Faculty of Law

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 - 11:59pm

Application Review Begins February 1, 2023
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Reference # LAW-2022-23-01

LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENT 

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one two-year limited term appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor in the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensing with a Canadian Law Society.

The Faculty of Law welcomes applications from outstanding established and emerging Indigenous scholars with:

  • a JD or LLB degree; 
  • a graduate degree in law or a cognate discipline; and
  • teaching interests and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Aboriginal Law, Family Law, and/or Criminal Law.

Appointment will ordinarily commence on July 1, 2023.

The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is known for its innovative curriculum with mandatory courses in Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, and for integrating practical skills into substantive courses. The Law Society of Ontario approved the Integrated Practice Curriculum (IPC) in 2013 which means that our students are eligible for licensing in Ontario upon graduation.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis, Inuit, and First Nations peoples. Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff. With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Professor Larissa Speak using the contact information listed below. Detailed information on the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law and our programs is available here at the faculty website.

Review of applications begins on February 1, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.

The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference #LAW-2022-23-01 should include: (1) a letter of interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available (which may include a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines, and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses); (4) a research plan, outlining current and future interests; (5) copies of significant publications, if available; (6) all law transcripts; (7) the names and contact information for three references; and (8) a completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Professor Larissa Speak
Bora Laskin Faculty of Law
Lakehead University
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Email: mainoffice.law@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

SECURITY GUARD – Full Time, Security Services, Competition # USW-22-08, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Security
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 4:30pm

SECURITY GUARD – Full Time

Thunder Bay Campus

Security Services

U.S.W.

This position is subject to rotating shifts and day or night duty

Competition # USW-22-08

$21.00/hour 

Under general supervision, reporting to the Director, Security Services, the Security Guard performs duties for the purpose of preventing theft and vandalism, maintaining order, providing security for all University personnel, buildings and property, controlling traffic and parking, guiding students and visitors, and undertaking special investigation duties as required. Incumbents in this classification are subject to rotating shifts and day or night duty.

 

DUTIES:

  • Patrols campus to prevent and discover, observe and report offences, including potential intruders and criminal offenders, trespasser and those in breach of university policy;
  • Conducts patrols for insecure areas, fire and other threats to campus structures including equipment malfunctions and makes reports and takes appropriate action;
  • Engages in parking and smoking control enforcement;
  • Responds to inquires and follows up with required information or responses;
  • Responds to emergency medical calls for service on campus;
  • Provides walking escort services for faculty, staff and students;
  • Works with other Security Guards, Emergency First Response Team (EFRT), and Emergency Services (Police, Ambulance, Fire) as required;
  • Responsible for assisting with access to restricted areas;
  • Provide assistance and direction to visitors, staff, and students;
  • Enter data in various computer programs on a daily basis;
  • Assists with University lost and found service;
  • Completes and submits timely reports and administrative forms as required;
  • Relieves Associate Security Guard as is required;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Mandatory requirement: Must posses a Law and Security Administration or Police Foundations Diploma, and/or University degree or equivalent combination of education (minimum Grade 12) and experience;
  • Mandatory requirement: Must possess a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services License;
  • Mandatory requirement: Must possess a valid driver’s license (class “G” minimum) and maintaining a driving record ensuring insurable status for the operation of university vehicles;
  • Mandatory requirement: Must possess a valid first aid certificate and training in fire prevention;
  • Sufficiently proficient in the use of PCs to utilize reporting and searching programs to assist in daily duties, submission of reports, investigations and familiarity in Datatel Colleague systems an asset;
  • Knowledge of investigative techniques and/or experience in security an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion with emphasis on good human relations, courtesy, deportment and appearance;
  • Ability to handle all security matters in a trustworthy and confidential manner;
  • Ability to perform regular patrolling Security Guard duties (includes patrolling Lakehead University campus buildings and grounds on foot, by car and by bicycle; includes climbing stairs);
  • Willingness to perform rotating shift duty;
  • Possess a valid first aid certificate and training in fire prevention;
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.

 

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must provide a criminal record check and three-year drivers abstract.

 

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link: Full Time Security Guard Application Form and attaching your resume in a PDF format.

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment.

CARETAKER II, Physical Plant, Competition #UNIFOR-23-01, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Physical Plant
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 4:30pm

*INTERNAL

 

 

CARETAKER II

 Physical Plant

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time, Permanent (2 vacancies)

Unifor

 

Competition #UNIFOR-23-01

 

 

Home Base:  Housekeeping Department, Main Campus

Primarily a 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. shift, Monday to Friday.

When required, hours of work and location may be modified to suit the needs of the University

 

DUTIES:

1.    Performs a wide variety of tasks in Physical Plant and/or Residence related to custodial, grounds, shipping/receiving and electrical work.  The principal responsibilities are outlined on the position descriptions for Receiver/Shipper/Trucker; Custodian I; Caretaker; Groundsworker and Electrician Helper.

2.    Will be assigned to a home department in Housekeeping.

3.    Works in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, WHIMIS Regulations; Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act; other health & safety-related legislation & standards and with such workplace practices as outlined by his/her immediate supervisor.

4.    Operates the appropriate machinery for the position, e.g., floor cleaning machine, lawn mower, trucks, power tools, etc.

5.    Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

1.    Minimum Grade 12 education

2.    Experience in custodial, grounds, receiving/shipping.

3.    Must have a current, valid driver’s licence of the appropriate class, with a good driving record.

4.    Must have the following certifications (or the ability to complete certifications during the trial/probationary period): WHMIS, chainsaw certification, defensive driving certificate, forklift certification, current Transportation of Dangerous Goods certificate and any other related training during the trial/probation period (E.g. tractor operation, etc.)

5.    Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

6.    Ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling heavy objects (occasionally over 100 lbs.), working at heights (scaffolding and ladders) and perform overhead work.

7.    General knowledge of recognized practices and safe work habits and techniques employed in grounds maintenance, custodian work, and electrical work and in receiving/shipping, including knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving principles.

8.    Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.

9.    Ability to operate the appropriate machinery for the position (e.g. forklift, tractors, loaders, scrubbers, carpet extractors, etc.)

10.  Aptitude for general maintenance functions.

11.  Ability to deal courteously with staff, students and the general public.    

12.  Proven good work record, attendance and punctuality

13. Ability to perform heavy manual work, shovelling gravel and snow on a continuous basis as required, and carrying bags of salt and fertilizer on and off the truck

 

A conditional offer of employment will be extended to the successful applicant.  On evidence that a candidate is able to meet the physical demands of the essential duties of the job, as determined through the completion of a pre-employment screening, a final offer of employment will be extended to the candidate.  The screening will be based on the Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) of the job.

 

Interested internal Unifor applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by February 7, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Student Research Assistant - Qualitative Research, EPID@Work Research Institute, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Enhancing the Prevention of Injury & Disability at Work
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 4:30pm

Student Research Assistant – Qualitative Research
EPID@Work Research Institute, Lakehead University, in partnership with Nokiiwin Tribal Council
Thunder Bay Campus

part-time position
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Department: EPID@Work Research Institute
Application Deadline: February 3rd,2023
Review of applications begins: February 6th,2023
Start date: As soon as possible

We are looking for a highly motivated student to conduct sharing circles with Indigenous youth. In partnership with the
Nokiiwin Tribal Council and Qwantech, we developed an e-mental health application for Indigenous workplaces titled
'Wiiji'. We evaluated the app in the working-age population to assess improvement in Indigenous workplace mental health
and found that no one used the Wiiji peer-support function. Our participant pool was 92% over 21 years of age. Now, we
would like to determine if younger individuals, aged 10 to 20, would use a revised Wiiji app for peer support to help build
personal resilience and healthy coping techniques to prepare them for the labour force. We would also like to understand
what changes youth would like to see in such an app.
This position is available at the “Enhancing the Prevention of Injury and Disability (EPID) @ Work Research Institute” in
collaboration with the “Nokiiwin Tribal Council”.

Key accountabilities:
• Work collaboratively with the project team (EPID@Work scientific members and the Nokiiwin Tribal Councils
staff)
• Conduct Sharing circles with Indigenous youth
• Conduct Qualitative data analyses with team of researchers using NVIVO or other qualitative analysis software
• Draft reports and presentations based on the analyses conducted
• Collect, analyze, interpret, validate and present data to stakeholders

Qualifications:
• Bachelors or Graduate degree in progress
• Training in qualitative research methods is considered an asset
• Preference will be given to Indigenous students who self-declare
• Experience with NVIVO for data management and statistical analysis is considered an asset
• Strong qualitative research skills – approachable, ability to build rapport, and good conversational skills
• Results oriented work ethic to work independently and undertake tasks needed to accomplish work objectives

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter and resume to:
Dr. Vicki Kristman
Director, EPID@Work Research Institute
Email: epid.hbsc@lakeheadu.ca


Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all
qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and
persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. All qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This is
in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open
access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the
recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources
at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

RECRUITMENT & EVENTS COORDINATOR, Undergraduate Recruitment (Domestic), Competition # SCHII-23-03, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Recruitment
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 4:30pm

RECRUITMENT & EVENTS COORDINATOR

Thunder Bay Campus

Undergraduate Recruitment (Domestic)

Full Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-23-03

 

 

As an enthusiastic, organized and adaptive individual who is exciting by the opportunity to showcase Lakehead University to prospective students through the planning and execution of all recruitment events held at both Thunder Bay and Orillia campuses.

 

The individual is accountable for all project management and event planning of timing, workbacks, resources,  budgets, content planning and communications for events hosted both in-person and  virtually with the objective of raising interest amongst prospective students and converting same to applicants.  The incumbent plays a critical role as a relationship builder across faculty and university service departments, promoting and engaging support for recruitment events, as well as acting as a key liaison officer with influencers including regional guidance counselors.  In addition to event coordination and execution, the incumbent acts as a recruiter within the key local catchment area, carrying out recruitment on-one-one initiatives and high school (virtual and in person) recruitment presentations.

 

The role oversees the Campus Tour Program, as lead for the Thunder Bay campus. This includes continuous monitoring of content delivery, hiring, training and coaching of student workers, introductory and closing touch points with prospects, follow up tracking and communications.  The role oversees all Thunder Bay student worker hiring, training, performance and task management as well as office administration

 

Candidates to this position must have completed a university degree and have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related capacity. As an outstanding communicator and presenter with demonstrated event planning skills, you have excellent time management, analytical and organizational abilities with a strong independent work ethic. You must have a demonstrated ability to foster, develop and maintain successful working relationships with multiple audiences and the ability to manage creative large-scale events. Sensitivity to privacy issues and a flexible work schedule is expected for this position. A Class G driver's licence is required, due to travel requirements.

 

This position offers a competitive remuneration package including salary, comprehensive benefits package, life insurance, pension plan, and tuition waiver.

 

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by February 3, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. In an effort to ensure applications are being received from under-represented groups, applicants will be asked to complete a brief self-identification questionnaire via email within three days of the posting closing date.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. 

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

International Recruitment Officer (The Americas), Lakehead University International, Competition # SCHII-23-02, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Lakehead International
Application Deadline: 
Friday, February 3, 2023 - 4:30pm

International Recruitment Officer (The Americas)

Lakehead University International

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-23-02

 

Reporting to the Director of International Enrolment, the International Recruitment Officer recruits students from around the world to Lakehead University (all programs, at all campuses) by participating in and leading recruitment and outreach activities. The successful incumbent acts as Market Lead in the coordination, planning and execution of a portfolio of strategic recruitment outreach, marketing, conversion and relationship management strategies in target markets that ensures the university achieves its enrolment goals. Through international education research, market performance assessment, trend reviews, competitor analysis, and front-line experiences, the International Recruitment Officer will support the development of responsive recruitment and marketing activities that will maximize Lakehead University’s presence in target markets. As an Ambassador of the University, the International Recruitment Officer represents the university in a range of activities and environments, liaising and managing relationships with diverse and international audiences including prospective students, families, counsellors, agents, government officials, alumni, and partners of the University. A full job fact sheet is available by contacting Human Resources.

 

To be considered for this position, the incumbent must have a university degree and have two to three years of experience in a post-secondary setting in the field of student recruitment with highly developed organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills. To be successful in this role, the incumbent must be an outstanding communicator with demonstrated public presentation skills, the ability to create and deliver dynamic presentations, have an awareness of and sensitivity to cross-cultural communication needs and trends, have excellent time management and organizational abilities with a strong independent and entrepreneurial work ethic. The incumbent must thrive in a demanding, high-pressure, target-driven environment. The position does require extensive travel, nationally and internationally and hours of work will vary due to peak times related to recruitment and conversion periods. Critical assessment, problem solving and judgement skills are required in order to make decisions related to recruitment and marketing strategies, unpredictable travel issues, navigating cultural sensitivities, privacy issues and confidential matters. A Class G driver's licence and clean driver’s abstract are required, due to travel requirements throughout Ontario as well as internationally at various times of the year. Fluency in at least one other language other than English is preferred. Given the target markets, fluency in Spanish would be considered an asset.

 

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by February 3, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

 

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Departments of Chemical, Civil & Mechanical Engineering, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Engineering
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, February 2, 2023 - 4:30pm

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Departments of Chemical, Civil & Mechanical Engineering

Full time, Temporary Position

COPE, Level 7

 

Competition # COPE-23-01

 

 

The Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the Chemical, Civil and Mechanical department chairs, Contract Lecturers and students.  This position is the first point of contact for the Department and acts as a liaison between students, staff, and other University departments.  The successful applicant will be responsible for organizing and maintaining various paper and electronic files which may involve confidential information, as well as, handling and preparing sensitive/confidential materials. Organizing meetings, preparing agendas and minutes, and producing and disseminating of meeting material, will be required as needed. The position is also responsible for preparing financial and administrative forms following standard University policies and procedures and will also assist with various administrative tasks within the Office of the Dean and Assistant Dean.

 

The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary education in Business or Office administration along with 3-5 years of administrative assistant experience. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Colleague/Datatel and can adapt and learn new systems and software as required. The incumbent must have exceptional organizational, time management, interpersonal and communication skills. The Administrative Assistant must have ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under pressure of deadlines; ability to work with minimal supervision; ability to work with sensitive information and handle all office duties in a confidential manner. A full job fact sheet is available from Human Resources.

 

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by February 2, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca.

 

 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. 

 

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

STUDENT CENTRAL PROFESSIONAL, Enrolment Services, Orillia Campus, Full-Time, Permanent, Competition # OR-22-17

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Enrolment Services
Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 9, 2023 - 4:30pm

STUDENT CENTRAL PROFESSIONAL

Enrolment Services, Student Central

Orillia Campus

Full-Time, Permanent

Competition # OR-22-17

Student Central is seeking a highly motivated, results-driven individual who is excited by the opportunity to join a team supporting the University’s student-centred vision through a culture of creating exceptional student satisfaction. The Student Central Professional is responsible for providing independent, immediate, proactive, and reactive diagnostic support and problem resolution to students on a broad range of functions including, but not limited to, academic and financial aid eligibility, admission, transfer credit, registration and enrolment issues. Through the comprehensive interpretation and application of various policies, procedures, rules and regulations, the Student Central Professional will counsel students on program requirements and eligibility, assessment decisions, options for financial aid and funding, OSAP reviews, as well as the enrolment cycle. Other duties include reviewing and guiding students regarding account information as well as discussing student financial aid and academic concerns and issues in order to determine the best course of action for the student to pursue while explaining and documenting the ramifications of such courses of actions (i.e. reduction of course load, withdrawals, academic and financial aid appeals, etc.) in an effort to ensure the student is making an informed decision.  

It is the expectation that the Professional will guide students through their enrolment in order to become self-reliant in terms of their educational pathways and choices. This role includes providing support to many student populations to guide them through their educational journey, and assisting in the execution of proactive recruitment campaigns, early outreach and support initiatives for students. Participation in the University’s Convocation ceremonies is also part of this role.

The position requires a high level of customer service and engagement, which may require variable hours of work based on operational needs.

Candidates to this position must have completed a university degree along with at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a student service advisory role. The successful candidate has the demonstrated ability to respond to student needs with a holistic approach as well as strong working knowledge of University policies and procedures and the functions within Undergraduate Admissions, Student Awards & Financial Aid, and Academic Advising, Records & Registration. An outstanding communicator with demonstrated ability to respond to student needs with a holistic approach, the successful candidate also has the ability to analyze and interpret data. Additional qualifications include excellent critical thinking and advanced problem-solving capabilities along with the ability to use sound, professional judgment in making complex decisions. Your superior student service skills are combined your ability to work with diverse populations using tact and cultural sensitivity. Project management and event planning skills and experience would be considered an asset. Proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office, the successful candidate also has a demonstrated knowledge of Colleague (Datatel) as it pertains to Admissions, Student Awards & Financial Aid, and Academic Advising, Records & Registration.

As a condition of employment, a Level 1 police criminal record check must be provided by the successful candidate.

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover

letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 9, 2023

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca.

  

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. In an effort to ensure applications are being received from under-represented groups, applicants will be asked to complete a brief self-identification questionnaire via email within three days of the posting closing date.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. 

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Operational Lead, Enhancing the Prevention of Injury & Disability (EPID)@Work Research Institute, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Enhancing the Prevention of Injury & Disability at Work
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 4:30pm

Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation Operational Lead

Enhancing the Prevention of Injury & Disability (EPID)@Work Research Institute

 

Department: EPID@Work Research Institute

Review of applications begins: July 6, 2022

Start Date: September 6, 2022

 

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation (KMI) Operational Lead at the EPID@Work Research Institute. This position is a limited term 3-year position with the possibility of renewal.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive, research-intensive university, founded in 1956, with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With 11 Canada Research Chairs, 338 full-time faculty members, 13 research centers, 38 graduate programs (over 1300 graduate students), and external research funding that has increased 62.5% in the last 15 years, Lakehead’s sustained development in research is clear. As a result, for five years in a row (2015 to 2019) Lakehead University was named Research University of the Year in Canada by Re$earch Infosource in our peer group category. Re$earch Infosource also ranked Lakehead first among undergraduate universities in Canada for our total amount of funding from non-profit partners for the period from 2013 to 2017.

The Senate-approved EPID@Work Research Institute is the injury and disability Research Institute for Northwestern Ontario. Established in 2018, the mandate of EPID@Work is to bring people together to reduce work-related injury and disability through collaborative applied research and provision of education to enhance knowledge related to injury and disability. The Institute recently became a partner with the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development and holds a seat at the Ministry’s Prevention Research Partner’s Table. Information generated from our research informs practice and policies aiming to improve health and social outcomes in Northwestern Ontario and beyond.

The goals of the Institute are to 1) conduct, high-quality, community-based, transdisciplinary research in the areas of work-related injury and disability prevention, with a focus on issues relevant to Northwestern Ontario; 2) participate in, develop and evaluate integrated knowledge exchange approaches with community stakeholders and the greater research community participating in all phases of the research process; and 3) provide an exemplary training and experience opportunity for the next generation of community-based transdisciplinary researchers in Northwestern Ontario and beyond. The research foci of the EPID@Work Research Institute (mental health in the workplace; equity, diversity and inclusion; and knowledge mobilization and implementation) fit well into the university’s priority research areas: Cultures, Societies and Social Justice; First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Research; and Health and Well-Being.

The EPID@Work Research Institute is seeking a qualified candidate to direct the Knowledge Mobilization operations within the EPID@Work Research Institute in order to ensure knowledge mobilization activates occur within the institute. They will be responsible for assigning work to a KMI Researcher, and will design KMI activities for specific projects and the Institute as a whole. The successful candidate will work with each grant holder within the Institute to identify a plan for knowledge translation, and will assist all researchers to develop plans for their projects and programs of research. The KMI Operational Lead will represent the EPID@Work Research Institute at the Prevention, Knowledge Exchange Group (PKEG) within the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Research System and will engage the existing stakeholders to maintain partnerships while also building new networks for collaboration. 

The candidate will have a graduate degree or demonstrated experience in knowledge mobilization/translation, marketing, social media, communication or a related field. They will be expected to demonstrate excellent initiative and judgment skills to ensure matters are addressed accurately and appropriately. The KMI Operational Lead will have exceptional organizational, interpersonal, oral and written skills, and have the ability to multi-task a variety of high priority duties and work under the pressure of deadlines while working independently. Familiarity with products such as Canva are an asset. Strong, existing local networks with stakeholders relevant to the EPID@Work Research Institute is also an asset.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to:

Dr. Vicki Kristman

Director, EPID@Work Research Institute

Email: epid.hbsc@lakeheadu.ca

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. Review of applications will begin on July 6, 2022 and interviews will be scheduled for the week of July 25th and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will occur via Zoom. More information on the EPID@Work Research Institute is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/centre/epid.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Training Coordinator, Enhancing the Prevention of Injury & Disability (EPID)@Work Research Institute

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Enhancing the Prevention of Injury & Disability at Work

Training Coordinator

Enhancing the Prevention of Injury & Disability (EPID)@Work Research Institute

 

Department: EPID@Work Research Institute

Review of Applications Begins: September 8, 2022

 

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Training Coordinator with the EPID@Work Research Institute. This position is a limited term 3-year position with the possibility of renewal.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive, research-intensive university, founded in 1956, with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With 11 Canada Research Chairs, 338 full-time faculty members, 13 research centers, 38 graduate programs (over 1300 graduate students), and external research funding that has increased 62.5% in the last 15 years, Lakehead’s sustained development in research is clear. As a result, for five years in a row (2015 to 2019) Lakehead University was named Research University of the Year in Canada by Re$earch Infosource in our peer group category. Re$earch Infosource also ranked Lakehead first among undergraduate universities in Canada for our total amount of funding from non-profit partners for the period from 2013 to 2017.

The Senate-approved EPID@Work Research Institute is the injury and disability Research Institute for Northwestern Ontario. Established in 2018, the mandate of EPID@Work is to bring people together to reduce work-related injury and disability through collaborative applied research and provision of education to enhance knowledge related to injury and disability. The Institute recently became a partner with the Ministry of Labour, Training, and Skills Development and holds a seat at the Ministry’s Prevention Research Partner’s Table. Information generated from our research informs practice and policies aiming to improve health and social outcomes in Northwestern Ontario and beyond.

The goals of the Institute are to 1) conduct, high-quality, community-based, transdisciplinary research in the areas of work-related injury and disability prevention, with a focus on issues relevant to Northwestern Ontario; 2) participate in, develop and evaluate integrated knowledge exchange approaches with community stakeholders and the greater research community participating in all phases of the research process; and 3) provide an exemplary training and experience opportunity for the next generation of community-based transdisciplinary researchers in Northwestern Ontario and beyond. The research foci of the EPID@Work Research Institute (mental health in the workplace; equity, diversity and inclusion; and knowledge mobilization and implementation) fit well into the university’s priority research areas: Cultures, Societies and Social Justice; First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Research; and Health and Well-Being.

The EPID@Work Research Institute is seeking a qualified candidate to create and deliver a series of training sessions in Research Methods and Knowledge Mobilization and Implementation. The Training Coordinator will build and evaluate partnership networks within the EPID@Work Research Institute in conjunction with the KMI Operational Lead and Director.  They will develop training sessions that will educate community stakeholders and researchers with respect to research methods and knowledge mobilization.  This position will schedule and offer training sessions, as well as identify and schedule others to participate where appropriate. 

The candidate will have a post-secondary diploma or degree paired with experience in a senior role related to career development.  The Training Coordinator will have excellent time management skills, along with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.  They are critical thinkers and able to take initiative working in independent or group environments.  They will possess excellent interpersonal skills, working particularly in communities including Senior Executive teams and management while building strong relationships.  The Training Coordinator will be able to balance multiple high level tasks and competing timelines.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume, and the contact information of three professional references to:

Dr. Vicki Kristman

Director, EPID@Work Research Institute

Email: epid.hbsc@lakeheadu.ca

A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. Review of applications will begin on September 8, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. More information on the EPID@Work Research Institute is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/centre/epid.

The health and wellbeing of our employees is of the utmost importance to us.  Lakehead University encourages and supports our employees in prioritizing their own wellbeing. To support our employees in balancing their working and personal lives, whether working traditional hours in the workplace or remotely, we have implemented a Disconnecting from Work Policy to encourage employees to disconnect from work outside of their working hours.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

RESIDENCE FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST, Residence Services and Food & Conference Services, Competition # COPE-23-01, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Conference Services
Residence
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 27, 2023 - 4:30pm

RESIDENCE FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

  Residence Services and Food & Conference Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Monday to Friday – 3:00pm to 11:00pm

Full-Time, Permanent

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-23-01

 

Under general supervision, the incumbent will provide clerical and reception support to Residence Services and Food & Conference Services. When required hours of work and days scheduled may be modified to address the needs of the University. The following is a brief outline off the responsibilities. A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources.

 

DUTIES:

Answer phones and take messages from students, conference guests, etc. when required;

• Transfer calls/inquires to appropriate locations when required;

• Receive trouble calls and service requests for residence and respond accordingly;

• Maintain accurate key inventory and issue and receive keys for students, staff, conference guests, travelers and contractors;

• Receives and sorts all incoming letter mail parcels and deliveries;

• Sends mail pick up notifications to students;

• Interacts with students, staff, conference guests, visitors and general public to provide and/or

  obtain information on services, etc.;

• Organize and maintain various files of correspondence, records, brochures and other materials;

• Assess the condition of residence rooms prior to student arrival and departure as required;

• Other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary education preferred along with 1 year clerk/receptionist experience;

• Front desk and customer experience are preferred;

• Demonstrated proficiency with PC’s, and various office programs including Microsoft Office

  (Word, Excel), Google Workspace, etc.;

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

• Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

• Ability to work within a culturally diverse environment;

• Ability to work and handle all duties in a confidential manner;

• Ability to multitask and work under the pressure of deadlines;

• Ability to use a variety of office equipment including; photocopiers, printer and POS machine, etc.

• Must have a valid driver’s license;

• Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety

   Related legislation and standard experience in a service-related environment.

 

Interested INTERNAL applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 27, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identify or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified

Research Assistant, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Interdisciplinary Studies
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 11:59pm

Research Assistant

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Thunder Bay Campus

Part Time, Temporary

 

 

Job description

In the appointment of Research Assistant, your general duties and responsibilities will be doing Qualitative Research including ethics application, interviews with research participants, transcription of interviews, preparing reports, literature/library research, and provision of other research support and assistance.

Most of the work will be virtual, some interviews can be conducted in-person. You will report to the Principal Investigator.

 

Duration of Employment: 2023 Winter/Spring/Summer terms (might be extended to Fall 2023)

 

Qualifications (Skills and Abilities)

Being a master’s or Ph.D. student (e.g., Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, or Political Science) at Lakehead University and qualitative research experience are required.

Demonstrated interest and understanding in Indigenous issues in Canada is required. Interest in policing issues is preferred.

 

Salary: Up to $25.00 per hour

 

To Apply:

 

Interested applicants must include the following in their application: cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of two references, and publications (if you have). Application deadline is January 31, 2023, and can be sent to:

 

Dr. Davut Akca

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

dakca@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

 

 

 

 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

 

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

MAINTENANCE (Skilled Trades), Residence & Conference Services, Competition # UNIFOR-23-01, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Conference Services
Residence
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 12, 2023 - 4:30pm

MAINTENANCE (Skilled Trades)

Residence & Conference Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Full time, Permanent

Unifor

 

Competition # UNIFOR-23-01

 

 

Primarily an 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. shift, Monday to Friday. 

When required, hours of work and location may be modifiedto address the needs of the University.

 

DUTIES:

  • Perform skilled and semi-skilled work relative to the maintenance and repair of University buildings, equipment, furniture and vehicles.
  • Perform skilled and semi-skilled work in one or more trades such as carpentry, painting and general construction; emphasis will be on carpentry.
  • Report to the Manager Residence Operations and Facilities and assist in the solution of problems related to the operation and usage of the Residence buildings, equipment, furniture and vehicles.
  • Maintain appropriate work records.
  • Provide instruction and assign daily work
  • Assists contractors by providing information about Residence buildings
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12 education and completion of tradesman qualifications or technical school graduation in a trade such as carpentry, painting, general construction, or a combination of equivalent experience and education; carpentry certificate preferred;
  • Considerable knowledge of methods and practices of a particular trade as demonstrated by a trade certificate;
  • General knowledge of recognized practices, safe work habits and techniques employed in construction and maintenance;
  • Ability to perform heavy manual work;
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Ability to deal courteously with staff, students and the general public;
  • Must have a good work record;
  • Must have a good record of attendance and punctuality;
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence;
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.

 

*Internal Unifor members will be considered prior to external applicants

 

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover

letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 12, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca.

 

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Accessibility Advisor, Student Accessibility Services, Competition # SCHII-23-01, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Student Accessibility Services
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 - 4:30pm

Accessibility Advisor

Student Accessibility Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-23-01

 

Under the general direction of the Manager, Student Accessibility Services, the Accessibility Advisor will be the primary advisor for a designated caseload of full and part-time students with one or more disabilities and/or medical conditions. The Advisor will work with an academically diverse student population performing an assessment of students’ needs during an initial interview, ensuring that appropriate documentation has been received, reviewing and assessing confidential medical/psychological documentation as well as following up for clarification or further information when required. Additional duties will include developing, recommending, and implementing academic accommodations and strategies based on the individual student’s disability, evaluating and modifying existing accommodations, and assisting the students in self-monitoring the effectiveness of accommodations.

 

The successful candidate has a bachelor’s degree in a discipline relevant to disability issues such as education/psychology and three years of related experience, including an understanding of the strengths and challenges of adults with disabilities and/or medical conditions accompanied with an understanding of disability issues in the post-secondary environment. The incumbent has demonstrated expertise in developing, implementing, and monitoring academic accommodations for adults with disabilities and/or medical conditions, computer proficiency, knowledge of assistive technology, and the ability to advise students in an academic context.

 

This position offers a competitive remuneration package including salary, comprehensive benefits package, life insurance, pension plan, and tuition waiver.

 

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 18, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

 

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

RESIDENCE FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST, Residence Services and Food & Conference Services, Competition # COPE-23-01, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Conference Services
Residence
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 - 4:30pm

INTERNAL COPE

 

RESIDENCE FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

  Residence Services and Food & Conference Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Monday to Friday – 3:00pm to 11:00pm

Full-Time, Permanent

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-23-01

 

Under general supervision, the incumbent will provide clerical and reception support to Residence Services and Food & Conference Services. When required hours of work and days scheduled may be modified to address the needs of the University. The following is a brief outline off the responsibilities. A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources.

 

DUTIES:

Answer phones and take messages from students, conference guests, etc. when required;

• Transfer calls/inquires to appropriate locations when required;

• Receive trouble calls and service requests for residence and respond accordingly;

• Maintain accurate key inventory and issue and receive keys for students, staff, conference guests, travelers and contractors;

• Receives and sorts all incoming letter mail parcels and deliveries;

• Sends mail pick up notifications to students;

• Interacts with students, staff, conference guests, visitors and general public to provide and/or

  obtain information on services, etc.;

• Organize and maintain various files of correspondence, records, brochures and other materials;

• Assess the condition of residence rooms prior to student arrival and departure as required;

• Other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary education preferred along with 1 year clerk/receptionist experience;

• Front desk and customer experience are preferred;

• Demonstrated proficiency with PC’s, and various office programs including Microsoft Office

  (Word, Excel), Google Workspace, etc.;

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

• Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

• Ability to work within a culturally diverse environment;

• Ability to work and handle all duties in a confidential manner;

• Ability to multitask and work under the pressure of deadlines;

• Ability to use a variety of office equipment including; photocopiers, printer and POS machine, etc.

• Must have a valid driver’s license;

• Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety

   Related legislation and standard experience in a service-related environment.

 

Interested INTERNAL applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 10, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identify or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified

Administrative Officer and Executive Assistant, Orillia Campus, Competition # OR-22-18

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Office of the Principal
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 6, 2023 - 4:30pm

Administrative Officer and Executive Assistant

Office of the Principal

Orillia Campus

Full-Time, Permanent

Competition # OR-22-18

Reporting to the Principal of the Orillia Campus, the Administrative Officer and Executive Assistant (AO) provides high quality administrative, logistical and strategic support to the Principal ensuring the effective operation of the Office which includes extensive internal/external relationship management and organizational oversight. While adhering to the highest standards of professionalism, confidentiality and collaboration the AO manages all aspects of the Office of the Principal. The AO also collaborates on major project activities with the Associate Vice-President, Administration (AVP) including but not limited to: Campus Space allocations, Administrative support activities, Employee engagement initiatives, and more.

In order to provide the highest level of responsivity to members of the Orillia Campus and community stakeholders, the Office of the Principal has an open-door policy. This Open-Door approach is actualized by the AO who provides immediate assessment and consultation to students, staff, faculty and/or community stakeholders who are seeking assistance or advice from either the Principal or the AVP. Prior to meeting with either the Principal and/or AVP, the AO will directly engage in issue dispute resolution, problem solving and follow-up reporting.

The position requires a high level of customer service and engagement, which may require variable hours of work based on operational needs.

DUTIES

  • Serves as an active first-responder and crisis manager on behalf of both the Principal and/or Associate Vice President Administration (AVP) relative to Security, Residence, External Affairs or Community Engagement related issues
  • Serves as the Orillia Campus’s primary complaints officer maintaining all legal correspondence and relevant documentation regarding complaints of any kind received by either the Office of the Principal or AVP.
  • Identifies, promotes and actively encourages Conference operations through external outreach and close collaboration with the AVP especially in terms of Food and Conference Services
  • Assists in the editing, preparation and fact-checking of all submissions, reports and correspondence both from and into the Office of the Principal
  • Effective document management and maintenance especially on files involving highly sensitive materials like financial documents, student discipline reports or HR related matters
  • Working with campus stakeholders to ensure a welcoming, accommodating image to visitors of the Principal's office and Central Administrative Suite
  • Oversees the Principal's budget and maintains charges associated with it while approving expenditures of up to $5,000.
  • Coordinates the Principal's travel arrangements and associated linkages to internal/external stakeholders. Completes and submits the Principal's expense forms in accordance with official University travel/expense policies and reconciles the Principal's travel and other expenses as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in Office Administration or related field
  • 5-7 years of senior administrative experience working within the postsecondary education sector or a similar environment
  • Demonstrated evidence of capacity to effectively multi-task within a highly complex environment (PSE setting preferred)
  • Excellent computer skills with high competency in all MS Office Suite products
  • Knowledge of/about critical incident, personal safety, emergency preparedness and/or dispute resolution methods
  • Certificate in or completion of courses associated with Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Procedures, methods, processes, systems, programs related to emergency response and risk mitigation
  • Detailed experience in complex time management with comprehensive exposure to confidential material handling, archiving and disposal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, exceptional communication and organizational skills and the ability to take initiative and be proactive
  • Incredibly thorough and detail oriented; outstanding verbal, writing, time-management and prioritization skills with outstanding focus on goals and the ability to manage multiple deadlines; while accommodating diverse inquiries

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover

letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 6, 2023

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. In an effort to ensure applications are being received from under-represented groups, applicants will be asked to complete a brief self-identification questionnaire via email within three days of the posting closing date.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements. 

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

RECRUITMENT ADVISOR, Thunder Bay or Orillia Campus, Competition # SCHII-22-59

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Orillia
Department: 
Recruitment
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 6, 2023 - 4:30pm

RECRUITMENT ADVISOR

Undergraduate Recruitment (Domestic)

Thunder Bay or Orillia Campus

Contract (1 position)

Schedule II

Competition # SCHII-22-59

You are an enthusiastic, dynamic individual who is excited by the opportunity to join a team that attracts and recruits future domestic students to Lakehead University. You will be actively involved in recruiting and converting students by coordinating and representing Lakehead at various events, in person and virtually, such as high school visits, college fairs, community events, career fairs, and other venues across the province. As an ambassador for Lakehead, you will build and cultivate relationships with prospective students as well as maintain relationships with key influencer groups including guidance counsellors, teachers, college transfer advisors and parents. This position can be based out of Thunder Bay or Orillia.

You will also play a lead role in planning, organizing, scheduling, coordinating and executing a series of on- and off-campus as well as virtual recruitment events and activities in efforts to meet our enrolment goals.

Candidates to this position must have completed a university degree and have at least 1 to 2 years of experience in a related capacity. An outstanding communicator with demonstrated public presentation skills both in person and virtually, you have an excellent ability to research and build a solid understanding of the Lakehead experience and tailor key messages to a variety of different audiences in a dynamic and engaging way. You possess excellent time management, data management and organizational abilities with a strong independent work ethic. You must have a demonstrated ability to foster, develop and maintain successful working relationships with multiple audiences. Sensitivity to privacy issues and a flexible work schedule is expected for this position. A Class G drivers licence is required as the position requires provincial travel during the term of the contract.

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 6, 2023

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Student Wellness Associate, Orillia Campus, Student Health and Wellness, Temporary Part Time, Competition #GEN-22-12

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Student Health and Wellness
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, November 12, 2022 - 4:30pm

Student Wellness Associate

Orillia Campus

Student Health and Wellness

Office of Student Affairs 

Temporary, Part Time

Competition # GEN-22-12

 

Reporting to the Student Wellness Coordinator, the Student Wellness Associate plays an important and key role in Student Health and Wellness (SHW). This position directly impacts the student experience on the Orillia Campus, by performing duties needed for the delivery of student health, counselling and wellness services. This position provides direct support to students seeking appointments for health and wellness services, playing a front line role in the collaborative development and delivery of student health promotion and identifying other initiatives to contribute to a campus community that values a holistic approach to health and wellness.

Duties include:

  • Assist in the timely intake and scheduling/referral of student service requests and inquiries
  • Provide information to students regarding services and supports available through SHW and other Student Affairs and University departments, making referrals as needed.
  • Provide direct support to service providers during on-site service days to manage appointment flow for students attending appointments.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of personal and personal health information according to relevant legislation including the Personal Health Information Protection Act, and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
  • Support communications and event promotion including the development of promotional assets and the maintenance of the Orillia SHW website and calendar of events.
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion activities.

Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of health and wellness needs typical of post-secondary students.
  • Knowledge from having experience working in health care, counselling, wellness or a related field.
  • Excellent understanding of privacy and confidentiality requirements in health care or related setting.
  • Outstanding relationship building, organizational, time and project management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment, take initiative, and resolve problems;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, and use tact and diplomacy in difficult situations;
  • Ability to relate to and work with a diverse population of students;
  • Proficiency with computers including with email, word processing and spreadsheets;
  • Knowledge or experience in marketing, communications, social media, and promotions is an asset;
  • Mental Health First Aid, Safe Talk, or related training is an asset.

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by November 12, 2022. 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent

residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

Research Assistant, Human Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Lakehead University, Competition # GEN-22-13, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Northern Ontario School of Medicine
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 4:30pm

Research Assistant

Human Sciences, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Lakehead University

Full-time Contract – 1 Year Term

 

Competition # GEN-22-13

 

Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Research Assistant will support a project funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada. The skills associated with this position would typically be obtained through the completion of a graduate degree in a field of health, social, or behavioural science. Key responsibilities will include performing a series of environmental scans of tobacco cessation services across Canada for subgroups of the populations with disproportionately higher rates of tobacco use; assist with administering and analyzing surveys and key informant interviews, report writing, and knowledge dissemination (fact sheets, infographics, conference presentations, and manuscripts); and perform other research-related duties such as REB applications. Opportunities will be available to co-publish, give conference presentations, and contribute to knowledge translation.

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in health, social, or behavioural sciences.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the ethics that govern the participation of human subjects in research (TCPS2 CORE-2022 Certificate of Completion required).
  • Practical understanding of and experience with literature searches, environmental scans, and data collection.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in data entry and descriptive analyses using SPSS statistical software; experience with content and/or qualitative analyses an asset.
  • Demonstrated research experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
    • Priority populations identified for this project (persons identifying as LGBTQ2S+, Indigenous persons, young adults especially those living in rural and remote communities, and people with substance use disorders and/or mental health conditions)
    • Smoking reduction/cessation
    • Patient-oriented health research and/or health service access and use
    • Digital or virtual health care research
    • Evaluation research
  • Skills proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and SPSS data analytic software. Experience with FileMakerPro and/or Qualtrics an asset.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills for internal and external communication including:
    • Written and spoken English
    • Experience summarizing research findings into reports
    • Understanding of knowledge transfer and translation with the ability to write for diverse audiences.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Good organizational skills including time-management, ability to maintain accurate records, manage research data with attention to detail, and ability to independently identify issues and plan improvements.
  • Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.

This position primarily Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 4:30 with flexibility regarding the hours of work and the location, and access to a contract benefit package.

Interested applicants may apply by clicking on this link to a Google Form and attaching your cover letter and resume in word or PDF format by January 4, 2023.

 

If you have any technical difficulties in accessing the link, please reach out to careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent

residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

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