The Centre for Initiatives in Education (CIE) hires student facilitators to assist students in the Enriched Support Program (ESP) and Indigenous Enriched Support Program (IESP).

Each facilitator conducts weekly review workshops for students enrolled in one course.

Applications for 2020-2021 ESP/IESP Facilitator positions are now closed. Check the current status by clicking “Positions Available” under the video.

If you wish to submit a late application, please do so. If we are unable to staff a position from the applications received on time, we will review any late applications.

Summer 2020: All interviews will be conducted online.

What is an ESP/IESP Facilitator?

Positions Available
Facilitator Qualities
Facilitator Benefits
Academic Qualifications
Facilitator Role
Duties and Pay
Availability
How do I apply?
Hiring Timeline

For FAQ, click here.

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Positions Available

NOTE: We will be emailing selected candidates for group interviews the week of May 25th, 2020. Group interviews will be held online from May 29-June 12, 2020.

The following positions are contingent on budgetary approval.

You may apply for one or more fall-winter course pairings for which you are qualified.

ANTH 1001 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews
CHEM 1001 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews
CHST 1000 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews
COMP 1005 & 1006: Scheduling Individual Interviews
COMS 1000: Scheduling Individual Interviews
CGSC 1001 & PHIL 1301: Scheduling Individual Interviews
**CRCJ 1000 (winter only): Scheduling Individual Interviews
ECON1001 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews
ENST 1000 & GEOG 1010: Scheduling Individual Interviews
HIST 1001: Scheduling Individual Interviews
HUMR 1001: Scheduling Individual Interviews
INDG 1010 & 1011: Scheduling Individual Interviews
JOUR1003 & FILM 1101: Scheduling Individual Interviews
LAWS 1001 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews
*MATH 1009 & BUSI 2204: Scheduling Individual Interviews
MATH 1004 & 1104: Scheduling Individual Interviews
MATH 1007 & 1107: Scheduling Individual Interviews
PSCI 1501 & 1200: Scheduling Individual Interviews
PSYC 1001 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews
**PSYC 1001 (winter only): Scheduling Individual Interviews
SOCI 1001 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews
SOWK 1001 & 1002: Scheduling Individual Interviews

*Position suitable for Business majors with MATH 1009 and at least one course in marketing.

**Facilitators for winter-only positions attend training and meetings during the fall semester.

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Facilitator Qualities  

What qualities do you look for in a facilitator?

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills and reliability
  • Ability to model strong study habits
  • Approachable, friendly, and non-judgmental
  • A desire to help students who may struggle with academic skills or motivation
  • Open to learning and feedback 

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Facilitator Benefits

  • Belong to a community of caring, hardworking colleagues
  • Work with motivated, high-achieving peers from all academic disciplines
  • Improve your collaboration and leadership skills
  • Cement your learning of core material in your field
  • Deepen your knowledge of the learning process

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Academic Qualifications

  • Overall CGPA of 8.0 and CGPA of 9.0 in the discipline of the course you’re applying to facilitate
  • At least 2.5 credits in the same discipline as the selected course
  • Carleton undergraduate (at least 3rd year) or graduate student
  • Prior enrollment with the professor who is to teach the course is an asset

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Facilitator Role

  • Each facilitator prepares and leads a weekly workshop for 20-30 students taking one elective course. Preparing for the workshop includes attending the course lecture, reviewing the readings, and preparing a workshop plan. With support from a team leader, facilitators design activities that help students to review course material while developing effective academic skills and habits. The goal is for students to learn how to learn and be ready to tackle university independently after ESP/IESP.

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Duties and Pay 

  • Facilitators work an average of 10-12 hours a week.
  • The rate of pay for new facilitators is $22/hour.
Weekly duties Periodic duties
–          attend lecture –          training
–          plan workshop –          peer observation and feedback
–          run workshop –          meetings with Team Leader & Coordinator
–          attend team meeting
–          hold office hour
–          complete paperwork

Availability

All facilitators must attend training and orientation sessions on the last week of August and first week of September, 2020. There will also be several mandatory training sessions each semester. These will be held on Friday afternoons or evenings (dates to be confirmed).

COVID NOTE: If campus remains closed in Fall 2020, all training will be online, and the schedule will likely change.

Please note the facilitator job description may be changed.

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How to apply

Please read our FAQs for more details.

  1. Carefully read this website, including our FAQs, for details on qualifications, availability, and how to submit your application correctly.
  2. Check that you are available for group interviews* and mandatory training sessions.
  3. Prepare your documents
    1. One- to two-page resume
    2. One-page cover letter
    3. Academic audit
    4. Co-curricular Record (CCR) (if applicable)
    5. Transcript from other post-secondary studies outside Carleton (if applicable).
  4. Complete the online application form.
  5. If you receive an individual-interview invitation (following your group interview), submit your references and schedule using this form.

NOTE: The application form will automatically expand to allow you to submit documents once you have confirmed your availability for training.

*Only candidates selected for a group interview will be contacted.

Facilitator Hiring Timeline 2020

Updated 29 May 2020

  1. April 4-May4: Submit application
  2. By June 10: Get selected for group interview
  3. May 29-June 12: Group Interviews
  4. mid-June to mid-July: Individual interviews
  5. By July 20: Receive job offer
  6. July & August: Paperwork, read training manual, quizzes
  7. Last week of August & first week of September: training
  8. September 9: Classes begin
  9. September 14: Workshop begin

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Questions? Contact us by email or by telephone (613-520-2600 Ext. 1523).