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 encouraged 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.

CHIEF RETURNING OFFICER - RSU BY-ELECTION FALL 2021

 
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is seeking a CHIEF RETURNING OFFICER (CRO) to facilitate its Students’ Union by elections between February and April 2021. 

Positions Available:     One (1)

Start Date:                   October 2021

End Date:                     December 2021

Compensation:             $3500.00 

Hours per Week:          20+

Contract:                      Contract - Temporary


Description:
The CRO has the responsibility to organize and oversee the elections process. In addition, the CRO ensures adequate promotion to the RSU’s 40,000 members. This CRO chairs the Elections Appeals Committee develops candidates’ guidelines and enforces the bylaws of the Ryerson Students’ Union as they apply to elections. The CRO works directly with a Deputy Returning Officer and the RSU’s Internal Coordinator who provides staff support and institutional memory. 

Requirements: 

  • Applicants must NOT be a student at Ryerson.
  • Hours per week are flexible and based on the Election Period demands
  • Applicants must be available for a set schedule of office hours between 10am and 6pm during the election period and available on voting days from 10am -5pm.
  • Applicants must be able to work flexible hours and evenings/weekends if needed.  

The CRO will:

  • Promote and plan for the elections;
  • Hire, train, and supervise the Deputy Returning Officer;
  • Ensure the election process is organized in a manner which is fair, efficient and democratic; 
  • Will review Guidelines for Candidates;
  • Enforce the election rules, make rulings where necessary;
  • Chair the Elections Appeals Committee;
  • Facilitate the Election Debate;
  • Oversee the polling stations; (exclusively online due to COVID-19)
  • Write a complete report about the elections process for presentation at the RSU Board of Directors meeting at the close of the elections;


Successful candidates will posses:

  • Experience in a student-focused or membership-driven organisation and knowledge in the areas of governance, elections and by-laws;
  • Demonstrated experience in student run elections and campaigns
    Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • The ability to work within deadlines in a fast paced, multi-faceted work environment.
  • Ability to clearly interpret rules and regulations and deal with concerns.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook and database programs.
  • An understanding of the goals and values of the student movement in Canada 
  • Strong planning and time management skills.
  • Experience in staff supervision an asset.
  • Experienced with following by-laws polices and rule 

 

Compensation of $3,500.00 will be paid in installments throughout the appointment term, with the final installment available upon presentation of the Election Report to the RSU Board of Directors.  

 

 

RESUME & COVER LETTER DUE October 15th @ 6:00pm to:


Reanna Maharaj, Executive Director
C/O CRO HIRING COMMITTEE 
Ryerson Students’ Union 55 Gould Street, Room SCC311, Toronto, ON M5B 1E9


Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca & executive.director@rsuonline.ca
Address: 55 Gould St, Suite 311, Toronto, ON, M5B1E9
Fax: 416-979-5260

 


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 http://www.rsuonline.ca.
Note: 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 people and women.

 


Finance Coordinator

Position Type: Full-Time 
Start Date: April 2021 
Rate of Pay: $55,628.61 Salary
Hours Per Week: 40 hours
Posting Date: February 24th, 2021
Closing Date: July 26th, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Finance Coordinator’s primary purpose is to ensure that accurate record keeping of RSU’s financial affairs, and ensuring implemented controls are in place.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. REPORTING

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

4. 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: March 31st, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email:jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Finance Coordinator Hiring Committee
(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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International Students Advocacy Coordinator

Position Type: Full-Time 
Start Date: July 2021
Rate of Pay: $35.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: May 25th, 2021
Closing Date: July 26th, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union is currently seeking candidates for the position of International Students Advocacy Coordinator, overseeing the student union’s advocacy and outreach efforts for its international student membership. This is a full-time, permanent, English-speaking position based in Toronto, Canada. 

The Coordinator is directly supervised by the President and will work closely with the Vice President of Education.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts seminars and workshops on pathways to citizenships in Canada, in part by inviting licensed immigration practitioners to speak to points of general information; - Identifies and acts on opportunities for cooperation with RSU and Equity Service Centres on relevant campaigns;
  • Provides support to students with their academics, course enrolments and academically guiding students particularly entering their first year; 
  • Coordinates and assists with operations and activities, including but not limited to volunteer management, equipment, systems analysis, event coordination, campaign development and fundraising; 
  • Assists international students with immigration-related inquiries by matching students with licensed practitioners such as lawyers, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants, or Regulated International Student Immigration Advisors who may answer their concerns
  • Develops and creates strategies to assist international students in settling at Ryerson (rental housing, financial management, resources available to use on and off-campus, assistance with part-time job search etc.); 
  • Supervises all volunteers working with the position, required to administer human resource application forms, timesheets and training; 
  • Ensures adequate record-keeping is maintained, updating and compiling intake forms. - Ensures that all student record and information is kept confidential; 
  • Provides regular updates on activities and level of participation to the management - Recommends and initiates special projects related to the international students and campaigns for the Students’ Union to run; 
  • As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Completed degree or diploma is preferred and high school completion is required.
  • Two or more years of experience assisting and working with international students preferably at a post-secondary institution or the not-for-profit sector 
  • Excellent crisis intervention, prevention and de-escalation skills, conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to make quick decisions, ability to solve problems is required.
  • Experience and knowledge of international student immigration-related issues.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment; 
  • A holistic understanding of the struggles that an international student faces;
  • Capable of working in a team environment; 
  • Student leadership experience (preferably at Ryerson) 
  • Experience applying for government grants; 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Google Drive Suite. Excellent customer service skills, working with diverse and marginalized communities from an anti-racist / anti-oppressive framework

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 25th, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

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Campus Groups Financial Coordinator

Position Type: Full-Time 
Start Date: July 2021
Rate of Pay: $58,600.17 Salary
Hours Per Week: 40 hours
Posting Date: May 25th, 2021
Closing Date: July 26th, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Campus Groups Financial Coordinator coordinates the operations of Ryerson Students’ Union’s (RSU) Course unions, Affiliate Groups, Student groups, and other campus groups (200 groups) Overseeing Campus Groups accounts, facilitating training session, organizing groups events & creating manuals and policies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organizes the Student Groups and Course Unions Committees and the all-executive meetings to ensure proper record keeping. Assists Management in preparing draft Agenda, and issues Minutes for each Committee. 
  • Acts as a resource for RSU policies and bylaws as they pertain to Course Unions, Student Groups, Affiliate Groups, Course Unions, and other campus groups and ensures record keeping as required.
  • Provides advice and support to the appropriate Committees with respect to financial, policy, by-laws, promotions, and organizational matters of Course Unions, Student Groups, Affiliate Groups, Course Unions, and other campus groups.
  • Confirms Certificate of Insurance and Liability Coverage required by Student Groups or Course Unions. Coordinates RSU Campus Groups Day in September and Student Groups Winter fair in January. 
  • Administers applications for the establishment of new Student Groups, Course Unions, Affiliate Groups, and other campus groups. In exceptional circumstances, provides assistance with food or bar catering service bookings for campus groups in Student Campus Centre or on the main campus with RU Eats.
  • Oversees the administration and advises the appropriate Committees on special Projects and funding/grant applications for all Campus Groups. Assists Management and Committees in reviewing new applications for funding or status.
  • Advises Course Unions, Student, Affiliate, and other Campus Groups on how to obtain office space and lockers as directed by Management. Assists with the determination of RSU Student Group Offices and maintains related records.
  • Track & record Course Unions, Student Groups and Affiliate Groups financial transactions. This includes base funding, deposits, withdrawal, and grants. Reports financial status to subsequent Groups and Management as requested.
  • Facilitates the Course Unions, Student Groups, and Affiliate Groups yearly training. This includes updating manuals and suggesting any process improvements and financial updates to Management.
  • Receives and verifies that all reimbursements are in accordance with the RSU financial policy, training manuals, and by-laws, as well as within the campus groups’ budget.
  •  Enters payment requests into SAGE for processing.
  • As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned.
  • Supervised by and reports to the Financial Controller.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Must have a degree or diploma in a field that is in relation to Business Administration, Accounting or relevant to 5 years working experience 
  • Experience working in a not for profit sector or social services is preferred
  • 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.
  • Create & Facilitate training sessions to all levels of customers (Management and students)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite & Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent customer service skills, working with diverse and marginalized communities from an anti-racist / anti-oppressive framework.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in Accounts payable
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with SAGE (AP & GL)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 25th, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

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Equity & Campaigns Organizer

Position Type: Full-Time 
Start Date: July 2021
Rate of Pay: $58,600.17 Salary
Hours Per Week: 40 hours
Posting Date: May 25th, 2021
Closing Date: July 26th, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Equity and Campaigns Organizer works to implement services and campaigns, as directed by Management which seek to improve equity, health and safety on campus. They are also responsible for properly managing 5 of the Equity Service Centres.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in the development and implementation of equity and education campaigns, including the development of campaign materials, involving those issues related to but not limited to: anti-oppression, inclusiveness, and quality and accessibility of education. 
  • Develops and executes strategies related to the recruitment and retention of volunteers for campaign efforts. 
  • Ensures the coordination of campaign efforts with any external bodies or organizations, as directed by Management. 
  • Identifies equity training and development opportunities related to equity for the Board of Directors, Staff and volunteers. Develops and ensures implementation of relevant training programs and materials to address identified needs. 
  • Assists and acts as a resource any of the RSU committees that require input on ED&I initiatives 
  • Researches educational issues and equity issues. Develops and maintains resource information on these issues. Assists in the development of fact sheets, briefs, backgrounders, and other research documents. 
  • Coordinates and assists with Equity Service Centres’ operations and activities, including but not limited to event coordination, campaign development and fundraising. 
  • Identifies and acts on opportunities for cooperation with RSU and the Equity Service Centres on relevant campaigns. 
  • Coordinates promotions and awareness to elevate the profile of the Equity Service Centres. 
  • Coordinates adherence to the Equity Service Centres Policy and recommends to Management policies or amendments to policies related to education and equity issues. 
  • Supports Management in its hiring and training of part-time employees and volunteers involved in the areas of education, equity, and sustainability, including Coordinators, within the Equity Service Centres. 
  • Responsible for coordinating all Coordinators working for the Equity Service Centres, and administers human resource applications, forms, timesheets and training. 
  • Develops and executes strategies, at the direction of Management, related to the recruitment, orientation and retention of volunteers within the Equity Service Centres.
  • Ensures adequate record keeping is maintained for each Equity Service Centres. 
  • Provides regular reports on fundraising, activities and level of participation of each Equity Service Centres to management. 
  • Recommends and initiates special projects related to the Equity Service Centres and/or campaigns of the Students’ Union, as directed by Management. 
  • Assists in the development of issues-based policies pertaining to equity, social justice, and access to education issues. 
  • As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned. 
  • Supervised by and reports to the Executive Director.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Must have a degree or diploma in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Social work or related fields and work experience 
  • Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in, and understanding of, complex issues related to equity and diversity as they relate to both learning and lived experiences 
  • Prior experience working with events and campaigns that promote diversity, inclusion and equity 
  • Experience creating and delivering educational programs related to ED&I
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit sector or social services is preferred
  • 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.
  • Previous experience with managing groups of up to 20 people 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment. 
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills; accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite & Zoom
  • Excellent customer service skills, working with diverse and marginalized communities from an anti-racist / anti-oppressive framework. 
  • Previous experience working within approved budgets and funding restrictions.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 25th, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

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Events & Sponsorship Coordinator

Position Type: Full-Time 
Start Date: July 2021
Rate of Pay: $58,600.17 Salary
Hours Per Week: 40 hours
Posting Date: May 25th, 2021
Closing Date: June 25th, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Events and Sponsorship Coordinator works to organize, plan, promote, and execute social and educational events for the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU).

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as a resource in the development and implementation of all RSU’s social, educational and equity events, including, but not limited to:
  • Determining and executing event promotions and marketing.
  • Organizes and executes all major RSU Orientation week events (Frosh week, Week of Welcome, O-Week etc.) 
  • Assessing space requirements, booking of appropriate venues, and securing necessary permits and permissions.
  • Determining and securing event production requirements, such as lighting and sound.
  • Determining appropriate staffing needs for events, including volunteers, stage crew, marshals and security where appropriate. 
  • Evaluating risk exposure, and creating plans to mitigate risks. 
  • Advising on and implementing contractual obligations with event talent, agencies, municipal agencies and other appropriate entities. 
  • Ensuring RSU events are inclusive, accessible, and organized from an anti-oppressive framework. 
  • Ensuring adequate publicity is made in regards to accommodations for RSU events. 
  • Coordinating budgeting for events, tracking spending against budget, and reporting variations to Management. 
  • Responsible for the successful development, organizing and execution of social and educational events of RSU as directed by Management, including, but not limited to: 
  • Overseeing load-in, setup, and strike of lighting, sound and other technical equipment where applicable. 
  • Ensuring event volunteers, stage crew, marshals and security are provided with direction and are supervised.
  • Ensuring the successful implementation of any risk management strategies.
  • Ensuring all event revenues are accurately tracked and received.
  • Assist with the preparation for all internal RSU meetings
  • Processes space booking requests for all RSU staff, Committees of the Board, Student Groups, Course Unions, Graduate Students’ Course Unions, Affiliate Groups and other campus groups. 
  • Provides advice and recommendations on such processes as requested by Management, and attends meetings with University or Student Centre officials regarding such issues as directed. 
  • Books space for the Semi-Annual General Meeting and the Annual General Meeting.
  • Organizes annual RSU board retreat and all materials (e.g. agendas, activities, venue, etc.)
  • As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned 
  • Supervised by and reports to the Executive Director. Consults with the Financial Controller regarding financial elements of the role.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Must have a degree or diploma in Events Management or relevant work experience 
  • Minimum two (2) years relevant experience; events coordination and planning; Proven successful experience with special events, managing volunteers and committees.
  • Experience working in a not-for-profit sector or social services is preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Previous experience was team Management or supervising large groups
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced demanding environment. 
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills; accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite & Zoom
  • Excellent customer service skills, working with diverse and marginalized communities from an anti-racist / anti-oppressive framework. 
  • Experience planning events in excess of 100 people is an asset 
  • Ability to negotiate to identify and implement mutually advantageous relationships with corporations, partners, advertisers to secure continuous sponsorship.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 25th, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

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Student Issues & Advocacy Assistant

Position Type: Part Time/Contract
Start Date: mid-February 2021
End Date: April 31st, 2021
Rate of Pay: $17.50 per hour
Hours Per Week: 24
Posting Date: December 11, 2021
Closing Date: January 29, 2021 at 11:59PM

EDUCATION:

The ideal candidate is a student from Ryerson's Law Practice Program, Ryerson’s Law School Program, or has a law degree from another country.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deals and responds in a timely manner to inquiries from students, faculty and staff members
  • Assists with the preparation of academic and disciplinary appeal hearings and meetings 
  • Makes referrals to students services offered by Ryerson University
  • Assists with legal research, document proofreading and file organization
  • Assists with administrative petitions, and note taking during student consultation
  • Works under the supervision of the Advocacy Coordinator 
  • Undertakes other duties as needed

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • One year of work experience in the area of administrative law, or law-related work experience
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of natural justice, procedural fairness and due process rights
  • Experience gathering evidence, analyzing issues and drafting arguments
  • Ability to search, interpret and apply legislation, policy and procedures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to multitask
  • Candidates with a NCA Certificate of Qualification will be considered an asset

PERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Innate passion for helping people and advocating for students
  • Approachable, client-centered with a positive attitude towards customer service 
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality  
  • Enjoys working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of vulnerable communities
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to students experiencing mental health issues 
  • Able to work remotely, independently and collaborate with a team 
  • Able to follow instructions and attention to detail
  • Problem-solver with strong negotiation skills
  • Flexible and able to work to tight deadlines

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 29th, 2021 at 11:59PM

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca and advocacy@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Student Issues & Advocacy Assistant Application

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Centre for Safer Sex and Sexual Violence Support Coordinator

Position Type: Part-Time/Contract
Start Date: August 23, 2021
End Date: December 31, 2021
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15-20 hours
Posting Date: August 3rd, 2021
Closing Date: August 13th, 2021 at 11:59PM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to fill Part-Time Coordinator positions for the Centre for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support. The Coordinators are directly supervised by the Centre for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support Full-Time Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Centre for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support Full-Time Coordinator in their roles and responsibilities.
  • Administrative duties including emails, phone calls, and scheduling.
  • Responsible to work and/or cover shifts on the Sexual Assault Support Line.
  • Social justice based social media content creation and support (ie blog post, instagram, and facebook content & answering direct messages and comments).
  • Research and information gathering related to sexual violence support.
  • Event, training, and campaign creation and implementation.
  • Working with and providing support to diverse communities
  • Assist in updating the website with up-to-date information on the Centre for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Previous experience working to combating Gender-Based Violence & Sexual Violence is an asset, however, not a requirement.
  • Knowledge and experience working from anti-oppressive, trauma-informed and survivor-centered frameworks.
  • Experience with active listening, peer-to-peer support, or prior experience working on a Support Phone Line.
  • Experience working with diverse communities to promote community building and community care.
  • The ability to overcome challenging situations, and to lead a project from concept and planning through to successful completion.
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team-oriented. 
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner. 
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers. 
  • Experience with social media creation/ management, especially in social justice spaces.
  • Knowledge and understanding in creating safe and inclusive spaces.
  • Must have a strong understanding of Gender & Feminist Issues; including but not limited to Gender-Based Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Violence, the Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirited & Trans People Crisis, Reproductive Justice, and so on.
  • Willingness to learn and grow.
  • Candidates with lived experience as part of a marginalized community group (including identifying as LGBTQIA+, as Indigenous and/or as a person of colour, as a woman and/or as a trans person, and/or those who have a physical or mental disability) will be prioritized. Please identify yourself as belonging to one or more of these groups in your cover letter if applicable.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 13th, 2021 at 11:59PM

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Centre for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support Hiring Committee

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Orientation Coordinator

Position Type: Part-Time/Contract
Start Date: September 1, 2021
End Date: April 30, 2022
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 24 hours
Posting Date: August 16, 2021
Closing Date: August 31, 2021 at 12:00pm

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking two (2) candidates to fill a summer contract to assist with orientation and week of welcome organisation, sponsorship, membership outreach, volunteer recruitment and general delivery of the Students’ Union services and campaigns over the summer.

The Orientation Leads will provide support for Orientation and Week of Welcome events, recruit volunteers and assist with the organisation and distribution of orientation kits. In addition, candidates will be largely responsible for soliciting and securing sponsorship to support Orientation and Week of Welcome. This job will provide a learning opportunity to enhance career-related skills in the following areas: organisational and operational skills that are applicable and required in any fast-paced work environment, public relations, event planning, fundraising, marketing and promotional skills and communications for not-for profit organisations. It also provides the opportunity to develop computer and web-based skills, website writing, and improving writing skills to meet the needs of a diverse community.

The position is with the Ryerson Students’ Union and directly supervised by the Events Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Member Engagement and Volunteer Recruitment:

  • Responsible for designing and executing a strategy to build a volunteer base to support the general initiatives of the RSU and Orientation Week & Week of Welcome
  • Co-Organize a volunteer training for all volunteers for Orientation & Week of Welcome
  • Over-see the scheduling of Volunteers during Orientation Week & Week of Welcome
  • Develop and recommend any guidelines and policies that could be implemented to meet the diverse needs of the community

Orientation Week/Week of Welcome:

  • Works in a team to plan and develop Orientation events for first year students
  • Responsible for overseeing the distribution strategy for Orientation Kits and Handbooks to members
  • Contributes to the creation of RSU’s Week of Welcome events and assists with planning logistics for the week
  • Assists with coordination and logistics of the RSU’s Annual Parade & Picnic where applicable
  • Attends all events coordinated by the RSU for this two week period
  • Assists with implementing a marketing strategy for RSU’s Orientation and Week of Welcome
  • Undertakes research to identify particular equity issues and needs of students to ensure that the RSU’s initiatives embrace diversity in programming

Sponsorship and Fundraising:

  • Assist the Events Coordinator with development of external sponsorship criteria, and guidelines with respect to Orientation and Week of Welcome events
  • Develop relationships with companies and organizations to garner financial and in-kind support
  • Assist the Events Coordinator with fundraising negotiations and contractual agreements
  • Meet all monthly and summer sponsorship targets

Promotions:

  • Develop various marketing and promotional strategies for the advertising of Orientation Week and Week of Welcome
  • Assist in the development of an on-line presence to promote the Students’ Union through website, facebook, twitter and other forms of social media

Administrative:

  • Assist with administrative duties for the Students’ Union
  • Compile and submit a written report and transition document for future Orientation Coordinators

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Demonstrated event planning experience·         
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish goals simultaneously, while under pressure
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary to allow for efficient operation of an office
  • 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
  • Experience with fundraising and contractual agreements an asset
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university
  • Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement an asset

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 12:00pm

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Orientation Hiring Committee
In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9

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RyePRIDE Coordinator

Position Type: Part-Time/Contract
Start Date: September 6, 2021
End Date: December 31, 2021
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15-20 hours
Posting Date: August 16, 2021
Closing Date: August 25, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to fill Part-Time Coordinator positions for RyePRIDE. 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; successful 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 RyePRIDE
  • Seek and develop potential partnership with the university and community organizations
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on RyePride
  • Develop campaigns and programing related to RyePRIDE
  • Hold virtual office hours

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Previous experience working in equity related field or organizations is an asset, however, not a requirement.
  • Knowledge and experience working with 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.a

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Equity Service Centers Hiring Committee
In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9

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