UTemp provides the University of Toronto with a diverse range of talented short-term staff to cover casual vacancies of less than six months. UTemp handles each project with a unique hands-on approach to ensure we find the best candidate for the job. We strive to create long-lasting and successful relationships by finding individuals with strong office skills and an open-minded work ethic. Examples of short-term positions include: administrative, office management, accounting, finance, IT, website management, graphic design, motion graphics, film editing, human resources, event planning, student services, fundraising, communications and project management.
Desired Skills & Experience
Ideal UTemp candidates are knowledgeable, professional and enthusiastic, with demonstrated abilities to pick up new skills quickly. They have strong administrative skills complemented by experience using Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Quercus, Rosi, SAP, project management software or other desirable programs. Candidates who are ready for a challenge and have some work experience in a college or university environment, government, non-profit, or the private sector are most sought after for jobs. Our candidates understand that the work we provide is subject to the current short-term opportunities at the University of Toronto (ranging from four hours to five and a half months).
Variable, as we are more interested in your work history.
Three plus years of related work experience.
Demonstrated problem-solving and organizational skills are necessary.
Ability to learn quickly with minimal training.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Flexibility, initiative, innovative, with the ability to work and learn proactively. Strong public service orientation, excellent communication skills, emotionally intelligent with evidence of effective teamwork are required.
Demonstrated ability to perform duties independently and carry out projects of varying complexity for extended periods of time.
Where are the short-term contracts?
It is possible to work at one or all four of our locations. Let us know on your application for which locations below you would like to be considered.
St. George (Downtown Toronto)
University of Toronto Mississauga
University of Toronto Scarborough
University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies
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UTemp Applicant FAQ
Please note that we only accept applications to the UTemp database using our online application website, and applicants should complete all the information requested. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
As part of the University of Toronto, UTemp is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.
We thank all those that apply to UTemp and we keep your resume on file; however, we only contact those individuals that we feel meet our immediate needs. Applying to UTemp does not guarantee work opportunities.