Current Part-Time Job Openings:


Administrative Lead

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position provides administrative support and the overall delivery of services and campaigns of the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU). The position has a central role in the operations of the main offices of the Ryerson Students’ Union, responding to general inquiries, and supporting the overall function of the RSU. The position is directly supervised by the Internal Coordinator.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides administrative and organisational support for a fast-paced multi-faceted work environment
  • Provides referrals to students and books appointments to see the in-house lawyer
  • Assists with room bookings and liaises with Student Centre and Ryerson staff on space allocation
  • Assists with the administration of graduation photos and distribution of photos to graduates
  • Performs administrative support such as responding to emails, filing, data entry, and photocopying for the RSU main office and its service offices
  • Establishes office systems and procedures and assists in development of organizational infrastructure
  • Provides support and advice on how to make the office environment more representative of the diverse membership involved with the Students’ Union
  • Assists in the development of data collection and the creation of databases, briefs, backgrounders, and other research documents for the benefit of the services of the Students’ Union
  • Works to assist with outreach opportunities that the Students’ Union is involved in, including tabling and creating information packages, convocation and special projects.
  • Assist in all other areas of work to develop and improve the current functioning, upkeep and organisation of the Students’ Union

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines.
  • Experience with customer service support.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish many goals simultaneously and while under pressure.
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledge of the systems and resources necessary to allow for the efficient operation of the office
  • Superior oral and written communication including experience in a customer-service capacity, preferably in a student-focused environment
  • The ability to be self motivated and work independently
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university
  • Experience working within a students’ union or student group and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement are assets.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Administrative 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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Campus Groups Lead

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

DESCRIPTION:
The Campus Groups Lead shall report directly to the Campus Groups Coordinator and the Vice President of Student Life and Events. They will be responsible for assisting the Campus Groups Coordinator in coordinating the operations of Ryerson Students’ Unions (RSU) course unions, student groups, Affiliate Groups and Graduate Students’ Course Unions, preparing resources and tools ,facilitating workshops, organizing programming and event planning.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works on special projects in conjunction with Campus Groups Coordinator to develop and improve the growth of the campus group’s portfolio.
  • Supports the Campus Groups Coordinator and the Vice President Student Life 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 the Campus Groups Coordinator and Campus Group Committees on administration of special projects and funding of grant applications for Course Unions, Student Groups, and Graduate Students’ Course Unions
  • 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 and 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 monthly schedule of Student Group, Course Union, and Graduate Course Union events and programming.
  • Supervised by, and reports to the, Campus Groups Coordinator.
  • As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned by Campus Groups Coordinator.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • The ability to be a self-starter, to work independently and within changing teams in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational, time & project management skills with the ability to work and adapt to rotating deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish different goals simultaneously, while under pressure.
  • 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.
  • Must have a strong attention to detail and good judgement to oversee constitutions, budgets, proposals that are submitted by students
  • Strong relationship building skills to liaise with and maintains positive relationships with various groups and departments across campus
  • Must have experience in project management maintaining budgets to support the administration of campus groups
  • Ability to work flexible hours as requested 
  • Familiar with Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Campus Groups 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, 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.

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.

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Centre for Women and Trans People Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 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: Sunday April 2 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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CopyRITE Sales & Customer Service Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $16.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION
The CopyRITE Sales & Customer Service Coordinator is responsible for offering support to the CopyRITE Services Coordinator mainly focusing on sales, operations, and administrative support.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES
OPERATIONS

  • Maintains a high quality, efficient, customer-oriented service.
  • In conjunction with the CopyRITE Services Coordinator, ensures the smooth delivery of all CopyRITE services
  • Provides retail customer service support for all aspects of CopyRITE and its operations
  • In conjunction with Management and the Graphic Designer and Coordinator, develops and implements merchandising displays, advertising, outreach, and promotional strategies for CopyRITE Printing Services
  • Assists Management and the Graphic Designer and Coordinator in maintaining an online presence for CopyRITE including but not limited to the copyrite.ca website, Google search engine optimization, social networks, 411.ca, and Yelp
  • Assists Management with the solicitation and supervision of internal and external client production orders, provides estimates and coordinates the graphic requirements and printing with CopyRITE Production Coordinator and the Graphic Designer & Coordinator when necessary
  • Maintains a Customer Relationship Management Database for CopyRITE customers
  • Knowledge of all equipment, policies and procedures
  • Arranges for photocopier repair in absence of the CopyRITE Production Supervisor
  • Assists in developing and maintaining efficient services and workflow
  • Other duties as assigned

ADMINISTRATION

  • Assists in preparation of daily cash sheets and other records of operation as required
  • Assists the CopyRITE Services Coordinator with ordering supplies as needed for the administration of CopyRITE
  • In conjunction with the CopyRITE Services Coordinator, prepares daily cash reports, monthly inventory reports, cheque requisitions, chargeback’s, coin-op reconciliations, and other records of operation for submission to the Finance Coordinator
  • In conjunction with the CopyRITE Services Coordinator, maintains and verifies cash floats
  • In conjunction with the CopyRITE Services Coordinator, prepares annually an analysis of the operations of CopyRITE including service improvements, expenditure and policy recommendations
  • Prepares and provides a detailed monthly report that includes an analysis of sales, inventories and current operating issues, to Management
  • In conjunction with the CopyRITE Services Coordinator, maintains and updates current staff manuals for CopyRITE

PERSONNEL

  • In conjunction with the CopyRITE Services Coordinator, schedules, monitors and directs the work of the part-time CopyRITE staff
  • In conjunction with Management, participates in the hiring, supervising, and training of part-time personnel
  • Supervised by, and reports to the CopyRITE Services Coordinator

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

  • Excellent customer service skills to engage with customers and anticipate customer and store needs
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy, to ensure efficient and effective client service
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and good judgement to oversee all aspects of the operation 
  • Strong relationship building skills to liaise with and maintains positive relationships with external suppliers and with various groups and departments across campus.
  • Demonstrated experience in project and financial management to develop, monitor and control detailed budgets
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • An ability to work independently and as an effective team member and flexibility are required to effectively multi-task and prioritize to ensure completion of assigned work under multiple and strict deadlines

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: CopyRite Sales and Customer Service 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, 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.

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.

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CopyRITE Sales and Operations Leads

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Positions Available:
Two (2)
Start Date: May 1 2017
End Date: September 1 2017
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with supporting the operations of CopyRITE Print Centre.The position will play a central role in fulfilling internal and external client requests within CopyRITE – a campus print and 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 CopyRITE Manager.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 analysed 
  • 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

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • 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 
  • 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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

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

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 38,000 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.


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.

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Digital Communications Lead

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall promotion communication & digital outreach of the Ryerson Students’ Union. The employee will play a central role in the promotion of the Ryerson Students’ Union and its campaigns, services and advocacy to Ryerson students. The student lead is directly supervised by the Internal Coordinator.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work on initiatives & special projects as assigned by the Internal Coordinator & General Manager.
  • Works collaboratively with the Internal Coordinator & Executive portfolios to develop content that tells the story of the Students’ Union
  • Develops an editorial schedule and plan for promoting events, campaigns and special projects for the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Supports the communications of the Ryerson Students’ Union through social media, e-newsletters & digital storytelling.
  • Responsible for engaging Ryerson student community life through Ryerson Students’ Union social media networks. 
  • Keeps detailed metrics and submit monthly statistic reports to supervisor
  • Helps run online campaigns and contests to engage the Ryerson community including incoming students.
  • Responsible for documenting Ryerson Students’ Union events and stories while maintaining an archiving system and database for existing photos and videos.
  • Responsible for capturing and creating new content for the Ryerson Students’ Union on social media platforms.
  • Assists with RSU promotions on all social media platforms
  • Liaises with the various units of the Ryerson Students’ Union to help communicate our events, programming and services to Ryerson students.
  • Liaises with Ryerson University departments that help support the external communications of events, campaigns & programming from the Ryerson Students Union.

EXPERIENCE:

  • The ability to be a self-starter, to work independently and within changing teams in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational, time & project management skills with the ability to work and adapt to rotating deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish different goals simultaneously, while under pressure.
  • 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, digital engagement within post secondary education systems.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of social media platforms
  • Must be an active Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook user
  • Basic knowledge of analytic tools including Google Analytics
  • Photography & Video expertise are an asset
  • Familiar with Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work flexible hours as requested 
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

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

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 38,000 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.

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.

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Equity Service Centre Lead

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist the RSU
Equity and Campaigns Coordinator in the day to day operations of the RSU Equity Service Centres. The Lead 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate outreach and campaign initiatives for the Equity Service Centres, including: website, email listserv and social media management, Orientation and Week of Welcome outreach and scheduling, and developing outreach goals, timelines and outcomes for various campaigns.
  • Coordinate the Equity Service Centre radio project with the Scope at Ryerson.
  • Coordinate updating educational resources and databases for all Equity Service Centres, and a developing a distribution plan for campus departments.
  • Assist the Equity and Campaigns Organiser and part-time staff in organizing summer programming and campaigns.
  • Assist the Equity and Campaigns Organiser and part-time staff in developing events and programs planned for the Fall/Winter term such as DisOrientation, Mindfest, Social Justice Week, and events organized by the Equity Service Centres.
  • Assist the Equity and Campaigns Organiser in developing training and operational guidelines for all Equity Service Centre staff, volunteers and members.
  • Assist the Equity and Campaigns Organiser and part-time staff in developing policy and procedures.
  • Assist the Equity and Campaigns Organiser in the day to day operations of the Equity Service Centres including financial planning, sponsorship solicitation, graphic requests, record keeping, and other administrative work.
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Strong understanding of equity and anti-oppressive frameworks and a good understanding of the Equity Service Centre mandates, past projects and organizational structure
  • Experience with community development, project management 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
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2017
  • Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Equity Service Centre Lead 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, 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 wor with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system.

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.

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Finance Lead

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 3, 2017
End Date: Sept 1st, 2017
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist the Financial Controller with accounting operations. The employee will play a central role in the financial operations of the Students’ Union. The position is directly supervised by the Financial Controller.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with Accounts Payable functions: invoice entries, vendor list maintenance and weekly cheque run preparation
  • Assists with Accounts Receivable functions: customer list maintenance, and associated account reconciliations
  • Maintaining Asset/Depreciation schedules and reconciliations
  • Assist with Bank Reconciliation
  • Assist with Audit related requirements
  • Assist with miscellaneous office work and filing
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting
  • Attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish many goals simultaneously and while under pressure.
  • Accounting experience would be an asset
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledge of the systems and resources necessary to allow for the efficient operation of the office 
  • Superior oral and written communication including experience in a customer-service capacity
  • The ability to be self motivated and work independently 
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university 
  • Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement are assets.
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Finance 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, 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.

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.

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Good Food Centre Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date:
May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position assist with the overall coordination of the Good Food Centre – a community food room and one of the RSU Equity Service Centres. The position oversees daily operations, assists with promotions and development of services and oversees events and initiatives of the Good Food Centre. The position provides experience in finances and operations, marketing and outreach, event coordination, equity and social justice issues, and knowledge on food security, poverty and health and nutrition.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a Ryerson University and returning in Fall 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the daily operations & financial standing of the Good Food Centre
  • Responsible for the maintenance, health, cleanliness, and organization of the Good Food Centre
  • Oversee the implementation of all services of the Good Food Centre, including but not limited to the Good Food Box, the Food Bank, the Community Garden, and the Campus Lunch Program
  • Maintain a membership directory and compile statistics & research on membership use & feedback for the Good Food Centre
  • Assists with promotion and development of Good Food Centre and all of its services and campaigns in coordination
  • Responsible for volunteer recruitment, training, orientation and supervision
  • Assists in reviewing and making recommendations to policy and procedures for users of the service
  • Assists in outreach and promotions
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all Good Food Centre activities and incentives 
  • Takes a primary role to coordinate campaigns, food drives, events and fundraising initiatives.
  • Assists with Good Food Centre deliveries, food purchases, providing up to date statistics and inventory of the Good Food Centre
  • Coordinates healthy eating, anti-poverty, food security and sustainability initiatives of the Good Food Centre
  • Build relationships with other student-based groups & community organizations to develop a network advocacy & campaigns resources
  • Assists with website management


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
● Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Good Food Centre 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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Graphic Design Assistant

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 15, 2017
End Date: September 8, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union is seeking candidates for a summer contract to assist with graphic design and graphic support for the Students’ Union and its customers. The employee will play a central role in fulfilling internal requests for design and also to assist with overall customer service and client needs of CopyRITE – a campus communications store. This position will provide a learning opportunity to enhance career-related graphics skills in a fast-paced work environment. It also provides the opportunity to develop customer service and marketing skills and improve design technique in a diverse urban workplace. The position is directly supervised by the Graphic Designer and Coordinator.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists CopyRITE and the RSU Graphic Designer and Coordinator with the production of graphics material for the Ryerson Students’ Union and retail clients of CopyRITE
  • Acts as a support for graphics programs, design and layout for the Students’ Union campaigns, events and its services
  • Works collaboratively with the Graphic Designer and Coordinator to assist areas related to graphic design and the RSU’s image library
  • Works to provide and assists with visual images for the RSU website and RSU’s social media sites as required
  • As required, to attend RSU events and document using different media forms, that may include a digital camera, video camera and other means as established
  • Helps support the overall delivery of services of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Performs administrative support such as sorting, filing, data entry and processing paperwork where required

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Experience with design programs, particularly with Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish many goals simultaneously, while under pressure is key.
  • Knowledge of graphic and web design
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary to allow for the efficient operation of the office
  • The ability to be self motivated and work independently
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university
  • Must be currently enrolled at Ryerson University 
  • Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement

TECHNICAL OR SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
● Demonstrated knowledge and experience with computer and design software including, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, Adobe Acrobat CC and MS Office
● Proficient on Mac and PC platforms

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

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

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 38,000 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.

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.

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Member Services Assistant

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position supports the front line of the Ryerson Students' Union (RSU) at the Member Services Office to meet the diverse needs of student members. The position provides an 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, office management and customer service. The Assistant is directly supervised by to the Member Services Coordinator.

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as front line support to assist students and campus members
  • Acts as an RSU ambassador to promote services and event programming
  • Provides administrative and organisational support for a fast-paced multi-faceted work environment
  • Conducts sales of RSU’s TTC Discount Metro pass, tickets and other merchandise
  • Conducts inventories and makes recommendations on equipment and resources to improve the accessibility and function of the lost and found service program
  • Provides referrals to students and assists with health and dental plan inquires along with answering campus based questions
  • Performs administrative support such as sorting, filing, data entry, and photocopying
  • Required to act as a key holder, count cash, maintain cash flow and close out tills
  • Establishes office systems and procedures to entrench the creation of organisational infrastructure
  • Provides support and conducts community outreach efforts to foster positive relationships and community alliances with partners on campus to further an understanding of the RSU services

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Exceptional Customer Service Skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish many goals simultaneously, while under pressure is key.
  • Experience working in an office environment to allow for the efficient operation of the office
  • Familiarity with the Ryerson Students’ Union and its operations, and knowledge of current on-campus issues
  • 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 
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university
  • Experience working within a students’ union or with student groups and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement are assets
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to a full time programme in Fall 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Member Services 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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Orientation Coordinators

Number of Positions: Two (2)
Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 15, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 5 2017

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.

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

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
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2017


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday April 5 2017 at 12 noon

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

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) represents over 30,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. The Students’ Union hosts hundreds of events each year ranging from social gatherings, education seminars, music concerts, awareness campaigns, parties and protests. For more information on the RSU, please check out our website at rsuonline.ca. The Ryerson 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, Transgender people and women. The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated students’ union working within the Ryerson community.

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Racialised Students’ Collective Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position assist with the overall coordination of the Racialised Students’ Collective one of the RSU Equity Service Centres. The position oversees daily operations, assists with promotions and development of workshops and oversees events, campaigns and initiatives. The position provides experience in community development, fundraising, marketing and outreach, event coordination and opportunity to work within anti-racism, anti-xenophobia and anti-oppression frameworks.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a Ryerson University and returning in Fall 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong or growing understanding of anti-racism, anti-xenophobia and anti-oppression frameworks
  • Coordinate all of the Collective’s events including but not limited to Black History Month, Expressions Against Oppression, Culture Jam, and the Racialised & Indigenous Women’s Symposium
  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for Collective members and joint events with other on and off-campus community partners
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for events
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education programming and campaigns about racism, cultural identity/history, colonialism, xenophobia and related topics
  • Responsible for the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that the Collective agrees to endorse
  • 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 the Collective’s policy & procedures
  • Coordinates sub-committees of the Racialised Students’ Collective including the Racialised & indigenous Women’s Collective and Queer & Trans People of Colour Collective.
  • Builds a network with other student-based anti-racism, cultural or indigenous organisations for the purpose of development, promotion and collaboration
  • 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 and make recommendations to the Collective’s policy and 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
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2017


APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Racialised Students’ Collective 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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RyeACCESS Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position assist with the overall coordination of RyeACCESS, one of the RSU Equity Service Centres. The position oversees daily operations, assists with promotions and development of workshops and oversees events, campaigns and initiatives. The position provides experience in community development, fundraising, marketing and outreach, event coordination. The position is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a Ryerson University and returning in Fall 2017.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and host events and campaigns that address the needs, issues and concerns of students with disabilities and improving the awareness of accessibility issues and educational modules on concepts of madness, sanism, audism and ableism
  • Organise and coordinate advocacy events for the International Day for People with Disabilities, National Disability Month, and the Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference
  • Create, plan and/or recruit monthly workshops for students with disabilities and allies such as Sexability, Cafe Nights and movie nights
  • Develop fundraising strategies to maintain programmes
  • Assist in collaborations with on and off-campus community partnerships
  • Assist students with understanding service and advocacy provisions on campus, and act as the primary coordinator to liaise with the Access Centre and Access Ryerson
  • Along with the Equity & Campaigns Organiser, act as an advocate for and on behalf of students with disabilities in relevant campus and off-campus committees, organising spaces and peer-to-peer support spaces
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to RyeACCESS policy & procedures
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Establishes relationships with other student-based groups and community organizations to develop a network of advocacy resources, event partners and collaborators
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of RyeACCESS


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: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: RyeACCESS 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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RyePRIDE Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position assist with the overall coordination of RyePRIDE, one of the RSU Equity Service Centres. The position oversees daily operations, assists with promotions and development of workshops and oversees events, campaigns and initiatives. The position is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a Ryerson University and returning in Fall 2017.

Volunteer and Community Engagement
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of RyePRIDE
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote the RyePRIDE
  • Coordinates and chairs volunteer meetings and maintains a volunteer database
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc
  • Builds a network with other student-based queer and trans organisations and community groups for the purpose of development, promotion and collaboration
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the RyePRIDE social media strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on RyePRIDE volunteer opportunities and community resources

Events and Campaigns
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for RyePRIDE members
  • Organize Pride activities and prepare for Spring Pride programming
  • Organize joint events with other on and off-campus community partners
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for events
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education programming and campaigns
  • Develops campaigns, materials and events that generate awareness about homophobia and transphobia, and the barriers for members of the queer and trans communities
  • Develops educational events for Pride Week
  • Liaises with Positive Space Ryerson, the All-Gender Washroom campaign and other working groups on and off-campus
  • Responsible for the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that RyePRIDE agrees to endorse
  • 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 RyePRIDE 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: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: RyePRIDE 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, 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.

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.

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SASSL Coordinator - Sexual Assault Survivors Support Line

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The position provides administrative support and the overall delivery of services and campaigns of the SASSL - Sexual Assault Survivors Support Line. 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression perspective
  • Oversees the operations of the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line
  • Oversees weekend-long trainings and workshops for Support Line volunteers every semester
  • Develop campaign materials, swag and resource provisions for the Support Line, Consent is Sexy campaign and community resources
  • Maintains and updates equipment, supplies and technological equipment for the operations of the Support Line
  • Develops fundraising opportunities for the Support Line
  • Coordinates the intake reporting system, and develops materials and reports to challenge rape culture
  • Coordinates Support Line-specific outreach and volunteer schedules, particularly late night events
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on the Support Line
  • 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 upkeep, review & make recommendations to the Support Line 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: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: SASSL 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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Special Projects Lead

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1 2017
End Date: September 1 2017
Salary Range: $16.00/hr
Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates for a Special Projects Lead. This person will assist the General Manager & Executive portfolios in special projects and research analysis around the RSU Wellness Centre. The Special Projects Lead reports to the General Manager of the Ryerson Students’ Union.

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

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work on initiatives & special projects in conjunction with the General Manager & Executive portfolios
  • Supports the General Manager with the research and implementation of business functions and processes within the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Assists in developing tools and resources that support the ideas of community building for the Ryerson Students’ Union.
  • Provides project coordination support to the General Manager by compiling information from multiple sources, tracking timelines, developing action plans, documenting meetings, and updating resources & materials for the Ryerson Students’ Union. 
  • Assists the scheduling of meetings and works in bringing forward proposals and reports to the General Manager & Executive.
  • Responsible for overseeing the logistics in the development of an RSU Wellness Centre.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of mental wellness campaigns, including the creation of content and materials geared towards student engagement and success.
  • Responsible for the development policies and procedures for the RSU Wellness Centers and makes recommendations to General Manager around frameworks that support mental health and wellness for students.
  • Researches the challenges around mental health and wellness in postsecondary education. Collects and maintains resources and information on the issues and solutions. Assists in the development of fact sheets, briefs, backgrounders, and other research documents as directed by the General Manager.
  • Liaises with external organizations to assist in the creation of programming for an RSU Wellness Center.
  • Liaises between the Ryerson Students’ Union, Ryerson University and external community to ensure collaboration can take place within the RSU Wellness Center.
  • Assist with other special projects for Ryerson Students’ Union staff as assigned by the General Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • The ability to be a self-starter, to work independently and within changing teams.
  • Excellent organizational, time & project management skills with the ability to work and adapt to rotating deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish different goals simultaneously, while under pressure.
  • 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 underserved groups.
  • Must be familiar with student engagement, mental health initiatives and post secondary education systems.
  • Familiar with Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work flexible hours as requested 
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2017

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to:
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Special Projects 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, 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.

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.

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Trans Collective Coordinator

Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 1, 2017
End Date: September 1, 2017
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 20 hours
Posting Date: March 27 2017
Closing Date: April 2 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organize, prepare and develop summer operations for the Trans Collective, specifically planning events and campaigns for the Pride Month and bathroom campaign. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, and office administration. The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser.

Programming
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-Chair the Trans Collective of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Coordinate events and programmes in partnership with the Trans Collective such as the Fall & Winter Celebrating Trans Activism panels, Trans Day of Remembrance and Queer & Trans Histories Week
  • Develop fundraising plans to ensure production of Trans Collective initiatives
  • Assist in collaborations with on and off-campus community partnerships
  • Assists in outreach and promotion of the Trans Collective
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on the Trans Collective
  • Assists in the coaching & training of new volunteers
  • Assists in outreach and promotion of the Trans Collective
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to create a trans inclusive space in the Equity Service Centres
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to Equity Service Centre & Ryerson Students’ Union policy

Advocacy and Community Engagement
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Co-Chair the Trans Collective of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Coordinate campaigns and advocacy initiatives of the Trans Collective, including but not limited to the All-Gender Washrooms and Change Rooms Campaign, Challenge Transphobia and Cissexism, and general informational campaigns on creating trans inclusive spaces
  • Meet and advise campus groups, departments and administrators on trans inclusion policies, structures and trainings
  • Coordinate workshops and seminars regarding trans inclusion in academic and non-academic spaces
  • Assist in collaborations with on and off-campus community partnerships
  • Assists in outreach and promotion of the Trans Collective
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on the Trans Collective
  • Assists in the coaching & training of new volunteers
  • Assists in outreach and promotion of the Trans Collective
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to create a trans inclusive space in the Equity Service Centres
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to Equity Service Centre & Ryerson Students’ Union policy


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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, intersectionality and creating inclusive spaces 
  • Experience as a Trans Collective volunteer is an asset

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday April 2 2017

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

Who we are
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 36,000 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.

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

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