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Academic Assistant Hiring Procedure

 

Templates

Academic Assistant Offer Template (USW 2010-01) (24 KB)
Microsoft Word (.docx)

Academic Assistant Offer Template (Non-Union) (23 KB)
Microsoft Word (.docx)

Help and Support

Frequently Asked Questions
  1. Who is an Academic Assistant included in USW Local 2010-01?
    "Academic Assistant" includes a "marker" and a "tutor" and means a part-time, nonstudent, employee who generally assists a member of the academic staff and who supports academic activities related to a degree credit course or program and who performs all or some of the following duties: preparation for tutorials and/or lab demonstrations, preparation of written and audio visual materials, instruction, leading discussions, supervising laboratories, grading exams and assignments, consulting with students, setting up experiments, conducting field trips, travel time (exclusive of normal travel to and from the primary work site), assisting with curriculum and course material development, conferring with the non-bargaining unit supervisor/designate, as required by the work term/contract. Academic Assistant does not include a person employed on an ad hoc (casual) basis whose work term/contract does not exceed 5 days in an academic term.
     
  2. Who is an Academic Assistant excluded from USW Local 2010-01?
    Academic Assistant does not include a person employed on an ad hoc (casual) basis whose work term/contract does not exceed 5 days in an academic term.
     
  3. I am unsure which template to use; who can I speak to?
    If you are unsure which template to use, please contact your HR advisor.
     
  4. Where can I find the Collective Agreement between Queen’s University and USW Local 2010-01 (Academic Assistants)?
    The collective agreement is available on the Unions and Association section of the Human Resources website.
     
  5. Microsoft Word Settings
    Please ensure that you have enabled ‘Hidden Text’ in the Display options to access instructions located within each template. If you require assistance, please contact your department’s IT support person or contact your HR advisor.