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The BRIDGE proudly employs students in both workstudy and co-op positions. Students work on research projects, events, marketing and communications, administrative support, and their contributions are central to the operation of The BRIDGE.   

Our project work covers many academic areas, so students from all disciplines are welcome to apply. Students learn skills ranging from data analytics, software development, communications, operations, project management, and more.

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We are Hiring!  

The BRIDGE is hiring Work Study students for the Fall/Winter 2022-23 semesters! Positions are posted through CLNx, and selected students will be contacted for interviews. Successful candidates will be onboarded at the start of the fall semester to begin their work period. Please check CLNx to check for work study at The BRIDGE.   

 

Work Study Fall/Winter 2022-23 Positions

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE Student Assistant
# of Vacancies: 4
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Any of the Above
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): Duties

  • Answering general information and directional questions about The BRIDGE, and providing appropriate referrals to other staff members?and campus units? 
  • Assisting patrons?with equipment and software:?Bloomberg terminals, lab terminals, specialized research and data software, printer, etc.  
  • Informing patrons of the policies 
  • Collecting and maintaining in-house statistics 
  • Managing The BRIDGE space  
  • Creating and updating user guides, for example finance and data resources guides.  
  • Creating and updating web content. 
  • Reporting any technical or facilities issues to The BRIDGE team as they arise.  
  • Collecting and analyzing student feedback and operational statistics.  
  • Assisting with special projects, for example, new initiatives, research projects, community engagement etc. 
  • Researching ideas for innovative programming and providing recommendations to The BRIDGE team.  
  • Assisting with special events

Qualifications 

  • Preference will be given to students currently enrolled in UTSC Department of Management 
  • Bachelor's degree in progress 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Outstanding time management skills 
  • Positive attitude and a team player 

About the role  

Under the direction of The BRIDGE Library Reference Technician, The BRIDGE Student Assistant (BSA) supports the delivery of excellent customer service, 
innovative programming, and experiential learning activities. BSAs support a variety of projects and initiatives throughout the academic year and are 
valued members of The BRIDGE team.  

Position Type: Library/Archival Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Communication
Critical thinking
Entrepreneurial thinking
Knowledge application to daily life
Leadership
Professionalism
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Education
Leadership Opportunities
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE Student Assistant (BSA) supported the delivery of excellent customer service, worked on special projects acted as a first point of contact at The BRIDGE service desk.    
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 16, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE Student Assistant - Communications & Website Support
# of Vacancies: 2
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Any of the Above
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): Duties: 

  • Design social media assets, graphics, and presentations to market people, workshops, resources, events, and services in collaboration with staff, faculty, and librarians. 
  • Assist with website page edits, drafting website copy. 
  • Assist with the execution of large-scale event planning (e.g. Entrepreneurship Week, Orientation, etc.) 
  • Gathering analytics from campaign performances and entering data. 
  • Assist The BRIDGE Director of Operations with video editing and storytelling production. 

  Skills & Experience Required: 

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience creating content for Instagram (including Instagram Stories and potentially Reels), Twitter (including Twitter threads) and Facebook.  
  • Experience creating graphics and visual marketing assets for a variety of print, digital, and broadcast channels. 
  • Experience with Drupal 9 or other web content management systems.  
  • Experience with writing for diverse audiences.  
  • Familiar with content management systems such as Drupal and WordPress. 
  • Fluency in Canva and familiarity with Adobe's Premiere Pro or iMovie. 
  • Strong understanding of visual design principles and a penchant for concise, compelling storytelling. 
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to write copy targeted to students and faculty.  
  • Proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and deadlines. 
  • Customer service experience is also an asset! 
Position Type: Library/Archival Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Communications and media
Creative expression
Critical thinking
Entrepreneurial thinking
Knowledge application to daily life
Leadership
Professionalism
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Education
Language & Writing Skills
Leadership Opportunities
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE Student Assistant (BSA) - Communications & Website support, supports the delivery of marketing and communictions to a variety of audiences across a range of channels. 
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 16, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter,Other

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge UI/UX Designer
# of Vacancies: 2
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Bachelor in progress
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed):
  • Design well-thought, clear, and polished UI, providing an engaging and delightful user experience
  • Develop UI assets using Photoshop, Illustrator and/or other design tools
  • Design and enhance the African Impact Initiative's Venture Build platform user experience
  • Design wireframes, participate in user design/planning sessions and build prototypes.
  • Illustrating user journeys for key product/service use cases.
  • Act as a liaison to provide feedback and ensure the design integrity of projects between External Programs Consultant, and Key stakeholders.
  • Develop and design creative content using Adobe Suite for print and online materials (exhibition, brochures, flyers, website, marketing and training videos, advertisements, social media, product packaging, etc.)
Position Type: Information Technology (IT) Support, Web Designer/Developer
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Collaboration
Communications and media
Creative expression
Decision-making and action
Design thinking
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Variable Hours
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Artistic, Creative, & Cultural Programs
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Design & Innovation
International & Global Interests
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge UI/UX Designer has successfully created and designed a beautiful user experience for the Venture Build platform in support of the African Impact Challenge.  They worked closely and collaboratively with industry professionals to build this software and to create a seemless and enjoyable user experience on the platform.  This include designing and deploying appealing visual assets into a functional, industry grade software application.
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 9, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter,Transcript (Unofficial)

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge Software Developer
# of Vacancies: 2
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Bachelor in progress
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): Role Description: 
The BRIDGE is a multi-purpose academic space that spans teaching, study, research, and experiential learning for business, finance, and entrepreneurship. It is a partnership between UTSC's Department of Management and the UTSC 
Library. We provide a hands-on learning experience for students interested in Management disciplines and their real- world applications, while supporting the research needs of UTSC faculty. 
With an advanced trading lab on one end, a state-of-the-art boardroom on the other, and a connection to the largest academic library system in Canada in the middle, The BRIDGE is ready to start living up to its name. 
The New Venture Program allows student to learn what it means to be an entrepreneur and sharpen your skills for analyzing startup opportunities. The BRIDGE provides access to hands-on resources and learn about others who have built rewarding careers as entrepreneurs. Experience best practices for running early stage companies and practice some of the skills needed to build a great business. 
  
Responsibilities: 
? Working collaboratively to support the African Impact Challenge through the development, and 
deployment of applications to create Venture Build, a platform that runs the program and connects startups to the investment ecosystems. 
? Take a website design and refine the code to make a professional product for deployment working alongside tech professionals from Microsoft 
? Working as a full stack web developer 
? Writing beautiful and fast code and improving the code base in meaningful ways while improving the 
functionality of features 
? Update and build on an existing code 
? You will work with various relational and non-relational databases 
? You will interact with faculty, staff, and project managers 
? Collaborating with project consultants, other developers, and project stakeholders from the entrepreneurship community 
? Identify documentation gaps and provide advice 
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required 
? Experience as a Full Stack Web Developer with a few applications and websites on your resume 
? Understanding of design patterns 
? Object oriented development 
? Experience deploying web applications 
? Front-end and back-end development expertise 
? Great interpersonal skills 
? Ability to multi-task 
? Ability to work remotely 
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
? Shareable code repository demonstrating best practices of software development including version control, 
testing and validation, continuous integration and deployment to production 
? Strong programming aptitude, as demonstrated by high achievement in Computer Science courses 
? Experience with relational and non-relational databases 
Team player able to work with minimal supervision, and as part of a team 

Basic qualifications: 
?  Must be currently enrolled as a student at UTSC in the Computer Science and have completed at least three years of study, with plans to return to school after the assignment 
?  Preference for a minimum GPA of 3.0 
?  Must be legally entitled to work in Canada 
Preferred qualifications: 
?  Able to work independently and in collaboration with others 
?  Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and analytical skills 
?  Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills 
?  Strong project management skills including organization, time management, and follow-up
?  Ability to interact with a range of stakeholders and drill down to solutions and document outcomes effectively 
?  Critical eye for detail 
?  Positive attitude 
?  Able to multitask effectively 
?  Able to adapt quickly to changing requirements 
?  Ability to self-learn new technologies 
Application Instructions: 
?  Candidates must submit a resume 
?  Provide a portfolio of their existing work and projects or a link to a code repository (GitHub), or any other 
examples of web applications they have helped to develop
Position Type: Information Technology (IT) Support, Web Designer/Developer
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Collaboration
Commitment to ethics and integrity
Communication
Community and civic engagement
Critical thinking
Decision-making and action
Design thinking
Fostering inclusivity and equity
Goal-setting and prioritization
Knowledge creation and innovation
Leadership
Professionalism
Project management
Strategic thinking
Systems thinking
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Variable Hours
Before 5 p.m.
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Community Outreach & Volunteerism
Design & Innovation
Governance, Boards, Councils & Committees
Leadership Opportunities
Science & Technology
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE Special Project Software Developer 
As an extension of UTSC Management, The BRIDGE is where business theory, industry, and aspiring minds intersect. Business, research, and innovation are guiding principles of The BRIDGE, U of T's newest Campus Linked Accelerator and conduit for work-integrated learning.  UTSC Management's unique academic programming, and the partnerships facilitated through this space represent the front line of innovation in industry through the formation of future professionals.  

The BRIDGE special project software developer will help support and serve the African Impact Initiative and the African Impact Challenge. This will be achieved by 
(1)         Maintaining a software system to assist the strategic goals of the African Impact Initiative in building Venture Build to support the start up businesses in the African Impact Challenge. 
  
(2)          Working collaboratively with UTSC Management Faculty and staff to deliver updates on the software system to the stakeholders on time and in good working order based on the system requirements as outlined by the project planning and Advisory Committee. 

The successful candidate will also have an opportunity to develop other database systems to support the development of a proprietary faculty research database. 
  
  
Responsibilities: 

? Take a website design and refine the code to make a professional product for deployment through the African Impact Initiative 
? Working as a full stack web developer  
? Writing beautiful and fast code and improving the code base in meaningful ways while improving the  
functionality of features  
? Update and build on an existing platform that can be expanded from 10 partner agencies to upwards of 40  
? You will work with various relational and non-relational databases  
? You will interact with faculty, staff, and project managers  
? Collaborating with project consultants, other developers, and project stakeholders from the community  
? Identify documentation gaps and provide advice  

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required  

? Experience as a Full Stack Web Developer with a few applications and websites on your resume  

? Understanding of design patterns  

? Object oriented development  

? Experience deploying web applications  

? Front-end and back-end development expertise  

? Great interpersonal skills  

? Ability to multi-task  

? Ability to work remotely  
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  
? Shareable code repository demonstrating best practices of software development including version control,  
testing and validation, continuous integration and deployment to production  
? Strong programming aptitude, as demonstrated by high achievement in Computer Science courses  
? Experience with relational and non-relational databases  
Team player able to work with minimal supervision, and as part of a team 

Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 9, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter,Transcript (Unofficial)

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE and UTSC Campus Farm Project Coordinator
# of Vacancies: 3
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Bachelor in progress
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): The BRIDGE and Campus Farm Project Coordinator 
The project coordinator will work in collaboration will work with staff and faculty stakeholders in the Department of Management to launch our second year of the Cultivating Social Growth Project. This project focuses on the following:  
- growing food at the UTSC Farm for local food banks, 
- collaborating with community partners to develop their own community gardens,  
- developing a business plan to sustainably support the previously mentioned branches of the project. 

Duties for the project coordinator will include: 
- Recruiting and managing volunteers to assist with the garden plots we have for this project on the UTSC Farm 
-Weekly maintenance of the farm beds, including weeding, trimming, watering, and harvesting produce. 
- Supporting and overseeing the work of a core team of volunteer leads connected to each branch of the project 
- Coordinating with various stakeholders to build out each branch of this project (e.g. communicating wtih food banks to ensure delivery of food) 
- Collaborating with student clubs like The Sustainability Innovation Group and The Marketing Group 

Qualifications: 
- Strong project and team management skills 
- Ability to work with large teams and maintain professional communications with stakeholders 
- Driven and able to take initiative to solve problems and offer suggestions for project development 
- Invested in the Scarborough community and it's betterment 
- Previous experience with (urban) farming/gardening and/or entrepreneurship is an asset but not required

Position Type: Event Planning and/or Marketing Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Collaboration
Community and civic engagement
Decision-making and action
Investigation and synthesis
Project management
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Variable Hours
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Career Development
Community Outreach & Volunteerism
Design & Innovation
Environment & Sustainability
Health & Wellness
Leadership Opportunities
Personal & Professional Development
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The Campus Farm Project Coordinator was instrumental in managing the volunteer team that oversaw maintenance of our garden for this project. This included recruiting volunteers, scheduling hours, and ensuring follow through so we could make all of our deliverables. Further, the coordianator provided insight on how we could grow the project strategically for future sustainability. 
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 16, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter,Transcript (Unofficial)

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE and African Impact Challenge Marketing and Program Assistant
# of Vacancies: 2
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Bachelor in progress
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): The African Impact Challenge Marketing and Communications Assistant 
As an extension of UTSC Management, The BRIDGE is where business theory, industry, and aspiring minds intersect. Business, research, and innovation are guiding principles of The BRIDGE, U of T's newest Campus Linked Accelerator and conduit for work-integrated learning. UTSC Management's unique academic programming, and the partnerships facilitated through this space represent the front line of innovation in industry through the formation of future professionals. 
The Industry Partnerships, Innovation and WIL Lead is responsible to support the project work in collaboration with the African Impact Initiative during the delivery of the African Impact Challenge. The challenge has been developed in close collaboration with faculty and industry partners across multiple sectors to support the training, product development, and launch of social impact start-ups in Africa, focusing on the needs of a new country each year. 2021 will focus on Kenya and has over 500 applicants.  

The African Impact Challenge Program Assistant will assume a variety of responsibilities in support of the Industry Partnerships, Innovation, and WIL Lead as they curate, develop, and execute a number of exciting projects related to The BRIDGE, Work-Integrated Learning programming, entrepreneurship support, and other special projects. This is an opportunity to work within a small but dynamic team, in a business environment, while making a strong connection with industry, faculty, and students all while contributing to the department's success. On-going training will be provided as each project is assigned to the student. 
Responsibilities 
§ Assist in research projects and reports 
§ Create of marketing pieces related to AIC 
§ Create outreach materials to assist with business development activities 
§ Support with the coordination of on-campus events with industry partners (i.e. work-integrated learning modules in the curriculum, hackathons, workshops, networking events.) 
§ Support other special projects in The BRIDGE and Department of Management as needed. 

Skills/Qualifications 
- Experience with Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel, and Powerpoint 
- Excellent design sensibility and expertise in design tools such as Adobe, Photoshop, Canva etc. 
- Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task 
- Exceptional organizational skills with ability to multi-task, and compile and analyze information 
- Ability to adapt to and learn new technologies 
- Eager to take ownership of tasks, completing them quickly, accurately and efficiently 
- Ability to work independently 
- Strong research, analysis and problem solving capabilities 
- Adobe Creative Suite?in particular Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

Position Type: Event Planning and/or Marketing Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Goal-setting and prioritization
Knowledge creation and innovation
Leadership
Professionalism
Project management
Social intelligence
Strategic thinking
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Before 5 p.m.
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Career Development
Design & Innovation
Media & Communications
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The African Impact Challenge Marketing and Communications Assistant oversaw a variety of responsibilities in support of the Entrepreneurship and Work-Integrated Learning Program Coordinator's project portfolio including curation of relationships, and the development and execution of a number of exciting projects related to The BRIDGE. 

The student supported the planning and implementation of Work-Integrated Learning programming through entrepreneurship support and other special projects.   

The student worked within a small but dynamic team, in a business environment, and established strong connections with industry, faculty, and students all while contributing to the department?s success.  

Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 9, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter,Transcript (Unofficial)

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE and Work Integrated Learning Program Assistant
# of Vacancies: 4
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Bachelor in progress
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed): The BRIDGE/Work-Integrated Learning Program Assistant 
As an extension of UTSC Management, The BRIDGE is where business theory, industry, and aspiring minds intersect. Business, research, and innovation are guiding principles of The BRIDGE, U of T's newest Campus Linked Accelerator and conduit for work-integrated learning. UTSC Management's unique academic programming and the partnerships facilitated through this space represent the front line of innovation in industry through the formation of future professionals. 
The Industry Partnerships, Innovation and WIL Lead is responsible to identify and secure partnerships with industry and the community to bring real-world problems into the Management curriculum for students to solve. Work-Integrated Learning projects are developed in close collaboration with faculty and industry partners across multiple areas in the BBA as a compliment to the rigorous academic standard. 
The BRIDGE/Work-Integrated Learning Program Assistant will assume a variety of responsibilities in support of The Industry Partnerships, Innovation and WIL Lead as they curate, develop, and execute a number of exciting projects related to The BRIDGE, Work-Integrated Learning programming, entrepreneurship support, and other special projects. This is an opportunity to work within a small but dynamic team, in a business environment, while making a strong connection with industry, faculty, and students all while contributing to the department's success. On-going training will be provided as each project is assigned to the student. 
Responsibilities 
§ Assist in research projects and reports 
§ Data mining of potential employers in various business sectors and generating targeted lists 
§ Research curriculum and instructor lists 
§ Research industries 
§ Create of marketing pieces related to Work-Integrated Learning and events at The BRIDGE 
§ Create outreach materials to assist with business development activities 
§ Support with the coordination of on-campus events with industry partners (i.e. work-integrated learning modules in the curriculum, hackathons, workshops, networking events.) 
§ Support other special projects in The BRIDGE and Department of Management as needed. 

Skills/Qualifications 
- Experience with Microsoft Office applications especially Word, Excel, and Powerpoint 
- Excellent written and oral communication skills 
- Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task 
- Exceptional organizational skills with ability to multi-task, and compile and analyze information 
- Ability to adapt to and learn new technologies 
- Eager to take ownership of tasks, completing them quickly, accurately and efficiently 
- Ability to work independently 
- Strong research, analysis and problem solving capabilities 
- Adobe Creative Suite in particular Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

Position Type: Event Planning and/or Marketing Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Goal-setting and prioritization
Knowledge creation and innovation
Leadership
Professionalism
Project management
Social intelligence
Strategic thinking
Teamwork
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Before 5 p.m.
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Career Development
Design & Innovation
Media & Communications
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE/Work-Integrated Learning Program Assistant oversaw a variety of responsibilities in support of the Entrepreneurship and Work-Integrated Learning Program Coordinator's project portfolio including curation of relationships, and the development and execution of a number of exciting projects related to The BRIDGE. 

The student supported the planning and implementation of Work-Integrated Learning programming through entrepreneurship support and other special projects.   

The student worked within a small but dynamic team, in a business environment, and established strong connections with industry, faculty, and students all while contributing to the department?s success.  

Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 9, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter,Transcript (Unofficial)

 

Job Posting Information

Campus Location: Scarborough
Work Study Position Title: The BRIDGE Learning Objects Assistant
# of Vacancies: 3
Hours Per Week: No more than 15 hours per week
Degree/Credential Level: Any of the Above
Position Description & Qualifications (Please be detailed):

Who We Are

The BRIDGE is a joint venture between UTSC's Department of Management and the UTSC Library. It is where business, research and innovation converge, delivering extraordinary student experiences through entrepreneurship, research, advanced training programs, and work-integrated learning. Our state-of-the-art facility includes a business research library, data lab, and collaboration lounge. We are a U of T accelerator focused on student formation, and a pathway for industry and community partnerships.   
The BRIDGE connects the best academic theory with creative applications and aspiring minds. 

What We Value

The University of Toronto is once again listed as one of Canada's top 10 employers, according to Forbes magazine. You will be given opportunities to work with engaged and passionate staff who are invested in your growth.   
The BRIDGE is an innovative space on UTSC's campus, and we are continually working to provide excellent service to our students, staff, and faculty. The successful candidate will be a pivotal member of our team and will have the opportunity to work independently on a wide variety of projects and new initiatives, as well as be a student leader in our space. 

What You'll be Doing 

Reporting to the Liaison Librarian, The BRIDGE Learning Objects Assistant will be assisting our library team to develop data literacy learning objects including designing and creating project work plans, developing original videos, presentation slides, and interactive learning objects to support curricular and co-curricular skill building. The Learning Objects Assistant may also provide support to The BRIDGE Information desk.  

The Learning Objects Assistant will:  

  • Use applications such as PowerPoint/Google Slides and video editing software to build learning assets on a variety of topics, including programming languages (such as Python, R, VBA) and spreadsheets (Excel/Google Sheets).  
  • Manage and store learning objects on platforms such as Quercus, The BRIDGE Website, The BRIDGE YouTube channel, myMedia and other channels.  
  • Consult with librarian team to develop comprehensive work plans based on learning object best practices and established pedagogy.  
  • Contribute to storyboards and design learning objects as approved and guided by librarian team, incorporating feedback and changes as necessary.  
  • Collaborate with other students employed by the UTSC Library working on similar projects.  
  • Answer general information and directional questions about The BRIDGE and provide appropriate referrals to other staff members?and campus units.  

Desired Skills and Experience 

  • Proficiency with coding languages such as Python, R, and VBA, and spreadsheet software such as Google Sheets and Excel 
  • Image and/or video editing knowledge or experience 
  • Solid grasp of data concepts and interest in data literacy 
  • Time management skills and ability to work independently 
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Openness to accepting and incorporating feedback, and ability to engage in reflective thinking 
  • Ability to pivot projects where required 
  • Teaching, tutoring, TA'ing or course design experience an asset 
  • Knowledge of web accessibility and universal design an asset but not required (will train) 
  • Undergraduate and graduate program students may apply

Availability Requirements

Variable hours

How We Support Your Learning & Professional Development

We provide opportunities for training as well as self-reflection on the work accomplished and learning goals. The student will be able to present at a staff meeting. Furthermote, informational interviews with colleagues in fields on interest can be arranged.

Position Type: Library/Archival Assistant
Select up to 6 of the most relevant anticipated competencies (These are competencies to be gained from this position and will be verified at the end of the term):
Communications and media
Design thinking
Investigation and synthesis
Knowledge creation and innovation
Project management
Strategic thinking
Technological aptitude
This opportunity usually occurs during the following days/hours:
Monday-Friday
Variable Hours
Before 5 p.m.
Areas of interest that apply to this opportunity:
Business, Economics, & Entrepreneurial
Career Development
Design & Innovation
Education
Language & Writing Skills
Learning & Academic Skills
Research
Description to appear on the Co-Curricular Record: The BRIDGE Learning Objects Assistant helped to design, create and implement open access learning objects in consultation with and in support of UTSC Liaison Librarians. The Learning Objects Assistant developed unique assets based on established pedagogy for the benefit of the UTSC student community, to aide curricular and co-curricular instruction. 
Is this position suitable for President's Scholars of Excellence recipients?: Yes

Application Information

Application Deadline: September 16, 2022 11:59 PM
Application Procedure: Through Career Learning Network
Application document required: Resume,Cover Letter,Transcript (Unofficial)