Part Time Job - Graphic Assistant Fall/Winter 2014-15

Job Posting: Graphic Design Assistant

 

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates for on a part-time contract to assist with graphic design and graphic support for the Students’ Union. This position will provide a learning opportunity to enhance career-related graphic design skills in a fast-paced work environment. It also provides the opportunity to develop customer service skills and improve marketing and design technique in a diverse urban workplace.

 

The position is with the Ryerson Students’ Union; directly supervised by the Graphics Coordinator and works with the Executive Director of Communications and Outreach.

 

Positions Available:              One (1)
Start Date:                              Monday, September 18th, 2014
End Date:                               Friday, March 27th, 2015
Rate of Pay:                            $12.50 per hour
Hours Per Week:                   12-15 hours

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists the Graphic Designer and Coordinator with the design and production of graphics for the Ryerson Students’ Union’s campaigns, events and its services
  • Works collaboratively with the Graphic Designer and Coordinator to assist areas related to graphic design and the RSU’s image library
  • Maintains the RSU’s photo image library and archives photos according to standards and naming conventions established by the Students’ Union
  • Works to provide and assist with images for the RSU website as required
  • Performs administrative support such as sorting, filing, data entry and processing paperwork where required
  • Helps support the overall delivery of services of the Ryerson Students’ Union
  • As required, to attend RSU events and document using different media forms, that may include a digital camera, video camera and other means as established

 

Successful candidates will possess:


·         Experience with design programs, particularly with Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines. The ability to multi-task and accomplish many goals simultaneously, while under pressure is key

·         Knowledge of graphic and web design

·         Experience working in an office environment – knowledgeable on the systems and resources necessary to allow for the efficient operation of the office

·         The ability to be self motivated and work independently

·         An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university

·         Candidates must be returning to school full-time in the Fall of 2014

·         Must be currently enrolled in post-secondary institution 

·         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 CS6, InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6, Adobe Acrobat CS6 and MS Office
  • Proficient on Mac and PC platforms


 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter

PRIOR TO WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 at 2:00pm to:

Graphics Assistant Hiring Committee

Ryerson Students’ Union        Email: jobs@rsumail.ca

55 Gould Street, SCC 311      Fax: 416-979-5260

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9

No phone calls please.

 

 (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 27,000 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, Transgender people and women.

 

Member Services Office Assistant (End of Summer)

SPECIFICATIONS:

 

An assistant for 4 weeks, working up to 35 hours a week with a rate of $12.50/hr

 

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

 

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT:

Position to begin Monday, August 20 through to Friday, September 19, 2013

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates for a 4 week contract to assist with supporting the operations of the Member Services Office. The base salary for this position will start at $12.50/hr.

 

The employee will play a central role in fulfilling internal and external client requests within the Member Services Office – the hub for information and cost saving services for the Ryerson Students Union. This position will provide the opportunity to develop customer service skills and build knowledge about the Ryerson Students Union and organizational techniques in a fast paced environment.

 

The position is with the Ryerson Students’ Union; directly supervised by Member Services Office Coordinator and works with the Executive Director of Operations and Services.

 

POSITION ROLES:

·                Provides front line service to respond to and assist incoming and outgoing customer requirements and inquiries

·                Assist with TTC Post Secondary ID Card production

·                Required to assist with the operation of the Member Services Office POS systems

·                Provides administrative and organizational support for a fast-paced multi-faceted work environment through tasks such as sorting and filing the Lost and Found items and filing Health and Dental insurance claim forms.

·                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

·                Provide general information about the Ryerson Students Union and all its departments,

Ryerson University, The Health and Dental Plan and any other general information our members may need.

 

Successful candidates will possess:

·                Excellent organizational and time management skills

·             Knowledge of the Ryerson Students’ Union

·             Excellent customer service skills

·             Excellent multitasking skills

·                Superior oral and written communication

·                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

·                Priority will be given to students returning to school full-time in the Fall 2014

·                Must be currently enrolled in post-secondary institution

·                Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter

PRIOR TO WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 @ NOON to:

 

Member Services Office

c/o Dora Adobea, Vice President Operations

Ryerson Students’ Union

55 Gould Street, SCC 311 Fax: 416-979-5260

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1E9

Please send resume to:

jobs@rsuonline.ca

 

(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 (RSU) represents over 28,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. The Students’ Union hosts dozens of events each year ranging from social gatherings, education seminars, music concerts, awareness campaigns, parties, and protests. For more information on the RSU, please check out our website at rsuonline.ca

 

The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated students’ union working within the Ryerson community. This is NOT a position with Ryerson University

 

 

Interim CopyRITE & Used Book Room Operations Assistant

SPECIFICATIONS:

 

Seeking twenty (20) Assistants for 4 weeks at approximately 20 hours a week with a rate of $12.50/hr.

 

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

 

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT:

 

Position to begin Monday August 25, through to Friday September 19, 2014

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

 

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) is currently seeking candidates for a summer contract to assist with supporting the operations of CopyRITE and the Used Book Room. The base salary for this position will start at $12.50/hr.

 

The employee will play a central role in fulfilling internal and external client requests within CopyRITE – a campus communications store and the Used Book Room – a consignment store for textbooks. This position will provide the opportunity to develop customer service skills and improve production and organizational techniques in a diverse urban workplace.

 

The position is with the Ryerson Students’ Union; directly supervised by the Used Book Room Coordinator and works with the CopyRITE Manager and the Executive Director of Operations and Services.

 

POSITION ROLES:

·                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 and Used Book Room POS systems

·                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 and Used Book Room

·                From time to time, helps support the overall delivery of services of the Ryerson Students’ Union

  

Successful candidates will possess:

·                Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to work within deadlines

·                The ability to multi-task and provide good attention to detail

·                Technical experience with standard computer graphic programs

·                Good hands-on ability working with equipment and printing methods

·                Superior oral and written communication including experience in a customer-service capacity, preferably in a student environment

·                The ability to be self motivated and work independently

·                Commitment to high customer service standards

·                An understanding of the dynamics and diversity of an urban university

·                Candidates must be returning to school full-time in the Fall of 2014

·                Must be currently enrolled in post-secondary institution

·                Experience working within a students’ union and familiarity with the Canadian students’ movement

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter

PRIOR TO WEDNESDAY, August 25 at 5 pm to:

 

CopyRITE and Used Book Room

c/o Used Book Room Coordinator

jobs@rsuonline.ca

55 Gould Street, SCC B03 Fax: 416-979-5260

Toronto, Ontario 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.)

 

Who are we?

 

The Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) represents over 28,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson University, in downtown Toronto. The Students’ Union hosts dozens of events each year ranging from social gatherings, education seminars, music concerts, awareness campaigns, parties, and protests. For more information on the RSU, please check out our website at rsuonline.ca

The Ryerson Students’ Union is an independently incorporated students’ union working within the Ryerson community. This is NOT a position with Ryerson University

Equity Service Centre Summer Job Postings

EQUITY SERVICE CENTRES SUMMER JOB POSTING

Rate of Pay: $12.50 per hour

Length of Contract: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 and ending on September 21, 2014 (7 weeks)

Hours per week: Twenty (20) hours per week.

There are three (3) positions available. Please specify which positions you are applying for in your first paragraph of your cover letter (you can apply for multiple):

WORK OVERVIEW
The primary responsibility of the selected applicant is to organise and develop programming related to one of five Equity Service Groups of the Ryerson Students' Union which include RyePRIDE, RyeACCESS, Racialised Students' Collective, Centre for Women & Trans* People, and the Community Food Room. The candidate will also assist with Equity Service Centre community outreach, correspondence with campus stakeholders, office administration, and orientation preparation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
In conjunction with the Ryerson Students' Union Equity & Campaigns Organiser, develop, plan and organize an Equity Service Centre welcome back events
  • Develop correspondence and assist with the creation of promotional material
  • Update email lists, web presence, news bulletin and other communication means for their respective Equity Service Centre
  • Update Equity Service Centre resources
  • In assistance with the Equity & Campaigns Organiser, recommend and order promotional materials, items for distribution throughout the year
  • Responsible for recruiting and retaining volunteers
  • Assist with community outreach and work to develop a contacts listing 
  • Provide office assistance, filing, correspondence, mailings, organizational up-keep and office improvements
  • Assist in developing Equity Service Centre orientation packages, outreach and Fall publicity
  • Assist with Orientation, RSU Week of Welcome and DisOrientation activities
  • Other duties related to Equity Service Centre and Ryerson Students' Union's needs as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a student of Ryerson University and an active member of an equity seeking group
  • Must have a good understanding of equity issues on and off campus
  • 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 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

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 Equity Service Centre(s) you are applying for?

Submit applications by noon on Sunday, July 27, 2014 attention to:

Corey Scott, Equity & Campaigns Organiser
Ryerson Students' Students Union

55 Gould St, Student Centre, SCC208, Toronto ON M5B 1E9

Email: equity@rsuonline.ca
 

Chosen candidates will be interviewed from Tuesday, July 29 and Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

The Ryerson Students' Union is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from members of diverse communities including: Aboriginal people, persons of colour, persons with disabilities, members of the queer communities, trans* people, and women. Please note that the RSU is an independently incorporated students' union operating within the Ryerson University community; this is not a Ryerson University position.

Contact: Equity & Campaigns Organiser
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equity@rsuonline.ca
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416.979.5255 x 2348