Current Opportunities

Who are we?

The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 40,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. As the central students’ union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system. For more information on the Ryerson Students’ Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University. The Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Indigenous peoples, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Transgender people and women.


Full Time Positions:


Part-Time Positions:

These positions are open to students that qualify for the Career Boost (WorkStudy) Programme and the International Student Services Work Experience Programme (ISSWEP). These positions are also open to students who DO NOT qualify for either programs.

Criteria for Career Boost (WorkStudy)

  • Applied and eligible to receive OSAP for FW 2019-20. NOTE: Applicants do not have to take the OSAP loan. The OSAP application process is used to assess need. Applicants are encourage to apply for OSAP to ascertain need as soon as possible.
  • Returning to school as full-time in FW 2019-2020.
  • Have a minimum 1.67 CGPA with clear academic standing on their last grade report. Students cannot be on academic probation.
  • Received Career Boost (Work Study) approval for FW 2019-20 year

Criteria for ISSWEP

  • Hold a valid study permit from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) authorizing their full-time study at Ryerson University.
  • Be officially registered in a regular undergraduate program of study and taking at least 60% of a full course load each semester. Students with permanent disabilities must be enrolled in at least 40% of a full course load each semester.
  • Have a minimum 1.67 CGPA with clear academic standing on their last grade report. Students cannot be on academic probation.
  • Received ISSWEP approval for FW 2019-20 year.

Financial Controller

(Maternity Leave – 12 Months contract)

We are looking for an experienced Financial Controller to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as maintenance of internal control policies and procedures. This position will report directly to the Executive Director and Executives of the Ryerson Students’ Union (“RSU”).

The RSU is a not-for-profit student association representing undergraduate and graduate students of Ryerson University in downtown Toronto, Ontario. The RSU represents approximately 40,000 students, and provides a number of on-campus services. The RSU is governed by an elected Board of Directors who delegates day- to-day oversight and direction to an elected six-member Executive. The RSU has approximately 15 full-time staff.
The Executive Director is the RSU’s top permanent manager. The Financial Controller will be the next highest management employee, and will be responsible for operational decisions in the ED’s absence. The successful applicant will be creative, self-starting and entrepreneurial and assist the RSU in building basic financial management processes and modernizing the RSU.

Salary: $50,000-$60,000, depending on experience and qualifications
Start Date: ASAP

Responsibilities 

  • Manage the production of a multi million dollar budget and forecasts
  • Manage the finance coordinator and any other employees as assigned for time to time 
  • Manage all other employees in the absence of the Executive Director
  • Make operational and financial management decisions in the absence of the Executive Director, or as otherwise delegated
  • Exercise final human resources and labour relations authority in the absence of the Executive Director, including hiring, discipline, dismissal, recruitment, staff relations, attendance, and regulatory compliance
  • Provide financial analysis and forecasting in the conduct of labour relations, including in the consideration of collective bargaining proposals, grievance arbitration, and ongoing labour-management relations on behalf of the RSU
  • Forecast and manage wage increases, employee benefit costs, and other payroll matters
  • Prepare documentation and financial information for hiring, lay-offs, terminations, ROEs, WSIB claims, and benefit plan administration 
  • Manage payroll and adjustments for vacation pay, absences, and overtime
  • Assess current practices and technology and recommend upgrades
  • Manage all accounting operations including  A/R, A/P, GL, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition 
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements 
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting 
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance 
  • Facilitate month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Assist Executives with day-today operations and other duties

Education, Experience and Skills

  • Three or four year undergraduate degree in accounting, business, finance or management or comparable work experience required
  • Proven working experience as a Controller or similar position
  • Experience as management or accountant in a unionized workplace is an asset 
  • Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA) preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures 
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process and Payroll
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
  • Familiar with Sage 300, Power pay, Dayforce, Point of Sale System

Salary & Benefits

  • Annual salary will be based on qualifications and experience, and will be subject to an annual review
  • Competitive employee health and dental plan with personal or family coverage for medical, dental, vision, drug costs, extended health benefits, ADD and life insurance
  • The RSU offers a collegial, challenging and rewarding working environment
  • The RSU places an emphasis on providing opportunities for personal and professional growth Employment subject to a three (3) month probationary period

Applications

Interested applicants are encourage to submit their cover letter and resume
by email to jobs@rsuonline.ca
In the subject please put “Application for Financial Controller”.

Ryerson Students' Union
55 Gould Street, Student Centre
SCC 311, Toronto, ON, M5B 1E9

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Student Issues & Advocacy Coordinator

Posted: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Posting Deadline: Thursday, August 29, 2019
Vacancy: Full Time - Permanent
Notice Start: A.S.A.P.
Salary: $ 55,628.61.
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Reporting to: Executive Director, Ryerson Students Union

The Student Issues and Advocacy Coordinator acts as the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) lead advocate for students, including, but not limited to, Ryerson’s appeal process and other academic issues, and implements services and campaigns which seek to improve the quality of and access to education at Ryerson.

Duties:

  1. Represents and advises students in matters related to appeals and complaints, both academic and non-academic, at all stages of appeal
  2. Administers drop-in hours and scheduling of appointments to advise and assist all students
  3. Identifies workshops, seminars, or other training opportunities related to student rights and the human rights of students, including workers rights, along with developing and implementing relevant workshops and/or training programs and creating materials to address identified needs of students as established by management. Coordinates such efforts with Ryerson University, where appropriate.
  4. Tracks and provides advice on University policy issues related to education, student rights and other matters considered by Ryerson’s Senate. May be asked to attend meetings of the Senate and/or appropriate University committees wherever possible.
  5. Required to produce a year-end report including statistics and analysis of trends and issues facing students in relation to academic appeals and hearings
  6. Takes a primary role in campaigns related to student rights (undergraduate and graduate) and works in collaboration with the Equity and Campaigns Organizer, and other staff members where applicable, to ensure such campaigns are coordinated.
  7. Assists in the development of budgets for advocacy issues campaigns and ensures budgets as established by RSU for these areas are adhered to.
  8. Researches issues related to quality of or access to education and student rights, and assists in the development of fact sheets, briefs, backgrounders, and other research documents.
  9. Assists and acts as a resource to the Educational Issues Committee, and attends meetings wherever possible and as directed by management. Ensures the coordination of education and advocacy campaigns and seeks to inform students about academic university and working rights.
  10. Works with the General Manager, The Equity and Campaigns Organiser, and other staff members where applicable to organise campaigns related to Graduate students and Graduate student issues. Including the campaigns of the National Graduate Caucus of
    the Canadian Federation of Students.
  11. Researches issues related to quality of or access to education for graduate students, and assists in the development of fact sheets, briefs, backgrounders, and other research documents for graduate issues.
  12. Assists the executives, in conjunction with the Equity and Campaigns Organizer, in the development of lobbying campaigns and initiatives, as pertaining to University policies
  13. As time permits, assists with other duties as assigned.
  14. Supervised by and reports to the General Manager.

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CopyRITE - Sales and Operations Lead 

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

Positions Available: 14
Start Date: September 3, 2019
End Date: April 17, 2019
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 6, 2019
Closing Date: August 23, 2019

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 analyzed
  • Acts as a key holder for opening and closing of operations, responsible to count cash, maintain cash flow and close out tills when necessary
  • Assist in the organization and tracking of inventory and management of databases
  • Works with others within and across departments to ensure smooth operations of both CopyRITE
  • From time to time, helps support the overall delivery of services of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Assist in the independent completion for business cards, postcards, wide format printing and various types of bindings

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  

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter  
CopyRITE Hiring Committee 
Ryerson Students’ Union
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311
Fax: 416-979-5260 
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9  

Deadline for Applications August 23, 2019
(If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format) 

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Finance Assistant

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 Assistant is directly supervised by the Financial Controller.

Positions Available: One (1)
Start Date: September 2nd 
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 20 hours 
Posting Date: August 23, 2019
Closing Date: August 30th, 2019

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 organizational 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 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to
Finance Assistant Hiring Committee 
Ryerson Students’ Union
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 
Fax: 416-979-5260 

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Centre for Women and Trans People Coordinators

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 Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organiser.

Positions Available:

  • Centre for Women & Trans People Programming Coordinator One (1)
  • Centre for Women & Trans People Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)
  • Centre for Women & Trans People Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)

Start Date: September 5th , 2019
End Date: April 26 , 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 21, 2019
Closing Date: August 28, 2019

CWTP Programming Coordinator 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 around themes such as but not limited to 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 Coordinatorership and teamwork skills by continual development, coaching & coordination of Centre volunteers
  • 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
  • Work closely with other centre Coordinators to ensure the success of the Equity service centers as a whole.

CWTP Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator 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 a close collaboration with the Center for Safer Sex & Sexual Violence Support
  • 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

CWTP Campaigns Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Must have a strong understanding of feminist issues and work from and with an anti-oppression perspective
  • 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
  • Build Coordinatorership and teamwork skills by continual development, coaching & coordination of Centre volunteers
  • 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

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS: 

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator 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 2019

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter 
PRIOR TO August 28th, 2019
Centre for Women & Trans People Coordinator Hiring Committee 
Ryerson Students’ Union
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Fax: 416-979-5260 
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 

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Good Food Centre Coordinator

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the operations of the Good Food Center. The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organizer

Positions Available: Four (4) 
Rate of Pay: $15 per hour 
Start Date: September 5th, 2019 
End Date: April 26, 2020
Hours per week: 20 hours per week.
Posting Date: August 21, 2019
Closing Date: August 28,2019

RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Oversee the operations of the Good Food Centre including but not limited to: training, volunteer management, new member orientation and intake procedures, and service provision
  • Responsible to implement Good Food Centre outreach initiatives and events for Orientation Week and Week of Welcome
  • Responsible for the upkeep of Community Garden 
  • Responsible for Good Food Centre deliveries, food purchases and provides up-to-date statistics and an inventory of the Good Food Centre 
  • Assists in organizing and coordinating campaigns and related events that address issues of food security, student poverty & sustainability
  • Assists with promotion and development of Good Food Centre and its related services and campaigns.
  • Assists in conducting outreach and recruitment of new volunteers
  • Assists in the development of outreach and promotional strategy to attract students and develop relationships with community partners
  • Assists with all food drives and fundraising opportunities
  • Assist with the implementation of RSU campaigns and other appropriate campaigns that the Good Food Centre endorses 
  • Works with other Equity Service Centers to plan joint events where possible 
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and positive space in all Good Food Centre activities and incentives 
  • Responsible to maintain regular office hours and ensure the health, cleanliness and organization of the office and its services. 
  • Builds relationships with other student based groups and community organizations to develop a network of advocacy resources 
  • Maintains and updates the community resource listings and seeks out new promotional information from community groups 
  • Responsible for updating website and bulletin boards in the Good Food Centre office with new events and material 
  • Responsible for conducting outreach at least once a week; outreach includes but is not limited to tabling, class talks, and postering 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS: 

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator 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 organizational 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 
  • Experience as a Good Food Centre volunteer is an asset
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2019
  • Must be a paying member of the Ryerson Students' Union

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter 
PRIOR TO August 28th, 2019
Good Food Centre Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Students Union 
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC311   
Toronto ON M5B 1E9
Fax: 416-979-5260

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Racialised Students’ Collective Coordinators

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 Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organizer.

Positions Available:

  • Programming Coordinator: One (1)
  • Events and Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

Start Date: September 5th , 2019
End Date: April 26 , 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 21, 2019
Closing Date: August 28, 2019

Programming Coordinator 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

Events and Campaigns Coordinator 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

Volunteer & Community Engagement Coordinator 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 Color 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 organizations 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 Coordinator 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 organizational 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 2019

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter 
PRIOR TO August 28th , 2019
Racialised Students’ Collective Coordinator Hiring Committee 
Ryerson Students’ Union Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 
Fax: 416-979-5260 

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RyeACCESS Coordinators

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

Positions Available:

  • Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)
  • Programming Coordinator: One (1)

Start Date: September 5th , 2019
End Date: April 26 , 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 21, 2019
Closing Date: August 28, 2019

Programming Coordinator 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 programs
  • 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 Organizer, act as an advocate for and on behalf of students with disabilities in relevant campus and off-campus committees, organizing 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

Campaigns Coordinator 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 such as but not limited to 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 Coordinator to liaise with Student Learning Support and Access Ryerson● Along with the Equity & Campaigns Organizer, act as an advocate for and on behalf of students with disabilities in relevant campus and off-campus committees, organizing 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

Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator

  • 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 Coordinator 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 organizational 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 2019

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter 
PRIOR TO August 28th, 2019
RyeACCESS Coordinator Hiring Committee 
Ryerson Students’ Union
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311 
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 
Fax: 416-979-5260

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RyePRIDE Coordinators

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

Positions Available:

  • Events and Campaigns Coordinator: One (1)
  • Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator: One (1)

Start Date: September 5th , 2019
End Date: April 26 , 2020
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 15 hours
Posting Date: August 21, 2019
Closing Date: August 28, 2019

Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator 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 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 organizations 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
  • Work closely with the Event and Campaign Coordinator to ensure the success of RyePRIDE programing and development. 

Events and Campaigns Coordinator 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
  • Work closely with the volunteers and community engagement Coordinator to ensure the success of RyePRIDE programing and development. 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS: 

● Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator 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 organizational 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 2019

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter 
PRIOR TO August 28th, 2019
RyePRIDE Coordinator Hiring Committee 
Ryerson Students’ Union Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9
Fax: 416-979-5260  

(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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Trans Collective

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates to assist with the overall delivery of the campaign and events at the Trans Collective. The Coordinator is directly supervised by the Equity and Campaigns Organizer

Positions Available: 

• Events and Campaign Coordinator: One (1)
• Volunteer and Community Coordinator: One (1)
• Communications and Outreach Coordinator: One (1)

Rate of Pay: $15 per hour
Start Date: September 5th, 2019
End Date: April 26th, 2019
Hours per week: 15 hours per week
Posting Date: August 21, 2019
Closing Date: August 28, 2019

WORK OVERVIEW 

The primary responsibility of the selected applicants is to organize, prepare and develop fall operations for the Trans Collective, specifically planning events and campaigns for the Trans Week of Awareness, Trans Day of Remembrance, and the All-Gender bathroom campaign. The candidates will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, and office administration.
The Coordinators are directly supervised by the Equity & Campaigns Organizer and will work closely with the Executive Director and Executives.

Communications and Outreach Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Co-Chair the Trans Collective of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • Coordinate events and programs 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 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
  • Coordinates social media postings and outreach
  • 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
  • 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

Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates volunteer recruitment, orientation, training and retention
  • Responsible for outreach and promotion of Trans Collective
  • Organizes the work of volunteers and their participation in events that promote 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 organizations 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 TansCollective 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
  • Work closely with the Event and Campaign Coordinator to ensure the success of RyePRIDE programing and development

Events and Campaigns Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Organize, develop and coordinate all social events and workshops for the Trans Collective members
  • Organize Trans Awareness month
  • 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 Trans awareness month
  • 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 TransCollective agrees to endorse
  • Assists in updating the website with up-to-date information on TansCollective 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 TansCollective policy & proceduresWork closely with the volunteers and community engagement Coordinator to ensure the success of the TansCollective programing and development. 

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Ability to overcome challenges and Coordinator 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 organizational 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 2019 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter 
PRIOR TO August 28th, 2019
Trans Collective Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Students Union     
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca
55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208,  
Toronto ON M5B 1E9

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