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Job Opportunities

Athletics & Recreation plays a central role in student wellness, engagement and community-building while offering meaningful student-development opportunities in the form of paid work and student-club leadership.

As one of the largest student employers on campus, we are proud to be a 'for students, by students' operation with a range of different roles available. While our work continues to evolve, prospective student-staff are encouraged to review available jobs below.

Part-time on campus job opportunities are shared via Ryerson's Careers website.

Career Boost

The Career Boost Program provides on campus work opportunities for current undergraduate students. Find out if you're eligible for the program on the Career Boost website.

Current Opportunities

Lifeguard

A Ryerson Lifeguard is a highly motivated, dedicated and responsible individual who monitors patrons and ensures a safe swim environment in the University pool, located within the Recreation & Athletic Centre. Lifeguards oversee the safety of pool patrons and act as ambassadors for Ryerson Athletics & Recreation with students and community members. Lifeguards work closely with the Head Lifeguard.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Spring/Summer (Part-time: 5-15 hrs)
  • Fall/Winter (Part-time: 5-15 hrs)

Position

  • Non-career boost
  • Starting wage: $15.50 / hour

Qualifications

  • At least two years previous lifeguard and/or swim instruction experience preferred
  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills developed through progressively responsible work experiences
  • Desire and ability to provide leadership to recreational and instructional swim programs
  • Current National Lifeguard, Standard First Aid, and CPR Level ‘C’ certification
  • Current Swim Instructor certification is an asset
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

Responsibilities

  • Constant monitoring of pool patrons in and out of the water
  • Review and actively enforce pool rules and safety with patrons and identify any safety issues
  • Follow routines to open and close pool at beginning/end of day as assigned 
  • Regular monitoring and recording of pool temperature and pH, chlorine, and alkalinity levels
  • Set up and take down equipment as necessary
  • Warmly greet patrons upon entry to pool; act as an ambassador for Athletics & Recreation to all patrons and community members
  • Report on swim programs to Head Lifeguard on a regular basis
  • Understand and actively implement emergency evacuation procedures when necessary
  • Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool
  • Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the pool deck
  • Provide assistance to patrons when appropriate or necessary
  • Recognize and respond to the needs of patrons 
  • Prepare for, and actively participate in, staff training and meetings
  • Create, foster, and support an environment that celebrates equity, diversity, and inclusion in all Athletics & Recreation programs, including Aquatics
  • All other duties as assigned or required

Head Lifeguard - Swim Lessons

Overview

Reporting to the Camps & Aquatics Coordinator, The Head Lifeguard - Swim Lessons oversees the administration of the Swim Lessons portfolio within the Aquatics Program. 

This portfolio includes communicating with participants, liaising with Instructors, maintaining registration through Fusion, completing swim lesson administration, and developing Swim Lesson initiatives for the current school year and beyond.

While administering the Swim Lessons portfolios, this position will provide support to the on-duty Lifeguard as needed. In addition to the Swim Lessons portfolios, this position will maintain a role as a Lifeguard for approximately half the hours allotted.


Position Details

  • Starting wage: $18.00 / hour
  • Application deadline: Friday, August 6, 2021
  • Position start date: Monday, August 16, 2021
  • Position end date: Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Hours of work: 20 hours / week, split evenly between Swim Lessons portfolio & Lifeguarding
  • Location of work: predominantly in-person (some opportunities for remote work exist, though these would be an exception rather than the norm)
  • Funded by: Canada Summer Jobs program

Qualifications

  • Valid certification in National Lifeguard and Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience as a Lifeguard
  • Experience as a Swim Instructor is an asset
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship-building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with staff and participants
  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills developed through progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to encourage and motivate staff, and acknowledge and appreciate contributions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs program

Role-Specific Responsibilities

  • Liaise with course participants, providing clear communication and excellent customer service
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry best practice and health guidelines as they relate to delivery of Swim Lessons
  • Coordinate with Swim Instructors to create schedule for Swim Lessons program
  • Use Fusion to collect & maintain course registrations (training is available)
  • Oversee the completion of all paperwork and evaluations necessary for Swim Lessons portfolio
  • Initiate promotion campaigns for Swim Lessons portfolio
  • Contribute to operationalizing the reopening of the pool 
  • Contribute to the process of hiring new Lifeguards and Instructors
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of Lifeguard and Instructor training and in-service sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

General Lifeguard Responsibilities

  • Constant monitoring of pool patrons in and out of the water when on shift
  • Review and actively enforce pool rules and safety with patrons and identify any safety issues
  • Follow routines to open and close pool at beginning/end of day as assigned 
  • Regular monitoring and recording of pool temperature and pH, chlorine, and alkalinity levels
  • Set up and take down equipment as necessary
  • Warmly greet patrons upon entry to pool; act as an ambassador for Athletics & Recreation to all patrons and community members
  • Report on swim programs to Head Lifeguard on a regular basis
  • Understand and actively implement emergency evacuation procedures when necessary
  • Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool
  • Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the pool deck
  • Provide assistance to patrons when appropriate or necessary
  • Recognize and respond to the needs of patrons 
  • Prepare for, and actively participate in, staff training and meetings
  • Create, foster, and support an environment that celebrates equity, diversity, and inclusion in all Athletics & Recreation programs, including Aquatics

Head Lifeguard - Certifications

Overview

Reporting to the Camps & Aquatics Coordinator, The Head Lifeguard - Certifications oversees the administration of the Certifications portfolio within the Aquatics Program. 

This portfolio includes scheduling Instructors, liaising with campus partners, communicating with participants, completing course administration in Fusion & MyRC, overseeing submission of course results, and maintaining the supply of first aid & equipment for courses. 

While administering the Certifications portfolio, this position will provide support to the on-duty Lifeguard as needed. In addition to the Certifications portfolio, this position will maintain a role as a Lifeguard for approximately half the hours allotted.

Position Details

  • Starting wage: $18.00 / hour
  • Application deadline: Friday, August 6, 2021
  • Position start date: Monday, August 16, 2021
  • Position end date: Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Hours of work: 20 hours / week, split evenly between Certifications portfolio & Lifeguarding
  • Location of work: predominantly in-person (some opportunities for remote work exist, though these would be an exception rather than the norm)
  • Funded by: Canada Summer Jobs program

Qualifications

  • Valid certification in National Lifeguard and Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience as a Lifeguard
  • Experience as a Red Cross or Lifesaving Society Instructor is an asset
  • Well-developed interpersonal and relationship-building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with staff and participants
  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills developed through progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to encourage and motivate staff, and acknowledge and appreciate contributions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs program

Role-Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with course Instructors to create schedule for Certifications program
  • Liaise with campus partners to book space for courses
  • Liaise with course participants, providing clear communication and excellent customer service
  • Use Fusion & MyRC systems to collect & maintain course registrations (training in both systems is available)
  • Oversee the submission of test sheets and course results
  • Ensure course supplies & equipment are adequately stocked and in good condition, coordinating the purchase of replacements as necessary
  • Initiate promotion campaigns for Certification courses
  • Contribute to operationalizing the reopening of the pool following 
  • Contribute to the process of hiring new Lifeguards and Instructors
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of Lifeguard and Instructor training and in-service sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

General Lifeguard Responsibilities

  • Constant monitoring of pool patrons in and out of the water when on shift
  • Review and actively enforce pool rules and safety with patrons and identify any safety issues
  • Follow routines to open and close pool at beginning/end of day as assigned 
  • Regular monitoring and recording of pool temperature and pH, chlorine, and alkalinity levels
  • Set up and take down equipment as necessary
  • Warmly greet patrons upon entry to pool; act as an ambassador for Athletics & Recreation to all patrons and community members
  • Report on swim programs to Head Lifeguard on a regular basis
  • Understand and actively implement emergency evacuation procedures when necessary
  • Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool
  • Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the pool deck
  • Provide assistance to patrons when appropriate or necessary
  • Recognize and respond to the needs of patrons 
  • Prepare for, and actively participate in, staff training and meetings
  • Create, foster, and support an environment that celebrates equity, diversity, and inclusion in all Athletics & Recreation programs, including Aquatics

Head Lifeguard - Rentals & Programming

Overview

Reporting to the Camps & Aquatics Coordinator, The Head Lifeguard - Rentals & Programming oversees the administration of the Rentals & Programming portfolios within the Aquatics Program. 

This portfolio includes liaising with clients to facilitate exceptional rental experiences, developing avenues for new rental opportunities, generating the staff schedule for the pool, and developing Aquatics programming initiatives for the current school year and beyond.

While administering the Rentals & Programming portfolios, this position will provide support to the on-duty Lifeguard as needed. In addition to the Rentals & Programming portfolios, this position will maintain a role as a Lifeguard for approximately half the hours allotted.

Position Details

  • Starting wage: $18.00 / hour
  • Application deadline: Friday, August 6, 2021
  • Position start date: Monday, August 16, 2021
  • Position end date: Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Hours of work: 20 hours / week (10 hours / week with Rentals & Programming portfolios, 10 hours / week Lifeguarding)
  • Location of work: predominantly in-person (some opportunities for remote work exist, though these would be an exception rather than the norm)
  • Funded by: Canada Summer Jobs program

Qualifications

  • Valid certification in National Lifeguard and Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience as a Lifeguard
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with staff and participants
  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills developed through progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to encourage and motivate staff, and acknowledge and appreciate contributions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be eligible for Canada Summer Jobs program

Role-Specific Responsibilities

  • Liaise with clients to build an accurate understanding of their needs as well as provide clear expectations for what the Aquatics program can provide
  • Liaise with colleagues in Special Events to build and finalize rental contracts
  • Oversee the fulfillment of each rental contract by both the Aquatics program and the client
  • Develop avenues for new rental opportunities
  • Generate the Lifeguard schedule for the pool
  • Develop Aquatics programming initiatives for the current school year and beyond
  • Contribute to operationalizing the reopening of the pool 
  • Contribute to the process of hiring new Lifeguards and Instructors
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of Lifeguard and Instructor training and in-service sessions
  • Other duties as assigned

General Lifeguard Responsibilities

  • Constant monitoring of pool patrons in and out of the water when on shift
  • Review and actively enforce pool rules and safety with patrons and identify any safety issues
  • Follow routines to open and close pool at beginning/end of day as assigned 
  • Regular monitoring and recording of pool temperature and pH, chlorine, and alkalinity levels
  • Set up and take down equipment as necessary
  • Warmly greet patrons upon entry to pool; act as an ambassador for Athletics & Recreation to all patrons and community members
  • Report on swim programs to Head Lifeguard on a regular basis
  • Understand and actively implement emergency evacuation procedures when necessary
  • Maintain a clean environment in and around the pool
  • Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of the pool deck
  • Provide assistance to patrons when appropriate or necessary
  • Recognize and respond to the needs of patrons 
  • Prepare for, and actively participate in, staff training and meetings
  • Create, foster, and support an environment that celebrates equity, diversity, and inclusion in all Athletics & Recreation programs, including Aquatics

Customer Service & Outreach Assistant 

The Customer Service & Outreach unit in the Department of Athletics & Recreation is dedicated to providing excellence in customer service to Ryerson students, faculty/staff and community members while they pursue health and well-being through movement. 

We aspire to:

  1. Actively engage Ryerson students
  2. Build a strong sense of community and connection in our spaces, services and programs
  3. Be the champions for individuals and groups who have been historically underserved and excluded from sport and recreation.

This position is a great opportunity for a student to gain experience in customer service, event and project planning, and operations management. Successful candidates will be the primary front line service providers in Recreation and provide friendly and accurate knowledge regarding Ryerson Recreation memberships, services, programs and facilities.

Terms & Hours/Week

  • Winter 2022 (10-15 hrs/wk) In-Person Only

Positions

Qualifications

  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivation and drive - the ability to take initiative
  • Experience being part of a team or group
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Decisive decision making and problem solving

Responsibilities

  • Operation of the RAC and MAC Front desks
  • Focusing on relationship management with campus stakeholders ensuring their expectations are met in our spaces and at events such as first year student orientation, campus outreach initiatives, and academic orientations
  • Process program, membership and services registration, facility bookings, and massage therapy appointments
  • Actively championing equity initiatives and programs to create safe, welcoming spaces in RAC and MAC

To apply, email cover letter and resume to kathryn.maksym@ryerson.ca

Membership & Operations Lead

This position is a great opportunity for a student to gain experience in relationship management, business administration, and building successful and high functioning teams while ensuring their ongoing success. The successful candidate will lead a team of disciplined and meticulously oriented individuals and work closely with the Customer Service & Outreach Coordinator to develop and maintain a standard of operational excellence. The student will be provided opportunities to develop competency in financial prudence, operational responsibility, and providing proactive responses to member inquiries. The student will provide support to the primary front line service providers in Recreation and provide friendly and accurate knowledge regarding Ryerson Recreation memberships, services, programs and facilities.

Terms & Hours/Week

  • Spring/Summer (35 hrs/wk) Remote and In-Person
  • Fall/Winter (10-15 hrs/wk) Remote and In-Person

Positions

Qualifications

  • Minimum work experience of 8 months in the Customer Service and Outreach Unit
  • Must express interest working in unit in Spring/Summer, with intent to work in Fall/Winter
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivation and drive - the ability to take initiative
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

Responsibilities

  • Organize, develop and update operational documentation and resources
  • Assist with membership cancellations, suspensions, and financial reporting
  • Locker membership inventory and management
  • Maintenance of systems software procedures
  • Assist with administrative work and team scheduling 
  • Provide assistance to massage therapy clinic

The hiring period has now closed. Thank you for applying!

Communications, Outreach & Engagement Lead

The successful candidate will lead a team that knows our Athletics & Recreation business practices and processes inside-out. Working closely with the Customer Service & Outreach Coordinator, the student will execute outreach initiatives across campus representing Athletics & Recreation; build a team that exudes our values, understands our strategic objectives and works toward these goals. The successful candidate will be part of the primary front line service providers in Recreation and provide friendly and accurate knowledge regarding Ryerson Recreation memberships, services, programs and facilities.

Terms & Hours/Week

  • Spring/Summer (35 hrs/wk) Remote and In-Person
  • Fall/Winter (10-15 hrs/wk) Remote and In-Person

Positions

Qualifications

  • Minimum work experience of 8 months in the Customer Service and Outreach Unit
  • Must express interest working in unit in Spring/Summer, with intent to work in Fall/Winter
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivation and drive - the ability to take initiative
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

Responsibilities

  • Assist with advertising and facilitating Outreach team recruitment, hiring and training
  • Assist with sales and marketing promotions development for memberships and services
  • Design and execute activities during Orientation Week, and other events throughout the academic school year
  • Develop, lead and attend on-campus event engagement initiatives, supported by the Outreach team
  • Relationship building and management with campus stakeholders and partners

The hiring period has now closed. Thank you for applying!

Training Software & Initiatives Lead

This position is a great opportunity for a student to gain experience in project management, research and training development. The student will review our current student employee training practices and find ways to make them more accessible and self-directed. The student will research platforms that can be used to host the training modules as well as create material to accommodate diverse learning styles. This may include video, audio, quizzes, and short situational scenarios. The successful candidate will explore ways in which the training modules may be adapted for other units within the Athletics & Recreation department.

Terms & Hours/Week

  • Spring/Summer (35 hrs) Remote and/or In-Person
  • Fall/Winter (10-15 hrs) Remote and/or In-Person

Positions

Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of Customer Service and Outreach unit (minimum work experience of 8 months in the unit)
  • Must express interest working in unit in Spring/Summer, with intent to work in Fall/Winter
  • Understanding of diverse learning styles
  • Able to delegate tasks, manage timelines and provide feedback
  • Interest in new technologies, software and innovative training practices
  • Self-motivated and driven – able to take initiative
  • Desire to create equitable and accessibility-focused initiatives

Responsibilities

  • Collect and review current training procedures and operational documents
  • Research and evaluate potential software platforms
  • Delegate tasks such as copy editing and retooling information to other student staff on the team
  • Communicate work timelines, project goals and outlines
  • Provide feedback on the progress of the development of the training modules
  • Collaborate with other units within the Department to help improve their training strategies

The hiring period has now closed. Thank you for applying!

Recruitment, Training & Development Lead

This position is a great opportunity for a student to gain experience in recruiting, training and building successful and high functioning teams while ensuring their ongoing success. The successful candidate will familiarize themselves with the strategic objectives of the department and work closely with the Customer Service & Outreach Coordinator to develop and maintain a standard of excellence in staff recruitment, training, development and evaluation. They will select and lead a passionate and dedicated group of staff that’s sole purpose is to ensure that staff are trained to perform their job responsibilities and elevate the Customer Service & Outreach unit’s knowledge and capacity toward service excellence. The student will also be part of a team of primary front line service providers in Recreation (at the RAC and MAC) and provide friendly and accurate knowledge to all stakeholders regarding Ryerson Recreation memberships, services, programs and facilities.

Terms & Hours/Week

  • Spring/Summer (35 hrs) Remote and In-Person
  • Fall/Winter (10-15 hrs) Remote and In-Person

Positions

Qualifications

  • Minimum work experience of 8 months in the Customer Service and Outreach Unit
  • Must express interest working in unit in Spring/Summer, with intent to work in Fall/Winter
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivation and drive - the ability to take initiative
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • A deep rooted value for team

Responsibilities

  • Assist with advertising and facilitating Customer Service team recruitment, hiring and training
  • Recommend Customer Service team hires
  • Create and update unit policy and procedure manuals
  • Focus on relationship management with campus stakeholders for team training and onboarding
  • Lead team engagement initiatives to foster team unity in collaboration with the Communications, Outreach and Engagement Lead

The hiring period has now closed. Thank you for applying!

Event Supervisor

This position is a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in event planning, operations and management. The successful candidates will work closely with the unit supervisor to host events in Ryerson’s Athletic & Recreation facilities. Examples of events include: student group cultural celebrations, club activities, competitive sport tournaments, community programming, corporate conferences, career fairs, etc.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Spring/Summer (Full-time 35hrs)
  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Ability to setup sport and A/V equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment 
  • Strong customer service and time management skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

Responsibilities

  • Prepare the facility on event days by setting up equipment and configuring the event spaces
  • Build and manage relationships with stakeholder and client groups to ensure that their expectations and needs are met on event days
  • Ensure that the facility and event programming are safe and inclusive for all participants
  • Identify and address any issues that arise on event days and help provide solutions
  • Actively communicate any escalated situations to the Unit Supervisor if extra support is required
  • Report near misses, injuries or incidents to the unit supervisor

To apply, email eyosias.samuel@ryerson.ca indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume. 

Event Booking Assistant

This position is a great opportunity for students to gain experience in event administration, planning, operations and management.The successful candidate will work closely with the unit supervisor in the planning of all events hosted in Ryerson’s Athletic and Recreation facilities. The candidate will communicate with internal Ryerson student groups, staff and faculty as well as external stakeholders and clients, such as not-for-profit and corporate organizations to ensure that these groups have everything they need to host their events at Ryerson. Examples of events include: student group cultural celebrations, club activities, competitive sport tournaments, community programming, corporate conferences, career fairs, etc.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10hrs)
  • Spring/Summer (Full-time 35 hours)

Position

Qualifications

  • Event planning experience is an asset
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • Comfortable with taking initiative

Responsibilities

  • Communicate via email, phone and in-person with stakeholders and clients in advance of event to collect their event needs (equipment, detailed schedule of programming, setup requirements, facility configuration, etc.)
  • Gain an understanding of stakeholder and client group needs by researching individual organizations, community groups and governing bodies
  • Conduct facility tours
  • Provide exceptional customer service by assessing event needs, such as facility configurations, A/V, and equipment for proposed events, while offering recommendations to clients to enhance their event planning and preparation
  • Build new relationships and develop relationship management strategies with existing stakeholders and clients
  • Draft facility quotes and contract agreements 
  • Create event day plans that capture all elements of the event programming, setup, strike and facility conversions

To apply, email eyosias.samuel@ryerson.ca indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume. 

Drop-in Recreation Supervisor

This position is a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in athletics and recreation. Successful candidates will work closely with the Unit Supervisor to provide exceptional opportunities for Ryerson students to participate in drop-in recreation programming throughout the academic year. Sports include. but are not limited to, basketball, soccer, volleyball, badminton, ice skating and table tennis.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Comfortable working with a diverse student population
  • Ability to setup sporting equipment
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Positive attitude

Responsibilities

  • Sport equipment setup
  • Engage with a diverse student population with different athletic abilities, experience, and cultural backgrounds
  • Monitor the safety of all recreational participants
  • Ensure the recreational space is inclusive for all participants
  • Enforce the rules that govern all facilities and the University
  • Track recreation participation metrics
  • Report near misses, injuries or incidents to the unit supervisor

To apply, email eyosias.samuel@ryerson.ca indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume. 

Facilities & Fitness Centre Supervisor

The Recreation Facilities and Fitness Centre Supervisor position is a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in a sport, recreation, and fitness environment. Under the immediate supervision of the Recreation Facilities and Equipment Coordinator, students will be responsible for supervising the safety and operations of the Recreation and Athletics Centre (RAC) and the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC) facilities and members. Students will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate use of fitness equipment, maintenance, cleanliness, and providing friendly customer service to our members. This position is responsible for opening and closing the facilities, monitoring Open Recreation/Drop-In Recreation, sport equipment transitions and employing a risk management approach through their work. Athletics and Recreation employees are consistently looking to provide a safe and inclusive space for our members and providing an exceptional customer service experience for our members.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Summer (Full-time 35 hrs)
  • Summer (Part-time 5-10 hrs)
  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10 hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Experience and/or background in sport and/or recreation and/or fitness (asset)
  • Ability to perform physical labour. Able to work flexible hours, including mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Current Standard 1st Aid and CPR Level C with AED (courses available).
  • All successful candidates will be required to attend 2 full days of job specific onboarding.
  • All successful candidates will be required to complete online training around the areas of Accessibility, WHMIS, Workplace Violence and Harassment, Environmental Health and Safety, and Privacy.

Responsibilities

  • Helping foster safe, welcoming, and inclusive spaces by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Opening and closing both RAC and MAC facilities.
  • Inspecting facilities and equipment to minimize risk.
  • Performing various facilities and equipment cleaning and general repairs specific to our recreation equipment and spaces.
  • Educating and reminding members of rules regarding safe and proper use of facilities and equipment.
  • Practicing safety and risk management in all tasks to ensure a safe environment for all employees and our members.
  • Reporting injuries and incidents.
  • Completing facility work order requests.
  • Keeping current with upcoming Recreation programming and membership information.
  • Assisting with sport and fitness equipment set up and transitions throughout the facilities.
  • Act as Fire Wardens and First Aid Responders in emergencies, and follow emergency procedure protocols. 
  • Having a positive attitude, and awareness and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity. 

Fitness Centre Supervision Desk Supervisor

The Fitness Centre (FC) Supervision Desk Supervisor position is a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience in a customer service and operations role. Under the immediate supervision of the Recreation Facilities and Equipment Coordinator, this position is responsible for the supervision of the Recreation and Athletics Centre (RAC) FC, operation of the Supervision Desk and creating service requests for facility repairs. This position is responsible for squash court and Studio 2 facility bookings, maintaining inventory of lendable fitness equipment and towels. Successful students will be responsible for opening and closing the FC and Supervision Desk, fitness equipment resets, risk management, and supervising Women’s Only FC Hours. Athletics and Recreation employees are required to provide a safe and inclusive space for members and deliver exceptional customer service to all our members.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Summer (Full-time 35 hrs)
  • Summer (Part-time 5-10 hrs)
  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10 hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Experience and/or background in sport and/or recreation and/or fitness (asset).
  • Ability to perform physical labour.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Current Standard 1st Aid and CPR Level C with AED (courses available).
  • All successful candidates will be required to attend 2 full days of job specific onboarding.
  • All successful candidates will be required to complete online training around the areas of Accessibility, WHMIS, Workplace Violence and Harassment, Environmental Health and Safety, and Privacy.

Responsibilities

  • Using FUSION (facility management software) to sign out/in fitness-related lendable equipment and book squash court and Studio 2 facilities.
  • Organize and track inventory of lendable equipment.
  • Complete all injury/incident reports to management and Ryerson Environmental Health and Safety.
  • Generate facility service requests to management and Facilities Management and Development.
  • Set up/supervise Women’s Only FC Hours.
  • Helping foster safe, welcoming, and inclusive spaces by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Inspecting facilities and equipment to minimize risk.
  • Performing various equipment cleaning and general repairs specific to our lendable equipment.
  • Assisting with sport and fitness equipment set up and transitions throughout the facilities.
  • Educating and reminding members of rules regarding safe and proper use of facilities and equipment.
  • Practicing safety and risk management in all tasks to ensure a safe environment for all employees and our members.
  • Act as Fire Wardens and 1st Aid Responders in emergencies, and follow emergency procedure protocols.
  • Having a positive attitude, and awareness and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity.

Recreation Facilities Equity and Engagement Lead

The Recreation Facilities Equity and Engagement Lead is a leadership role within the Recreation Facilities and Equipment (RFE) staff unit. Under the immediate supervision of the RFE Coordinator, the student will help recruit other RFE staff to create and lead teams to help carry out the responsibilities listed below. The student will gain hands-on experience in collaborating with others, facilitating meetings, researching/creating/presenting reports, and making connections with other stakeholders on campus on topics such as but not exclusive to: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), anti-black racism (ABR), systemic racism, colonization, and discrimination. The student will engage a large group of diverse staff through regular activities that foster a welcoming environment.  

The individual should possess these qualities:

-Deep rooted understanding of topics listed above on EDI and anti-racism to be a leader in practice and education and to be an influencer with our staff and support our work.

-Ability to facilitate conversations and bring forth concerns that many find difficult to mention.

-Genuine interest in fostering a working environment for staff that is fun, engaging, and boosts morale.

-Proficiency in communicating effectively with peers, supervisors, and other stakeholders on campus.

-Capacity to lead by example and inspire others to carry out their roles.  

This position is for a student who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or Person of Colour (BIPOC). Ideally they have worked within the RFE unit and demonstrated a deep understanding of recreational facilities and programming operations.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Summer (Full-time 35 hrs)
  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10 hrs)

Position

Responsibilities

  • Help create and lead a team to research the topics listed above on EDI and anti-racism to build reports on the findings and present them to their supervisor and management to help create staff training and development to increase awareness and help foster positive change.
  • Liaise with other advisory groups on campus such as but not exclusive to: Raising Awareness in Recreation (RAR), Office of EDI, Discrimination and Harassment, Campus Security, Human Resources.
  • Present findings on EDI and anti-racism to their supervisor and management to help ensure equitable practices are being followed in areas such as: marketing, recruiting and hiring staff, policies, procedures, recreational programming, space allocation, and other areas of concern.
  • Help create and lead a team to run a variety of social and team-building activities outside or within Ryerson to increase staff engagement and morale.
  • Keep track of engagement activities, gather feedback, create metrics including storytelling, pictures and videos. 

Recreation Facilities Operations Lead

The Recreation Facilities Operations Lead is a leadership role within the Recreation Facilities and Equipment (RFE) staff unit. Under the immediate supervision of the RFE Coordinator, the student will gain hands-on experience in collaborating with others, communication, helping schedule staff, assisting assigning daily tasks, producing metrics for facility usage, and other administrative tasks for a recreational fitness facility and its programming, planning, and operations.  

The individual should possess these qualities:

-Capacity to lead by example and inspire others to carry out their roles. 

-Ability to manage project timelines and ensure deadlines are met.

-Desire to assist others on their path to personal growth. 

-Attention to detail to audit and update important documentation.

-Proficiency in communicating effectively with peers and supervisors.

-Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

-Awareness of, and appreciation for, individual uniqueness and diversity.

This position is for a returning student who has worked within the RFE unit and has demonstrated a deep understanding of recreational facilities and programming operations and administration.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Summer (Full-time 35 hrs)
  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10 hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of experience and/or background in sport and/or recreation.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Current Standard 1st Aid and CPR Level C with AED (courses available). 

Responsibilities

  • Collecting and organizing staff availability before the onset of each semester as well as updating and maintaining availability throughout each semester.
  • Using scheduling software to create and update staff weekly schedules in advance.
  • Communicate with staff via email, group chats, and phone about availability and schedules.
  • Tracking staff hours weekly to make informed decisions on keeping all staff hours balanced and within the Career Boost allotment.
  • Inputting headcount numbers for the Fitness Centres into a database to create statistics on the usage and reporting metrics to management.
  • Updating staff daily task sheets each semester as well as throughout each semester, soliciting feedback from staff and advising the Coordinator on the findings to be more proficient in completing tasks.
  • Keeping current with Recreation programming using our website, app, facility management software, and schedules.
  • Booking spaces in our facility management software as it relates to maintenance and cleaning tasks.
  • Engage and recruit other staff to help administer and carry out tasks.

Recreation Facilities Hiring, Training and Development Lead

The Recreation Facilities Hiring, Training and Development Lead position is a leadership role within the Recreation Facilities and Equipment (RFE) staff unit. Under the immediate supervision of the RFE Coordinator, the student will help recruit other RFE staff to create and lead teams to help carry out the responsibilities listed below. The student will gain hands-on experience in collaborating with others, facilitating meetings, project managing, multitasking, marketing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, onboarding new staff, training existing staff on new or updated materials, updating staff training documentation, and creating new video content for training purposes for RFE staff.

The individual should possess these qualities:

-Capacity to lead by example and inspire others to carry out their roles.

-Ability to manage project timelines and ensure deadlines are met.

-Desire to assist others on their path to personal growth.

-Deep rooted understanding of topics such as but not exclusive to: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (EDI), anti-black racism, structural racism, and colonization.

-Attention to detail to audit and update important documentation.

-Proficiency in communicating effectively with peers and supervisors.

-Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

This position is for a returning student who has worked within the RFE unit and has demonstrated a deep understanding of recreational facilities and programming operations and staffing needs. 

Term & Hours/Week

  • Summer (Full-time 35 hrs)
  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10 hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of experience and/or background in sport and/or recreation.
  • Able to work flexible hours, including mornings, evenings and weekends.
  • Current Standard 1st Aid and CPR Level C with AED (courses available). 

Responsibilities

  • Help create and lead a staff hiring team to market jobs, recruit candidates, conduct interviews, and advise on which candidates to hire for employment, with a focus on unconscious hiring biases and to build an ethno-racial team that embodies the Ryerson campus.
  • Help create and lead a staff onboarding and development team to train new staff and continually develop the RFE team to improve proficiency of work, by planning and facilitating onboarding and staff development opportunities.
  • Help create and lead a staff team to create staff training videos to keep the existing video library current and engaging for all staff.
  • Use administration skills to audit, update, create, and maintain important and confidential documentation pertaining to hiring and staff training.
  • Have awareness and adapt leadership styles to cater to individual needs while leading each of the teams as well as during facilitation of onboarding.

Instructor - Group Fitness/Instructionals

Instructors design and lead Group Fitness classes (drop-in) and Instructional programs (registered sessions) for the Ryerson Recreation community. Instructors help create a positive space and inviting environment to foster new and returning members of all abilities in living healthy active lifestyles.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Dependent on availability and scheduling

Position

  • Non-career boost

Qualifications

Group Fitness Instructors

  • Nationally Recognized Certification (ex. Canfitpro FIS, etc) or in the process of completing one
  • Standard First Aid/CPR C (required once hired)
  • Candidates should possess:
    • enthusiasm for well-being and fitness
    • strong communication and leadership skills

Instructional Instructors

  • Experience in designing and teaching an instructional discipline 
  • Candidates should possess:
    • enthusiasm for well-being and fitness
    • strong communication and leadership skills

Responsibilities

  • Create a welcoming and accepting environment where all participants feel they belong
  • Teach inclusive fitness classes, providing modifications for participants of all levels and abilities
  • Stress safe workout technique and remind participants about the benefits of moving your body, warming-up/cooling-down, etc
  • Use creative choreography/exercises and music to create motivating and fun classes
  • Knowledgeable about fitness, training, and stay up-to-date on current trends and research findings
  • Actively identify and communicate any issues, injuries or incidents that arise in class with Program Coordinator

For the full job description, google docsee here, external link.

To apply, email etaylor@ryerson.ca indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume.

Instructional Programs Senior Lead

The Instructional Program Operations Senior Lead works closely with the Instructional Program Coordinator in business administration, program operations, and relationship management of the Group Fitness and Instructional Programs and their respective teams. The position is an excellent opportunity for a student looking to practice their leadership skills in building high functioning teams and operational excellence. Project, information and time management skills will be critical in providing direct support for the Program Admin & Operations Lead, Staff Recruitment & Development Lead, and the Marketing, Outreach & Engagement Lead and all fitness professionals within the Instructional Programs Portfolio. The successful candidate will work in a fast-paced supported environment and in partnership with a diverse team of people to deliver the best possible service to our program participants and part-time employees.

 

Term, Hours/Week & Number of positions:

  • 1 full-time (35 hours/week) position during Spring/Summer
  • 1 part-time (10-15 hours/week) positions during the Fall/Winter terms

Position Type:

  • Career Boost

Qualifications:

  • Strong skills in organizing and planning, attention to detail and time management
  • Experience leading successful teams
  • Ability to make data-driven analysis and decision-making
  • Excellent written and verbal professional communication
  • Excellent knowledge of Google Suite (Drive, Sheets, Docs, Slides, Calendar)
  • Previous experience in an administrative role is an asset
  • Previous experience in a recreational role is a prerequisite

Responsibilities:

  • Clear understanding of department mission, vision, priorities & goals
  • Assists the Instructional Programs coordinator in overseeing the work of Program Admin & Operations Lead, Staff Recruitment, Hiring, Training & Development Lead, and the Communication, Marketing, Outreach & Engagement Lead 
  • Knowledge and understanding of best industry practices
  • Conducts regular risk management audits of all programming and their operations in order to address any gaps
  • Routinely involved in critical thinking, decision making and problem solving across all operations
  • Leads and oversees day-to-day program and team operations
  • Leads regular team meetings to ensure program areas and their teams are meeting operational goals 
  • Uses excellent professional communication skills to communicate regularly with supervisor, colleagues and management
  • Well-versed in facility operating software
  • Collaboratively engages and assigns team members to carry out tasks

To apply, email etaylor@ryerson.ca, opens in new window indicating the position you're interested in applying for, along with your attached resume and cover letter.

Program Admin & Operations Lead

The Program Admin & Operations Lead will assist the Instructional Program Coordinator in the logistical management of the Group Fitness and Instructional Programs. The student will work on the successful completion of larger scaled administrative tasks requiring inputting and compiling data in order to produce comprehensive reports that communicate complex information effectively that will drive future programming decisions. The candidate will have the opportunity to enhance current practices in the collection, organization and presentation of data to maintain operational excellence. The position is an excellent opportunity for a student looking to practice their administrative and coordination skills and will help develop critical thinking and problem solving. 

Term, Hours/Week & Number of positions:

  • 1 full-time (35 hours/week) position during Spring/Summer
  • 1 part-time (10-15 hours/week) positions during the Fall/Winter terms

Position Type:

  • Career Boost

Qualifications:

  • Excellent command of Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Strong skills in organizing and planning, attention to detail and time management
  • Uses a range of methods to collect and analyze data 
  • Ability to create data-driven analysis and decision-making
  • Excellent professional communication skills
  • Familiar with the Google Suite (Drive, Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slides & Meets) and Zoom platforms
  • Previous experience in an administrative role an asset

Responsibilities:

  • Compiles, organizes, evaluates data integrity and credibility in order to provide statistical reports and create presentations around program performance for supervisor and senior management to make decisions for future programming
  • Performs market research to identify and ensure industry best practices 
  • Assists with schedule creation for Group Fitness & Instructional Programs
  • Uses our Facility Management Software to program & schedule semesterly offerings (training will be provided)
  • Inventory and Equipment management
  • Collects and organizes staff availability throughout each semester to create schedules in order to ensure daily program operations are being executed and supported
  • Uses excellent professional communication skills to communicate regularly with supervisor, colleagues and participants in-person and via email, group chats and phone
  • Tracks staff hours weekly to ensures hours are within the Career Boost allotment
  • On-site and virtual program management and troubleshooting
  • Provides friendly and accurate knowledge regarding programming
  • Assists with a promotional plan for programming with team members and supervisor
  • Collaboratively engages and recruits team members to help administer and carry out tasks, as necessary

To apply, email etaylor@ryerson.ca, opens in new window indicating the position you're interested in applying for, along with your attached resume and cover letter.

Staff Recruitment & Development Lead

The Staff Development Lead assists the Instructional Program Coordinator in the staff management of part-time instructors and Career Boost staff for the Group Fitness and Instructional Programs. The position is an excellent opportunity for a student looking to exercise their interpersonal and professional communication skills and will provide the successful candidate with opportunities to work on the recruitment, training and the development of high functioning teams. To do so the student will learn about the importance of departmental mission, vision, strategic priorities and goals in order to develop and maintain a standard of excellence. The student will review our current employee training practices and look for opportunities to adapt and develop its structure and delivery to ensure we are delivering the best possible training for all our teams. The successful candidate will assist in selecting and leading top of class fitness professionals.

Term, Hours/Week & Number of positions:

  • 1 full-time (35 hours/week) position during Spring/Summer
  • 1 part-time (10-15 hours/week) positions during the Fall/Winter terms

Position Type:

  • Career Boost

Qualifications:

  • Excellent and professional written and verbal communication and comfortable with frequent phone, email, virtual and in-person conversations
  • Interpersonal skills for building rapport
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Familiar with Zoom platform, Google Suite (Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Meets & Calendar) and YouTube
  • Knowledge of HR practices and people management is an asset

Responsibilities

  • Uses excellent professional communication skills to communicate regularly with supervisor, instructors and colleagues in-person, virtually and via email, group chats and phone
  • Routinely administers and organizes all semesterly and annual instructor contracts
  • Plans, organizes and maintains all training manuals and drives
  • Creates and delivers all staff in-service, onboarding and training materials
  • Assists in recruitment and training, as well as evaluating and improving assessment tools (job descriptions, interview rubrics, etc.)
  • On-site and virtual program management and troubleshooting
  • Assists with promotional planning and facilitates marketing opportunities with instructors, team members and supervisor
  • Provides friendly and accurate knowledge regarding programming
  • Collaboratively engages and recruits team members to help administer and carry out tasks, as necessary

To apply, email etaylor@ryerson.ca, opens in new window indicating the position you're interested in applying for, along with your attached resume and cover letter.

Marketing, Outreach & Engagement Lead

Working closely with the Instructional Programs Coordinator, the student will work on improving student engagement and the student experience within our programs through involvement in our marketing and promotions. This student will act as an ambassador of our programs and execute outreach initiatives across campus to build strong relationships with both faculty and non-academic partners and deliver key messaging about active wellbeing and movement as a learning strategy. To frame their work the student will learn about the importance of departmental mission, vision, and strategic priorities in order to execute and reach goals. This work also includes a strong focus on equity and inclusion whereby programming for equity-deserving groups will be explored to build towards a more equitable and inclusive recreation community. This position is an excellent opportunity for a student looking to practice their marketing, event planning, networking and professional communication skills.

Term, Hours/Week & Number of positions:

  • 1 full-time (35 hours/week) position during Spring/Summer
  • 1 part-time (10-15 hours/week) positions during the Fall/Winter terms

Position Type:

  • Career Boost

Qualifications:

  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong ability to investigate and conduct industry research
  • Excellent knowledge of marketing procedures and tools 
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook and their analytics
  • Ability to use Google Slides/Canva/ Powerpoint creatively is an asset
  • Event planning experience considered an asset

Responsibilities:

  • Clear understanding of department mission, vision, priorities & goals
  • Observes and evaluates student participation to identify shortages in the program’s engagement plans
  • Works on improving student engagement and the student experience within our programs
  • Leads marketing & promotional planning for the Group Fitness and Instructional programs 
  • Liaises with instructors and marketing team to facilitate the creation of engaging social media content
  • Researches best industry practices and fitness trends to keep programming innovative in order to become industry leaders
  • Builds strong relationships with campus partners in order to supports & organizes outreach initiatives like providing group fitness classes for campus partners 
  • Understands the importance of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in our work and champions for marginalized by leading EDI initiatives like organizing Trans Month classes, The Body Project, Trauma Informed Yoga, cultural programming, etc.
  • Works collaboratively with supervisor on website maintenance
  • Prepares and delivers presentations on program performance for supervisor and senior management
  • Collaboratively engages and recruits team members to help carry out tasks, as necessary

To apply, email etaylor@ryerson.ca, opens in new window indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume and cover letter.

Intramural Sport and Recreation Clubs Projects Assistant

This is a pivotal role to improve the intramural and recreation clubs programs in making it more efficient with its procedures, policies and planning/organization. The successful candidate will assist the Intramural and Recreation Clubs Co-ordinator to create a marketing and promotion plan with support from our Marketing team, creating necessary procedures and reviewing and updating existing policies for both the intramural and recreation clubs programs. Duties will include but are also subject to addition of, planning of intramural events, promotion, hiring of intramural staff, updating and administering policies and procedures for both programs and assisting with the Coordinator in problem solving issues that arise with recreation clubs during the summer. With the challenge of the pandemic, the successful candidate will be planning and organising for both kinds of semesters upcoming with possible remote and on campus activities. A strong asset but not mandatory is having some experience or knowledge within the intramural program as it exists.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Spring/Summer (Full-time 35hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Being a leader, accountable and knowledgeable in sports
  • Passion for building a fun, safe, welcoming environment
  • Be able to lead and listen to staff and participants to solve problems
  • Strong skills in planning, organizing events and leagues
  • Strong leadership Skills

Responsibilities

  • Creating goals and vision for upcoming academic year for the Intramural Sport and Social Leagues
  • Evaluating, planning, reviewing  and organizing of programs and preparing and implementing for the upcoming season
  • Overall direction and organization of senior leaders and making sure operations is moving forward
  • Assisting and supporting the Intramural Coordinator with recreation clubs that are functioning through the spring/summer semester.
  • Hiring and training of other program positions and overseeing of training and preparing the staff.
  • Heavily involved with promoting, communicating and leading of the newer, smaller leagues such as Residence in Sport, Women in Sport and drop in programs
  • Networking with different areas of campus, faculties, student unions and associations, residence and housing, etc.
  • With direction from the Intramural Coordinator,  reviewing, updating and making suggestions for  manuals, procedures, policies, protocol.
  • Respond to emails with thoughtful, clear responses to intramural participants
  • Be strong support to all areas of the Intramural staff and program
  • Represent Ryerson Intramural Sport and Social Leagues and learn at various recreation student leadership conferences

Senior Program Lead

This is a pivotal role for the success and growth of the intramural program.   The successful candidate needs to be responsible and dedicated as they will lead fellow students, administer programs, and lead our program to excellence.  They will directly be involved in the planning, organizing and implementing leagues and event tournaments within the intramural program.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall Winter (Part-time 10-20hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Being a leader, accountable and knowledgeable in sports
  • Passion for building a fun, safe, welcoming environment
  • Be able to lead and listen to staff and participants to solve problems
  • Strong skills in planning, organizing events and leagues
  • Strong leadership Skills

Responsibilities

  • Lead hand in the planning, organizing and implementing of leagues, special events such as TRY Cup, Unified Basketball Tournament, Commuter Cup
  • Lead and guide all staff in implementing and communicating the vision, goals and spirit of intramurals
  • Overall direction and organization of senior leaders and making sure operations is moving forward
  • Hiring and training of other senior positions and overseeing with the hiring of convenors, scorekeepers, and officials
  • Heavily involved with promoting, communicating and leading of the newer, smaller leagues such as Residence in Sport, Women in Sport and drop in programs
  • Networking with different areas of campus, faculties, student unions and associations, residence and housing, etc.
  • With direction from the Intramural Coordinator,  reviewing, updating and making suggestions for  manuals, procedures, policies, protocols
  •  Lead hand for directing the path of the Intramural Advisory Committee
  • Manage player conduct issues, collect point of views from staff, make recommendations to Intramural Coordinator and coordinate appeals process of any participant with suspensions
  • Respond to emails with thoughtful, clear responses to intramural participants
  • Be strong support to all areas of the Intramural staff and program
  • Represent Ryerson Intramurals and learn at various recreation student leadership conferences

Program Lead, Marketing and Promotion

This is a very important role for the Intramural program and the position will be relied on for the success of the various sport leagues and divisions, in the growth, communication and knowledge of the participants and campus.  The main role of this position is to promote and communicate intramural information to the different constituents of the university and grow our intramural program.   It will be important for this person to deliver the mission, values, and vision of intramural sports and provide the knowledge that we see is positive for intramurals,  COME JOIN THE FUN!!!

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10-15hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Being a leader, accountable and knowledgeable in sports
  • Passion for building a fun, safe, welcoming environment
  • Leader in communicating and knowledgeable in all the facets of social media
  • Strong skills to support  planning, organizing events and leagues
  • Be able to lead and listen to staff and participants
  • Needs to work independently and within groups
  • Need to be very organized and detail oriented

Responsibilities

  • Leader and primary staff to guide our intramural website, IM leagues, and social media
  • Primary person to update and communicate to intramural participants (Eg. emergency updates)
  • Directly involved with promotion and information to be distributed during fall, winter and summer semesters
  • Continue to update interesting stories, intramural participants on web site (weekly)
  • Networking with areas of the university to communicate our message (Residence, Faculties, student association, unions and  student groups
  • Support with Advisory committee and lead the charge into updating reviewing and improving intramural program and being primary person to introducing committee members apart of the Advisory Committee
  • Assist support other senior members with programming of day to day operations
  • Respond to emails with thoughtful, clear responses to intramural participants
  • Be strong support to all areas of the Intramural staff and program
  • Represent Ryerson Intramurals and learn at various recreation student leadership conferences

Program Lead, Scheduling & Operations

This is a very important role for the Intramural program and the position will be relied on for the success of the various sport leagues and divisions.  The role will include Intramural scheduling, recording scores, standings, statistics and eligibility for all 12 sport leagues and roughly 3500 Intramural participants.  This position will also be directly involved with communication to participants and promotion of the various positions back to the intramural department.  This role needs a person that is very detailed orientated, organized and dedicated to a lot of information input and willing to help with communications to all intramural participants.  This person is building passion, fun, safe and welcoming environment for all participants to enjoy and have an engaging valuable experience

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10-15hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Being a leader, accountable and knowledgeable in sports
  • Passion for building a fun, safe, welcoming environment
  • Communication skills very important in working with staff and participants
  • Be able to lead and listen to staff and participants
  • Need to be very organized and detail oriented
  • Strong skills to support  planning, organizing events and leagues
  • Being responsible and accountable
  • Work well with others and groups

Responsibilities

  • Directly involved with creating schedules for various intramural sport leagues
  • Directly responsible for communicating, and coordinating to resolve scheduling issues, prepare standings and playoffs 
  • Leading a sport program
  • Involved with staff training and leading the message to staff and participants
  • Responsible for inputting scores, standings, eligibility in all necessary areas
  • Directly involved with some hiring of intramural staff and training
  • Assist and support Convenors, scorekeepers, officials when needed
  • Be strong support to all areas of the Intramural staff and program
  • Represent Ryerson Intramurals and learn at various recreation student leadership conferences

Program Lead, Scheduling & Operations

This is a very important role for the Intramural program and the position will be relied on for the success of the various sport leagues and divisions.  The role will include Intramural scheduling, recording scores, standings, statistics and eligibility for all 11 sport leagues and roughly 3500 Intramural participants.  This position will also be heavily involved with communication to participants and promotion of the various positions.   This role needs a person that is very detailed orientated, and dedicated to a lot of information input and willing to help with communications to all intramural participants.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 10-15hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Being a leader, accountable and knowledgeable in sports
  • Passion for building a fun, safe, welcoming environment
  • Communication skills very important in working with staff and participants
  • Be able to lead and listen to staff and participants
  • Need to be very organized and detail oriented 
  • Strong skills to support  planning, organizing events and leagues
  • Being responsible and accountable
  • Work well with others and groups

Responsibilities

  • Lead  with hiring, training and evening operations with all sport leagues, making sure they go as planned and run smoothly
  • Lead with multiple sports leagues
  • Lead with implementing staff training and leading the message to staff and participants
  • Organizing and being lead in communications with staff (officials, scorekeepers, senior staff, convenors)
  • Supporting the Special Events/Projects Assistant  with the organization of special events, and tournaments that are created
  • Responsible for leading and delivering our positive intramural message to staff, participants and constituents
  • Be strong support to all areas of the Intramural staff and program
  • Represent Ryerson Intramurals and learn at various recreation student leadership conferences
  • Manage player conduct issues, collect reports, review situation and make recommendations on suspensions of participants

Supervisor, Game Day Operations

This is an extremely important position to the success of the Intramural program. The intramural program needs a convenor for each sport league that will be responsible for being present for sport nights, scheduling staff, problem solving and communicating with Intramural participants and being able to assist with injuries.  Each Convenor will manage their sport and make sure each night runs without issue.   The main objective of the Convenor is to provide positive communication between participants and the department. The goal is to provide a fun, safe and welcoming environment so all participants are engaged and having a valuable experience. A good knowledge of the sport is an asset and having your CPR and First Aid is strongly recommended.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 8-10hrs)

Positions

Qualifications

  • Being a leader, accountable and knowledgeable in sport rules of the league
  • Passion for building a fun, safe, welcoming environment
  • Communication skills very important in working with staff and participants
  • Be able to lead and listen to staff and participants
  • Need to be very organized and detail oriented 
  • Strong skills to support  planning, organizing events and leagues
  • Being responsible and accountable
  • Work well with others and groups
  • Can problem solve under hard situations

Responsibilities

  • Lead and organize specific intramural sport league for each semester
  • Organizing and making sure staff are knowledgeable to their roles and rules of the league
  • Assisting and supporting other staff with tournaments and special events
  • Making sure participants are safe and engaging in a welcoming environment 
  • Problem solve situations that occur on a given evening and being fair and consistent with decisions
  • A member and leader for Behaviour Committee (involved with reviewing, evaluating, and executing suspensions) to participants
  • Be strong support to all areas of the Intramural staff and program
  • Represent Ryerson Intramurals and learn at various recreation student leadership conferences
  • Manage player conduct issues, collect reports, review situation and make recommendations on suspensions of participants

Scorekeepers

The Intramural program will need multiple scorekeepers for the various sports.   The program is looking for dedicated and committed people that are keen to keep score for sports such as basketball, volleyball, hockey, dodgeball.   These positions are essential to the success of the Intramural program but also the enjoyment of the participants. Some knowledge of the sport would be definitely considered an asset

Term & Hours/Week

  •  Fall/Winter (Part-time 5-10hrs)

Position

  • Non-Career Boost 

Qualifications

  • Being responsible and accountable
  • Being a leader, accountable and knowledgeable in sport rules of the league
  • Passion for building a fun, safe, welcoming environment
  • Communication skills very important in working with staff and participants
  • Be able to lead and listen to staff and participants
  • Need to be very organized and detail oriented 
  • Strong communication and customer service 
  • Being comfortable with working multiple sports (eg. Basketball, volleyball, dodgeball)
  • Works well with others
  • Well organized

Responsibilities

  • Lead in signing in participants for game nights 
  • Filling out game sheets and doing the clock for the various sports
  • Being knowledgeable of rules for specific sports
  • Being knowledgeable and aware of participant conduct and report any issues to the Convenor
  • Assist and help out with any special events or tournament being run
  • Problem solve situations that occur on a given evening and being fair and consistent with decisions
  • Be strong support to all areas of the Intramural staff and program
  • Support player conduct issues, collect reports, review situation and make recommendations on suspensions of participants

Officials

The Intramural program will need various officials in basketball and volleyball. The program is looking for dedicated and committed people that have a great knowledge of the sport and are comfortable and willing to control and lead sport games. The position would involve calling and enforcing rules of the game for all Ryerson Intramural participants. Already stated but a strong knowledge of the sport, rules, and officiating experience is an asset.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 5-10hrs)

Position

  • Non-Career Boost

Qualifications

  • Strong communication and customer service 
  • Works well with others
  • Well organized
  • Knowledge in specific sports highly recommended 

Responsibilities

  • Enforce rules consistently  
  • Making sure participants are safe
  • Being consistent, fair and equitable to all intramural participants

Digital Content Assistant

The Digital Content Assistant will assist the Sports Information Specialist / Digital Content Coordinator in the upkeep of Ryerson Recreation’s social media platforms through promoting programs and services we offer, engaging and educating the community and sending out facility, services and program updates. The selected individual hired for this position will have the opportunity to manage and engage with an established online community and use various social media techniques.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 11hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Extensive knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter,
  • and Facebook
  • Ability to use web and graphic software (Adobe Creative Suite) to create an
  • online presence
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building rapport with other staff

The hiring period has now closed. Thank you for applying!

Marketing Assistant

The Marketing Assistant will liaise with Ryerson student groups and departments to develop cross-promotional events and communications that highlight Ryerson Athletics and Recreation programming. The Marketing Assistant will work with campus partners to harmonize Athletics and Recreation promotions with partner events while also creating marketing presentations to use when meeting with student groups and departments. The Marketing Assistant will conduct market research including focus groups and exit surveys to create reporting documents and databases for further applications.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 11hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of marketing and communications processes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building rapport
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel software
  • Knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

To apply, email jim.mclarty@ryerson.ca indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume. 

Photographer/Videographer

The Photographer/Videographer - Recreation is responsible for capturing and editing photo and video content for Ryerson Recreation marketing and social media initiatives. The Photographer/Videographer - Recreation will lead all aspects of production including planning, pre-production, shooting, editing and post production. Major responsibilities include ensuring photos are taken of all recreation facilities and programs, including instructional classes, camps and special events as well as creating promotional videos for social media that highlight recreation programs, services and partnerships.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 11hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of photography, video filming and editing processes
  • Extensive knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building rapport with other staff

To apply, email jim.mclarty@ryerson.ca indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume. 

Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer - Recreation will design engaging print and online materials for Ryerson Recreation and will also assist with creating graphical material for Ryerson Recreation social media accounts. The Graphic Designer - Recreation will also assist with the design of publications and posters as well as the overall brand strategy.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter (Part-time 11hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Excellent knowledge of graphic design and communications processes
  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software
  • Knowledge of social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building rapport with other staff

To apply, email jim.mclarty@ryerson.ca indicating the position you're interested in applying for along with your attached resume. 

Project Assistant

The Project Assistant will support the Manager- Facilities, Operations and Risk Management enegaging in projects spanning the following areas: administration, facilities, risk management, communications and operations. 

Inidividuals must be self-sufficent, working on multiple projects in fast-paced environments, ensuring:

1) Detailed research of intended subject matter extracting valuable market information
2) Comprehensive Analysis of findings and industry best practices
3) Assembly of data
4) Presentation of findings benefiting program users and Athletics and Recreation

Term & Hours/Week

  • Fall/Winter  (Part-time 10 -15hrs)

Position

Qualifications

  • Working independently 
  • Managing time and miltiple projects efficiently and effectively 
  • Fostering interpersonal relationships
  • Attention to accuracy and details
  • Conveying ideas and thoughts 
  • Emotionally intelligent 

Responsibilities

  • Create action plans, set project goals and manage to completion 
  • Conduct detailed research of intended subject matter according to business needs, market trends and patterns 
  • Utilize various professional sources to find and extract pertinent information 
  • Frequently self-audit work and check data for errors and inconsistencies 
  • Document, report and present findings to management and end users

Description

The Assistant Camps Coordinator provides day-to-day oversight of all aspects of the in-person Day Camps program in partnership with the Camps & Aquatics Coordinator. The Assistant Camps Coordinator provides assistance with administration, customer service, and program development for the Day Camp program. This includes responding to inquiries from interested families, leading the development of Camp programs and curriculum, coordinating the planning and delivery of staff training, and leading the Camp Leadership Team.

Position Details

Starting wage: $19.00 / hour

Positions available: 1

Application deadline: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Position start date: January 10, 2021

Position type: Non-Career Boost

Term & hours / week

January 10 - April 29: 10 hours / week

May 2 - June 17: 35 hours / week

June 20 - August 26: 40 hrs / week

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education (completion or enrolment in a post-secondary program) in a related field or commensurate experience
  • Minimum 2 seasons of camp staff (or similar) experience, including 1+ seasons leading staff, children, and youth
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with campers, parents/guardians, and staff
  • Demonstration of strong leadership skills developed through progressively responsible experience in a supervisory role
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to encourage and motivate staff, and acknowledge and appreciate contributions
  • Desire and ability to provide leadership to children and youth in a day camp setting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter and organizer
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’ certification
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

Role-Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist with coordination of daily external Day Camp communication (phone, email, etc.)
  • Lead the delivery of full Camp programs (including Opening and Closing Circle, lunch, snack)
  • Provide leadership and direction to the Camps Leadership Team
  • Initiate regular communication with Camp families
  • Lead the development and delivery of staff training 
  • Facilitate the development of activity lesson plans to be followed by Counsellors and other Camp staff
  • Maintain records of all programs, and provide Camps & Aquatics Coordinator with detailed report on programs at end of the season
  • Facilitate the recruitment, hiring, and training of Day Camp staff and volunteers
  • Provide formal and informal feedback to Day Camp staff and volunteers
  • Alongside the Camps & Aquatics Coordinator, interpret and apply relevant public health guidance for the safe operation of camp programs in response to COVID-19

General Responsibilities

  • Assist with input information into the CampBrain database
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all camper, family, and staff information in accordance with Ryerson’s Privacy Policy
  • Assist Camp & Aquatics Coordinator to oversee Day Camp and Ontario Camps Association standards within all areas of Camp operations
  • Ensure all Camp activities are proactive in supporting health and safety of campers and staff
  • Ensure risk management plans are in place
  • Set a positive example for campers and others including cleanliness, punctuality, and attitude
  • Follow and enforce Day Camp rules as outlined in the Staff, Volunteer, and Camper Codes of Conduct
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a culture of inclusivity, belonging, pride and excellence in Athletics & Recreation facilities by providing excellent customer service to campers, families, and guests
  • All other duties as assigned or required

Applications for this position are accepted until Thursday, December 9th @ 11:30 p.m.

Camp Counsellor (In-Person)

Preface: In 2021, the Day Camp program will prepare for two distinct versions of summer: one for virtual camps, and one for in-person camps. The job description that follows describes a position that will operate in person only. 

Description: The Ryerson Day Camps in-person program provides one-week camp experiences to children ages 6 - 17 in downtown Toronto. Our camps are renowned for their  high-quality instruction, and experienced and caring camp staff. The In-Person Camp Counsellor is responsible for delivery of camp programming to campers, and for following all guidance from the Ministry of Health on the safe operation of in-person day camps.

Position Details

Starting wage: $14.25 / hour

Application deadline: June 14, 2021

Position start date: July 5, 2021

Camp type: in-person

Term & hours / week

Spring/Summer

  • July 5th - August 27th: 37.5 hours / week

Position type:

  • Non-Career Boost

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education (completion or enrolment in a post-secondary program) in a related field or commensurate experience
  • Previous camp staff experience as a counsellor/instructor is an asset
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with campers, parents/guardians, and staff
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-starter and organizer
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

Role-Specific Responsibilities

  • Recognize and respond to the needs of campers within the activity group and within the broader Day Camp community
  • Plan, lead and evaluate all group-based activities onsite and offsite
  • Provide opportunities within the group experience that allow for success of individual campers and the group
  • Be aware of any health issues or general concerns expressed by the Seasonal Camp Coordinator, leadership team, or camper family prior to the start of Camp
  • Supervise all aspects of the campers' day including Morning Circle, activity rotations, lunch, snack, and pick up at the end of the day
  • Help with supervision of campers during Before Care, After Care, and lunch times as assigned
  • Instruct campers in emergency procedures such as fire drills, etc.
  • Ensure camper safety throughout the day
  • Contribute to camp set-up and program planning as directed by Seasonal Camp Coordinator during Pre-Camp (July 5 - 23)

General Responsibilities

  • Ensure participant safety throughout each day
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all camper, family, and staff information in accordance with Ryerson’s Privacy Policy
  • Assist Camp & Aquatics Coordinator to oversee Day Camp and Ontario Camps Association standards within all areas of Camp operations
  • Ensure all Camp activities are proactive in supporting health and safety of campers and staff
  • Ensure risk management plans are in place
  • Set a positive example for campers and others including cleanliness, punctuality, and attitude
  • Follow and enforce Day Camp rules as outlined in the Staff, Volunteer, and Camper Codes of Conduct
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a culture of inclusivity, belonging, pride and excellence in Athletics & Recreation facilities by providing excellent customer service to campers, families, and guests
  • All other duties as assigned or required

Applications will be accepted until Monday, June 14th @ 9:00 a.m.

For a complete job posting, please visit the Camps website.

Camp Leader - Health & Wellness

Preface: In 2021, the Day Camp program will prepare for two distinct versions of summer: one for virtual camps, and one for in-person camps. The job description that follows describes a position that will operate with in-person camp only. 

Description: The Camp Leader - Health & Wellness assumes overall responsibility for camper safety, health, and wellness. The Camp Leader - Health & Wellness consults on health initiatives and procedures, and is available as a first responder in cases of camper or staff accidents or illnesses. In 2021, the Camp Leader - Health & Wellness will work collaboratively with the Seasonal Camp Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator - Operations to ensure all camp operations conform to the COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Day Camps from the Ministry of Health. The Camp Leader - Health & Wellness reports to the Seasonal Camp Coordinator.

Position Details

Starting wage: $15.50 / hour

Positions available: 1

Application deadline: June 14, 2021

Position start date: June 21, 2021

Camp type: in-person

Term & hours / week

Spring/Summer

  • June 21 - July 30: Camp preparation & staff training (35 hours / week)
  • August 3 - August 27: In-Person Camp (36.25 hours / week)

Position type:

  • Non-Career Boost 

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education (completion or enrolment in a post-secondary program) in a related field or commensurate experience
  • Minimum one season of camp staff experience is an asset
  • Work/volunteer experience in health/wellness in camp setting is an asset
  • Well-developed interpersonal, and relationship building skills; ability to establish rapport and excellent communication with campers, parents/guardians, and staff
  • Proven ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter and organizer
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check

Role-Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure and support emotional, social, and physical well-being of all campers, Leaders-in-Training, and staff members
  • Be knowledgeable about dietary, medical, and accessibility needs of campers and LITs
  • Interpret and apply all elements of the COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Day Camps from the Ministry of Health
  • Recognize and respond to the first aid and wellness needs of campers and LITs
  • Monitor safety procedures as they pertain to the complete care of campers and staff
  • Maintain fully stocked first aid kits
  • Provide Seasonal Camps Coordinator with detailed report on the program at the end of the summer

General Responsibilities

  • Ensure participant safety throughout each day
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all camper, family, and staff information in accordance with Ryerson’s Privacy Policy
  • Assist Camp & Aquatics Coordinator to oversee Day Camp and Ontario Camps Association standards within all areas of Camp operations
  • Ensure all Camp activities are proactive in supporting health and safety of campers and staff
  • Ensure risk management plans are in place
  • Set a positive example for campers and others including cleanliness, punctuality, and attitude
  • Follow and enforce Day Camp rules as outlined in the Staff, Volunteer, and Camper Codes of Conduct
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a culture of inclusivity, belonging, pride and excellence in Athletics & Recreation facilities by providing excellent customer service to campers, families, and guests
  • Help with supervision of campers during Before Care, After Care, and lunch times as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned or required

Peer Facilitator

Peer Facilitators are trained to lead the 1-hour virtual group sessions once a week for 4 weeks alongside other peer-facilitators with a group of 6 students live over Zoom. Together, they will break down harmful body ideals and learn to live with body confidence.

Term & Hours/Week

  • Dependent on availability and scheduling, the committment is no more than 5 hours a week.

Position

  • Volunteer

Requirements and expectations

  • Attend two full days of peer facilitator training
  • Be committed to the Body Project volunteer position from September 2021 to May 2022 and be accountable for organizing, leading, and debriefing assigned sessions
  • Listen perceptively and communicate effectively with other Peer Facilitators, Staff supervisors, Student Leads and other students.
  • Have experience taking on new tasks or projects and completing such in a timely manner, and have a positive response to feedback
  • Having participated in the Body Project program as a participant will be considered an asset

Responsibilities

  • Organizing, leading and debriefing assigned sessions with support from our Body Project RU team.
  • Be a liaison between the program and students, help cultivate an understanding and presence of the program on campus
  • Help the Body Project team brainstorm outreach to student organizations, academic classes, resource centers, and campus departments in order to recruit students to participate in the sessions
  • Actively listen and respond with questions and prompts that guide students to engage with dissonance, encourage students to complete self-care exercises and collect such at each session
  • Maintain confidentiality with sensitive information with a high level of discretion (i.e., students might share personal experiences/stories with you) 

If interested, please reach out to us at thebodyproject@ryerson.ca.