Current Opportunities

Who are we?

The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 40,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. 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. For more information on the Ryerson Students’ Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

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: Indigenous peoples, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.


Full Time Positions:


Part-Time Positions:

These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Programme and the International Student Services Work Experience Programme (ISSWEP). These positions are also open to students who DO NOT qualify for either programs.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2020-21. NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.
  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2020-21.
  • Have a minimum 1.67 CGPA with clear academic standing on their last grade report. Students cannot be on academic probation.
  • Received Career Boost (Work Study) approval for FW 2020-21 year

Criteria for ISSWEP

  • Hold a valid study permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) authorizing their full-time study at Ryerson University.
  • Be officially registered in a regular undergraduate program of study and taking at least 60% of a full course load each semester. Students with permanent disabilities must be enrolled in at least 40% of a full course load each semester.
  • Have a minimum 1.67 CGPA with clear academic standing on their last grade report. Students cannot be on academic probation.
  • Received ISSWEP approval for FW 2019-20 year.

 


BIPOC Collective Coordinator

Position Type: Part Time/Contract
Start Date: October 19, 2020
End Date: December 31, 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15-20
Posting Date: August 19, 2020
Closing Date: October 16, 2020 at 11:59PM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to fill Part-Time Coordinator positions for BIPOC collective. The Coordinators are directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns organizer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the daily operations of the center .
  • Recruiting and scheduling volunteers for the center 
  • Working with and providing support to diverse communities; Successfully Candidates will have a strong understanding of how to provide community care and how this may look differently to different folks and different communities.
  • Responsible for maintaining a regular schedule, providing resources, information and peer support to community members.
  • Coordinate posting and campaigns on social media platforms.
  • Develop materials, reports, and training for the center.
  • Develop community relations on behalf of the BIPOC collective
  • Seek and develop potential partnership with the university and community organizations
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on BIPOC collective
  • Develop campaigns and programing related to BIPOC collective
  • Hold virtual office hours  

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Previous experience working in an equity related field or organizations is an asset, however, not a requirement.
  • Knowledge and experience working with BIPOC community
  • Experience with campaigns and project development.
  • Experience working with diverse communities to promote community building and community care.
  • The ability to overcome challenging situations and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful completion.
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team-oriented. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication. 
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner. 
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers. 
  • Working knowledge of social media marketing
  • Knowledge and understanding in creating safe and inclusive spaces.
  • Must have a strong understanding of equity issues
  • Willingness to learn and grow

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 16 at 11:59PM

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Equity Service Centers Hiring Committee

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TransCollective Coordinator

Position Type: Part Time/Contract
Start Date: December 1, 2020
End Date: December 31, 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15-20
Posting Date: August 19, 2020
Closing Date: November 30, 2020 at 11:59PM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to fill Part-Time Coordinator positions for the TransCollective. The Coordinators are directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns organizer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the daily operations of the center.
  • Recruiting and scheduling volunteers for the center 
  • Working with and providing support to diverse communities; Successfully Candidates will have a strong understanding of how to provide community care and how this may look differently to different folks and different communities.
  • Responsible for maintaining a regular schedule, providing resources, information and peer support to community members.
  • Coordinate posting and campaigns on social media platforms.
  • Develop materials, reports, and training for the center.
  • Develop community relations on behalf of the Trans Collective
  • Seek and develop potential partnership with the university and community organizations
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on the Trans collective
  • Develop campaigns and programing related to RyePRIDE
  • Hold virtual office hours 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Previous experience working in an equity related field or organizations is an asset, however, not a requirement.
  • Knowledge and experience working with the Trans and  LGBTQ2+ community
  • Experience with campaigns and project development.
  • Experience working with diverse communities to promote community building and community care.
  • The ability to overcome challenging situations and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful completion.
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication. 
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner. 
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers. 
  • Working knowledge of social media marketing
  • Knowledge and understanding in creating safe and inclusive spaces.
  • Must have a strong understanding of equity issues
  • Willingness to learn and grow

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 16, 2020 at 11:59PM

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Equity Service Centers Hiring Committee

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Street Team Lead

Position Type Part Time/Contract
Start Date: September 21, 2020
End Date: April 12, 2021
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: September 4, 2020
Closing Date: September 18, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position provides support to the Vice President Student Life and Events on the planning, execution, and promotion of various campaigns and initiatives across campus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the Vice President Student Life and Events in the creation of the RSU street team volunteer recruitment
  • Assists in supervising the RSU street team volunteers 
  • Conducts research on student engagement levels
  • Supervised by, and reports to, the Vice President Student Life and Events
  • Marketing events and initiatives happening at Ryerson
  • Performs tasks that support the RSU and its members
  • Conduct surveys on Ryerson students’ opinions on the RSU

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES 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, working with stakeholders and a familiarity with the Ryerson student movement is an asset but not necessary
  • Experience working with students who come from diverse backgrounds and identify with various cultural groups
  • Must be at least partially familiar with student issues, advocacy, and government and university structures.  
  • Strong relationship building skills to liaise with and maintains positive relationships with various groups and departments across campus and with stakeholders
  • Ability to stand up in front of a large group and hold their attention

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, September 18, 2020

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Street Team Hiring Committee

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