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

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.

SASSL Full-Time Coordinator

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with operations at the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line. The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to coordinate and oversee the day to day operations of the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line. Will support part-time staff, volunteers in program execution, volunteer management, campaigns, advocacy and events, and secure sponsorships. (4-month probation)

Position: SASSL Full-Time Coordinator
Positions Available: One (1)
Department: Equity Service Centre - Centre for Safer Sex and Sexual Violence
Supervisor: Vice President Equity, Equity and Campaigns Organizer 
Start Date: April-May, 2019
End Date:
Rate of Pay: $55,628.61 Salary
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
External Posting Date: April 11, 2019
External Closing Date: April 18, 2019

About SASSL:

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Vice President Equity and will work closely with the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and the SASSL staff.


  • Coordinates the day to day administration and operations of the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line, including but not limited to: service provision, new member orientation and intake procedures, training and volunteer management, equipment and systems analysis, event coordination, campaign development, and fundraising
  • Oversees and support part-time staff implement and volunteers Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line programs, initiatives, and events 
  • Provides up-to-date statistics and an inventory of the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line and the Centre for Safer Sex and Sexual Violence.
  • Oversees and coordinate part-time staff in organizing and coordinating campaigns and related events that address issues of safer sex, sexual violence and student support.
  • Recommends and initiates special projects related to SASSL and CSSSV campaigns of the Students’ Union
  • Responsible for supporting part-time staff developing an outreach strategy to promote the services of SASSL and CSSSV; outreach includes but is not limited to tabling, class talks, and postering.
  • Identifies and assists with the promotion and development of SASSL and its related services and campaigns.
  • Identifies and acts on opportunities for cooperation with the RSU and the SASSL on relevant campaigns
  • Works with other Equity Service Centres to plan joint events where possible.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all SASSL and CSSSV activities and incentives
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours and ensure the health, cleanliness, and organization of the office and its services.
  • Host monthly all-volunteer debriefs, host weekly part-time student-staff debriefs.
  • Provide solution-focused and/or cognitive behavioural counselling and ongoing support, provide formal, professional counselling to students who have experienced sexual violence in dealing with academics, isolation, emotional health, international student integration and other barriers to well-being and success.
  • Conduct intake interviews with students to determine what programs at the Centre or inthe greater Ryerson community would be appropriate to their needs. Develop a plan that addresses student’s own goals for change.
  • Job entails stress from working with challenging clients, and being confident and competent in dealing with clients in crisis, distress and dealing with trauma.
  • Supervised by and reports to the Vice President Equity.


  • Must have a degree or diploma in related fields such as psychology, sociology, child and youth care.
  • Minimum 2 + years related experience, preferred 5 years.  
  • Excellent crisis intervention, prevention and de-escalation skills, conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to make quick decisions, ability to problem solve is required.  
  • Previous experience working with post-secondary students or within an educational environment is an asset. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment.  
  • Excellent computer skills, including Google Drive Suite. Excellent customer service skills, working with diverse and marginalized communities from an anti-racist / anti-oppressive framework. 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to 
SASSL Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Union
55 Gould Street, SCC 311
416-979-5255 x 2325
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 

Deadline for Applications: April 18, 2019

(If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) .)

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CopyRITE - Sales and Operations Lead

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking a candidate to assist with supporting the operations of CopyRITE Printing Service.The employee will play a central role in fulfilling internal and external client requests within CopyRITE – a campus communications store. This position will provide the opportunity to develop customer service skills and improve production and organisational techniques in a diverse urban workplace. The position is directly supervised by the Ryerson Students’ Union the CopyRITE Manager.

Positions Available: 1
Start Date: April 29, 2019
End Date: September 15, 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: April 15, 2019
Closing Date: April 19, 2019


  • Provides front line service to respond to and assist incoming and outgoing customer requirements and business requests 
  • Conducts inventories and makes recommendations on supplies and resources to ensure that jobs are completed efficiently and on time 
  • Required to assist with the operation of CopyRITE POS system 
  • Provides administrative and organizational support for a fast-paced multi-faceted work environment through tasks such as: sorting, filing, data entry, processing paperwork, and printing various types of formats and materials 
  • Required to deal with cash management, record keeping and reporting to ensure that all money (cash, credit, and debit) is being efficiently tracked, managed and analyzed 
  • Acts as a key holder for opening and closing of operations, responsible to count cash, maintain cash flow and close out tills when necessary 
  • Assist in the organization and tracking of inventory and management of databases 
  • Works with others within and across departments to ensure smooth operations of both CopyRITE
  • From time to time, helps support the overall delivery of services of the Ryerson Students’ Union 
  • Assist in the independent completion for business cards, postcards, wide format printing and various types of bindings


  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines
  • The ability to multi-task and provide good attention to detail 
  • Technical experience with standard computer graphic programs (Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop and InDesign)
  • Good hands-on ability working with equipment and printing methods 
  • Superior oral and written communication including experience in a customer-service capacity, preferably in a student environment 
  • The ability to be self motivated and work independently 
  • Commitment to high customer service standards 
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university 
  • Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement 
  • Close attention to detail when examining files
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • Willing to share knowledge and skills with coworkers 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to 
CopyRITE Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Union
55 Gould Street, SCC 311
416-979-5255 x 2325
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 

Deadline for Applications: April 19, 2019

(If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) .)

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