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 workshops for students enrolled in one course.

Applications for 2020-2021 ESP/IESP Facilitator positions will be available soon.

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

Hiring for 2019-2020 is closed. Please check back in April for a listing of 2020-2021 positions.

We typically have facilitator positions available in 10-15 of the following course pairings:

ANTH 1001 & 1002 INDG 1010 & 1011
CHEM 1001 & 1002 LAWS 1001 & 1002
CHST 1000 & 1002 *MATH 1009 & BUSI 2204
COMP 1005 & 1006 MATH 1004 & 1104
COMS 1000 MATH 1007 & 1107
CGSC 1001 & PHIL 1301 PSCI 1501 & 1200
**CRCJ 1000 (winter only) PSYC 1001 & 1002
CRCJ 1000 & PSYC 1001 **PSYC 1001 (winter only)
ECON1001 & 1002 SOCI 1001 & 1002
ENST 1000 & GEOG 1010 SOWK 1001 & 1002
HIST 1001 WGST 1808
HUMR 1001

*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

What are some benefits of being a facilitator?

  • 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 –          meeting with Team Leader & Coordinator
–          attend team meeting
–          hold office hour
–          complete paperwork

Availability

All facilitators must attend training and orientation sessions on September 3rd, 4th, and 8th, 2020 (9am to 5pm). There will also be several mandatory training sessions each semester. These will be held on Friday afternoons or evenings (dates to be confirmed).

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.

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

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