CUPE 3903 is Hiring

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Job title: Data Entry Assistant

Location: CUPE 3903, York University, Toronto

CUPE 3903 is a local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), representing Teaching Assistants, Contract Faculty, Graduate Assistants, and Research Assistants. For more information about CUPE 3903, please visit

We require the assistance of between 1 and 3 data entry assistants who can complete strike related data entry.

The data entry assistants will be responsible for processing data into our strike pay database. We are immediately hiring one assistant for a contract of approximately 50 hours of work during the month of June. We foresee extending the contract and hiring two additional assistants for between 100 and 150 hours of work in the months of July and August, pending budget approval. We will rank all applications and offer the immediate position to the most qualified candidate and then contact subsequent candidates once funds become available. Total hours available for all three positions will not exceed 450 hours. The positions will be supervised by the Treasurer in conjunction with the Executive Committee.

Abilities and qualifications include:

  • Ability to type 45-50 words per minute with accuracy
  • Proficiency with MS Office (particularly excel)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work professionally and efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment

Responsibilities include:

  • Produce timely, accurate and integral data entry / processing into strike pay database
  • Ensure all information is complete and valid for each member
  • File system maintenance and records management
  • Keep up with work flow and prioritize daily data entry work.

This is a non-unionized short-term position in a unionized workplace in which staff are members of CUPE 1281.

The total length of all contracts associated with this project will not exceed 450 hours.

Remuneration will be the same rate of pay as the CUPE 3903 Marker/Grader rate of $35.05.

There shall be no contracting out/sub-contracting for any of the work described in the job posting.

Please submit your resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on May 22, 2015 via email to:
Subject: Data Entry Application


CUPE 3903
(Attention: Data Entry Hiring)
143 Atkinson Building
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3

Interested applicants may direct any queries to

CUPE 3903 is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women and men (regardless of sexual orientation), visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities.