Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.
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The Marker will be responsible for marking and grading a variety of written work completed by students, including assignments, projects, midterms, and final exams. The incumbent will evaluate the students' work in accordance with the marking guidelines, provide corrections and feedback, and submit grades for review based on specific guidelines from the Instructor. The incumbent may be required to submit written feedback to students based on the quality of work received, and may make time for scheduled consultations with students.
Skills, Abilities & Expertise:
- Preference will be given to those registered in, or have completed a program, within the University
- Previous marking experience preferred
- In-depth knowledge of the material covered in the course/program
- Ability to apply critical thinking to evaluate information effectively and provide appropriate recommendations or feedback
- Attention to detail and proofreading abilities with an excellent command of the English language
- Communication skills to convey information and feedback in a clear and effective manner
- Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to work in a manner that models best practices in confidentiality standards
- Ability to employ a systematic and efficient approach to work
- Ability to provide feedback in a way that is positively received
- Personable and courteous in working relationships with colleagues, students and the public
- Ability to prioritize and organize a fluctuating work load
- Demonstrated ability to understand and resolve issues
Western offers a broad and exciting variety of part-time and temporary employment opportunities with ample room for job exploration and growth. Within our beautiful campus, you are part of a progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance including access to our state-of-the-art recreation centre. Apply for an opportunity to be part of the Western community and contribute to its success!
Applying at Western
To ensure that your application is given full consideration, please complete all relevant sections of the application. In addition, you can choose to supplement your application with a cover letter and current resume.
Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, experience, and qualifications. Applicants should have oral communication skills in English.
Western Values Diversity
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 519-661-2194.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.