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.

Coordinator, Anishinaabemowik Language Program (ALP), Faculty of Education, Competition # SCHII-22-58, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Education
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 - 4:30pm

Coordinator, Anishinaabemowik Language Program (ALP)

Faculty of Education

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-22-58

 

Under direction of the Chair, the Anishinaabemowik Indigenous Languages Program (ALP) Coordinator manages and coordinates all aspects of the Anishinaabemowik Indigenous Language Program (ALP), within the Keewatinase Department of Indigenous Education (KIE) in the Faculty of Education.

This includes program oversight and design, supervision of instructors and programming staff, student support and advising, liaising with other departments and faculties within the university, and extensive community outreach, involvement, recruitment and representation of both the ALP program and the entire Faculty of Education.

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

Designs and implements proposals for custom and innovative programming, such as land-based and community-based cohorts

Coordinates ALP course offerings and program scheduling, working closely with the Chair of Keewatinase

Stays current with Indigenous teacher education research and methods across Canada and prepares recommendations to improve teacher education activities and program design

Designs and facilitates workshops on various subjects related to Indigenous education and language programs, both within ALP and to the wider university community

Prepares and delivers presentations on KIE and ALP programs and initiatives to conferences, First Nations communities and other organizations, government bodies and agencies

Performs a significant amount of community outreach and networking in order to recruit for multiple programs within the Faculty of Education.

Regularly travels to communities and organizations locally and regionally to establish relationships and build networks

 

Qualifications:

 

Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) preferred but not required

In-depth knowledge of Ontario K-12 school systems

Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous language and culture-based education and its role in Ontario

Thorough knowledge and understanding of Indigenous teachers in the Ontario education system, and the needs of Indigenous students, both K-12 and post-secondary

Strong analytical and communication skills

Able to provide, or ensure the provision of, traditional Indigenous ceremony and counsel to students and staff

Exemplary networking and relationship-building communication skills

 

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 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, 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

Administrative Assistant 

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

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for an Administrative Assistant at the EPID@Work Research Institute. 

 

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 an administrative assistant who will support the Director, EPID@Work Research Institute by carrying out a wide variety of administrative and minor research activities. This position is for three years, renewable depending on performance and funding. The Administrative Assistant will perform duties including organizing meetings, training events, managing calendars, preparing agendas, taking and transcribing minutes for distribution and monitoring actionable items. The successful incumbent will review and sort incoming mail, review and prepare credit card statements and coordinate travel plans for the Director and colleagues and coordinate visits to the University. The Administrative Assistant will assist with collecting reportable information from scientific staff, make minor updates to the EPID website, assist with office technical support requests, and other duties as assigned. 

The Administrative Assistant will also participate in research activities by assisting with the collection and processing of data, as well as identify eligible participants for research activities, conduct interviews and create research ethics submissions. 

The candidate will have a post-secondary education in an Administrative or related program along with 2 years of practical experience in a similar administrative role. They will be expected to demonstrate critical and analytic thinking abilities, have strong interpersonal skills paired with excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.  Proficiency with PC computers is required (Windows 10; Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Google email and calendar, webpage management, Zoom video-conferencing, etc.).  Knowledge and understanding of Concur travel system is an asset. The Administrative Assistant will have the ability to multi-task a variety of high priority duties and work under the pressure of deadlines while working independently. 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following as a single PDF file: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three professional references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. Review of applications will begin on Jan 11, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit applications to: epid.hbsc@lakeheadu.ca 

 

More information on the EPID@Work Research Institute is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/centre/epid.

Laboratory Manager/Research Associate, Green Processes Research Centre, Competition # SCHII-22-56, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Biorefining Research Institute
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, January 5, 2023 - 4:30pm

Laboratory Manager/Research Associate

Green Processes Research Centre

Thunder Bay Campus

Full-Time, Contract (11 months)

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-22-56

 

Under the general direction of the Director, Biorefining Research Institute, the laboratory manager/research associate is responsible for the following laboratory activities:

 

- Operate and maintain 15 research instruments

- Manage laboratory and address researchers’ need regarding laboratory items

  and experimentations

- Be responsible for the safety of the laboratory - Train new students to use instruments

- Order and track chemical, supply and instrument purchase and repairs

- Conduct high quality research under the supervision of Dr. Fatehi

- Help with the revisions, experimentations, and publications of research results

- Help with conference presentation preparation

 

The successful candidate has a PhD in chemical engineering or chemistry, along with experience in biorefining research, managing labs, ordering chemicals and dealing with vendors.

 

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 5, 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.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Indigenous Youth Mental Health, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 11:59pm

Postdoctoral Fellow

Indigenous Youth Mental Health

 


Summary of position

The Postdoctoral fellow will be involved in an exciting research program funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) aimed at enhancing mental health and wellness among Indigenous young people, that builds on the work of the ACCESS Open Minds Indigenous Council. The research program has various objectives and aligned activities such as identifying and sharing wise practices; identifying, developing and testing culturally and contextually relevant interventions, and measures; understanding views of Indigenous youths, service providers, and decision-makers on topics related to youth mental health and mental health services and developing culturally and contextually relevant outcomes.

 

This program is supported by Indigenous-led services and organizations; Elders; Indigenous youth, scholars from various disciplines, knowledge users, leaders and community members, along with support from allied non-Indigenous decision-makers, health researchers/clinicians and other IYS leads from across Canada.

 

The Postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to work closely with all these partners; pursue and grow as a researcher in community-engaged, interdisciplinary Indigenous youth mental health services research; and strengthen their knowledge translation and communication skills.

 

Because this research program links with a larger network of integrated youth services networks (IYS-NET) and other youth mental health projects, the fellow will also have access to many national and international networking opportunities.

 

Description of tasks
The Postdoctoral fellow will be co-supervised by Christopher Mushquash, Ph.D. at Lakehead University, Ontario and Srividya Iyer, Ph.D., at McGill University, Quebec. The candidate will work closely with their teams and diverse community partners across Canada to:

  • Actively contribute to conceptualization, implementation, data collection and analysis, knowledge translation and stakeholder engagement
  • Coordinate and support existing and new partnerships around youth mental health and integrated services for Indigenous young people, with Indigenous knowledge keepers, young people, scholars, organizations
  • Design and implement community-engaged research protocols
  • Prepare ethics applications, and scientific writing (manuscripts, oral and poster presentations, reports etc.)
  • Plan and participate in scientific outreach (seminars, conferences, etc.)
  • Plan and participate in the supervision/mentoring of students, grant applications and innovative knowledge dissemination activities

Required qualifications

  • PhD or equivalent qualification in a related field (Public Health/Psychology/Physical & Occupational Therapy/ Epidemiology/ Sociology/Psychiatry/Nursing/Education, Social Sciences/ Mental Health/ Social work, Anthropology, etc.)
  • Experience working with Indigenous Peoples is a strong asset
  • Experience with community-engaged research is desirable

 

Required skills

  • Experience with quantitative or qualitative or mixed methods research methodology and related software applications (e.g., SPSS, R, STATA, SAS, NVIVO, ATLAS.ti, etc.) is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English. French is an asset
  • Evidence of active dissemination (e.g., peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations, as well as other non-traditional forms of dissemination like multi-media).

 

Required abilities

 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Experience working with young people, families, community partners
  • The Postdoctoral fellow will be expected to uphold a strong commitment to reconciliation and respectful partnership with Indigenous peoples in all their research endeavours. The team also strongly values equity, diversity and inclusion.

Location of Work

The candidate will be co-supervised by Drs. Mushquash and Iyer and registered at Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada or McGill University, Montreal, Quebec.

A mutually acceptable hybrid (remote and in-person) work arrangement can be negotiated. Some travel to work with community partners and participate in national/international research meetings may be required.


Work schedule and duration

  • Full-time. Please contact to discuss any alternatives (e.g., 4 days a week).
  • Duration: Two years
  • Position is currently available. Start date can be negotiated


Salary and benefits

$50,000 annually (plus benefits) is guaranteed until other funding sources (e.g., FRQS, CIHR, etc.) greater than this amount is secured by fellow. The fellow will be supported to apply for their own salary support, funding, prizes, and grants.

Travel to national and/or international research meetings, and funds for operational costs associated with research projects will be offered.

How to apply  

Please email your application package to Navdeep Kaur at navdeep.kaur.comtl@ssss.gouv.qc.ca with the following items as a single PDF with the subject “Postdoctoral Fellow application”:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Name and contact info for 3 academic references
  • Research interest statement letter that aligns with the position


Deadline to apply:
January 15, 2023


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. We strongly encourage Indigenous scholars to apply for this position. McGill and Lakehead Universities are committed to fostering an equitable, accessible, and inclusive workplace. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please contact, in confidence McGill University’s Human Resources at disability.hr@mcgill.ca and Lakehead University at (807) 343-8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

 

Logo of Three Trees

 

Lakehead University respectfully acknowledges its campuses are located on the traditional lands of Indigenous Peoples. Lakehead Thunder Bay is located on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850. Lakehead Orillia is located on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg. The Anishinaabeg include the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Pottawatomi nations, collectively known as the Three Fires Confederacy. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses, and is committed to a relationship with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Peoples based on the principles of mutual trust, respect, reciprocity, and collaboration in the spirit of reconciliation.

 

McGill University and the Douglas Research Centre are on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Kanien’kehá:ka of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, Huron/Wendat, Abenaki, and Anishinaabeg. We recognize and respect the Kanien’kehà:ka as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we meet today. Today, Tiohtià:ke/Montréal is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within Montreal and across the country.

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Biorefining Research Institute, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Biorefining Research Institute
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 3, 2023 - 4:30pm

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Biorefining Research Institute

Thunder Bay Campus

1 Year Contract

 

 

Biorefining Research Institute of Lakehead University invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year (with possibilities of one more year extension) postdoctoral fellowship appointment in forest biorefining research field.

 

Theproject involves the chemical modification of forest-based carbohydrate derivatives for film, composite and aerogel production with advances functionalities for potential applications in food and electronic appliance packaging as well as construction and clean water applications.

 

The PDF will be supervised by Drs Fatehi and Kang. The desired qualification of the candidate is solid research experience in chemical modification of biomass.

The candidate should hold a PhD in chemical engineering, chemistry, material science and engineering, biotechnology, environmental engineering, or related fields with strong publication in relevant journals of the fields. 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by 4:30pm on January 3, 2023:

 

Dr. Pedram Fatehi

Director, Biorefining Research Institute

admin.bri@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.

Conference Coordinator, Food & Conference Services, Competition # SCHII-22-45, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Conference Services
Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 13, 2023 - 4:30pm

Conference Coordinator

Food & Conference Services

Thunder Bay Campus
Full Time, Contract (12 months)

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-22-45

 

Reporting to the Senior Coordinator, the Conference Coordinator is responsible for providing conference (in person, virtual and hybrid), special event, and group consulting and on-site event support. Specific duties include compiling event details, supporting the senior coordinator with administrative tasks such as contracts, confirming internal and external event details with clients, submitting set-up, catering, parking and technical services requests, and virtual event services (webinar & meeting moderation, virtual conference set up and troubleshooting).

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring client insurance and risk management policies are received, building policies are followed, responding to phone, email and in-person inquiries as well as various related administrative duties. They will also support our year-round accommodation guest suites and the summer hotel operation (May to August) which includes transient & group overnight accommodations. The Conference Coordinator must plan and engage with all stakeholders in respect to campus food services and catering needs. Additionally, this individual is responsible for the supporting unique projects such as social media campaigns or food service initiatives that are in line with the department’s strategic plan. Scheduling of meetings, organizing files, conducting research, preparing final invoice reports and assisting with accounting associated with all events including recording expenditures and remittances.

 

The incumbent will have post-secondary education with relevant work experience in sales, hospitality, catering/food services and event management, a high degree of computer proficiency including experience with virtual event planning. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills, including tact and courtesy along with exceptional attention to detail. The ability to make sound decisions, adapt to changes and situations, and multi-task a variety of high priority duties under pressure of deadlines and frequent interruptions are essential. Strong organizational, time management, problem-solving skills and the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently with minimal direction and supervision in a fast-paced, dynamic environment is crucial. As a condition of employment, the individual will be required to work flexible, irregular hours during peak times (typically during the summer months and conference events), be on-call during events and possess a valid driver's license.

 

 

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 13, 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.

Faculty of Business Administration - Accounting

Category: 
Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: February 12, 2023

Faculty of Business Administration

Reference 2202-23-05

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Accounting appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2023.

The position will involve an active program of scholarly research, teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate accounting courses (including financial accounting), supervising Master students’ research, and service contributions to the Faculty and the University.

The candidate will have a Ph.D./DBA (or close to completion) in Accounting from a school recognized by Canadian universities. A CPA designation (or eligibility and a willingness to earn the designation) will be considered an asset.  Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

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 and 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 Dr. David Richards, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration at david.richards@lakeheadu.ca. Detailed information on the Faculty and our programs is available at: https://business.lakeheadu.ca/ 

Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # 2202-23-05 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. David Richards
Dean, Faculty of Business Administration
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Email: position.business@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) 343-8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.

TECHNICIAN, Environmental Lab and Aquatic Toxicology Research Centre, Competition # GEN-22-13, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 22, 2022 - 4:30pm

TECHNICIAN

Thunder Bay Campus

Environmental Lab and Aquatic Toxicology Research Centre

 

Temporary, Part Time

Competition # GEN-22-13

 

Reporting to Lab Managers of the Lakehead University Environmental Lab and Aquatic Toxicology Research Centre, the incumbent will be responsible for routine testing, record keeping and operation of equipment in both facilities.

 

Duties include:

  • Understanding and following standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Accurately preparing reagents and standards of specified pH, ionic strength and concentration
  • Routine chemical analysis of samples that includes accurate and precise preparation and analysis of samples
  • Culturing Daphnia magna and rainbow trout
  • Euthanizing fish following SOPs
  • Receiving and logging in samples
  • Recording all sample information and resulting data from analytical run
  • Ensuring that analytical run performance is within system suitability specs, performing basic maintenance and calibration on instruments
  • Diligently recognizing, recording and communicating outside quality control limits results, non-conformities and other anomalies
  • Completing infrastructure tasks such as restocking consumables and maintaining a safe, neat and organized lab, routine cleaning
  • Participating in reference tests and performance evaluation tests consistent with accreditation
  • Attendance at lab meetings
  • Able to lift approximately 50lbs pail samples.

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma and experience in a laboratory setting, preferably one that is accredited
  • Demonstrated skills in calibration, troubleshooting, and maintenance
  • Proficiency with computer programs including MS Word and Excel, and Lab instrument operational software
  • Knowledge of analytical laboratory accreditation (ISO 17025_2017) 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 December 22, 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.

 

COORDINATOR, ATHLETICS & RECREATION, Administrative Services, Competition # OR-22-16, Orillia ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022 - 4:30pm

COORDINATOR, ATHLETICS & RECREATION

Administrative Services

Orillia Campus

Full Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # OR-22-16

 

Lakehead University is seeking an enthusiastic individual who is excited by the opportunity to join the Orillia Lakehead University Team as the Athletics and Recreation Coordinator! Lakehead University, Orillia competes in the Ontario College Athletics Association (OCAA). The OCAA is a provincial sport governing body and includes Ontario Collegiate Recreation (OCR). The Athletics and Recreation Coordinator works to ensure students have access to an inclusive and welcoming experience that provides variety, flexibility, and a range of opportunities within Athletics. Under the leadership of the Associate Vice President, Administration the Coordinator manages all day-to-day operations of varsity, club, extramural, intramural, campus recreation and fitness facilities and programming. 

 

DUTIES

  • Advise on the development and implementation of safe sport policies including but not limited to the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), Sexual Violence, Anti-Racism/Oppression, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Decolonization
  • With direction and approval from the AVP, implement all objectives outlined in the Lakehead University Orillia Athletics & Recreation strategic operational plan 2020-2025
  • Hire, mentor, supervise, and direct all employees in Orillia Athletics & Recreation including: all coaching staff (approximately 12), athletic therapists, and student employees.
  • Establish strong hiring, screening, and on boarding processes and material for all employees and ensure materials align with safe sport procedures.
  • Actively promote intramural programs, teams, and events including event scheduling, booking of spaces and locations for events to occur and enabling high-levels of student participation
  • Cultivate and establish close relationships with local and regional athletics facilities and centres in efforts to promote cross-developmental programs, services and supports.
  • Attend OCAA meetings including the Annual General Meeting, and sport-specific meetings.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field required (i.e. recreation, education, sport information,

Business)

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working in a post-secondary setting required
  • Minimum of 3 years of practical experience with duties/responsibilities/accountabilities list above generally acquired through working in a high performance sport or recreation or sport facility environment
  • Proven organizational, leadership, and management skills
  • Proven success in delivering results within a sport or post-secondary setting
  • Experience coordinating sporting events and game day logistics preferably in an intercollegiate or inter-university setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe sport practices and the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion, and decolonization
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgement in complex high risk scenarios
  • Understanding of dynamics of working with student athletes and coaches

Lakehead University 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 December 15, 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.

MAINTENANCE (Skilled Trades) Lead Hand, Residence & Conference Services, Competition # UNIFOR-22-10, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Residence
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 4:30pm

*Internal

 

MAINTENANCE (Skilled Trades) Lead Hand

Residence & Conference Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Full time, Permanent

Unifor

 

Competition # UNIFOR-22-10

 

 

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.

 

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 29, 2022.

 

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.

Administrative Assistant, Enrolment Services, Competition # COPE-22-30, Thunder Bay On

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Enrolment Services
Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 12, 2022 - 4:30pm

Administrative Assistant

Enrolment Services

Thunder Bay Campus

 

Temporary, Full-Time (10 months)

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-22-30

 

The Administrative Assistant is a creative individual with initiative who is excited by the opportunity to join a team that actively promotes and reinforces why Lakehead University is an exceptional choice. As a member of the Enrolment Services team, this successful applicant to this position will focus on handling the schedules and coordinating meetings for the Associate Registrar, Associate Registrar of Student Awards & Financial Aid, Associate Registrar of Undergraduate Admissions, and the Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, as well as, making all necessary arrangements to support meetings and preparing and coordinating all correspondence to support the respective manager.  This position is required to coordinate and book all travel arrangements and prepare authorization and expense reports, track travel expenditures and ensure all travel arrangements align with the financial policies of the University. The successful applicant will have a solid understanding of office management that includes, but not limited to, ordering, and organizing all office supplies and materials, room bookings, minute taking, mass mail outs, preparing budget requests and tracking monthly attendance reports for each manager’s respective departments. Participation and support of hosting on-campus recruitment events is also an area of responsibility, requiring a friendly and positive demeanor and strong organizational skills. Providing back up to support the other functions of the Enrolment Services during peak times as required will be part of this role. 

 

Familiar with the Lakehead University Academic Calendar regulations, specifically university regulations as they apply to student petition late withdrawal submissions.  Liaising with faculty, staff, and students with respect to collection of essential petition documentation.  Maintain a petition database to ensure timely turnaround of petition files submitted for review.

 

This role will also be responsible for ensuring correct registration and confirmation for government student loan recipients through multiple portals and pathways throughout the year.  The successful applicant should have a strong understanding of provincial and federal student loan acts and regulations, as they are responsible for the record management of all loan documentation and reviewing and approving profile and supporting documents while acting as a liaison between the university and the provincial and federal governments.  The applicant will have sound organizational management skills in order to develop and report cost codes to provincial governments as requested, and the daily uploading and updating of student files. Working with highly confidential information is also an important aspect of this role.

 

 

Qualifications:

• Post-secondary education in Business or the equivalent combination of education and 2

   years’ experience in an Administrative Assistant position;

• Exceptional communication (written and verbal), organizational and interpersonal skills;

• Excellent time management skills and exceptional attention to detail;

• Ability to obtain the utmost confidentiality with respect to student information;

• Proficiency with PCs, general website maintenance, and various office programs including Microsoft

  Office (Word, Excel) with Datatel/Colleague considered an asset

• Detailed knowledge of all facets of Enrolment Services;

• Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively

• Demonstrated ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under the pressure

  of deadlines;

• Ability to adapt and learn new systems and software as required;

• Detailed knowledge of University policies, procedures and academic regulations;

• Knowledge of secondary and post-secondary education systems within Canada and

  Ontario considered an asset.

• Updated policy understanding of the OSAP program to maintain service delivery and overall student

   satisfaction.

 

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 December 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.

Space & Capital Planning Manager, Physical Plant, Competition # SCHII-22-51, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Physical Plant

Space & Capital Planning Manager, Physical Plant

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-22-51

 

Lakehead University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Space and Capital Planning Manager in Physical Plant. Based in picturesque Thunder Bay, the regional capital of Northwestern Ontario which is located in the center of Canada and with close proximity to the United States.

 

Thunder Bay is one of Canada’s top emerging cities. Here you will find a mix of modern city living and the best of nature – all on your doorstep. Thunder Bay provides small city affordability, big city opportunities and the bonus of a superior lifestyle. When it comes to location, nature and cost of living, Thunder Bay is one of the best places to live in Canada.

 

Lakehead is a comprehensive University with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research.  In 2022, for the third year in a row, Lakehead University was included in the top 100 of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings. Lakehead is the highest ranked university in the world with under 10,000 students. Maclean’s has once again included Lakehead University among Canada’s top 10 primarily undergraduate universities in the magazine’s 2021 University Rankings.

 

The Space & Capital Planning Manager is responsible for three primary areas for the campus; roofing issues, hazardous materials, and minor renovations. These tasks require writing tenders and specifications, drafting required drawings, researching existing drawings, managing the tendering process, including conducting site visits and answering tender questions; awarding & managing the construction project and approving invoices. (This includes main campus, off campus buildings and Residence buildings and staff).

 

Managing the university's asbestos containing materials (ACM), requires understanding and adhering to, the OH&S Act, and Regulation 278/05, (asbestos regulation).  The regulation dictates that annually; audit all buildings with ACM & upload to a database (HMIS), train specific employee groups, including equipping with PPE, and respirator fit testing.  This position manages the required removals projects, as generated from the audit.  The Hazardous Materials portion of this position includes mould and lead paint remediation as additional duties. This position is also responsible for a variety of Physical Plant portfolios; such as the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) space study, capital planning software and auditing, campus roofs, insurance and small in-house projects.

 

Along with three to five years of experience in project management of construction projects and understanding of contract documentation, the desired candidate will possess a diploma in Architectural or Engineering Technology along with knowledge and experience of design, construction details, building envelope, general mechanical & electrical systems, and furniture for renovation projects and new builds.  They will have the ability to interpret and apply COU Space Study space factors, architectural standards and provincial & local building codes.

 

Previous asbestos work in construction training and a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing asbestos projects, including Type 3 removals; and strong understanding of managing asbestos, in a facility environment, where buildings and systems are interlinked, via a power house and occupied is preferred. Five years of experience in mould assessment & removal projects, and a strong understanding of OH&S Act and MOL guidelines is also preferred. Proficiency with AutoCAD is a must, and experience with Archibus, VFA/Accruent, HMIS (asbestos database), WHMIS, Health and Safety training, and familiarity with COU Space Study-Building Blocks is an asset.

 

The desired candidate will also be comfortable working from heights, obtain strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize, ability to attend onsite, at moment's notice, investigating building issues on roofs, interior & exterior of buildings, crawlspaces, asbestos removals and via lift devices.

 

Lakehead University 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.

 

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 – Quantitative Research, 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

Research Assistant – Quantitative Research

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

 

Department: EPID@Work Research Institute

Review of applications begins: September 8, 2022

Number of Positions: 2

 

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Research Assistant – Quantitative Researchwith 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 conduct Quantitative Research and be involved with associated projects.  They will draft REB applications and perform data collection and processing to quantitative data analysis, present findings and draft research papers. The Quantitative Research Assistant will conduct interviews and processed the data found by managing it for analysis and data curation. They will conduct statistical analyses of various types using primarily STATA statistical software, though SSPS will also be available.

 

The candidate will have an MSc or MPH in epidemiology, biostatistics, or other health statistics-oriented field with relevant experience or an MD and post-graduate training in epidemiology or biostatistics. Candidates with similar degrees or working experience with an emphasis on the use of statistics are encouraged to apply.  The candidate will have experience in collecting, analyzing, interpreting, validating and presenting data to stakeholders.  Experience with STATA for data management and statistical analysis is considered an asset.  With strong quantitative analysis skills, the candidate will have the ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

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.

Research Assistant – Qualitative Research, 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

Research Assistant – Qualitative Research

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 Research Assistant – Qualitative Researchwith 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 conduct Qualitative Research and be involved with associated projects.  They will draft REB applications and perform data collection through interviews and process the data found by managing it for analysis and data curation. They will conduct qualitative data analyses of various types, using NVIVO or other qualitative analysis software. The Assistant will draft reports, journal articles and presentations based on the analyses conducted.  

 

The candidate will have a Masters degree in Public Health, Business or other occupational health-oriented field with relevant experience or an MD and post-graduate training in qualitative research methods.  Candidates with related degrees and working experience are encouraged to apply.  The candidate will have experience in collecting, analyzing, interpreting, validating and presenting data to stakeholders.  Experience with NVIVO for data management and statistical analysis is considered an asset.  With strong qualitative research skills, the candidate will have the ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.

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.

 

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