2023-2024 Academic Year Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a Residence Life/Student Life position at New College. Recruitment for the 2023-2024 academic year is officially CLOSED. Should vacancies on the team arise, more information will be posted here.

Residence Dons Recruitment 2023-2024

Thank you for your interest in a residence don position at New College. Recruitment for the 2023-2024 academic year is officially CLOSED. Should vacancies on the team arise, more information will be posted here.

Application Package & Information

More information about Don Recruitment can be found here. (Hyperlink available)

Information Sessions

Need more information? Want to know what it takes to be a Residence Don? Come to an information session.

New College Don Hiring Info Session #2
Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 from 9-10 PM
Location: ZOOM.
Zoom Link: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/84863471902 (Passcode: 944431)

New College Don Hiring Info Session #3
Thursday, January 12th, 2023 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: William Doo Auditorium (45 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1C7)

All Information Sessions will be approximately 60 minutes including time for Q&A.

Missed an information session? A copy of the slides is available here.

Our Recruitment Timeline

Application Submission and Initial Review

Completed applications (online submissions only) should be submitted by Sunday, January 15th, 2023 @ 11:59 PM. Applications will be reviewed by the hiring panel and successful candidates will be notified if they are advancing to the first round of interviews.

First Round of Interviews – Group Interview

Successful candidates will be invited to attend a group (carousel) interview scheduled on February 5th, 2023. Candidates who are moving on to the group interview will be notified by January 30th, 2023 at 5 PM.

Second Round of Interviews

Following the group interview, a number of candidates will be invited to attend a second-round panel interview to be held between February 13th, 2023 and March 17th, 2023.

Common Offer Date

Divisions will begin making offers after March 1st, 2023. You retain the right to examine all offers you receive until the Common Acceptance Date (see below). New College will make its offers in the end of March 2023.

Common Response Date

You may receive offers from multiple divisions. You are expected to confirm OR decline an offer to a single division by March 30th, 2023.

Miscellaneous

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to clarify that only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. We will provide feedback only to those who have been invited to an Interview. This feedback will be provided only after the recruitment process is completed (I.e., late April – May 2023).

Learning eXperience Assistants & Senior Learning eXperience Assistant

Thank you for your interest in a Learning eXperience Assistant (LXA) position at New College. Recruitment for the 2023-2024 academic year is officially CLOSED. Should vacancies on the team arise, more information will be posted here.

Application Package & Information

More information about LXA Recriutment is available here:

Senior LXA Job Description & Application Process

LXA Job Description & Application Process

Information Sessions

Need more information? Want to know what it takes to be a Learning eXperience Assistant? Come to an information session.

New College Residence Life Hiring Info Session #2
Tuesday, January 10th, 2023 from 9-10 PM
Location: ZOOM.
Zoom Link: https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/84863471902 (Passcode: 944431)

New College Residence Life Hiring Info Session #3
Thursday, January 12th, 2023 from 5:30 – 6:30 PM
Location: William Doo Auditorium (45 Willcocks Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 1C7)

All Information Sessions will be approximately 60 minutes including time for Q&A.

Missed an information session? A copy of the slides is available here.

Our Recruitment Timeline

Application Submission and Initial Review

Completed applications (online submissions only) should be submitted by Sunday, January 15th, 2023 @ 11:59 PM. Applications will be reviewed by the hiring panel and successful candidates will be notified if they are advancing to the first round of interviews.

First Round of Interviews – Group Interview

Successful candidates will be invited to attend a group (carousel) interview scheduled on February 5th, 2023. Candidates who are moving on to the group interview will be notified by January 30th, 2023 at 5 PM.

Second Round of Interviews

Following the group interview, a number of candidates will be invited to attend a second-round panel interview to be held between February 13th, 2023 and March 17th, 2023.

Miscellaneous

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to clarify that only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. We will provide feedback only to those who have been invited to an Interview. This feedback will be provided only after the recruitment process is completed (I.e., late April – May 2023).

Commuter Advisors

Thank you for your interest in a Commuter Advisor position at New College. Recruitment for the 2023-2024 academic year is officially CLOSED. Should vacancies on the team arise, more information will be posted here.

Job Description: 

Commuter Advisors support the year-long operation of  Student Life programming by leading and mentoring New College students (first-year and beyond). What this role looks like in practice:  

  • Commuter Advisors are responsible for keeping  informed of ongoing programming opportunities to ensure all students are supported.   
  • Provide programming expertise and facilitate social and developmental events for commuter students throughout Fall and Winter terms. This includes planning and preparing weekly drop-in programs open to all students (Community Hours).  
  • Developing social media content that focuses on timely commuter information such as weather and transit updates  
  • Planning and designing Student Life and Leadership bulletin board  
  • Attending a weekly team meeting  
  • Commuter Advisors also support the day-to-day operations of ORSL by joining projects at the direction of the Student Life Programs Coordinator and the Assistant to the Dean, Student Life and Leadership which might include Let’s Talk Days or general promotion. 

Please note this role is fully in-person and requires work hours at the Office of Residence and Student Life (40 Willcocks). 

Time Commitment: 

– Training: Traning the last two weeks of August (2 weeks, 8-hour days. Meals provided). Additional in-service training as needed 

Role: 8 to 12 hours per week 

Compensation: 

  • $15.50/hour 
  • CCR validation 
  • Pre-service and in-service training 
  • safeTALK certification 

More Information about the role: 

Need more information? Want to know what it takes to be a Commuter Advisor? Check out these resources: 

Commuter Advisor Ask-Me-Anything LIVE! Join the Commuter Advisors as they take part in Community Hours in the Wilson Lounge (40 Willcocks) at the following times: 

Tuesday November 29th, 12-2pm 

Wednesday November 30th, 3-5pm 

Thursday December 1st, 2-4pm 

Tuesday December 6th, 12-2pm 

Wednesday December 7th, 3-5pm 

Thursday December 8th, 2-4pm 

(more dates to come during the week of January 9th

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Our Recruitment Timeline

Application Submission and Initial Review 

Completed applications (online submissions only) should be submitted by Sunday, January 15th, 2023 @ 11:59 PM. Applications will be reviewed by the hiring panel and successful candidates will be notified if they are advancing to the first round of interviews. 

First Round of Interviews – Group Interview 

Successful candidates will be invited to attend a group (carousel) interview scheduled on February 5th, 2023. Candidates who are moving on to the group interview will be notified by January 30th, 2023 at 5 PM. 

Second Round of Interviews 

Following the group interview, a number of candidates will be invited to attend a second-round panel interview to be held in mid-February. 

Offer Date 

Offers will be made by the end of February 2023. 

Miscellaneous 

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to clarify that only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 

Commuter Advisor (BIPOC-Focus)

Thank you for your interest in a Commuter Advisor (BIPOC-Focus) position at New College. Recruitment for the 2023-2024 academic year is officially CLOSED. Should vacancies on the team arise, more information will be posted here.

Job Description: 

Commuter Advisors support the year-long operation of Student Life programming by leading and mentoring  New College students (first-year and beyond). Commuter Advisors support commuter students, who are those students who do not live on campus. These roles bring considerations of BIPOC students into program planning and will work as part of a larger 4-person Commuter Advisor team. What this role looks like in practice:  

  • Commuter Advisors are responsible for keeping informed of ongoing programming opportunities to ensure all students are supported.  
  • Provide programming expertise and facilitate social and developmental events for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) commuter students throughout Fall and Winter terms. This includes planning and preparing weekly drop-in programs (may be identity-focused).   
  • Developing social media content that is specific to BIPOC Commuter population  
  • Attending a weekly team meeting  
  • Planning and designing Student Life and Leadership bulletin board  
  • Commuter Advisors also support the day-to-day operations of ORSL by joining projects at the direction of the Student Life Programs Coordinator and the Assistant to the Dean, Student Life and Leadership which might include Let’s Talk Days or general promotion.  

Please note this role is fully in-person and requires work hours at the Office of Residence and Student Life (40 Willcocks). 

Time Commitment: 

– Training:  Training the last 2 weeks of August (2 weeks, 8-hour days. Meals provided). Additional in-service training as needed 

Role: 8 to 12 hours per week 

Compensation: 

  • $15.50/hour 
  • CCR validation 
  • Pre-service and in-service training 
  • safeTALK certification 

More Information about the role: 

Need more information? Want to know what it takes to be a Commuter Advisor? Check out these resources: 

Commuter Advisor Ask-Me-Anything LIVE! Join the Commuter Advisors as they take part in Community Hours in the Wilson Lounge (40 Willcocks) at the following times: 

Tuesday November 29th, 12-2pm 

Wednesday November 30th, 3-5pm 

Thursday December 1st, 2-4pm 

Tuesday December 6th, 12-2pm 

Wednesday December 7th, 3-5pm 

Thursday December 8th, 2-4pm 

(more dates to come during the week of January 9th

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Our Recruitment Timeline

Application Submission and Initial Review 

Completed applications (online submissions only) should be submitted by Sunday, January 15th, 2023 @ 11:59 PM. Applications will be reviewed by the hiring panel and successful candidates will be notified if they are advancing to the first round of interviews. 

First Round of Interviews – Group Interview 

Successful candidates will be invited to attend a group (carousel) interview scheduled on February 5th, 2023. Candidates who are moving on to the group interview will be notified by January 30th, 2023 at 5 PM. 

Second Round of Interviews 

Following the group interview, a number of candidates will be invited to attend a second-round panel interview to be held in mid-February. 

Offer Date 

Offers will be made by the end of February 2023. 

Miscellaneous 

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to clarify that only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 

*BIPOC: Black, Indigenous, Students of Colour 

Orientation Coordinators (OCs)

Thank you for your interest in an Orientation Coordinator position at New College. Recruitment for the 2023-2024 academic year is officially CLOSED. Should vacancies on the team arise, more information will be posted here.

Job Description: 

Orientation Coordinators (OCs) are the drivers of New Roots, New College’s Traditional Orientation program. OCs coordinate a program that has a budget of ~$100,000 that is designed to support the transition of over 1500 incoming New College students to their new learning environment at the University of Toronto. These roles report into the Assistant Dean, Student Life and Leadership at the Office of Residence and Student Life. What this role looks like in practice:  

  • Assist in hiring and lead coordination of a team of ~100 student leaders   
  • Plan and implement a suite of orientation programs that are designed to support incoming students’ transition-in to their first year at the College.    
  • Hiring and leading a 9-person student executive team   
  • Modeling caring leadership to your team as well as incoming New College students  
  • Work with the Office of Residence and Student Life, New College Student Council, New College Student Services Committee (NEWSS), and the Orientation Team to create opportunities for incoming students to connect to community, prepare for success, and support their growth at New College and the University of Toronto.  
  • Assist in the hiring of paid positions such as graphic designers, and photographers.  
  • Lead the process in providing a transition report for the following year’s Executive and Orientation Coordinators (September-November).  
  • Long working days as Orientation approaches and through Orientation week. 

Please note this role is fully in-person and requires work hours at the Office of Residence and Student Life (40 Willcocks). 

Time Commitment: 

– Training: Hiring training (1.5 days) in March. Bi-weekly central orientation training (2 hours bi-weekly). JOLT/IAR (asynchronous, ~10 hours + 3 hours synchronous during the summer. Synchronous in August, flexible dates/times), and NCOLT (3 days last week of August)  

– Role: 3 to 8 hours per week (March to April), 35 hours per week (May to August), 40+ hours Orientation Week, 3 hours per week (September to November) 

Compensation: 

  • $15.50/hour 
  • Stipend of $1000 upon completion of all Orientation Project Charter requirements 
  • CCR validation 
  • Pre-service and in-service training 
  • safeTALK certification 

More Information about the role: 

Need more information? Want to know what it takes to be an Orientation Coordinator? Check out these resources: 

Orientation Coordinator (OC) Ask-Me-Anything LIVE! Join Frances (last year’s OC) as she takes part in Community Hours in the Wilson Lounge (40 Willcocks) at the following times: 

Tuesday November 29th, 12-2pm 

Thursday December 1st, 2-4pm 

Tuesday December 6th, 12-2pm 

Thursday December 8th, 2-4pm 

(more dates to come during the week of January 9th

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Our Recruitment Timeline

Application Submission and Initial Review 

Completed applications (online submissions only) should be submitted by Sunday, January 15th, 2023 @ 11:59 PM. Applications will be reviewed by the hiring panel and successful candidates will be notified if they are advancing to the first round of interviews. 

First Round of Interviews – Group Interview 

Successful candidates will be invited to attend a group (carousel) interview scheduled on February 5th, 2023. Candidates who are moving on to the group interview will be notified by January 30th, 2023 at 5 PM. 

Second Round of Interviews 

Following the group interview, a number of candidates will be invited to attend a second-round panel interview to be held in mid-February. 

Offer Date 

Offers will be made by the end of February 2023. 

Miscellaneous 

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to clarify that only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.  

Hiring Resources

We know the hiring process can be a difficult, stressful, and confusing time for many students. To support you in this process, consider the following resources from the University of Toronto’s Career Education and Exploration team and the Office of Residence and Student Life at New College. 

Self-Directed Learning 

Potential candidates may wish to consider Career Exploration and Education’s Career Resource Library, an online collection of interactive PDF guides that will help you prepare application documents and navigate job interviews. Three we highly recommend to students interested in leadership opportunities with our office: 

One-to-One Support 

Potential candidates looking for more individualized and tailored support may wish to consider booking a Career Advising Appointment with a Career Educator or Peer Advisor. These 20-30-minute sessions support students in developing a strategy and exploring their options through their career journey. Some sessions we highly recommend to students interested in leadership opportunities with our office:  

  • Resume and Cover Letter Review 
  • Application Review 
  • Interview Prep 
  • Interview Practice 
New College Hiring Workshops 

Join the Office of Residence and Student Life and our campus partners for the following hiring workshops and sessions designed to support you in the hiring process: 

  • Commuter Advisor Ask-Me-Anything 
    • Tuesday, January 10th, 3:00 – 5:00 PM 
    • Wilson Hall, Second Floor Lounge 
    • Come drop into the Wilson Lounge and ask our Commuter Advisors what their jobs are like and their top tips for applying! 
  • BIPOC-Focus Commuter Advisor Ask-Me-Anything 
    • Wednesday, January 11th, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
    • Wilson Hall, Second Floor Lounge 
    • Come drop into the Wilson Lounge and ask our BIPOC Commuter Advisors what their jobs are like and their top tips for applying! 
  • Orientation Coordinator Ask-Me-Anything 
    • Wednesday, January 11th, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM 
    • Wilson Hall, Second Floor Lounge 
    • Come drop into the Wilson Lounge and one of our past Orientation Coordinators what their jobs are like and their top tips for applying! 
  • Tailoring Your Application to the Job Description 
    • Wednesday, January 11th, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM 
    • Wilson Hall, Room 2002 
    • Join the Residence Life Team and New College’s Career Educator, Hannah Stevenson, for a workshop on how to market your paid, volunteer, and lived experiences for the Residence Don and Learning eXperience Assistant roles! 
  • Last Looks: Polishing & Tweaking Your Application Before Submission 
    • Friday, January 13th, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM 
    • Wilson Hall, Room 2009B 
    • Join New College’s Career Educator, Hannah Stevenson, for a ten-minute one-on-one session, providing last looks, tweaks, and polishing for your application before the January 15th, 2023, deadline.