Current Part-Time Opportunities


Graphic Design Assistant

Available Positions: One (1)
Department: Communications 
Supervisor: Graphic Designer and Coordinator
Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 7, 2018
End Date: September 7, 2018
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: April 10, 2018
Closing Date: April 23 2018     

DESCRIPTION:

The Ryerson Students’ Union is seeking candidates for a summer contract to assist with graphic design for the Students’ Union and its customers. The employee will play a direct role in fulfilling internal requests for design under the supervision of the Graphic Designer and Coordinator. 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.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a full time student at Ryerson University and returning to a full time programme in Fall 2018.

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

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 
Graphic Design Hiring Committee
Ryerson Students’ Union 
Email: jobs@rsuonline.ca  
55 Gould Street, SCC 311 
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9 

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

Deadline for Applications: Monday, April 23, 2018 at 5pm

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 36,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University. As the central students’ union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system. The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University. The Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Indigenous people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Trans community and women.

For more information on the Ryerson Students’ Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

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Orientation Coordinator

Number of Positions: Two (2)
Position Type: Contract - Temporary
Start Date: May 14, 2018
End Date: September 14, 2018
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35 hours
Posting Date: April 5, 2018
Closing Date: April 16, 2018

DESCRIPTION

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking two (2) candidates to fill a summer contract to assist with orientation and week of welcome organisation, sponsorship, membership outreach, volunteer recruitment and general delivery of the Students’ Union services and campaigns over the summer.The Orientation Leads will provide support for Orientation and Week of Welcome events, recruit volunteers and assist with the organisation and distribution of orientation kits. In addition, candidates will be largely responsible for soliciting and securing sponsorship to support Orientation and Week of Welcome. This job will provide a learning opportunity to enhance career-related skills in the following areas: organisational and operational skills that are applicable and required in any fast-paced work environment, public relations, event planning, fundraising, marketing and promotional skills and communications for not-for profit organisations. It also provides the opportunity to develop computer and web-based skills, website writing, and improving writing skills to meet the needs of a diverse community. 

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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a full time student at Ryerson University and returning to a full time program in Fall 2018.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Member Engagement and Volunteer Recruitment:

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

Orientation Week/Week of Welcome:

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

Sponsorship and Fundraising:

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

Promotions:

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

Administrative:

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

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL POSSESS:

  • Demonstrated event planning experience·
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines.
  • The ability to multi-task and accomplish goals simultaneously, while under pressure
  • Experience working in an office environment – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary to allow for efficient operation of an office
  • Superior oral and written communication including experience in a customer-service capacity, preferably in a student environment
  • The ability to be self motivated and work independently
  • Experience with fundraising and contractual agreements an asset
  • An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university
  • Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement an asset
  • Must be a student at Ryerson University and returning to school full time in Fall 2018 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday April 16 2018 at 12 noon

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 36,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University. As the central students’ union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system. The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University. The Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Indigenous people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Trans community and women.

For more information on the Ryerson Students’ Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

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CERP Lead

Positions Available: Two (2) 
Department: Ryerson Students’ Union 
Contract: Part Time
Supervisor: Vice President Education
Start Date: May 1, 2018 
End Date: September 7, 2018 
Rate of Pay: $15.00 per hour 
Hours Per Week: 15 hours 
Posting Date: April 10 2018 
Closing Date: April 17 2018

JOB 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

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

Deadline - April 17 2018 (If sending a “soft-copy” of your resume and cover letter via email, please ensure it is in Microsoft WORD or Adobe Acrobat format.)

Who are we?
The Ryerson Students’ Union represents over 36,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University. As the central students’ union on campus, the RSU works to build campus life, advocate on behalf of its members, organize campaigns and initiatives, provide cost-saving services, and work with students across the province and country for a more affordable and accessible post-secondary education system. The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated and autonomous from Ryerson University. The Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Indigenous people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, Trans community and women.

For more information on the Ryerson Students’ Union, please check out our website at www.rsuonline.ca.

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