Summer Full-Time Positions (Canada Summer Jobs Program 2019)

 Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 | Summer Employment Positions

Tyndale University College & Seminary is a multi-denominational, evangelical university college and seminary that prepares leaders for the ministry, marketplace and global mission of the church. Tyndale invites fully qualified candidates to apply for the following position; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The successful candidates will subscribe to and sign Tyndale's Statement of Faith and Community Standards Statement.

Position Description

These positions are part of the 2019 Canada Summer Jobs Program.  Earliest start date is May 6, 2019 and will be for 8 weeks.  All summer placement(s) must end by September 1, 2019.

Canada Summer Jobs is an initiative of the Youth Employment Strategy, which is the Government of Canada’s commitment to help young people between the ages of 15 and 30.  The program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public-sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.

To be eligible, youth must:
• Be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
• Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,
• Have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

*International students are not eligible participants. International students include anyone who is temporarily in Canada for studies and who is not a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada. As the objective of the CSJ program is to support youth entering the Canadian labour market, the temporary nature of an international student’s time in Canada does not allow for a long-term connection to the labour market.

1.  AODA Compliance Support

The participant will be helping in editing of closed captions in all courses slated for AODA compliance for spelling and punctuation. Identifying (time codes) content-bearing images and suggesting text tags for inclusion. Assisting in the Camtasia studio. Uploading finished files to YouTube for embedding in the Tyndale learning management system. Required Skills: Basic audio/video production, computer skills for creating online learning, and disability accommodation awareness.

2. AODA Compliance Assistant

The participant will develop static and video image tagging to provide support for students with disabilities. Record and produce university level video for course development.  Using advanced video production software, inserting image tagging to existing course videos, producing and posting to YouTube. Basic learning management system administration.  Required Skills: Intermediate audio/video production.  Team work; will be part of a small, collaborative and creative department and computer skills for creating online learning and web design.  Disability accommodation awareness is essential.

3. Counselling Services Assistant:

The participant will research additional resources for therapists.  Cover Reception office during staff breaks – book appointments, respond to enquiries, etc.  Data entry, compilation and issuing reports.  Update community referral directory, ensuring relevant community resources are correctly listed.  Assist with client file management – create new files, destroy old files, etc.  Online research for video clip resources for use in presentations and with clients.  Required Skills: Client Service skills, team work skills, computer skills, research skills, and communications skills.

4. Archives Intern

The participant will sort archival materials using international archival standards.  Scan and edit digital archival documents in searchable OCR format.  Assign metadata tags including those to make documents accessible to persons with disabilities.  Create and update digital finding aids.  Explore literature in current archival field for best practices pertaining to preserving historical collections.  Interpret historical materials in ways that make them interesting for the public while using terminology that will be useful to researchers.  Required skills: Organization skills, computer and technology skills, team work, research skills, and communication skills.

5. Digitalization Project Assistant

The participant will assist the registrar in the Digitalization Project of student academic records.  Assist in the setup of Archive Library, Documents Directory and Indexing.  Manage a variety of file types in a networked storage environment.  Create, upload and manage PDF files.  Assist in the preparation of Document Imaging user guide and manual.  Assist in retrieving student records and in the production of student transcripts.  Required Skills: Computer skills, organizational skills, team work, and communication skills.  

6. TIM Centre Research Assistant

The participant will research and update website country profile data.  Do qualitative and quantitative research on raw database.  Prepare formal reports of materials and research.  Required Skills: Team work & communication skills; working in a group of diverse staff the student will be immersed in various projects and tasks that will require collaborative skills, Initiative & leadership skills, and basic research skill development.

7. Community Programming Associate

The participant will review all existing Family Life Centre marketing modes and materials to provide feedback on clarity of message, distinctives in service offerings, impact of visuals and message, brand cohesiveness, suggestions for improvement.  Develop a capacity to engage, reflect and give candid feedback as an objective observer to help improve communication messages and delivery modalities.  Assist with all functions of the promotion and staging of Centre events happening during their tenure.  Develop the capacity to participate in project management functions first-hand.  Participate in team planning and creative sessions for future programming and related marketing. Learn the Project Management rubric: Research, Action Planning, Communication, Evaluation.  Assist in the updating of brochures, posters, in-house bulletin boards, video production and related materials for print, electronic and social media distribution.  Plan and produce a variety of marketing materials according to plan and purpose.  Required Skills: Marketing and research skills, project management skills including charting and creating spreadsheets, computer skills, and communications skills.

8. Audio Visual Production Assistant (2 Positions)

The particiapant's duties would include helping with audio, video, and lighting set up and production for weddings, conferences, Chapel services, and special events. Helping in the installation of AV equipment in various spaces on campus. Assisting with seasonal updates, testing, and maintenance of classroom equipment such as projectors, computers, etc.  Repairing audio cables, lighting cables and associated equipment, and general maintenance of A/V equipment. Editing audio and video files for various classrooms and other purposes may also be needed.  Required Skills: Working experience operating various audio-visual equipment is preferred, working experience maintaining audio-visual systems and connecting cables, able to multi-task, comfortable to troubleshoot simple technical problems, strong interpersonal skills, and able to work well independently and in a team.

9. Maintenance Worker (2 Positions)

The participant will perform general and varied repairs/duties relating to plumbing, painting, drywall & block wall, furniture, lighting, and flooring throughout campus offices, dorm rooms, and public areas. Maintain shop equipment; clean, organize and tidy shop and assist in keeping maintenance parts in stock.  Assist in keeping facilities equipment in proper working condition.  Assist with office moves, and with the management and storage of office furniture.  Perform other tasks and functions as may be assigned by the supervisor.  Required Skills: Problem solving skills, team work, prioritizing and time management, customer service skills, maintenance skills in areas related to plumbing, woodworking, furniture repair, wall repair, painting and other general maintenance.

If you are interested in any of the above employment opportunities, and you meet the general criteria set by the funding program and listed at the top of the job posting, please submit your cover letter and resume to employment [at] tyndale [dot] ca.  (mailto: employment  Please note the position you are applying for in the subject line.


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Tyndale University College & Seminary, Human Resources
3377 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M2M 3S4
1-416-226-6620 ext 2103 fax: 1-416-226-6746
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