We’re Hiring Great Leaders at the Innovation Hub!

Are you interested in communication, collaboration, leadership, and project management? Are you wishing to create change and improve the campus student experience at U of T? The Innovation Hub is hiring Team Leads to support the growth and development of many campus initiatives and you can play an integral role in them! We are seeking innovative, insightful, determined leaders to join our wonderful team!

Leading a team at the Innovation Hub is also a big commitment – but with it comes a great reward. Our past team leads have gone on to have successful careers in a variety of industries. We encourage our space of learning, and we really want you to feel comfortable in a space of failure and iteration. Our work is fast paced and involves managing tight and often competing deadlines and coordinating with various stakeholders and partners. This is an incredible opportunity for you to advance your skillsets, learn through design thinking, and discover something new!

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How to Apply

Below, you will find descriptions for the Digital Communications Team Lead and Design Research Team Lead. To learn more about the positions, more detailed job descriptions, and how to apply, please visit the Career & Co-Curricular Learning Network, Log into CLNx (under ‘Students & Recent Grads), and search for the On-Campus job board.

Job Descriptions

Digital Communications Team Lead – CLNx Job ID 195862 (Deadline: March 20, 2022)

Under the general direction of the Senior Project Assistant, the Digital Communications Team Lead is an integral member of the Innovation Hub’s leadership team, supporting the planning and creation of all digital communication materials, blog content development, project management, and website management. The Digital Communications Team Lead collaborates with a team of students in Digital Storyteller roles who support all the branded content that the Innovation Hub produces. You will be a part of the visioning of communication strategies at the Innovation Hub, while building your skills in accessibility and design. This is an exciting role with the possibility to influence positive change at U of T and grow your leadership and team management skills. Experience in digital media, graphic design, and communications is required.

Design Research Team Lead – CLNx Job ID 195912 (Deadline: March 27, 2022)

As the Design Research Team Lead you will lead a design thinking project for the Innovation Hub. This involves working with a campus partner on a project that is designed to improve campus life. You will oversee research design, data collection and analysis using human centered design thinking, an ethnographic and empathy-based approach. Based on the design research you will work with your team to develop an inspiring report and presentations to share insights with the campus partner. Your work will involve leading the team to develop a project plan, managing to that project plan, and coaching the team toward project completion. An ideal candidate should have qualitative data collection and analysis skills as well as strong leadership skills, and a positive attitude. 

Learn more about the Innovation Hub

Our teams come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, and we bring together students, staff, faculty, and partners together to co-create change and impact the U of T student experience. We highly encourage you to read through our website to see our past and current projects and learn how you can join our work. 

If you have any questions about the roles we have available or the application process, contact innovationhub@utoronto.ca. We are excited to hear and learn all about you and your experiences! 

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