Appointment Type: 8 Month Contract, 2020-2021 Academic year.
Number of Positions: 5-6 in the following subject areas:
WRITING SUPPORT* (*open to any discipline but experience essential)
While we are specifically interested in the academic areas listed above, we also welcome applications from individuals qualified in a variety of other academic areas, for example: Social Work, Education, and Psychology.
Classification & Hiring Range: Stipend plus Room & Board
Reports to: Dean of Arts and Dean of Students
Trinity College is a vibrant and diverse academic community with a rich history and excellent local and international reputation. Since its founding in 1851, the College has valued and fostered a high level of academic achievement with some 2,000 currently registered students, 450 of whom live at the College. Trinity College grounds comprise spectacular historic buildings, and the College is among the smallest and most prestigious colleges on the St. George Campus of the University of Toronto. Trinity’s campus currently consists of four main buildings and is located in the central Toronto downtown core, steps from the Bloor-St. George subway and Queen’s Park. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated leader to bring coordination and oversight to a diverse range of activities, events and bookings at the College, integrating existing internal institutional needs while pursuing business development opportunities for the College.
Trinity College appoints academic dons in a variety of disciplines. Through formal and informal activities, academic dons provide support for undergraduates in their disciplines and encourage the overall academic and personal development of students.
Academic dons live in residence at the College and combine student life responsibilities with academic responsibilities in proportions that range from 80:20 (predominantly student life) to 40:60 (predominantly academic). Applicants are invited to indicate their preference with respect to the proportions of academic and student life.
Below is a summary of responsibilities. For detailed information about Trinity donships, please see the document terms and conditions of employment as an academic don at Trinity College. The topics covered include: time commitment and division of duties; academic responsibilities; student life responsibilities; remuneration; restrictions and requirements.
Candidates should apply to Professor Nicholas Everett, Acting Dean of Arts, Trinity College. Applications materials (in doc and/or pdf format) should be submitted by email to Dean Everett c/o Ms. Kiran Sahota (firstname.lastname@example.org) and must include: a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, an undergraduate transcript and (if applicable) a graduate transcript. The covering letter should explain the applicant’s qualifications for, and interest in, the position. In addition, applicants should provide the names and email addresses of two references.
Job Posting: March 6, 2020
Application Deadline: Extended to Friday, April 3 at 12:00 pm
Short-listed applicants will be interviewed: date to be determined
Trinity College is a federated university in the University of Toronto and offers excellent employment opportunities with exceptional benefits. The College is a culturally diverse community that sustains a tradition of academic excellence and provides a vibrant and welcoming community of students, faculty, alumni and staff.
Trinity College is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity. If you need this job posting in an alternative format or if you require accommodation measures, please contact us at email@example.com and we will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.