EMCP Course Instructor roles and responsibilities

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Position highlights

Position title: EMCP Course Instructor

Department: Undergraduate Recruitment Office. Previously offered through CUOL.

Term of position:

  • March 2020 Training
  • May 3, 2020 to May 8, 2020

Note: This position overlaps with the Summer school Schedule and will require work on Sunday, May 3 for EMCP Orientation. If you are selected to teach a course, please note that this position is pending depending on the number of students who register in your course. The EMCP Committee has the right to cancel courses due to low enrolment numbers.

Remuneration: Course Instructors will be paid $1250 for the week and will be reimbursed for up to $125 for class expenses.

Position summary

The Enrichment Mini-Course Program (EMCP) is offered every year during the month of May. During that time, participating post-secondary institutions offer approximately 125 mini-courses, drawing nearly 3000 students from grades 8 to 11 in Ontario and secondary levels II to V in Quebec.

Mini-courses are offered in a variety of disciplines and topics. The courses are highly interactive; they combine brief presentations, practical exercises, laboratory exercises, group discussions and field expeditions.

Course Instructors should be faculty or current graduate students. Course instructors will work in cooperation with the Manager of High School Outreach and the EMCP coordinator to provide a one-week learning experience for (up to) 24 students in grades 8 to 11.

Course Instructors are responsible for developing an engaging course in a topic of their choice. These courses should include a mixture of short lectures and experiential learning activities. Instructors are required to be present for the entire week of EMCP. The one-week course begins the morning of Monday, May 4, 2020 and ends the afternoon of Friday, May 8, 2020. The daily schedule starts at 9:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break. Instructors are not responsible for supervising the students during the lunch break.

Core responsibilities

  • Act as an ambassador for Carleton University and the Undergraduate Recruitment Office
  • Promote and support students in developing their academic interest in attending post-secondary
  • Teach and facilitate an engaging learning experience for students during the week of EMCP
  • Attend and participate in the EMCP Instructor Orientation (date to be confirmed)
  • Attend EMCP Orientation and facilitate a course orientation on Sunday, May 3, 2020
  • Support and enforce policies and safety guidelines set by EMCP and Carleton University
  • Submit attendance records for the course, twice daily, using the main EMCP website


  • Faculty or current Graduate Student at Carleton University
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Obtain a valid and clear Police Records Check (PRC) – vulnerable sector before April 31, 2020
  • Be available for Sunday, May 3, 2020 and the week of May to 8, 2020

Apply now

Applications are due by November 15, 2019.

Applications are now closed.