Job Number:
Date Posted:
September 3, 2021
Winnipeg, MB
Job Type:
Variable Hours
Close Date:
Professional Areas:
Academic Support
Salary Range:
$13.03 per hour plus 6% vacation pay

Marker - Academic Capacity 1
Department: Global College
Estimated Range of Hours of Work: 30-60
Appointment Dates: September 10, 2021-December 24, 2021
This position is represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada - Academic Capacity Unit.

Note to applicants: Please be sure to review the “Additional Requirements” at the bottom of this posting. Your application must clearly outline how you meet the requirements, and include all requested documents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Grade student work (assignments, tests, exams, lab results, etc.) using specific guidelines/answer keys provided by the Immediate Supervisor;
  • Maintain records, assist in the reproduction of tests, organize course materials, etc.
  • May assist with proctoring/invigilating tests, exams and quizzes;
  • May provide consultation and feedback to students on coursework, quality of materials submitted for grading, and other similar matters;
  • Attend training related to the assigned duties and responsibilities;
  • Perform other related tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of academic studies and/or relevant experience appropriate to assigned duties.
  • Normally an undergraduate student at the University of Winnipeg who has successfully completed a minimum of 30 credit hours.
  • Successful completion of required training.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, marking guides, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to meet specified deadlines.
  • Ability to interact empathetically with students.
  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must have 60 credit hours in Human Rights.
  • Must have completed HR 2200/HIST2512 course with a minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or above
    • Preference will be given to undergraduate students in the Human Rights program and graduate students in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program.
  • Note: This position will primarily involve administration (particularly on Nexus) and providing feedback on assignments (with significant guidance, oversight and rubrics). Beyond these core tasks there is some flexibility based on the interests and experience of the person hired. The goal of the TAship is to support the course while also assisting the TA in developing and strengthening a range of transferable skills

*Your application must include your U of W student number and unofficial WebAdvisor transcript. Please add (copy and paste) your transcript into your resume document.*

Past academic performance may be a significant factor in selection decisions. 

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff and faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ persons to confidentially self-identify at time of application.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact Sheena Laurin, HR Assistant at or 204-988-7648. 

The personal information of applicants is collected under the authority of the University of Winnipeg Act and 36(1)(b) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. All personal information collected via the recruitment process is used to assess the applicant’s suitability, eligibility, and qualifications for employment, and to otherwise support recruitment activities. This information will be provided to participating members of the recruitment process. Questions regarding the collection of your personal information may be directed to the Director, HR Services, 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9 or 204.786.9066.