Current Job Postings:


Centre for Women and Trans People Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position provides administrative support and the overall delivery of services and campaigns of the Centre for Women and Trans People. The position is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a full time student at Ryerson University and returning to a full time programme in Fall 2017.

Campaigns and Programming
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression perspective
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education programming and campaigns about sexism, misogyny, transphobia, and barriers to women
  • Acts as a representative on the December 6 Memorial Planning Committee and International Women’s Day Planning Committee
  • Assist with the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that the Centre agrees to endorse
  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for Centre members
  • Coordinate promotions and activities for Women’s-only Gym Time hours
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on the Centre’s campaigns, campus resources, events/workshops, volunteer opportunities and accessible terminology
  • Build leadership and teamwork skills by continual development, coaching & coordination of Centre volunteers

Volunteer and Community Engagement
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression perspective
  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in related promotional events including the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line
  • Coordinates & chairs volunteer meetings, and maintains a volunteer database
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the Centre’s social media and marketing strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to the Centre’s policy & procedures
  • Builds a network with other student-based women and trans organizations for the purpose of development, promotion and collaboration
  • Develops and coordinates outreach, promotion and fundraising strategies of the Centre for Women & Trans People
  • Assists the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line Coordinator in volunteer scheduling & appreciation

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Centre Of Women and Trans People Hiring Committee

In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 36,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University. As the central students’ union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system. The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University. The Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Trans community and women.

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Student Life Special Projects Assistant

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: Monday, May 29, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position provides administrative support to the Campus Groups Coordinator as well as providing support to the Vice President Student Life & Events on the planning and execution of various programming and initiatives across campus.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a full time student at Ryerson University and returning to a full time programme in Fall 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works on special projects in conjunction with the Vice President Student Life & Events to plan and develop programs for orientation week, week of welcome, and programs happening throughout the year.
  • Works on administrative and special projects in conjunction with the Campus Groups Coordinator to develop and improve the growth of the campus group’s portfolio.
  • Supports the Vice President Student Life & Events and the Campus Groups Coordinator on initiatives tasked by the Student Groups & Course Union committee.
  • Supports the facilitation and collaboration between Course Unions, Student Groups, Affiliate Groups and Graduate Students’ Course Unions in order to aid the growth of community building within student community life.
  • Assists in the development of Ryerson Students’ Union policies as they pertain to Course Unions, Student Groups, Affiliate Groups and Graduate Students’ Course Unions.
  • Assists the Campus Groups Coordinator in the preparation of reports about Course Unions, Student Groups, and Graduate Students’ Course Unions and the Course Union, and Student Groups Committees upon request.
  • Responsible for preparing files, forms, tools and resources for the Course Unions, Student Groups, Affiliate Groups and Graduate Students’ Course Unions.
  • Assists in developing and updating the manuals and materials for Course Unions, Student Groups, Affiliate Groups and Graduate Students’ Course Unions with direction from the Campus Groups Coordinator for training workshops.
  • Assists in compiling and maintaining a schedule of events and programming for the year.
  • Supervised by, and reports to, the Vice President Student Life & Events.
  • As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned by Campus Groups Coordinator.
  • Assists with outreach and distribution of marketing and campaign materials
  • Assists with the development of membership appreciation initiatives, campus group pub nights, and other outreach events

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL POSSESS:

  • The ability to be a self-starter, to work independently, and to work within a changing and fast paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational, time & project management skills with the ability to work and adapt to different roles and deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary to allow for efficient operation of a non-profit organization.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication, including experience in a customer-service capacity that can speak to improving the student environment.
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity in the challenges faced by an urban university on a provincial and national level.
  • Experience working within a students’ union and a familiarity with the Ryerson student movement is an asset.
  • Experience working with students who come from diverse backgrounds and identify with various cultural groups.
  • Must be familiar with student community life, campus groups and engagement within post secondary education systems.
  • Strong relationship building skills to liaise with and maintains positive relationships with various groups and departments across campus.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Student Life Special Projects Assistant Hiring Committee
In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 36,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University. As the central students’ union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system. The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University. The Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Trans community and women.

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