We’re Hiring!

How to Apply:

SBA prioritizes applications from people who identify as part of the disabled/mad community. We welcome and encourage applications from disabled/mad identified folks from marginalized communities and invite Indigenous people, Black people, people of colour, LGBTQ2SIA identified folks, working class people, and single parents to apply for this position. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify in their cover letters, which will be kept confidential and shared among members of the hiring committee for hiring purposes only.

To apply, send the following information by March 5th, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST

  1. A 1-page cover letter which answers the following question: What brings you to disability justice and community organizing? Please address the letter “To the SBA Hiring Committee.”
  2. Resume

Please submit this information to hiring@uoftsba.com

Note: Both positions will begin remotely, and may transition to in-office, depending on Public Health guidelines. While we are able to make accommodations, the Coordinators should have access to a computer or tablet, and have an internet connection. 

Administrative Coordinator

Position Type: Part-time
Hourly Wage: $20/hour 
Number of Hours: 10 per week
Workplace Environment: Working with a unionized staff and volunteer board of directors. This is a unionized position with Local 2837 of the Workers United Canada Council. 

Application Deadline: March 5th, 2021
Interview Dates: March 17th-19th, 2021
Starting Date: April 12th, 2021
Questions about the hiring process can be emailed to hiring@uoftsba.com until March 1st, 2021.

About the Position

The Administrative Coordinator will work with the Board of Directors and Staff to maintain the documents and records required for SBA’s governance. The Coordinator will ensure that SBA has complied with reporting requirements under Ontario law and our agreements with the University of Toronto and other student unions. This role is crucial to SBA’s operations and will ensure SBA is able to deliver services to our membership. 

The successful candidate will be required to work 10 hours per week. This position is unionized with the Workers United Canada Council. 

Specific job tasks include (training will be provided): 

  • Maintenance and submission of documents relating to Governance, including documents required under provincial law and Memoranda of Agreement with Student Governments
  • Provide administrative support to Board and Staff in researching, and submitting documents for financial grants related to initiatives and programming
  • Maintain connections with other campus and community groups to be informed of changes to policy which will affect the organization
  • Provide administrative support for events, trainings and AGM
  • Maintain bulletin boards in the Center and assist members who are using Center facilities

Qualifications

Please note that volunteer experience will be considered as equally as paid work.

  • Demonstrated expertise and commitment in working from a disability justice, trans-positive, anti-racist, and anti-oppressive framework
  • Understanding, through either academic study or lived experience, of systemic, historical, and everyday barriers that operate within academia and society at-large
  • Familiarity with policy and legal language is an asset
  • Understanding of University Administration is an asset
  • Familiarity with writing grant applications is an asset
  • Strong project planning skills and attention to detail 

Campaigns Coordinator

Position Type: Part-time
Hourly Wage: $20/hour 
Number of Hours: 25 hours per week
Workplace Environment: Working with a unionized staff and volunteer board of directors. This is a unionized position with Local 2837 of the Workers United Canada Council. 

Application Deadline: March 12th, 2021
Interview Dates: March 22nd-25th, 2021 
Starting Date: April 19th, 2021
Questions about the hiring process can be emailed to hiring@uoftsba.com until March 5th, 2021.

About the Position

The Campaigns Coordinator will work with the Board and other Staff to create advocacy and community-based campaigns which further SBA’s mandate. They will liaise with community groups and membership to understand their concerns and will work with decision-makers in order to implement campaigns. The position is integral to the organization’s work within the community.

The successful candidate will be required to work 25 hours per week. This position is unionized with the Workers United Canada Council. 

Specific job tasks include (training will be provided): 

  • Keep up-to-date with policies and emerging political issues impacting the organization and its membership, and report these changes to the Board
  • Maintain connections with other campus and community groups
  • Operationalize campaigns in partnership with the Board of Directors, Advocacy and Programming Committees
  • Coordinates advocacy-based events which educate the membership, advance campaign goals and build community. 
  • Coordinate office hours to build relationships with our membership. 

Qualifications

Please note that volunteer experience will be considered as equally as paid work.

  • Demonstrated expertise and commitment in working from a disability justice, trans-positive, anti-racist, and anti-oppressive framework
  • Understanding, through either academic study or lived experience, of systemic, historical, and everyday barriers that operate within academia and society at-large
  • Passion for advocacy around issues that affect disabled students.
  • Experience with campus organizing or campaign-building is an asset
  • Strong communication skills – Active Listening, Crisis Intervention or Peer Support training is an asset but is not required
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