. Previous experience in a writing centre and training is an asset. Experience studying or teaching science considered an asset.

    Number of positions: 3

    Size of appointment: 180 hours

    Dates of appointment: September 1, 2022 to April 30, 2023

    Application process:

    Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, and the names of two referees to:

    University of St. Michael’s College c/o Office of the Principal

    email: usmc.principalsoffice@utoronto.ca


    Please note that this position is tentative, pending funding, final course determinations and enrolments.

    This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 4 Collective Agreement.

    Vaccination Requirement

    As an employee of the University, you must be fully vaccinated to be able to attend and perform duties on University premises as required, even if some or all of your duties can be performed remotely. To read about our process in reviewing Medical Exemptions please visit this link.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

    The University of St. Michael’s College is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal people of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, people who take a religiously informed view of human experience, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas.

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    If you require accessibility accommodation, please contact Human Resources at 416-926-1300 ext. 7191 or hr.stmikes@utoronto.ca