Job Posting: Poll Clerk

The Ryerson Students’ Union elections will be held on November 6,7, and 8.  As a member of the Ryerson Students' Union (RSU), any full-time student and all graduate students at Ryerson have an opportunity to be part of the democratic election process. The RSU is seeking poll clerks to staff the poll stations located at designated areas around campus.

Posting Date: October 26, 2017

Start Date: November 6, 2017

End date: November 8, 2017

Compensation- $15.00 per hr

Applications Close: November 2, 2017

Role and Responsibilities:

  1. Attend a mandatory training session and show up for designated shifts as assigned
  2. Uphold confidentiality and ensure impartiality at all times
  3. Never give information or your opinion about the elections or candidates to any Ryerson student
  4. Set up voting booths, computers, tables and other supplies for the poll
  5. Open and close the polling station
  6. Explain the voting process to the voter
  7. Assist voters in any phase of the voting process and abide by rules established for the election 
  8. Perform other tasks as assigned by the Chief Returning Officer


    1. Applicants must be currently enrolled at Ryerson University
    2. Applicants cannot be a candidate for the current election
    3. Applicants cannot campaign for a candidate for the duration of the election

Submit your resume and cover letter to:

Casey Chu Cheong, Internal Coordinator c/o Poll Clerk HIRING COMMITTEE

Ryerson Students’ Union 55 Gould Street, SCC311
Toronto, ON M5B 1E9           
email: or fax: 416-979-5260

Deadline for applications: November 2, 2017 at 11:59pm


The Ryerson Students’ Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from diverse communities, including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer community, transr people and women.

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