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 2019-20. 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 2019-2020.
  • 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 2019-20 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.

 


Finance Coordinator

Position Type: Full-time Permanent
Start Date: January 2020 
Salary: $55,628.61
Hours Per Week: 40 hours
Posting Date: December 13, 2019
Closing Date: January 17, 2020

RESPONSIBILITIES:

FINANCIAL TRACKING & BANKING

  • Maintains effective accounting records, utilizing SAGE and its various modules to ensure accurate record keeping and reporting of RSU’s financial information for all areas of the operation.
  • Maintains and reconciles Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Capital Asset subsidiary ledgers on a monthly basis, and submits to Controller for approval.
  • Prepares invoices and Ryerson internal charge-backs for RSU operations.
  • Responsible for the collections of RSU’s Accounts Receivable.
  • Prepares and executes bank deposits on a weekly basis or as required.

PERSONNEL AND PAYROLL

  • Prepares and processes biweekly payroll.
  • Coordinates employee benefit programs, including but not limited to health and dental plans and pension plans, as directed by Management.
  • Prepares T4 and T4As, Record of Employment, and other documentation as needed.

REPORTING

  • Assists in the preparation of RSU’s Annual Operating Budget
  • Prepares reports and schedules for year-end auditing 

INTERNAL CONTROLS AND FINANCIAL ADVICE

  • Maintains effective procedures and controls to ensure accurate record keeping and reporting of RSU’s financial information. Assists with the implementation of any Audit recommendations made by the Finance Committee or Financial Controller.
  • Provides finance related advice to Management on RSU operations, including attending Finance Committee meetings as required.
  • Provides advice on internal financial controls, including cash controls for RSU’s revenue generating services, and sees that such controls are followed through all accounting practices.
  • Assists in developing and implementing operating and control procurers related to financial matters of RSU services
  • Assists Management in the maintenance of RSU’s investment portfolio, executes related transactions as required and directed by Management
  • Maintains confidentiality with respect to RSU finances
  • As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned
  • Supervised by and reports to the Financial Controller 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

The following criteria will be used to evaluate candidates’ applications. No single criterion will be determinative.

  • Successful completion of post-secondary education in Accounting & Finance – working towards a Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation is an asset.
  • Three years accounting experience in a Not for Profit environment, including account reconciliation, tracking and monitoring of expenses and payroll processing in an hourly setting.
  • Proven knowledge of Sage accounting software, Windows, Microsoft Office, Ceridian and DayForce applications.
  • Knowledge of Canadian GAAP, Statuary remittances and HST
  • Attention to detail, strong analytical skills and ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to prioritize, multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Must have good verbal/written communication skills.
  • Proven experience and ability to work in a diverse, multi-cultural enviroment.
  • Must have outstanding customer service and interpersonal communication skills when dealing with partners, staff and other interested parties.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 17, 2020

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:

Ryerson Students’ Union
Email: financial.controller@rsuonline.ca and executive.director@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Fax: 416-979- 5260
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9

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

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Social Media Assistant

Position Type: Part Time
Start Date: May 25th, 2020
Rate of Pay: $16.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15-20
Posting Date: May 12th, 2020
Closing Date: May 17th, 2020 at 11:59PM

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student 
  • Must be knowledgeable on all forms of social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc.)
  • Excellent written communication skills (short, concise and accurate to answer all questions)
  • Prior knowledge about the Ryerson Students’ Union and all services that it provides 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and diversity environment  
  • Must provide monthly analytics reports to executive committee 
  • Experience with analytical tools
  • Create, manage and execute strategic social marketing plans that meet the RSU’s initiative 
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments in social marketing and digital marketing 
  • High level of attention to detail and the ability to handle and prioritize multiple accounts
  • organically-help boost marketing and outreach 
  • Update management weekly on status of accounts

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Time management skills and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills through email, phone and other virtual mediums 
  • Self motivated and passionate 
  • In depth knowledge of social media accounts and analytical tools 
  • Excellent organizational and the ability to work within deadlines
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university
  • Flexibility to work throughout the day to answer questions, comments or concerns on social media platforms
  • Ability to identify issues and problems and address them professionally.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 17th, 2020 at 11:59PM

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Social Media Assistant Application

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Equity Centres Lead Assistant

Position Type: Part Time
Start Date: June 5th, 2020
End Date: September 11th, 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00-$18.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20-24
Posting Date: May 25th, 2020
Closing Date: June 7th, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist the Equity and Campaign Organizer overlook the equity centers projects, execution of various campaigns and initiatives across campus. This position is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns organizer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for assisting the Equity and Campaign organizer in the management of the Equity Service Centres, coordination of campaigns and lobbying, as well as helping the Vice-President Equity
  • Responsible for helping with the Equity Service Centres project coordination, including but not limited to legacy events, major campaigns and advocacy initiatives;
  • Helping the Equity and Campaign organizer with the management of the Equity Service Centres and helping with the planification and implementation of legacy events such as Pride Month, Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference and etc;
  • Assisting the Equity and Campaign organizer with planning and implementing major campaigns;
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment;

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • This job requires heavy emotional labour and commitment to social justice movements and a strong logistical background to ground the creativity and vision of the Executive and Equity Service Centre staff. 
  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution 
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material 
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented 
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written 
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 7th, 2020

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

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Equity Centres Project Assistant

Position Type: Part Time
Start Date: June 5th, 2020
End Date: September 11th, 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00-$18.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20-24
Posting Date: May 25th, 2020
Closing Date: June 7th, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the projects for the equity centers, execution of various campaigns and initiatives across campus. This position is directly supervised by the Vice President of Equity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for helping coordinate projects of the Equity Service Centres, including but not limited to legacy events, major campaigns and advocacy initiatives;
  • Overseeing Equity Service Centres with planning and implementing legacy events such as Pride Month, Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference and etc;
  • Overseeing Equity Service Centres with planning and implementing major campaigns;
  • 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 and make recommendations to Equity Service Centre policy & procedures.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution 
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material 
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented 
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written 
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner 
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 7th, 2020

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

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Equity Centres Subordinate

Position Type: Part Time
Start Date: June 5th, 2020
End Date: September 11th, 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00-$18.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20-24
Posting Date: May 25th, 2020
Closing Date: June 7th, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the projects for the equity centers, execution of various campaigns and initiatives across campus. This position is directly supervised by the Vice President of Equity.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for helping coordinate projects of the Equity Service Centres, including but not limited to legacy events, major campaigns and advocacy initiatives;
  • Working collaboratively with  Equity Service Centres in planning and implementing legacy events such as Pride Month, Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference and etc;
  • Managing Equity Service Centres with planning and implementing major campaigns;
  • 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 update and make recommendations to Equity Service Centre policy & procedures.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution 
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material 
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented 
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written 
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner 
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 7th, 2020

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

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