Current Opportunities


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.

For more information on the Ryerson Students’ Union, please check out our website at 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 community and women.


Street Team

Position Available: Seven (7)
Start Date: August 20th, 2018
End Date: December 7th,2018
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Closing Date: August 14th,2018

Position Description:

The Ryerson Students’ Union Street team is the word-of-mouth marketing team that promotes all the RSU initiatives, events and campaigns, to the general membership. The street works under the Logistics & Volunteers Assistant and it reports directly to the President & Vice President of Education.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Promote the brand of RSU by participating in/doing outreach events to help improve. overall awareness and student life experience on campus.
  • Help with referendums, such as, RU-Pass, promoting the annual concert and other initiatives which RSU will be running.
  • Delivering in-class and other public announcements regarding RSU events/campaigns.
  • Assisting in the development of new promotional methods and materials for RSU events/campaign.
  • All members must report to Logistics & Volunteer Assistant.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Be a Ryerson student
  • Be enthusiastic, outgoing and be able to bring forward a high-energetic atmosphere.
  • Have proof of self-discipline; proactive qualities.
  • Able to lead and work as well as engaging a team.
  • Be familiar with campus geography and demographics.
  • Attend mandatory training sessions called by the Logistics & Volunteer Assistant
  • Creative and able to identify opportunities for a strategic implementation of an idea.
  • Attend mandatory de-briefing meetings followed by a major event/campaign as required by the Vice President of Education or the President.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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 Administrative Lead

Positions Available: Three (3)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with administrative support and overall delivery of services and campaigns of the Ryerson Students’ Union. The employee will play 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 organisation. The Assistant is directly supervised by the Internal Coordinator.

Important
This position is open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Programme and the International Student Services Work Experience Programme (ISSWEP):

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)
http://www.ryerson.ca/career/students/gain-experience/on-campus-jobs.html

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.

  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2018-2019.
  • 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 2018-19 year.

 Criteria for ISSWEP http://www.ryerson.ca/studentlife/internationalsupport/services/working/isswep/studentguide.html

  • 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 2018-19 year.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides referrals to students and books appointments to see the in-house lawyer
  • Provides administrative and organisational support for a fast-paced multi-faceted work environment
  • 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 sorting, filing, data entry, and photocopying for the RSU main office and its service offices
  • Establishes office systems and procedures and assists in the 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
  • The student will be required to answer phone calls and email, distribute mail and faxes.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • 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.
  • 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 and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement are assets.
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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 Centre for Women and Trans People Leads

Positions Available:
   1. Centre for Women & Trans People Programming and Campaigns Lead One (1)
   2. Centre for Women & Trans People Volunteer & Community Engagement Lead: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 5, 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the Centre for Women & Trans People. The Lead is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

IMPORTANT: 

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 these programmes.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  •      Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.

  •      Returning to school as full-time in FW 2018-2019.
  •      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 2018-19 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 2018-19 year. 

1. Programming and Campaigns Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression perspective
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and educational programming 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
  • 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
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education 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
  • Assists the sub-collectives of the Centre in campaigns and advocacy initiatives
  • 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
  • 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

2. Volunteer and Community Engagement Lead

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 maintain 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
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to the Centre’s 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
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, August 10, 2018 

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Centre for Women & Trans People Lead Hiring Committee
In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9 

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

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Sales and Operations Leads - CopyRITE

Positions Available: 14
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

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

IMPORTANT: 

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 these programmes.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.

  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2018-2019.
  • 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 year.

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
  • Assist in the completion of business cards, postcards, wide format printing and various types of bindings

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Equity Service Centre Special Projects Lead

Positions Available: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the special projects, legacy events and major campaigns of the Equity Service Centres. The Lead is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for helping coordinate special projects of the Equity Service Centres, including but not limited to legacy events, major campaigns and advocacy initiatives;
  • Assists Equity Service Centres with planning and implementing legacy events such as Black History Month, International Women’s Day, Celebrating Women’s Voices and the Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference;
  • Assists Equity Service Centres with planning and implementing major campaigns such as Consent is Mandatory, End the Ban and Bottle Water-free Campus campaigns;
  • Assists in outreach activities including tabling, class announcements, flyering and postering;
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment;
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to Equity Service Centre policy & procedures.


SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Lead Marketing Assistant

Number of Positions: One (1)  
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates for Lead Marketing Assistant. This person will aid the executives with formulating their visual branding for their projects throughout the year. They will work closely with the Communications lead of the RSU to ensure all outgoing information; both visual and textual, is cohesive and matches the vision of the organization. This individual reports to the President of the Ryerson Students’ Union.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work on marketing initiatives & special projects in conjunction with the President & Executive portfolios
  • Provides marketing coordination support to the executives by compiling information from multiple sources, tracking timelines, developing branding plans, and updating resources & materials for the Ryerson Students’ Union.
  • Works in collaboration with student groups and external organizations to ensure our branding-related sources are being shared so that a unified brand is conveyed from campus as a whole.
  • Develops and brings forward proposals and reports to the President & the Executives as well as ensuring all executives are informed of all branding decisions.
  • Assist with other branding related projects for Ryerson Students’ Union staff as assigned by the President.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • 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 with students who come from diverse backgrounds and identify with various underserved groups.
  • Familiar with Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work flexible hours as requested.
  • Familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and other photo and graphic editing software and applications.
  • Experience working in a marketing/branding capacity, and understands how to both visually appeal to a demographic, and to properly convey the desired message.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Communications Lead

Positions AvailableOne (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall promotion and communication 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 Assistant is directly supervised by the Operations Manager.

Eligibility:

  1. Position is open to Domestic and International Students
  2. These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost Programme and the International Student Services Work Experience Programme (ISSWEP).
  3. These positions are also open to students who DO NOT qualify for these programmes.

Criteria for Career Boost

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.

  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2018-2019.
  • 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 2018-19 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for documenting RSU events and maintaining an archiving system and database for existing photos and videos
  • Conducts and participates in networking opportunities to Ryerson Community members and external organizations
  • Assists with coordination of on-campus activities that may include events and forums, movies and speaker series,
  • Works closely with RSU Executives on setting goals and executing plans for events and campaign initiatives
  • Responsible for filming and editing videos for the Ryerson Students’ Union for promotional and/or campaign purposes
  • Works collaboratively with the RSU Executive Committee and the Operations Manager to develop video concepts
  • Assists with RSU promotions on all social media platforms


SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to be innovative and solve problems in a diverse and challenging environment
  • Experience with social media and websites
  • Strong skills in photography, videography and editing
  • 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
  • Exceptional time management and goal setting skills
  • Experience in event and project planning is an asset
  • Must be a current student at Ryerson University

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Racialised Students’ Collective Leads

 Positions Available:
   1. Programming Lead: One (1)
   2.Campaigns Lead: One  (1)
   3.Volunteer and Community Engagement Lead: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of the Racialised Students’ Collective. The Assistant is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

Important:

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 programme.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.
    • 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 2018-19.
  • 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 year.

1. Programming Lead

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
  • Organize joint events with other on and off-campus community partners
  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for events    
  • Acts as a representative on the Black History Month Planning Committee, Viola Desmond Awards Planning Committee and other working groups at Ryerson University
  • Responsible for the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that the Collective agrees to endorse
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on the Collective’s campaigns, campus resources and accessible terminology
  • 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

2. Campaigns Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong or growing understanding of anti-racism, anti-xenophobia and anti-oppression frameworks
  • Organize joint campaigns and advocacy initiatives with other on and off-campus community partners
  • Develops and organizes advocacy and education programming and campaigns about racism, cultural identity/history, colonialism, xenophobia and related topics
  • Acts as a representative on the Black History Month Planning Committee, Viola Desmond Awards Planning Committee and other working groups at Ryerson University
  • Responsible for the implementation of other appropriate campaigns that the Collective agrees to endorse
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on the Collective’s campaigns, campus resources and accessible terminology
  • 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

3. Volunteer & Community Engagement Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong or growing understanding of anti-racism, anti-xenophobia and anti-oppression frameworks
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of the Collective        
  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote the Collective
  • Coordinates & chairs volunteer meetings, and maintains a volunteer database
  • Coordinates sub-committees of the Racialised Students’ Collective including the Racialised & indigenous Women’s Collective and Queer & Trans People of Colour Collective.
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc
  • Builds a network with other student-based anti-racism, cultural or indigenous organisations 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 Collective’s social media strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on the Collective’s volunteer opportunities
  • 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 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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RyeACCESS Leads

Positions Available:
   1. Programming Lead: One (1)
   2. Campaigns Lead: One (1)
   3. Volunteer & Community Engagement Lead: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of RyeACCESS. The Lead is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

Important:
This positions is 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 programme.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

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 2018-19.
  • 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 year.

1. Programming Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and host events 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
  • 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
  • Coordinate logistics and registration for the RyeACCESS American Sign Language courses, and act as liaison with the course professors
  • 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

2. Campaigns Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and host 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
  • Chair and implement the decisions of the RyeACCESS Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference planning committee
  • Assist in collaborations with on and off-campus community partnerships
  • Responsible for updating the website with up-to-date information on RyeACCESS services, resources and campaigns, events, workshops and the RyeACCESS Conference
  • Assist students with understanding service and advocacy provisions on campus, and act as the primary Lead to liaise with Student Learning Support 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

3. Volunteer and Community

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote the RyeACCESS
  • Coordinates and chairs volunteer meetings
  • Organizes outreach opportunities, including but not limited to tabling, class announcements, postering, etc
  • Establishes relationships with other student-based groups and community organizations to develop a network of advocacy resources, event partners and collaborators
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from on and off-campus community groups
  • Coordinates and develop the RyeACCESS social media strategy
  • Develop monthly newsletters for volunteers and community members
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of RyeACCESS
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on RyeACCESS volunteer opportunities and community resources
  • Assist in coordination of logistics and registration for the RyeACCESS American Sign Language courses, and act as liaison with the course professors
  • 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


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 2018

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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 RyePRIDE Leads

Positions Available:
   1. Events and Campaigns Lead: One (1)
   2. Volunteer and Community Engagement Lead: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

 JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns and events of RyePRIDE. The Lead is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser

IMPORTANT:
This positions is 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 programme.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.

  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2018-2019.
  • 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 year.

1.Volunteer and Community Engagement Lead

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
  • 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

2. Events and Campaigns Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for RyePRIDE members
  • Organize Winter 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 Winter 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
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on RyePRIDE events, workshops, campaigns, campus resources and accessible terminology
  • 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
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Special Projects Assistant-Operations Portfolio

Positions Available: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates for a Special Projects Assistant. This person will assist the Vice- President Operations in special projects and work to ensure new services are implemented at the RSU to benefit the students.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works on special projects in conjunction with the Vice President Operations to plan and develop new services and initiatives for the year
  • Develop models that make operations more efficient, presenting confidential conclusions to the Executive team based on in-depth analysis
  • Assists in budget plan implementation for the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Assists with outreach and distribution of services RSU provides
  • Assists with the implementation of projects, such as Digitization and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Services
  • Supports the VP Operations with the research and implementation of business functions and processes within the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Organizing and prioritizing workload, maintaining files, processing standard forms, generating contracts and procuring office supplies and equipment,and taking and publishing minutes.
  • Collaborates with the Member Services Office and Copyrite
  • Assist to ensure Tax Clinic is operating for Ryerson students
  • Supervised by, and reports to, the Vice President Operations 
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL POSSESS:

  • 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, operations, administration and post secondary education systems.
  • Familiar with Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work flexible hours as requested

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Special Projects Assistant-President Portfolio


Positions Available: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates for the Special Projects Assistant- President’s Portfolio. This person will supervise and manage all Special Projects Assistants under the President portfolio. The Special Projects Assistant will also assist in creating the RSU Employee Handbook. This individual reports to the President of the Ryerson Students’ Union.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise the Special Projects Assistants under each President portfolio ensuring that their delegated duties are completed.
  • Work on initiatives & special projects in conjunction with the President
  • Supports the President 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 President 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 President
  • Assist with the creation of the RSU Employee Handbook
  • Assist with other special projects for Ryerson Students’ Union staff as assigned by the President.

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.
  • Familiar with Google Mail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work flexible hours as requested

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Special Projects Assistant-Equity Portfolio

Student Job Posting: Special Projects Assistant-Equity Portfolio
Positions Available: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

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

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for helping coordinate special projects of the Equity Service Centres, including but not limited to legacy events, major campaigns and advocacy initiatives;
  • Assists Equity Service Centres with planning and implementing legacy events such as Pride Month, Reclaiming Our Bodies & Minds Conference and etc;
  • Assists Equity Service Centres with planning and implementing major campaigns;
  • Assists in outreach activities including tabling, class announcements, flyering, street team and postering;
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and guests, and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment;
  • Responsible to review and make recommendations to Equity Service Centre policy & procedures.

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Special Projects Assistant-Education Portfolio

Number of Positions: One (1)  
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position provides support to the Vice President Education on the planning and execution of various campaigns and initiatives across campus. The position is with the Ryerson Students' Union and directly supervised by the Vice-President Education.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works on special projects in conjunction with the Vice President Education to plan and develop campaigns and initiatives for the year
  • Assists in stakeholder outreach, research, brief writing, and campaign development
  • Assists with outreach and distribution of marketing and campaign materials
  • Assists with the implementation of projects, such as UPass and Open Educational Resources (OERs)
  • Collaborates with the Student Issues and Advocacy Coordinator
  • Collaborate with the Centre for Education Research and Policy  
  • Supervised by, and reports to, the Vice President Education
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL POSSESS:

  • The ability to be a self-starter, to work independently, and to work within a changing and fast paced environment
  • Excellent organizational, time & project management skills with the ability to work and adapt to different roles and deadlines
  • The ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary to allow for efficient operation of a non-profit organization
  • Exceptional oral and written communication, including experience in a customer-service capacity that can speak to improving the student environment
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity in the challenges faced by an urban university on a provincial and national level
  • Experience working within a students’ union, working with stakeholders and a familiarity with the Ryerson student movement is an asset but not necessary
  • Experience working with students who come from diverse backgrounds and identify with various cultural groups
  • Must be at least partially familiar with student issues, advocacy, and government and university structures.  
  • Strong relationship building skills to liaise with and maintains positive relationships with various groups and departments across campus and with stakeholders

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Special Projects Assistant-Student Group Portfolio


Positions Available: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The position provides support to the Vice President Student Life & Events on the planning and execution of various Student Group related tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works on special projects related to student groups in conjunction with the Vice President Student Life & Events to plan and develop programs and initiatives for the year
  • Assists in the management of the 180 campus groups
  • Assists in compiling and maintaining a schedule and programming for student group related tasks for the year
  • Supervised by, and reports to, the Vice President Student Life & Events
  • Assists with organization and consultation with appropriate student group delegates
  • Assists with the development of campus group initiatives and other tasks formulated under the related special project.
  • Assists with Marketing and Promotions strategy for special projects assigned. 

SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL POSSESS:

  • The ability to be a self-starter, to work independently, and to work within a changing and fast paced environment
  • Excellent organizational, time & project management skills with the ability to work and adapt to different roles and deadlines
  • The ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary to allow for efficient operation of a non-profit organization
  • Exceptional oral and written communication, including experience in a customer-service capacity that can speak to improving the student environment
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity in the challenges faced by an urban university on a provincial and national level
  • Experience working within a students’ union 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
  • Strong relationship building skills to liaise with and maintains positive relationships with various groups and departments across campus

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line Leads

 

Positions Available:
   1. Operations & Volunteer Lead One (1)
   2. Advocacy & Programming Lead: One (1)
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26 , 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line. The Lead is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

1. Operations & Volunteer Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression and survivor-centric perspectives
  • Oversees the operations of the Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line
  • Oversees trainings and workshops for Support Line volunteers
  • 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 volunteer schedules, simulations and debrief spaces
  • 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

2. Advocacy & Programming Lead

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression and survivor-centric perspectives
  • Develop campaign materials, swag and resource provisions for the Support Line, Consent is Mandatory campaign and community resources
  • Develops fundraising opportunities for the Support Line
  • Coordinates the intake reporting system, and develops materials and reports to challenge rape culture
  • Coordinates outreach, events, campaigns and advocacy initiatives for the Support Line
  • Participates in the Ryerson Sexual Violence Advisory Committee
  • 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:

  • Experience with support lines or programmes including skills in active listening, anti-oppressive frameworks and survivor-centric frameworks
  • 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 2018

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title:Sexual Assault Survivor Support Line Lead Hiring Committee
In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9 

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

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 Good Food Centre Leads

Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26, 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2, 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaigns, planning and events of the Good Food Centre. The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the daily operations & financial standing 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.
  • Takes primary role to fundraise and implement fundraising strategies for the Good Food Centre
  • Assists in the coaching & training of new volunteers
  • Assists with promotion and development of Good Food Centre and all of its services and campaigns in coordination with other staff
  • Responsible for volunteer recruitment, training and orientation
  • Organises the work of volunteers and their participation in Good Food Centre events, providing services to users and education on the issue of food insecurity and poverty
  • Assists with Good Food Centre deliveries, food purchases, providing up to date statistics and inventory of the Good Food Centre
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all Good Food Centre activities and incentives
  • Responsible for organizing and coordinating events and campaigns that address poverty, food insecurity, health and nutrition
  • Takes a primary role to coordinate food drives and events
  • Develop awareness campaigns that address poverty & food security issues on and off-campus
  • Build relationships with other student-based groups & community organizations to develop a network advocacy & campaigns resources
  • Organizes the participation of the Good Food Centre in community anti-poverty events & services
  • Conducts research on food security issues, student poverty, and other research pertinent to the Good Food Centre
  • Assists in outreach and promotion of the Good Food Centre
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on Good Food Centre events & campaigns
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours, provide resources and information to users and work to establish a clean, safe and positive environment
  • Responsible to review & make recommendations to the Good Food Centre policy & procedures

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and lead a project from concept and planning through to successful execution
  • Experience with community development, event planning and developing promotional material
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision but is team oriented
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to work within deadlines and in an expedient manner
  • Ability to motivate others and recruit volunteers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Equity issues and creating inclusive spaces
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University returning in Fall 2018

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Good Food Centre Coordinator
In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9 

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

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Member Services Leads

Positions Available: 8
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26, 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the delivery of Students’ Union services . The employee will support the front line of the Ryerson Students' Union 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, customer service and not-for profit organizations. The Lead is directly supervised by to the Member Services Coordinator

IMPORTANT:
These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Program and the International Student Services Work Experience Program (ISSWEP).

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)
http://www.ryerson.ca/career/students/gain-experience/on-campus-jobs.html

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.

  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2018-2019.
  • 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 2018-2019 year.

 Criteria for ISSWEP http://www.ryerson.ca/studentlife/internationalsupport/services/working/isswep/studentguide.html

  • 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 2018-2019 year.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as front line support and info desk to assist visitors and campus members
  • 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 sold at the office
  • 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
  • Assists in improving the public profile of the services and image of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Works to update bulletin boards, display cabinets to improve the presence and profile of the union’s services for students
  • 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 – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary 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 and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement are assets
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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Graphic Design Assistant

Positions Available: One (1)
Start Date: September 10, 2018
End Date: April 26 2019
Rate of Pay: $15 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 2 2018
Closing Date: August 20 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union is seeking candidates for a 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 Graphics Designer and Coordinator.

IMPORTANT:

This position is open to all students in a full time undergraduate programme and students in a full time or part time graduate programme. Students DO NOT need to qualify for the Career Boost or ISSWEP programme to apply. However Career Boost or ISSWEP approval is a plus.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists the RSU Graphic Designer & Coordinator with the design and production of graphics material such as posters, flyers, brochures, signage and manuals for the Ryerson Students’ Union and retail clients of CopyRITE
  • Works collaboratively with the Graphic Designer & 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
  • Helps support the overall delivery of services of the Ryerson Students’ Union

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 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 Pro DC and MS Office Suite
  • Proficient on Mac and PC platforms

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to
jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: Graphics Assistant Hiring Committee
SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9 

Candidates are strongly encouraged to include a link to a web portfolio (or online shared folder of images) on their application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, August 20, 2018 at 5pm 

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TRANS COLLECTIVE LEADS

Positions Available:
   1. Programming Lead: One (1) 
   2. Advocacy and Community Engagement Lead: One (1)
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Start Date: September 4, 2018
End Date: April 26, 2019
Hours per week: 15 hours per week
Posting Date: August 2 2018
Closing Date: August 10, 2018

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the operations at the Trans Collective. The position is supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser. 

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 Lead is directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organiser and will work closely with the General Manager and Executives.

Important:
This positions is open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Programme and the International Student Services Work Experience Programme (ISSWEP).

*The position is also open to students who DO NOT qualify for either programme.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2018-19.

NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.

  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2018-2019.
  • 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 2018-19 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 2018-19 year.

1. Programming Lead
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

2. Advocacy and Community Engagement Lead 
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
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018

COVER LETTER:

Among typical information, please answer the following questions in your cover letter:

  1. What is your experience in social justice and anti-oppression organising & training?
  2. What experience do you have working in team environment? What experience do you have working in an independent environment?
  3. What programming, advocacy and/or services do you envision for the Trans Collective?
  4. How does this role align with your personal goals and the goals you have for Ryerson University as a whole?

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday August 10, 2018 

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

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

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 CERP LEAD

Positions Available: Two (2)
Start Date: September 10
End Date: April 26
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 17
Closing Date:  August 23

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking undergraduate and graduate students who are experienced in policy research and advocacy, have a passion for educational policy and are interested in developing OERs and advocating for their implementation on campus. This position is part of the newly-established Centre for Educational Resources and Policy (CERP).

The position would be supervised jointly by the Vice President Education, Deputy Graduate Chairperson Education, and the Student Issues & Advocacy Coordinator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research post-secondary educational policy on the University, provincial, and federal level.
  • Develop recommendations in report format for the improvement of post-secondary educational policy
  • Consult, liaise, and advocate to the University administration and Senate representatives, as well as the provincial and federal governments on the recommendations
  • Collaborate with RULA on OER development and implementation
  • Consult, liaise and organize with faculty and library staff for the continued development and peer-review of these resources.
  • Advocate to faculty members and administrations around campus for the development and implementation of OERs in their courses
  • Other duties as assigned

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Strong understanding of and experience working with policy
  • Advocacy experience
  • A strong understanding of educational policy in particular is an asset but not mandatory
  • Superior oral and written communication
  • Experience consulting various University departments
  • The ability to be self motivated and work independently
  • Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement are assets.
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  August 23, 2018
Submit a Cover Letter and Resume to: jobs@rsuonline.ca
Subject Title: CERP Hiring Committee
In Person: SCC 311, 55 Gould St, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9

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

 

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