Summer 2020: Programming & Events Assistants

Applications Due on Career Learning Network: Monday, May 11 at 12 pm (noon)

Job ID : 164214

Work-Study Term: 2020 Summer
Campus Location: Open to all U of T campuses. Work will be done virtually only.
# of Vacancies: 2
Start Date: 05/11/2020
End Date: 08/07/2020
Maximum Hours Per Week: 15
Minimum Degree/Credential Level: None

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office is hiring!

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office is hiring two Programming & Events Assistants for the 2020 summer session. The Work Study positions are open to all registered undergraduate and graduate students (i.e. domestic and international students, and students studying on a part-time basis) with at least a 40% course load continuously from May to August (for full eligibility criteria, go to: https://cln.utoronto.ca/staff-faculty/overview/wspublic.htm).

As the University monitors the situation regarding COVID-19 closely and takes action as necessary in light of the global situation, the work of those holding a work-study position with the SGDO will be conducted virtually unless conditions change. Students must be able to work remotely and have access to a reliable internet connection and computer. It is likely that no in-person meetings or events will take place during the length of the work-study term.

Eligible students are able to work a maximum of 15 hours per week, up to a total of 100 hours from May 11th – August 7th, 2020. Only candidates who are selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office (SGDO) is the University of Toronto’s tri-campus resource for LGBTQ+ communities and information. As a part of the SGDO, you will work with students and staff members and play an active role in our summer programming and Office initiatives. This is a great opportunity to gain skills in project management and event administration by working on LGBTQ+ and equity initiatives at the University of Toronto. This position will have a particular focus on the following virtual programs, with a special interest in developing ways of integrating Indigenous communities and engagement in Pride at U of T:

• U of T Pride
• U of T Pride Pub
• Lead with Pride: Executive Jumpstart Conference
• Program & event planning for the 2020 – 2021 academic year
• Other events, leadership development opportunities, and office work as needed

Applications are due Monday, May 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm (noon). Please attach a cover letter with your résumé, outlining relevant experiences and skills and why you want to work with the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office in this role.

Qualifications:

o An engaged student who is passionate about LGBTQ issues
o Experience with and knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
o Work or volunteer experience in at least one of the following:
o Event organizing
o Student and university community outreach and promotions
o Meeting facilitation
o Note-taking/minute-taking
o Ability to type closed captioning for some Zoom calls as needed for accessibility requests
o Ability to work independently as well as on teams and committees
o An interest in expanding personal knowledge of sexual and gender diversity issues at U of T
o An active contributor to address the needs of our communities through outreach and programming
o Some weekend and evening shifts may be required
o Student must be available to work on June 12, June 26-28, 2020

The Sexual & Gender Diversity Office is committed to prioritizing U of T’s equity principles in all aspects of our programming and services. We encourage students to apply for this position who will assist in expanding and diversifying LGBTQ+ student involvement at U of T. The Programming & Events Assistant will be a part of our team from May 11, 2019 to August 7, 2020 at $15.00 per hour.

Maximum hours: 100 hours overall. Approximately 5-15 hours per week, based on our work and your availability. For more information on work-study: http://www.adm.utoronto.ca/financial-aid/work-study-program/

Submit your cover letter and résumé through the Career Learning Network Application module.

If you have additional questions or concerns, please reach out to us at sgdo@utoronto.ca.

Submit your cover letter and résumé through the Career Learning Network Application module.