Administrative Assistant, Enrolment Services, Competition # COPE-21-16, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Enrolment Services
Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

* Internal COPE *

 

Administrative Assistant

Enrolment Services

Thunder Bay Campus

 

Full-Time Permanent

COPE, Level 5

 

Competition # COPE-21-16

 

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 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. 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.  Liasing with faculty, staff, and students with respects to collection of essential petition documentation.  Maintain 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, 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.

 

 

Interested internal COPE applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document, quoting #COPE-21-16, containing a cover letter and resume by 4:30 p.m. on November 1, 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-21-50, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Recruitment
Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

EARLY OUTREACH COORDINATOR

Undergraduate Recruitment

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Contract – 4 months (December to March)

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-50

 

The Early Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination, scheduling, and delivery of early outreach programming and initiatives with youth, parents and educators to promote the value of a post-secondary education at Lakehead. The position also 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 opening doors to the university campus.

 

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 licence is required, due to travel requirements.

 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-21-50, that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three referencesby November 11, 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.

Coordinator, Global Mobility Programs, Lakehead University International, Competition # SCHII-21-46, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Lakehead International
Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

Coordinator, Global Mobility Programs

Lakehead University International

Thunder Bay Campus
Full Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-46

 

Reporting to the Manager, International Relations, the Coordinator oversees all aspects of the application and approval process for both inbound and outbound exchange students, provides pre-departure, arrival and re-entry support and is responsible for the promotion of various mobility programs to both Lakehead students and students from our partner universities.

 

The Coordinator, Global Mobility Programs contributes to Lakehead University’s internationalization efforts and global engagement priorities by increasing student awareness of and participation in international engagement & mobility opportunities such as international academic exchanges, short-term study abroad programs, faculty-led programs, government scholarship programs and other international experiential learning and study/work abroad opportunities.

 

The Coordinator ensures the delivery of strong student supports before, during, and after study abroad and other mobility experiences, is responsible for tracking inbound and outbound student activity, and monitoring and reviewing the balance of the number of students based on the student exchange agreements. The role requires a collaborative and culturally informed approach to resolving issues and program challenges, including student crises and conflict management.

 

Candidates require a post-secondary education, preferably a degree in a related field such as Education, Communications, Business, International Business or International Relations, combined with two (2) years of recent and relevant experience in a post-secondary environment, preferably in international education, coordinating student exchange or mobility programs, developing and/or delivering student programs, and/or student services and supports. The incumbent will have experience coordinating credit and non-credit programs such as academic exchanges, short-term abroad programs, placements, internships, as well as knowledge of Intercultural competency and experience supporting students from diverse backgrounds. The Coordinator will have knowledge of international student exchange programs, opportunities, scholarships, and knowledge of education systems outside of Canada. Experience with immigration issues in an asset.

 

Experience living or working abroad and comfort with travelling internationally for work is an asset. The incumbent must have awareness of international visa regulations and application procedures. The successful candidate must have strong organizational skills, the ability to balance multiple tasks and manage multiple priorities simultaneously, as well as event planning and project management skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, target-driven environment, meet deadlines, and handle pressure and stressful working conditions, as well as excellent judgement and decision-making skills are required. Demonstrated ability to maintain professional standards of privacy and confidentiality is essential.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-46, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on November 1, 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.

Registered International Student Immigration Advisor, Lakehead University International, Competition # SCHII-21-49, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Lakehead International
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:30pm

Registered International Student Immigration Advisor

Lakehead University International

Thunder Bay Campus
Full Time, Contract (6 months)

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-49

 

Reporting to the Director, International Student Services, the Registered International Student Advisor (RISIA) works in collaboration with members of the Lakehead International team and other administrative and academic units at Lakehead University, providing immigration advising to international students and the broader Lakehead community.

 

The RISIA contributes to Lakehead University’s internationalization efforts and global engagement priorities by supporting the pre-arrival, arrival/onboarding, 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 and range of student immigration questions and issues.

 

The Registered International Student Immigration Advisor is responsible for meeting with students to provide advising that enables them to make plans consistent with their abilities, interests, and resources. The advisor works as part of a team that 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.

 

Registered International Student Immigration Advisor (RISIA) training through Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) is essential. Candidates require a Bachelor degree or equivalent, coupled with two (2) years previous experience in academic advising. 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.

 

Potential for remote work.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-49, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on October 27, 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.

Helpdesk Technician, Technology Services Centre, Competition # OPSEU-21-04, Thunder Bay ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Technology Services Centre
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 4:30pm

Helpdesk Technician

Technology Services Centre

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time OPSEU Position

$27.06 - $32.39 per hour

 

Competition # OPSEU-21-04

 

Primarily an 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shift, Monday to Friday.

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

 

Lakehead University has an immediate opportunity for employment within the Technology Services Centre.  Under the general supervision of the Manager of Server, Desktop & Client Services, the incumbent will provide tier 1 support via phone, email, and in person, as it pertains to the University operation relating to hardware (Computers/Laptops/Tablets/Mobile Devices), applications, Windows domain services, printers, network access, telephones, remote connectivity, and other relevant technologies.

 

As the initial point of contact for reporting technical problems, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing clients with accurate, courteous, and clear technical assistance, creating and maintaining service requests via ticketing system, tutorial documentation, and contributing to an IT knowledge base.

 

The successful candidate has post-secondary education along with experience with Active Directory, Windows operating systems, MS Office/365 applications, Mac operating systems, Network (LAN/WAN) concepts, VPN technologies, mobile technologies, and printing solutions. Previous experience in a Help Desk role is preferred. The incumbent must possess the ability to process and prioritize a high volume of work with accuracy and efficiency. Excellent communication and customer service skills are a necessity as well as the demonstrated ability to work with a variety of customers at all levels. The ability to rapidly self-educate on new concepts and tools and a desire and ability to continue learning are key factors to success within this role.

 

  For more information related to this position, a job fact sheet can be made available by contacting the Office of Human Resources.

 

Internal OPSEU candidates that meet the minimum posted requirements will receive first consideration. Interested candidates are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting job competition # OPSEU-21-04 containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

fax: 807-346-7701

e-mail: 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.

 

Manager, Access Services, Thunder Bay Campus, Chancellor Paterson Library, Competition # SCHII-21-42

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Library
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 4:30pm

Manager, Access Services

Thunder Bay Campus

Chancellor Paterson Library

Full Time, Contract

Schedule II

Competition # SCHII-21-42

Lakehead University Library (Thunder Bay Campus) invites applications for a Manager, Access Services. Reporting directly to the Head, Access Services and Outreach, this position plays a key role in a variety of tasks, including training and supervising unionized Access Services staff in the areas of lending and borrowing, course reserves, document delivery, photo ID processing and customer service.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, 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 ten faculties, including: Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural  Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and  Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and the Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

The total library collection includes over 700,000 print volumes, access to more than 60,000 online journals and over 120,000 e-books, and rare and special collections such as the Regional Collection and the Archives. The Chancellor Paterson Library is the main library on the Thunder Bay campus and occupies its own building in the centre of campus. There are four additional libraries: one at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, the Learning Commons in Simcoe Hall (Orillia), and the Education Library (one location at the Faculty of Education-Thunder Bay and one at Heritage Place-Orillia).  Lakehead University Library is an active member of both provincial and national consortia. We provide many services in collaboration with our Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) partners, such as, Ask a Librarian (Chat Reference Service), Scholars Portal, RACER (Document Delivery) and Dataverse. The library is also part of Collaborative Futures, a project that recently launched a shared next-generation library system at 16 OCUL libraries. Our involvement with the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) as well as other consortia, allows us to provide significant digital content. Our staff complement of over 30 includes 12 librarians and an archivist. 

Lakehead UniversityLibrary is currently implementing its Library Plan: Envision the Future 2018- 2023. Our mission is to be an innovative organization that anticipates the requirements of the future while respecting the heritage of the past. By providing exceptional services, collections, and spaces, the Libraries shape the creation of knowledge, actively preserve and support culture, and transform learning and research. 

About the Opportunity

The Manager, Access Services provides administrative and supervisory support to the Chancellor Paterson Library Access Services department. This position plays a key role in a variety of tasks including:

• Guiding and managing the work of full-time Library Assistants and Technicians in the

  Access Services department; this work includes lending and borrowing, customer

  service, document delivery, and photo ID;

• Monitors Access Services operations, provides support and guidance to staff, ensuring

  high-quality customer service; identifies problems, initiates, and implements changes

  in consultation with Head, Access Services and Outreach.

• Collects and analyzes usage data to identify trends, assess current services and

  make recommendations for future improvements.

• Works collaboratively with the evening supervisor to ensure the library is opened and

  closed according to an established schedule.

• Coordinates the sharing of materials between the Lakehead University Library

  branches. This includes working with the mailing and shipping departments to ensure

  that items arrive at their intended destination in a timely manner.

• Supports the development and maintenance of accessibility services at Chancellor

  Paterson Library.

• Coordinates Accessible Content E-Portal service for all campus Libraries. This

  service provides accessible format copies of any materials in the Library's book collection.

• Hours for this position include two evening shifts per week

Required Qualifications

•A library technician diploma, or related degree combined with three years of

 library experience

•At least two years of experience leading or managing a team; preferably in a

 unionized library environment

•Strong organizational and time management skills

•Experience working with integrated library systems

•Excellent interpersonal skills

•Strong customer service skills

•Knowledge of library resources and basic reference skills

•Strong computer skills and familiarity with Google Workspace

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-42, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on October 18, 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.

Administrative Assistant, Faculty of Business Administration, Competition # COPE-21-16, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Business Administration
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

*INTERNAL*

 

 

Administrative Assistant

Faculty of Business Administration

COPE, Level 8

Full Time, Permanent

 

Competition # COPE-21-16

 

 

Under general supervision, the successful candidate will report to the Dean, Faculty of Business Administration and provide administrative support to the Faculty. The following is a brief outline of the responsibilities.

 

DUTIES:

 

Provide administrative support to the Dean and Program Chairs in the Faculty of

  Business Administration;

• Compose, edit, and proofread correspondence, memos, minutes, and other documentation;

• Manage the Dean’s calendar including scheduling meetings;

• Track attendance records for employees that report to the Dean;

• Process invoices, cheque requisitions, credit card statements, and budget transfers;

• Provide administrative support for academic matters such as appeals, academic

  integrity investigations, change of mark, and registration or enrolment management;

• Maintain the departmental filing systems;

• Organize meetings and special events including booking venues etc.;

• Manage distribution of course evaluations, promotion, tenure and renewal documents and

  assist with the accreditation process, and undergraduate and graduate program reviews;

• Provide administrative support for faculty members, contracts lecturers, and other staff of

  the Faculty;

• Provide support to students of the Faculty programs and respond to student inquiries; 

• Maintain the Faculty of Business Administration website and social media accounts;

• Other 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;

• Knowledge of Lakehead University's and the Faculty of Business Administration's

  academic policies and procedures, programs and services would be an asset;

• Demonstrated proficiency with computers and software programs including Microsoft Office,

  D2L, Adobe Acrobat, Colleague/Datatel systems;

• Excellent written and oral communication skills,

• Demonstrated ability to multi task, coordinate multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

  and effectively with competing deadlines;

• Demonstrated ability initiative, tact and good judgement;

• Ability to work independently and effectively without direct or ongoing supervision;

• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

• Excellent administrative skills to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;

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

  of deadlines;

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

  and diplomatic manner;

• Ability to work both collaboratively and independently;

• Ability to work efficiently and effectively in an environment subject to frequent interruptions

  and high volume of activity, particularly at peak times in the academic cycle;

• Aptitude for quick learning of new educational technologies and applications

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting competition # COPE-21-16, containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information of three professional references by 4:30 p.m. on October 15, 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.

 

Mobile Application Developer, Civil Engineering, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Engineering

Mobile Application Developer

Civil Engineering

Thunder Bay Campus

 

 

The Android application developer is responsible to develop codes and create a user-

friendly application that will be used in a research project conducted at Lakehead University.

They should collaborate with a research team to develop applications. Demonstrable

experience in Android mobile application development is necessary, and the developer

should possess in-depth knowledge in working with Android software development kit. The

applicant should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and should be able to

collaborate well with other members in a team environment.

 

Responsibilities for the Mobile Application Developer

 

• Develop application programming interfaces (APIs) to support defined requirements

  and functions

• Work closely with team members to test and improve the functionality of the

  developed application

 

Qualifications for Mobile Application Developer

 

• 2+ years of demonstrable experience

• Demonstrable portfolio of developed Android Applications

• In-depth knowledge of working with Android software development kit with at

  least one programming language, e.g. Java or Kotlin

• Ability to develop location-based applications

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

• Ability to perform in a team environment

• Strong written and oral communication skills

 

Interested applicants are invited to apply by submitting a single PDF document containing a cover letter and resume to:

 

 

Dr. Ehsan Rezazadeh Azar

Associate Professor

807-766-7149

Email: eazar@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.

Human Resources Partner, Office of Human Resources, Competition #OR-21-14, Orillia, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Human Resources
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

Human Resources Partner

Office of Human Resources

Orillia Campus

 

Full Time, Permanent

Competition #OR-21-14

 

 

Lakehead University invites applications from dynamic, creative and enthusiastic Human Resources professionals to join our Orillia campus team.

 

In coordination with a strong HR team based in Thunder Bay, this individual works closely with a variety of stakeholders at all levels of the university offering personalized guidance, support, and solutions on a breadth of HR-related activities to the staff and faculty on the Orillia and Barrie campuses.  Reporting to the Associate Vice-President of Human Resources, the Human Resources Partner leads all functional areas of the human resource portfolio on the Orillia campus. The role requires a seasoned and strong generalist or business partner who is skilled in recruitment, HRIS, performance management, employee and labour relations, occupational health and safety, compensation and benefits, and training and development. Furthermore, this position will serve as an agent of change with the ability to foster strong, meaningful relationships and offer forward thinking HR improvements to our current, high functioning team. This is a pivotal role on the Orillia campus and requires an individual with a collaborative nature who thrives in a “small-but-mighty” team environment.

 

The successful candidate has completed post-secondary education in Human Resources or a related discipline. Completion of a CHRL designation is preferred, along with five years of professional Human Resources experience in an advisory role. Experience in an academic setting is an asset. The successful candidate also possesses strong knowledge of applicable legislation including the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ontario Human Rights Code and Employment Standards Act.  With a focus on HR service delivery, the incumbent has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong coaching, mediation and conflict resolution skills, as well as an ability to work independently without close supervision in a demanding, fast paced environment.

 

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

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition #OR-21-14, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references 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.

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.

ASSOCIATE SECURITY GUARD (Permanent, Part-Time), Security Services, Competition # OR-USW-21-13, Orillia ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Orillia
Department: 
Security
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 22, 2021 - 4:30pm

ASSOCIATE SECURITY GUARD (Permanent, Part-Time)

Security Services

Orillia Campus

U.S.W.

 

Competition # OR-USW-21-13

 

Under general supervision, reporting to the Manager, Security Services, Orillia campus, the Associate 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.

 

The Manager is currently hiring for one regularly scheduled, part-time position to work the day shift every other weekend. This shift would provide 24 hours per pay period, with the opportunity to pick up additional shifts.

 

 

DUTIES:

  • Patrols assigned areas or routes for the purpose of public safety and the detection and prevention of thefts, vandalism; ensures that doors, windows, safes, etc. are properly secured;
  • Maintains fire watch while on patrol and reports all matters requiring attention in the interests of safety, security, maintenance and repair;
  • Provides assistance and direction to visitors, staff and students;
  • Checks unknown or suspicious persons and reports irregularities to the Director of Security Services;
  • Maintains traffic and parking control as required;
  • Investigates, reports and provides assistance in vehicle accidents, injuries or sudden illness and other emergencies or unusual occurrences;
  • Performs special investigation duties and prepares reports as necessary;
  • Complete and submit shift reports and other forms as required;
  • Perform Associate Security Guard duties as required; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a Law and Security Administration or Police Foundations Diploma, and/or University degree or equivalent combination of education (minimum Grade 12) and related experience;
  • Must possess a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services License;
  • 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;
  • Familiar with or capable of learning the basic operation of various security video systems and retrieval of video data relating to incident;
  • 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);
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license (class “G” minimum) and maintaining a driving record ensuring insurable status for the operation of university vehicles;
  • Willingness to perform rotating shift duty;
  • Possess a valid first aid certificate;
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.
  • Training in fire prevention would be an asset.

 

As a condition of employment, a criminal record check and a three year drivers abstract must be provided by the successful candidate. Verification of a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services License will be required.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information for 3 professional references, quoting competition # OR-USW-21-13, 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.

 

Invigilator, Student Accessibility Services , Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Student Accessibility Services

Invigilator
 Student Accessibility Services – Thunder Bay Campus

 Part-time/Casual  $15.00/hour

The Invigilator supervises in person/virtual accommodated tests/exams for students with disabilities/medical conditions following established practices and ensures students adhere to relevant University regulations/policies. The position is an on call, hourly paid, part-time/casual position including evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Prepare test/exam space (including computer/assistive technology)
  • Uphold all University Exam Regulations through the exam
  • Ensure the academic integrity for all tests/exams and follow procedures to address any suspected and/or confirmed cheating incidents
  • Verify student identification
  • Monitor students during the writing of tests/exams
  • Address any student questions/concerns
  • Communicate accurately with University students, faculty & staff
  • Document anomalies/irregularities
  • Submit and collect tests/exams

 

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Knowledge of computer software including adaptive technology is preferred
  • Familiarity with Zoom video conferencing platform
  • Ability to follow instructions and work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in handling a range of situations which may include complex, sensitive and confidential issues
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliable, flexible approach to hours/periods of work
  • Experience working with students at the post-secondary level or secondary school is preferred 
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma (will consider equivalent with related experience)


Closing Date: open until positions filled

Interested applicants are invited to submit their resume to:

Nancy Cahill

Manager, Student Accessibility Services

Phone (807) 343-8086

Fax (807) 346-7733

Email: manager-sas@lakeheadu.ca

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Evening and Weekend Supervisor, Thunder Bay Campus, Chancellor Paterson Library, Competition # SCHII-21-41

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Library
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 4:30pm

Evening and Weekend Supervisor

Thunder Bay Campus

Chancellor Paterson Library

Full Time, Contract

Schedule II

Competition # SCHII-21-41

 Lakehead University Library (Thunder Bay Campus) invites applications for an Evening and Weekend Supervisor. Reporting directly to the Head, Access Services and Outreach, this incumbent will support evening and weekend Access Services operations in Chancellor Paterson Library and will be the direct supervisor for all Student Library Assistants in this area.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, 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 ten faculties, including: Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural  Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and  Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and the Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

The total library collection includes over 700,000 print volumes, access to more than 60,000 online journals and over 120,000 e-books, and rare and special collections such as the Regional Collection and the Archives. The Chancellor Paterson Library is the main library on the Thunder Bay campus and occupies its own building in the centre of campus. There are four additional libraries: one at the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, the Learning Commons in Simcoe Hall (Orillia), and the Education Library (one location at the Faculty of Education-Thunder Bay and one at Heritage Place-Orillia).  Lakehead University Library is an active member of both provincial and national consortia. We provide many services in collaboration with our Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) partners, such as, Ask a Librarian (Chat Reference Service), Scholars Portal, RACER (Document Delivery) and Dataverse. The library is also part of Collaborative Futures, a project that recently launched a shared next-generation library system at 16 OCUL libraries. Our involvement with the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) as well as other consortia, allows us to provide significant digital content. Our staff complement of over 30 includes 12 librarians and an archivist. 

Lakehead University Library is currently implementing its Library Plan: Envision the Future 2018- 2023. Our mission is to be an innovative organization that anticipates the requirements of the future while respecting the heritage of the past. By providing exceptional services, collections, and spaces, the Libraries shape the creation of knowledge, actively preserve and support culture, and transform learning and research.

About the Opportunity

The Evening and Weekend Supervisor provides administrative and supervisory support to the Chancellor Paterson Library Access Services department in the evenings and weekends. The position plays a key role in a variety of tasks including:

• Guiding and managing the work of part-time student library assistants in the Access

  Services department; this work includes lending and borrowing, customer service,

  document delivery, and photo ID;

• Approving part-time staff timecards and maintaining accurate part-time budget information;

• Monitoring Access Services operations, providing support and guidance to staff

  and ensuring high-quality customer service;

• Providing equitable access to library services, such as by ensuring the library meets

  its requirements for accessibility;

• Assisting in organizing projects for shifting/relocating of library collections

Required Qualifications

• A library technician diploma, or related degree combined with three years of

  library experience

• Experience leading or managing a team; preferably in a library environment

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• Experience working with integrated library systems, such as Alma

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Strong customer service skills

• Knowledge of library resources and basic reference skills

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-41, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on October 18, 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.

Indigenous Transitions Year Program Coordinator, Office of Indigenous Initiatives, Competition # SCHII-21-45, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Indigenous Initiatives
Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 18, 2021 - 4:30pm

Indigenous Transitions Year Program Coordinator

Office of Indigenous Initiatives

Thunder Bay Campus
Full Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-45

 

Reporting to the Indigenous Access Programs Coordinator, the Indigenous Transitions Year Program Coordinator is responsible for recruiting and supporting Indigenous students' entry into the Indigenous Transition Year Program (ITYP) and for ensuring their successful transitions to undergraduate programs at Lakehead University.

 

The incumbent will establish collaborative relationships with specific University departments,

First Nation communities and funders, Indigenous organizations, local and regional high schools, and industry partners. They will oversee the planning, delivery & evaluation of the Indigenous Transition Year Program, one of the Indigenous Access Programs offered through the Department of Indigenous Initiatives. The ITYP Coordinator will facilitate the policies, guidelines, and criteria regarding student selection, attendance, probation, and leaves of absence, track students’ progress and their transition to first year university studies. They will collect data and document program strengths and weaknesses, implement improvements to program delivery, and identify professional development needs as they pertain to working with Indigenous students.

 

Candidates require a Bachelor’s degree in a related field. A Bachelor of Education is considered an asset, coupled with two years of related experience in Indigenous Education. A Master’s degree in a related field is preferred. The incumbent is required to teach the University Transitions course; as such, they must have a thorough knowledge of Indigenous worldviews and traditional practices, as well as a clear understanding of the public education system from high school to post-secondary, including adult education. Research skills are required to keep up to date on current issues in Indigenous education, retention & recruitment. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication and be able to work in a team and independently.

Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Gmail applications is required, as well as a

valid driver's license and good driving record. The successful candidate must be comfortable with public speaking & community engagement and have a willingness to travel.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-45, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on October 18, 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.

Helpdesk Technician, Technology Services Centre, Competition # OPSEU-21-02, Thunder Bay, ON

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

Helpdesk Technician

Technology Services Centre

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time OPSEU Position

$27.06 - $32.39 per hour

 

Competition # OPSEU-21-02

 

Primarily an 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. shift, Monday to Friday.

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

 

Lakehead University has an immediate opportunity for employment within the Technology Services Centre.  Reporting to the Manager of Server, Desktop & Client Services, the incumbent will provide first level support to students, faculty, and staff. As the initial point of contact for reporting technical problems, seeking solutions, and making routine requests for services, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing clients with accurate, courteous, and clear technical assistance in person, through email and telephone and on-line ticketing system. Responsibilities also include researching issues, directing clients to the appropriate alternative resources, providing clients with necessary documentation, and depositing money onto client accounts.   

 

The successful candidate has post-secondary education along with computer, technical and networking knowledge. The ability to multitask, process challenging inquiries as well as work independently and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment with constant interruptions are a must. Additionally, the successful candidate has excellent communication, both orally and in writing, and interpersonal skills with the ability to troubleshoot technical issues and communicate complex technical information in straightforward terms. Has the ability to rapidly self-educate on new concepts and tools and a desire and ability to continue learning to stay ahead of the typical customer’s knowledge and experience. Must be patient and understanding of less technical savvy end users.  For more information related to this position, a job fact sheet can be made available by contacting the Office of Human Resources.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a single PDF document quoting job competition # OPSEU-21-02 containing a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three professional references to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

fax: 807-346-7701

e-mail: 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.

 

 

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, October 6, 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 October 6, 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.

 

Alumni Engagement, Intern External Relations, Competition # GEN-21-14, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
External Relations
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

Alumni Engagement Intern

External Relations

Full Time, Contract (October 18, 2021 to October 17, 2022)

 

Competition # GEN-21-14

 

 

Job Description:

As an ambassador for Lakehead University, the Alumni Engagement intern is an integral member of the External Relations Team. The intern will support the implementation of Lakehead for Life, a five-year Alumni Engagement Plan. The main focus of the internship will be Goals 4 and 5 from Lakehead for Life which supports the ongoing preparation work required for Lakehead University’s Institutional Philanthropic Campaign.

 

The intern will focus specifically on developing and fostering a culture of philanthropy within the alumni and campus communities by engaging with alumni in Thunder Bay and the region, encouraging alumni in the region to make annual or mid-level gifts to the Lakehead Annual Fund, and engaging with students and young alumni on campus to establish a Class Gift Program.  Further, the intern will support a dynamic Alumni Ambassador Program by engaging with alumni in the region and strategically recruit new Alumni Ambassadors and assisting the Annual Fund and Alumni Engagement Associate to increase the number of annual active Alumni Ambassador volunteers and Increase the number of campus partners engaging Alumni Ambassadors.

 

Qualifications:

University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university.  The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program.  The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.

 

Please email applications to:

 

                                                                       

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road,

Thunder Bay, ON

P7B 5E1, Canada

 

Email:  alumni@lakeheadu.ca

 

This opportunity is proudly supported by:

NOHFC an agency of the government of ontario

 

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 & EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR, Undergraduate Recruitment (Domestic), Competition # SCHII-21-40, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Recruitment
Application Deadline: 
Friday, October 1, 2021 - 4:30pm

RECRUITMENT & EVENTS CO-ORDINATOR

Thunder Bay Campus

Undergraduate Recruitment (Domestic)

Full Time, Permanent

Schedule II

 

Competition # SCHII-21-40

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

This position is based out of the Thunder Bay campus.

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single PDF document, quoting competition # SCHII-21-40, that includes cover letter, resume, along with the contact information of three references by 4:30 p.m. on October 1, 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.

Shipper/Receiver/Trucker, Physical Plant, Competition #UNIFOR-21-05, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Physical Plant
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:30pm

            INTERNAL

 

Shipper/Receiver/Trucker

Physical Plant

Thunder Bay Campus

Full Time, Permanent

                                                         Unifor                  

 

Competition #UNIFOR-21-05

 

  

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

When required, hours of work may be modified to address the needs of the University

 

 

DUTIES:

  • Receives and unloads incoming goods, assisting the Receiver/Shipper Lead Hand in recording relevant goods information and maintaining records;
  • Enters appropriate information into the computer database;
  • Loads trucks in preparation for delivery;
  • Unloads trucks subsequent to pickup of goods; 
  • Moves goods, by truck, between University buildings and between the University and off‑campus locations;
  • Moves goods within buildings by hand, cart and/or dolly to/from pickup/drop-off points;
  • Packs, labels and loads goods being shipped by the University and assists the Receiver/Shipper Lead Hand in completing/maintaining shipping records, including Transportation of Dangerous Goods documentation;
  • Operates and maintains appropriate machinery, e.g. truck and forklift;
  • Works in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, WHMIS Regulation, other health and safety related legislation and standards and with such workplace practices as outlined by his/her immediate supervisor;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Grade 12 education;
  • Experience in shipping and receiving practices;
  • Must have current WHMIS training, Transportation of Dangerous Goods certification, defensive driving certification as well as forklift certification or must be certified during trial period;
  • Must have a current valid driver’s licence of the appropriate class with a clean driving abstract;
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions;
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job, including performing heavy manual work such as lifting, carrying and/or pushing/pulling heavy objects up to 100 lbs on a daily basis as well as performing very heavy work in excess of 100 lbs on an occasional basis;
  • General knowledge of recognized practices, safe work habits and techniques, including traffic laws and defensive driving principles;
  • Some clerical ability required, including computer skills/aptitude;
  • Ability to deal courteously with staff, students and the general public;
  • Familiarity with the Occupational Health & Safety Act, its regulations and other health and safety related legislation and standards.

           

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. A copy of this will be available prior to interviews.

 

 

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and the contact information for three references, quoting competition # UNIFOR-21-05 by 4:30 p.m. on September 23, 2021 to:

 

Office of Human Resources

University Centre

Room UC-0003

Fax: 807-346-7701

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.

 

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, September 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 INTERNAL 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 September 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.

 

Applied Research Internship, Lakehead University Centre for Rural & Northern Health Research, Competition # GEN-21-13, Thunder Bay, ON

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions
Campus: 
Thunder Bay
Department: 
Centre for Rural & Northern Health Research
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 4:30pm

Applied Research Internship

Lakehead University

Centre for Rural & Northern Health Research

Thunder Bay Campus

1 Year Contract, Full time

 

Competition # GEN-21-13

 

 

Job Description:

 

This full-time 52 weeks position will give the intern “hands on” training in applied research and evaluation through working on current CRaNHR evaluation projects. Duties will include conducting environmental scans, assisting  with tool development, data collection, and analysis of  innovative, solution-focussed and technologically-facilitated youth programs and services.The intern will also have opportunities to develop print and digital knowledge products.  

 

Qualifications:

University or college graduate who has graduated within the last three years from an accredited college or university. The candidate must be a graduate of a post-secondary degree or diploma program. The position will be a first full-time employment in the candidate’s field of study.

 

Please email applications to:

 

 

                                                 

                                                Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research

Lakehead University

Email:  cranhr@lakeheadu.ca  

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY:

NOHFC an agency of the government of ontario

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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