Administrative Assistant, Offices of the Associate Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies and Bio-Refining Research Institute, Competition # COPE-21-14, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Biorefining Research Institute
Graduate Office
Research Groups
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

Administrative Assistant

Offices of the Associate Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies and

Bio-Refining Research Institute

COPE, Level 6 (Under Review)

Full Time, Permanent

 

Competition # COPE-21-14

 

The incumbent will provide administrative assistant support to the Associate Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies (AVPRGS) and the Director, Bio-Refining Research Institute. This position acts in part, as a liaison on behalf of the University, and must therefore always conduct themselves in a professional manner.

 

Duties:

 

• Maintain review schedule for all research centres and institutes overseen by the AVPRGS

• Coordinate reviews and provide administrative support for all research centres and institutes overseen

  by the AVPRGS

• Coordinate annual reporting for all research centres and institutes overseen by the AVPRGS

• Monitor annual reports for all research centres and institutes overseen by the AVPRGS, and follow up

  with Directors regarding missing reports and/or information

• Prepare Executive Summaries of the annual reports for the Senate Research Committee (SRC)

• Provide administrative support to the AVPRGS including calendar keeping, budget monitoring, setting

  up meetings, and taking Minutes, preparing final reports and executive summaries, providing

  background materials and briefing notes as needed

• Provide background information on external awards as needed

• Monitor and update awards calendar and deadlines for external awards nominations

• Monitor the status of award nomination packages

• Prepare application files for award nomination packages

• Contact internal and external researchers and administrators writing support letters

• Schedule committee meetings as needed

• Provide meeting materials including background research as needed

• Provide meeting Minutes and keep action items updated

• Prepare final reports and action plans in committee related duties

• Data management and reporting

• Coordinating special events and workshops

• Responsible for providing administrative support to BRI Director,

• Maintain and coordinate the annual reporting, monthly attendance for biorefining research institute and

   green processes research centre.

• Process annual reports from research staff, produce executive summaries of all annual

  reports, take Minutes of meetings

• Order chemicals/equipment, communicate with chemical/equipment suppliers and researchers outside BRI

   and Lakehead University

• Coordinate meetings/conferences/events/workshops.

• Review academic/nonacademic documents generated at BRI

• Maintain BRI website

• Perform other related duties as required

 

 

Qualifications:

 

• Post-secondary degree in Social Sciences & Humanities (preferred) or diploma in a related field;

• 3 years’ experience in an administrative assistant position in a University environment, with experience in

   a research environment an asset;

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

  Office (Word, Excel, Publisher);

• Experience providing administrative support to governance and oversight boards/committees;

• Experience preparing briefing notes and background research;

• Demonstrated experience with Datatel/Colleague considered an asset;

• Exceptional communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills;

• Demonstrated ability to multitask a variety of high prioriy duties and work under the pressure of deadlines;

• Demonstrated ability to provide administrative support for a variety of diverse committees/boards under

   very tight deadlines;

• Excellent writing skills;

• Strong capacity for independent judgement;

• Demonstrated ability to work and handle all office duties and communications in a confidential and

   diplomatic manner;

• Demonstrated experience and knowledge in a university research environment with an understanding

   of deadline driven duties, a fast-paced environment, and potential unexpected volumes of work.

 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting competition # COPE-21-14, containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three professional references by 4:30 p.m. on December 22, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

Email:  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-21-20, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Conference Services
Residence
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 4:30pm

INTERNAL COPE

 

RESIDENCE FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

  Residence Services and Food & Conference Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Monday to Friday – 4:00pm to 12:00am

Full-Time, Permanent

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-21-20

 

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 are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document quoting competition

# COPE-21-20, containing a cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on December 14, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  human.resources@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

Marketing and Communications Associate, Community Zone, Competition # SCHII-21-56, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 4:30pm

Marketing and Communications Associate

Community Zone

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-56

 

As an ambassador for Lakehead University, the Community Zone’s Marketing and Communications

Associate is an integral member of both the Community Zone and the External Relations Team.

Reporting to the Director of the Community Zone, this position is responsible for assisting to achieve

the marketing/branding objectives of the Community Zone through providing a collaborative and

coordinated approach to all our audiences.

 

The incumbent will be responsible for working with university units to provide guidance and direction on marketing projects and initiatives from inception to completion. The individual will act as a key point of contact for prioritizing, planning, managing and implementing communication and marketing initiatives for Community Zone constituents via university approved designers and photographers. This position will be responsible for all graphic design, social media, and coordination of graphic design services that relates to the Community Zone. This position performs a critical role in the planning, execution and monitoring of Marketing Campaigns, as it relates to Community Zone priorities, as well as key pan-University initiatives – Strategic Plan, Academic Plan, Lakehead for Life Alumni Plan), EDI Action Plan, and internal and external branding.

 

The Marketing and Communications Associate is the contact for departments and faculties to ensure all marketing materials and publications produced for the Community Zone -- in a variety of media -- conform to the University's brand guidelines and support the institution's mission, vision, and strategic objectives both in content and delivery.The successful candidate must possess post-secondary education in marketing, graphic design or relevant discipline with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role, preferably within the post-secondary or not-for-profit sector. The incumbent must have experience with graphic art/design and knowledge of design programs (Adobe Creative Suites) required, as well as knowledge and experience in social media, website design, functionality and implementation.

 

The successful candidate must also have demonstrated knowledge of marketing concepts and principles, with an ability to incorporate both traditional and new communications technologies in initiatives. The incumbent must have the ability to adapt to changing environments and meet multiple deadlines, and to work well under pressure with discretion and tact, as well as, a high level of initiative and strong sense of ownership to achieve results for the overall organization.

 

This position can be based out of Lakehead University’s Thunder Bay Campus, Orillia Campus, or Toronto Office. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will require the incumbent to work remotely from home, until otherwise instructed.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-21-56, that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references by December 13, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

 

Email:  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.

CARETAKER II, Physical Plant, Competition #UNIFOR-21-09, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Physical Plant
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 4:30pm

CARETAKER II

 Physical Plant

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time, Permanent

Unifor

 

Competition #UNIFOR-21-09

 

 

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 applicants are invited to submit a cover letter quoting competition # UNIFOR-21-09, their resume and the contact information for three references by 4:30 p.m. on December 21, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Email: 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.

 

Administrative Assistant, Department of Psychology, Competition # COPE-21-21, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Psychology
Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 4:30pm

Administrative Assistant

Department of Psychology

Thunder Bay Campus

Full-Time, Temporary

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-21-21

 

Under general supervision, the incumbent will provide administrative support to the Department of Psychology, including the Chair of the Department, Department committees, Psychology Program Coordinator, Faculty members engaged in teaching and service duties to the Department, and to represent the Department as its first point of contact for current and future students, other members of the university community, and outside professionals and members of the public. A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources.

 

DUTIES:

  • Provide advanced administrative support to the Department Chair, Program Coordinator, department committees on a wide variety of complex, sensitive and confidential issues;
  • Serve as timetable representative to the department for exam scheduling and support the Program Coordinator and Chair in course scheduling;
  • Enter, submit, and monitor calendar changes through Curriculum Navigator system as directed;
  • Assist the Program Coordinator, Chair, and Graduate Program Directors with program admissions processes and with application and nomination processes for Graduate Assistantships, awards and scholarships;
  • Coordinate graduate student thesis/dissertation proposal and final defenses, including finding an examination Chair, booking a date and room, directing students to appropriate forms, and preparing forms;
  • Compile information, and use software to summarize and present information in tables and graphs;
  • Make travel arrangements, process requests and reimbursements in the Concur system;
  • Assist with all matters relating to the hiring of contract lecturers, term appointments and faculty, including the preparation, approval, and circulation of positions, scheduling interviews, preparing employee information forms, and ensuring that new hires have the information and resources necessary for a welcome arrival;
  • Make arrangements for meetings and presentations, and take minutes as requested
  • Store, track, and circulate clinical test kits, scoring sheets and protocols in line with test library policy; monitor supplies for repair or replacement
  • Write professional and clear memoranda and email communications
  • Gather news and events, use software to generate departmental newsletters
  • Monitor department email account and respond to program inquiries by email, telephone, in-person in a friendly and professional manner;
  • Create and maintain digital and physical filing systems and maintain equipment and supplies
  • Copy, scan, file and handle mail;
  • Monitor and update departmental social media presence and website;
  • Perform other duties as required

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum requirement relevant College diploma or Bachelor’s degree;
  • Proficiency with computer software programs, including the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe suites, as well as Datatel/Colleague;
  • Ability to adapt and learn new systems and software as required;
  • Superior customer service skills;
  • Familiarity with University policies and procedures would be an asset;
  • Excellent time management and exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work and handle all office duties in a confidential and diplomatic manner;
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under the pressure of deadlines in a busy office with frequent interruptions;
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills;
  • Strong capacity for independent judgement.

 

Internal COPE applicants will be considered prior to external applicants

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting competition #COPE-21-21 containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by 4:30 p.m. on December 13, 2021 to:

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  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

Administrative Assistant, Departments of Chemistry and Mathematical Sciences, Competition # COPE-21-19, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Chemistry
Mathematical Sciences
Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 13, 2021 - 4:30pm

INTERNAL COPE

Administrative Assistant

Departments of Chemistry and Mathematical Sciences

Thunder Bay Campus

Full-Time Permanent

COPE, Level 7

 

Competition # COPE-21-19

 

 

DUTIES:

  • Provide confidential administrative support to the departments of Chemistry and Mathematical Sciences
  • Front-line contact for all departmental/student inquiries (in person, on the telephone, or by email)
  • Complete work and purchase requisitions using enterprise tools such as Colleague.
  • Provide scheduling information for course and exam timetables.
  • Provide information, including guidelines and policies, relevant to all students needs (prerequisites, course overloads, student applications to federal funding agencies) or provide directions for further assistance
  • Assist with the drafting and compilation of documents and tables using computer programs such as Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat
  • Maintain the monthly attendance of support staff and technical staff.
  • Complete Part-Time Academic Forms for the hiring of contract lecturers, summer student research assistants, etc.
  • Coordinate distribute collect and summarize the ballots for all faculty applications for promotion tenure and merit.
  • Store and organize documents, forms, templates, job applications, minutes, etc on shared Google Drive folders and/or other electronic storage devices
  • Prepare and disseminate notices of upcoming meetings, competitions, seminars guest speakers, students honor seminars, and other departmentally events
  • Review monthly budget statements and report discrepancies to departmental chair
  • Record departmental minutes and maintain departmental website
  • Other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary education, preferably in Business or Office Administration, coupled with a minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative assistant position;
  • Proficiency with computer software programs, including the Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe suites, as well as webpage management;
  • Experience operating Google email and calendar scheduling systems;
  • Experience with Datatel/Colleague for budget reporting, purchase requisitions, considered an asset;
  • Working knowledge of the Timetabler DCU software is desired;
  • Effective communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work and handle all office duties in a confidential and diplomatic manner;
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under the pressure of deadlines;
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills;
  • Strong capacity for independent judgement.

 

A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources

 

Interested internal applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document quoting competition

# COPE-21-19, containing a cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on December 13, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  human.resources@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

SECURITY GUARD – Full Time, Security Services, Competition # USW-21-03, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Security
Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 17, 2021 - 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-21-03

 

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, a criminal record check and a three year drivers abstract must be provided by the successful candidate.

 

Please ensure that all mandatory qualifications are met prior to applying. Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting Competition #USW-21-03 containing a cover letter, resume (a valid email address and phone number is required) and the contact information for 3 professional references by 4:30 p.m. on December 17, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre, Room UC-0003

Email: 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. Please ask us how we may help you by contacting the Office of Human Resources, Lakehead University, (807) 343.8334 human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

Conference Coordinator, Residence, Food & Conference Services, Competition # OR-21-18, Orillia ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Conference Services
Residence
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

Conference Coordinator

Residence, Food & Conference Services

Orillia Campus

Full Time, Contract (12 months with possibility of renewal)

Schedule II

Competition # OR-21-18

 

 

Reporting to the Manager of Residence, Food & Conference Services, the Conference Coordinator is responsible for providing conference, special event, and group consulting as well as planning and coordinating services to all user groups. Specific duties include compiling event details, negotiating contracts, confirming internal and external events 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. The Summer Operation (May to August) includes transient & group overnight accommodations. The Coordinator provides support and guidance to the Front Desk team for hotel operations, and promotes, plans and executes group 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 planning and 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 are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # OR-21-18, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three work references, by 4:30 p.m. on December 15, 2021, to:

 

Office of Human Resources

Orillia Academic Building

500 University Ave.

Email:  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.

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.

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP: CULTURALLY SAFE HEALTH CARE

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Indigenous Learning

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP: CULTURALLY SAFE HEALTH CARE

       

 

This postdoctoral fellowship is offered within a research project that seeks to implement strategies to improve the provision of culturally safe health care for Indigenous peoples in Thunder Bay ON, London, ON and the surrounding regions. Through this project, the successful candidate will engage with multiple-stakeholders to identify, design and implement culturally safe policies, practices and training through collaborative action-based and Indigenous methodologies.

 

The post-doctoral fellowship will be supervised by Dr. Lana Ray. Dr. Ray, an Anishinaabe scholar located in the Department of Indigenous Learning at Lakehead University, is the co-Principal Investigator on the project and the Lead for the Thunder Bay site. The Project is funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR).

 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach online and/or in-person in the Indigenous Learning Department at Lakehead University including the opportunity to design their own course. Remuneration for this opportunity is in addition to the post-doctoral fellowship salary.

 

Salary: $CAN 35,000/year + benefits

 

Term: 1-year with the possibility of extension for one more year

 

Expected Hours: 35 hours/week

 

Start Date: Ideally the successful candidate would start September 1, 2021

 

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

 

Location: It is preferred that the successful candidate be located in Thunder Bay, however there is the possibility to work remotely off-campus.

 

Duties

 

The post-doctoral researcher will:

 

• review literature and policy documents that pertain to cultural safety and

   Indigenous peoples’ health care experience

• assist Dr. Ray in research planning activities

• conduct interviews with health service providers in Thunder Bay and the surrounding region

• coordinate and support a provincial multi-stakeholder health policy table

• use NVivo to analyze qualitative data

• contribute to writing peer-reviewed manuscripts and community knowledge

  translation activities

• develop grant applications to support future research studies

 

Required Qualifications

 

• Ph.D. in a relevant discipline completed by September 2021 and conferred within the last

  6 years 

• Prior experience working with Indigenous communities and in the health care sector

  would be considered an asset.

 

The candidate should send a cover letter, CV and list of 3 references sent via email to:

 

Dr. Lana Ray, Department of Indigenous Learning

Lakehead University,

955 Oliver Road,

Thunder Bay ON

P7B 5E1, Canada

Email: lray@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, Indigenous Language Instructor’s Program (ILIP), Competition # COPE-21-17, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Education
Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 4:30pm

Administrative Assistant

Indigenous Language Instructor’s Program (ILIP)

 

Thunder Bay Campus

Part-Time, Permanent

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-21-17

 

Do you have a passion for Indigenous languages, peoples, and families? Do you believe in the revitalization of Indigenous cultures through language learning and celebration?

 

Reporting to the Coordinator, and an integral part of the Department of Aboriginal Education and Faculty of Education, the incumbent is responsible for overall administrative responsibilities associated with the Indigenous Language Instructor’s Program in the Faculty of Education. A brief outline of the responsibilities follows. A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources.

 

DUTIES:

 

• As first point of contact, compassionately work with Indigenous students and families to support

  their transition to post secondary school life;

• Provide administrative assistance including correspondence and reports, answering and/or

  directing student and community inquiries;

• Assist with the promotion of the programs and opportunities of Anishinaabemowik;

• Assist with the preparation of promotional materials, marks submissions, recommendations for

  the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), surveys, and graduate records;

• Maintain databases with student records, enrolment and program statistics;

• Assist with the organization, scheduling, course allocation, etc. associated with

  summer programming;

• Assist in bi-yearly celebration of language programs traditional name and other ceremonial

  activities associated with the on-going management of Anishinaabemowik;

• Provide administrative support to language programs faculty and staff;

• Other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

• A minimum of a post-secondary education;

• Experience working in a similar capacity with knowledge of Indigenous language and culture and/

  or a sensitivity towards Indigenous peoples;

• Proficiency with computers, including Google Workspace, Zoom, and web page editing skills

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, including tact and courtesy

  with special consideration for Indigenous community communication preferences;

• Exceptional attention to detail;

• Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills;

• Ability to multitask a variety of duties with frequent interruptions;

• Knowledge of educational authorities and organizations, including the Ontario College of

  Teachers (OCT) considered an asset.

 

*Important Note: This position is a combination of part-time and full-time hours to reflect programming needs: up to 17.5 hours per week during the September-April period, and up to 35 hours per week during the May-August period. Exact dates and scheduling may be flexible and subject to change.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document, quoting #COPE-21-17, containing a cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on December 3, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email: 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 to the Dean, Faculty of Education, Competition # COPE-21-18, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Education
Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 4:30pm

*INTERNAL*

 

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Faculty of Education

 

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time, Permanent

COPE, Level 8

 

Competition # COPE-21-18

 

 

 

Reporting to the Dean, and working very closely with faculty and administration in all five departments, the Administrative Assistant to the Dean is an integral part of the Faculty of Education. The ideal candidate would be committed to the values of the faculty and have, or be able to quickly develop, a thorough understanding of the work of the faculty. The key personal attributes are a well developed sense of professionalism, a collegial and collaborative nature, initiative and an ethic of service. 

 

A brief outline of the responsibilities follows. A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources.

 

DUTIES:

As first point of contact for the Office of the Dean, provide approachable, confidential and professional support to faculty, staff, students and members of the community;

Provide executive level administrative support to the Dean, including liaising with multiple external organizations, associations and governing bodies in the field of Education;

Manage all administrative operations for over 25 full time professors, including but not limited to coordinating recruitment, teaching load selection, annual reports, PTR and merit processes;

Create and maintain highly detailed spreadsheets (Google Sheets) and files, with extensive coordination and data sharing between all five departments within the faculty;

Oversee and coordinate faculty communications, such as maintaining the website, ensuring print materials, instructor resources and handbooks are current and accurate, maintaining a calendar of events including faculty-wide bulletins, organizing Faculty Council and executive meetings;

Other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary education, preferably in Business or Office Administration and a minimum of 5 years related experience reflecting increasing administrative responsibility;

Advanced proficiency with computers, including Google Workspace (Sheets, Drive, Forms, etc), Zoom, and accurate web page editing skills;

Working knowledge of LUFA Collective Agreement and other university processes, policies and procedures regarding full time faculty;

Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills, including tact, professionalism and a willingness to be proactive towards new and innovative ideas;

Exceptional attention to detail;

Demonstrated ability to work and handle all office duties in a confidential and diplomatic manner

Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills;

Ability to multitask a variety of duties with frequent interruptions;

Knowledge of educational authorities and organizations, including the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) considered an asset.

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document, quoting #COPE-21-18, containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three professional references by 4:30 p.m. on December 3, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email: 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.

Registered International Student Immigration Advisor, Lakehead University International, Competition # SCHII-21-53, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Lakehead International
Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 10, 2021 - 4:30pm

Registered International Student Immigration Advisor

Lakehead University International

Thunder Bay Campus
Full Time, Permanent (2 positions)

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-53

 

Reporting to the Director, International Student Services and working with many other administrative and academic units at Lakehead University, the advisors oversee all aspects of the international student advising, from the initial handoff from Recruitment months prior to the student’s arrival in Canada, through their time at Lakehead University until graduation.

 

The Registered International Student Immigration Advisor contributes to Lakehead University’s internationalization efforts and global engagement priorities by supporting the pre-arrival, arrival/onboarding and ongoing student advising and immigration advising for the over 1,500 international students attending Lakehead University. The Advisor ensures the delivery of excellent student support and customer service before, during and after arrival at Lakehead. This position requires a collaborative and culturally informed approach to resolving issues and challenges, including handling student crises, conflict management, and a wide range of student issues.

 

The Registered International Student Immigration Advisor is responsible for meeting with students to provide developmental advising that enables them to define and develop realistic educational, personal, and financial goals, and help them with self-efficacy to make plans consistent with their abilities, interests, and resources. The incumbent will monitor and coach students’ progress towards meeting their educational, personal, and professional goals and proactively contact students at critical points in their academic development with intentional outreach to provide connection, belonging, inclusivity, and to build positive relationships with students to ensure they are accessing all the supports that Lakehead University offers to support their success.

 

Candidates require a Bachelor degree or equivalent, coupled with two (2) years previous experience in academic advising. Registered International Student Immigration Advisor (RISIA) training through Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (CICC), or willing to obtain this certification within one year of appointment is required. Two (2) years previous experience in providing RISIA scoped immigration advising is preferred. Post-secondary education courses in cross-cultural or intercultural communication and Cultural Intelligence (CQ) training required to remain in the role are preferred. Knowledge of a language other than English and experience living in another country or culture are considered assets. Strong intercultural communication skills demonstrated ability to function effectively in inter-cultural environments and fluency in at least one language other than English are considered assets. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal communication, and presentation skills, including written, oral, and in individual and group settings, as well as a demonstrated skills in diplomacy and the ability to interact and liaise with stakeholders from all levels within Lakehead University.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-53, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on December 10, 2021 to:

Office of Human Resources

Email:  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.

Toxicologist/ ATRC Manager, Aquatic Toxicity Research Centre, Competition # GEN-21-17, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Aquatic Toxicity Research Centre
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 4:30pm

Toxicologist/ ATRC Manager

Aquatic Toxicity Research Centre

Full Time, Contract (12 months with possibility of extension)

 

Competition # GEN-21-17

 

The Lakehead University Aquatic Toxicology Research Centre [ATRC] is seeking a toxicologist to become part of a dynamic analytical services laboratory.  The ideal candidate will provide technical leadership for the aquatic toxicology testing facilities, which conducts testing services to various industries and municipalities in Northwestern Ontario. Duties include overseeing the daily operation of the laboratory, statistical analysis and reporting, and ensuring testing compliance with all relevant local, provincial and federal environmental regulations.

 

The responsibility for day-to-day Quality Assurance resides with the Manager/Toxicologist. This responsibility includes documentation of work instructions specific to a given test, and ensuring adequate training and supervision to new staff members. It also includes, where appropriate, validation of test methods and application of adequate internal quality control.  The Manager/ toxicologist will work closely with the Quality Assurance Manager and Director for the ATRC to ensure compliance with ISO/IEC 17025. The Manager/Toxicologist is responsible for the preparation of budgets and fee schedules for the Aquatic Toxicity Research Centre for the approval of the director.

 

The incumbent has a post-graduate degree (MSc or higher) in toxicology or a relevant environmental discipline or a degree in biology sciences and at least 1-2 years work experience in aquatic toxicology or equivalent academic experience. The incumbent should be familiar with ISO 17025 accreditation requirements or has acquired experience with ISO standards working in an accredited laboratory facility and with federal and provincial (Ontario) environmental regulation in the municipal, mining, hydrogenation and pulp & paper industrial sector. The incumbent has demonstrated technical competency and knowledge of toxicology testing requirements for municipal wastewater effluent, mining discharge effluent and pulp and paper discharge effluent. The incumbent must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment that requires flexibility and teamwork. The incumbent possess reporting and project management skills, as well as problem solving skills, research and analytical skills. The incumbent must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, specifically in technical or scientific writing. 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting competition #GEN-21-17 containing a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by 4:30 p.m. on November 30, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email:  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.

 

EARLY OUTREACH COORDINATOR, Undergraduate Recruitment, Competition # SCHII-21-55, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Recruitment
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:30pm

EARLY OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Undergraduate Recruitment

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Contract – 24 months (January 2022 – December 2024)

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-55

 

An inspiring individual with a passion for showcasing opportunities for higher education, the Early Outreach Coordinator is responsible for planning, coordinating, scheduling, and delivering early outreach programming and initiatives with youth, parents and educators to promote the value of a post-secondary education at Lakehead. The position includes working with schools, teachers and students to develop skills that will help them in making decisions at an early age around post-secondary education, such as the development of financial literacy skills, understanding career outcomes and creating connections between elementary and high schools and Lakehead University programs and campuses

 

A Bachelor’s degree in Education is preferred, along with 2 or more years of experience working in a post-secondary setting in the field of education and/or marketing/ communications. Excellent customer service skills, presentation skills, analytical and organizational abilities with excellent judgment and decision-making skills are required. 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 unrestricted licence is required, due to travel requirements.

 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-21-55, that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references by December 8, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Email:  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.

RECRUITMENT OFFICER, Undergraduate Recruitment (Domestic), Competition # SCHII-21-54, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Recruitment
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 4:30pm

RECRUITMENT OFFICER

Undergraduate Recruitment (Domestic)

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-54

 

You are an enthusiastic, inspiring 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, such as high school visits, college fairs, community events, career fairs, and other venues.  This role is responsible for high school visits across Thunder Bay with regional travel in NE and NW Ontario. 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.

 

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, 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 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 driver's licence (unrestricted) is required, due to extensive travel requirements.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-21-54, that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references by December 08, 2021 to:

 

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Email:  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. 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.

Administrative Assistant, Indigenous Language Instructor’s Program (ILIP), Competition # COPE-21-17, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Education
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 4:30pm

 

Administrative Assistant

Indigenous Language Instructor’s Program (ILIP)

 

Thunder Bay Campus

Part-Time, Permanent

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-21-17

 

Do you have a passion for Indigenous languages, peoples, and families? Do you believe in the revitalization of Indigenous cultures through language learning and celebration?

 

Reporting to the Coordinator, and an integral part of the Department of Aboriginal Education and Faculty of Education, the incumbent is responsible for overall administrative responsibilities associated with the Indigenous Language Instructor’s Program in the Faculty of Education. A brief outline of the responsibilities follows. A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources.

 

DUTIES:

 

• As first point of contact, compassionately work with Indigenous students and families to support

  their transition to post secondary school life;

• Provide administrative assistance including correspondence and reports, answering and/or

  directing student and community inquiries;

• Assist with the promotion of the programs and opportunities of Anishinaabemowik;

• Assist with the preparation of promotional materials, marks submissions, recommendations for

  the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT), surveys, and graduate records;

• Maintain databases with student records, enrolment and program statistics;

• Assist with the organization, scheduling, course allocation, etc. associated with

  summer programming;

• Assist in bi-yearly celebration of language programs traditional name and other ceremonial

  activities associated with the on-going management of Anishinaabemowik;

• Provide administrative support to language programs faculty and staff;

• Other related duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

• A minimum of a post-secondary education;

• Experience working in a similar capacity with knowledge of Indigenous language and culture and/

  or a sensitivity towards Indigenous peoples;

• Proficiency with computers, including Google Workspace, Zoom, and web page editing skills

• Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, including tact and courtesy

  with special consideration for Indigenous community communication preferences;

• Exceptional attention to detail;

• Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills;

• Ability to multitask a variety of duties with frequent interruptions;

• Knowledge of educational authorities and organizations, including the Ontario College of

  Teachers (OCT) considered an asset.

 

*Important Note: This position is a combination of part-time and full-time hours to reflect programming needs: up to 17.5 hours per week during the September-April period, and up to 35 hours per week during the May-August period. Exact dates and scheduling may be flexible and subject to change.

 

Internal COPE applicants will be considered prior to external applicants.

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document, quoting #COPE-21-17, containing a cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on November 25, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

Email: 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 Professor, Biorefining Research Institute, Thunder Bay Campus

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Biorefining Research Institute
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 4:30pm

Research Assistant Professor

Biorefining Research Institute

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time, Contract

Competition # GEN-21-16

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor at the Biorefining Research Institute. This position is not part of the Lakehead University Faculty Association.

Lakehead University is a comprehensive, research-intensive university, founded in 1956, with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. One of Lakehead’s founding faculties was the Faculty of Forestry, which is now the Faculty of Natural Resources Management. Lakehead’s location in the Boreal Forest has influenced our extensive involvement in forest-based research and more recently in biomass and Biorefining research.

The Senate-approved Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is the only academic institution of its kind that mobilizes the expertise, experience, and passion of an enthusiastic and multidisciplinary research team to the benefit of the Canadian forest industry. The BRI features state-of-the-art facilities and well-equipped laboratories on Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus with extensive space for research and graduate student supervision. Established in 2008 as a special initiative of the Ontario government, the BRI maintains strong collaboration with academic and industry partners, including the Centre for Research & Innovation in the Bio-economy (CRIBE), FPInnovations, and the Mass Timber Institute.

The BRI’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan outlines its commitment to contributing to the environmental sustainability and socio-economic prosperity of Northern Ontario through the primary pillars of engagement and collaboration, research and development, and training of highly qualified personnel. The research outcomes of the BRI are well-aligned with Lakehead’s research priorities, in particular (1) First Nations, Metis and Inuit Research; (2) Informatics, New Materials and Technologies; and (3) Sustainability, Resources and the Environment. 

The BRI is seeking a well-qualified, independent researcher, who will contribute to the research goals of the Institute. This position is for three years, renewable depending on performance. Duties are entirely research and innovation focused. There are no teaching duties assigned to this position. The selected candidate is expected to supervise/cos-supervise graduate students, apply for funding, and conduct research independently and collaboratively with other BRI associate members. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree and preferably post-doctoral experience in a relevant field to biorefining, evidence of independent research in biorefining, and supervision of graduate students (if applicable).

The area of research includes thermal and chemical conversion of lignin, cellulose, and hemicelluloses of woody biomass to value-added chemicals and materials, e.g., polymeric films, composites, fine chemicals, and polymers, that are suitable for the industry in Ontario and Canada. The candidate should have solid evidence of contributions to the forest Biorefining field.

More information on the Biorefining Research Institute is available at https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition

# GEN-21-16, containing a cover letter, resume, a three-year research plan (maximum three pages), copies or links to their most significant publications, along with the contact information of three work-related references by October 29, 2021 to:

Office of Human Resources

Email:  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 Professor, Biorefining Research Institute, Competition # GEN-21-16, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Research Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Biorefining Research Institute
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 4:30pm

Research Assistant Professor

Biorefining Research Institute

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time, Contract

 

Competition # GEN-21-16

 

 

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor at the Biorefining Research Institute. This position is not part of the Lakehead University Faculty Association.

 

Lakehead University is a comprehensive, research-intensive university, founded in 1956, with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. One of Lakehead’s founding faculties was the Faculty of Forestry, which is now the Faculty of Natural Resources Management. Lakehead’s location in the Boreal Forest has influenced our extensive involvement in forest-based research and more recently in biomass and Biorefining research.

 

The Senate-approved Biorefining Research Institute (BRI) is the only academic institution of its kind that mobilizes the expertise, experience, and passion of an enthusiastic and multidisciplinary research team to the benefit of the Canadian forest industry. The BRI features state-of-the-art facilities and well-equipped laboratories on Lakehead’s Thunder Bay campus with extensive space for research and graduate student supervision. Established in 2008 as a special initiative of the Ontario government, the BRI maintains strong collaboration with academic and industry partners, including the Centre for Research & Innovation in the Bio-economy (CRIBE), FPInnovations, and the Mass Timber Institute.

 

The BRI’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan outlines its commitment to contributing to the environmental sustainability and socio-economic prosperity of Northern Ontario through the primary pillars of engagement and collaboration, research and development, and training of highly qualified personnel. The research outcomes of the BRI are well-aligned with Lakehead’s research priorities, in particular (1) First Nations, Metis and Inuit Research; (2) Informatics, New Materials and Technologies; and (3) Sustainability, Resources and the Environment. 

 

The BRI is seeking a well-qualified, independent researcher, who will contribute to the research goals of the Institute. This position is for three years, renewable depending on performance. Duties are entirely research and innovation focused. There are no teaching duties assigned to this position. The selected candidate is expected apply for funding and conduct research independently and collaboratively with other BRI associate members. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree and preferably post-doctoral experience in a relevant field to biorefining and evidence of independent research in biorefining.

 

The area of research includes thermal and chemical conversion of lignin, cellulose, and hemicelluloses of woody biomass to value-added chemicals and materials, e.g., polymeric films, composites, fine chemicals, and polymers, that are suitable for the industry in Ontario and Canada. The candidate should have solid evidence of contributions to the forest Biorefining field.

 

More information on the Biorefining Research Institute is available at

https://www.lakeheadu.ca/research-and-innovation/facilities-centres/bri

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition

# GEN-21-16, containing a cover letter, resume, a three-year research plan (maximum three pages), copies or links to their most significant publications, along with the contact information of three work-related referencesby December 2, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

Email:  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.

Manager, Residence Facilities and Operations Residence Services, Competition # SCHII-21-52, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Residence
Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 4:30pm

Manager, Residence Facilities and Operations

Residence Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Permanent, Full Time

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-52

 

Lakehead University Residence consists of dormitory, townhouse and apartment style residences for 1,100 students.  Approximately 400 students are housed in the residence halls and 700 students in the townhouse/apartment complexes.

 

Reporting to the Director of Residence Services, the Manager, Residence Facilities and Operations will be required to adapt to daily operational needs in order to provide consistent, decisive leadership to staff within a unionized environment as well as with non-union staff.  The incumbent will be required to effectively direct and manage all day to day custodial and maintenance activities within the residences including scheduling, quality control and monitoring performance.  The Manager works with internal staff along with other departments on campus and off-campus contractors to coordinate repairs, capital projects, and various vendors ordering supplies and equipment. The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and maintaining a safe and healthy living and work environment for staff, students and guests and ensuring student and guest satisfaction with regards to Maintenance, Housekeeping, Front Desk operations, and Food & Conferences.

 

The ideal candidate will have post-secondary education in a related field with 5 years of experience in a managing or supervising role. The incumbent must have the ability to work in a union and non-union environment which includes working within the parameters of contracts and collective agreements. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required for dealing with a diverse population including students, staff, clients and external services. The incumbent must be familiar with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, WHIMIS, Employment Standards Act and Ministry of Labour regulations. Proficiency with computer applications is required. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and understanding of security issues such as key control, access control, fire regulations and the Residential Tenancies Act.

 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-52, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on November 19, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Email:  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.

International Admissions Officer, Enrolment Services – Undergraduate Admissions, Competition #SCHII-21-51, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Enrolment Services
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 4:30pm

International Admissions Officer

Thunder Bay Campus

Enrolment Services – Undergraduate Admissions

Full Time, Contract (9 months)

Schedule II

 

Competition #SCHII-21-51

 

Reporting to the Associate Registrar of Undergraduate Admissions, the International Admissions Officer contributes to the development of the international community at Lakehead University by advising international applicants through the application process, assessing international credentials, including transfer credit evaluations, English language qualifications, and determining an applicant's admissibility to Lakehead University and programs at the undergraduate level. Participating in international admissions-related recruitment initiatives and activities is also part of the role to further support the internationalization of the University.

 

Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent education in a related field;
  • Minimum of 1- 2 years’ experience in related field of admissions and specifically in the area of international credential assessment;
  • Appreciation and understanding of diverse cultures and backgrounds with the ability to communicate with multicultural populations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong organizational, interpersonal and presentation skills;
  • Well-developed research, analytical, decision-making and computer skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and the capacity to handle heavy workload;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of student data records and understand the importance of the Freedom of Information and the Protection of Privacy Act and the application of that Act;
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as functional experience with student information systems, specifically Ellucian Colleague; and
  • Ability to travel on University business often at short notice and on weekends and evenings as required.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition #SCHII-21-51 that includes a cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three work-related references by November 4, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Email: 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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