Course Coordinator DART 1F01 Spring D2

Brock University

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April 5, 2024

Job Position with The Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine & Performing Arts – Brock University

DART 1F01 (Course Coordinator)

Acting for Non-Majors

Intensive introduction to the basics of performance for stage and screen.

Note: this course will be offered Asynchronous.

  • Course Duration(D2): Apr 29, 2024 to May 31, 2024 (ASYN)


Teaching Assistant, Course Coordinator and Lab Demonstrator positions are paid according to the qualifications that the employee holds. 

  • Employees who do NOT hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the undergraduate rate – $21.43 per hour. (Rate effective September 1, 2023)
  • Employees who hold a 4-year honours degree or a 3-year pass degree will be paid the graduate rate – $33.72 per hour. (Rate effective September 1, 2023)


Reporting to the Department Chair or Course Instructor, the duties and responsibilities of the Course Coordinator will be in accordance with Article 22 of the Collective Agreement. These include overseeing the seminar/tutorial/lab sections for a particular course; coordinating Teaching Assistants/Lab Demonstrators/Marker-Graders and holding meetings with them; assisting in the preparation of marking schemes and coordinating the marking of course assignments and/or midterm, progress and final exams; and any other related duties as may be required by the course instructor.


1. MA or MFA in acting for theatre or a relevant, related discipline including training in a recognized movement system for theatre. 

2. Formal training in post-secondary teaching or successful post-secondary teaching experience. Formal training may consist of workshops offered through Brock’s Centre for Pedagogical Innovation or similar units in other universities. Evidence of teaching success may consist of previous course evaluations, teaching letters of recommendation, examples of learning activities designed, or other objective evidence. Please do not submit isolated comments or letters from individual students.

3. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Please give evidence in the cover letter of application.

4. Excellent organizational skills. Please give evidence in the cover letter of application.

5. Expertise in anti-oppressive, decolonizing, anti-racist, anti-supremacist, or related approaches to theatre making, theatre pedagogy, and/or theatrical practices. Evidence of expertise will ideally demonstrate how these principles are integrated into the applicant’s post-secondary teaching. Expertise may include, for example, scholarly presentations or publications, development of professional practices, academic or professional leadership, consulting work, or professional development or training.

6. Demonstrated ability to use the BRIGHTSPACE online learning management system, the BrockDB online portal, the OASIS system for managing student accommodations, or equivalent systems in other institution.


Please apply through Brock University’s application portal. Supporting documentation must include:

  • a cover letter outlining relevant qualifications;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • evidence of effective post-secondary teaching.

Members with seniority may provide seniority date within the application questionnaire.

For further information 

Dr. Jennifer Roberts-Smith, Chair

Department of Dramatic Arts

[email protected]

Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval. 

As per Article 22.04 of the Collective Agreement: 

  • Part-time Graduate Students and Non-Students shall not accept any appointment which, taken together with all other appointments at the University, would cause the member to exceed the maximum number of regular hours (i.e. not overtime hours) allowable in a work week under the Employment Standards Act, as amended from time to time. 

The Collective Agreement governs part-time Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lab Demonstrator, Course Coordinator and Marker-Grader positions at Brock University. The Agreement can be accessed on the Human Resources Web Site – 

Additional Comments 

Course descriptions can be found on the Undergraduate course calendar website: 

Academic terms generally run from:

Fall – September to December

Winter – January to April

Spring – May to July

Summer – July to August

  • Actual dates can be found on the Timetables available on the Office of the Registrar web page:

Applicants are required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.

Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples including those who identify as members of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples, members of visible minorities and racialized groups, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) persons are encouraged to apply. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants and the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the selection process, as outlined in the Employment Accommodation Policy Please advise: [email protected] to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated through this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

It is Brock University’s policy to give consideration to qualified internal applicants.

We appreciate all applications received; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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