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Part-Time Employment Opportunities

Jobs are available during the academic year and summer. All part-time jobs, including information on employment, are posted online and on the YUL Job Posting Board located on the first floor of Scott Library by the escalator. Part-time positions in each branch library will also be posted on its own posting board. Branch Libraries are Bronfman Business Library, Steacie Science and Engineering Library, and Frost Library at Glendon.

For the Osgoode Hall Law Library, part-time student positions will be posted on the Career Services website prior to the beginning of the academic year.  For Work Study positions, please ensure that you are eligible to participate in the Work Study program by completing the Student Financial Profile.

To Apply:

Please access a copy of the Part Time Job Application Form Please quote the job posting number on the completed job application form.  The complete Application package (application form and résumé, cover letter optional) may be submitted 1) electronically to  (please quote job posting number in subject heading). Acceptable format: Word, pdf, and text;  2) to the contact person as listed on the job posting; or 3) the “drop off box” located at the Welcome Desk of the Scott Library.

If you are applying for more than one position, please ensure that a separate application is submitted for each position and that the job posting number and position applied for is clearly marked.

For Work/Study positions, please access a copy of the Work/Study Job Application Form

To view position details, click the position title.


FW2014_2015 Casual Part-time Positions:

YUSA Unit 2

  • No Current Job Postings

Casual Student Positions

  • No Current Job Postings

Work/Study Positions

Must be a full-time YORK UNIVERSITY student  and meet the Work/Study program eligibility requirements.  Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information on the Work/Study program:

ALL Undergraduate Students must complete the on-line Student Financial profile.

Student Financial Profile website:

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When do we hire?
    Fall/Winter Hiring – Part-time positions commence at the beginning of the academic year in September and end in April of the following year. During the academic year, there will be limited number of part-time positions hiring for replacement. Most positions are posted in late July – August for the beginning of the academic year and there will be occasional hiring during the academic year. Summer Hiring – There will be limited number of part-time positions in the summer (May to August).
  • Who do we hire?
    For Fall/Winter York University Staff Association – Unit 2 (YUSA2) affiliated part-time hiring, we will first consider applications from members of YUSA2 with seniority and selection will be based on relevancy of experience, qualifications, York student status and competency. We have a policy of preferred hiring for York University students.
  • Who can apply as a York University student?
    A York University student is a person who is registered and currently enrolled in a degree credit course or who has graduated in the past 12 months from a degree programme.
  • Can international students apply for YUSA2 part-time positions?
    Full-time international students of York University are eligible to apply for YUSA2 part-time employment positions on York University campus. York University defines a full-time student as one who is registered in the equivalent of 18 credits or more in an academic year.
  • Who is a YUSA2 part-time employee?
    A YUSA2 part-time employee shall be defined as an employee whose work-week is normally no more than twenty-four (24) hours performing YusApuY bargaining unit work with a specified end date.
  • Who can apply for work/study positions?
    You may be eligible if you meet allof the following criteria:

    • You are a Canadian citizen or have Permanent Resident status through Immigration Department (International/Visa students are not eligible)
    • You are an Ontario resident
    • Registered in full-time courses in the Fall/Winter session (60% course load or 40% course load if you are a student with a permanent disability)
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • You are progressing academically (i.e. you are not on academic warning/probation)
    • You have not defaulted on previous student loans or other government bursary programs