Summer 2020 | Writing Centre Instructor (Emergency Posting) | Writing Instructor (Positions Filled)

Closed for Applications

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.

Number of Positions: 2

  • Start Date
    May 1, 2020
  • Department
    Office of the Principal and Vice-President
  • Compensation
    $52.02 per hour + 4% vacation pay ($53.06 per hour after July 1)
  • Hours
    39 hours
  • How to Apply
  • Terms

    Qualifications: 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 and experience in second-language instruction at the university level. Experience studying or teaching science considered an asset.

    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 Principalemail:


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


    Please note that in keeping with broader guidance from public health authorities, Writing Instructors may need to consult with students remotely.


    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