Invigilator (Orillia Part time, On-Call)

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 4:30pm

 

Invigilator (Orillia)

Part time  On-Call, Up to 5 positions

$15.00 per hour

 

Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, Lakehead University acknowledges all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Lakehead's Orillia campus is known for its welcoming community atmosphere, its innovative programs, and its new, environmentally-friendly facilities (LEED@ certified). Orillia is located in the heart of Ontario's Lake Country, recognized as one of Canada's premier outdoor recreation areas, as well as a centre for unique cultural and heritage experiences. 

 

The Invigilator supervises accommodated tests and/or exams for students with disabilities following established practices and ensures students adhere to relevant University regulations/policies.

 

Responsibilities

Prepare test/exam room (including computer/assistive technology)

Check student identification

Monitor students during the writing of tests/exams

Address any student questions/concerns

Communicate accurately with University students and staff

Document anomalies

Collect and submit tests/exams

Maintain a high level of confidentiality

 

Qualifications / Skills:

Post secondary degree or diploma, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;

Knowledge of computers and software including adaptive technology is preferred;

Ability to follow directions and work independently;

Excellent organizational skills;

Excellent time keeping and attention to detail skills;

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 work schedule and hours;

Experience working with students at the post-secondary level or secondary school is preferred;

 

The position is an on call, hourly paid, part-time/casual position including evenings and Saturdays

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume with the names and contact information of three references to:

Office of Human Resources

Orillia Academic Building

500 University Avenue

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identify or gender expression. Lakehead University is committed to an environment of open access to employment opportunities. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (705) 330-4008, extension 2011. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Co-Op and Employer Relations Officer, Student Success Centre

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Student Affairs
Application Deadline: 
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 4:30pm

CO-OP AND EMPLOYER RELATIONS OFFICER
Student Success Centre

12 month contract (Maternity Leave Coverage)
$44,110 to $55,138



Lakehead University invites applications for the position of Co-op and Employer Relations Officer.  Reporting to the Manager of Student Success Centre, the successful applicant's main responsibilities will be to create and maintain multi-faceted relationships with employers, faculty and students as well as coordinate job development activities as they relate to co-operative education students.  Specific duties include working with students on identifying potential employment opportunities, providing individualized support, and guiding students through the co-op application and work term preparation process.  Additionally, the Co-op Employer Relations Officer will promote cooperative education programs on and off campus, develop promotional material, organize co-operative events and act as a liaison to University departments and external organizations.  Communications and records management will include maintaining co-op student files and submitting end of work term reports and evaluations. The incumbent will participate in other programs/services provided by the Student Success Centre as required throughout the year including Orientation and First Year Experience Programming as well as Career and Education Fairs.

The successful candidate will possess an undergraduate degree coupled with one year of employment advising and/or job development experience.  Proficiency with computers (experience in working with databases, desktop publishing, social media, and more) and the ability to manage a long range vision as well as immediate detail is required.  The Co-op and Employer Relations Officer will have working knowledge of the Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, Workers Compensation Act, FIPPA, immigration as well as federal and provincial student/graduate employment programs.  Self-motivated, the incumbent will have exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills along with the ability to handle conflicting deadlines under pressure.  A valid driver's licence is required.
 
Interested applicants are invited to submit a single .pdf document that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references 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, 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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.
 

Indigenous Transitions/CLAN Advisor - Aboriginal Initiatives (Contract Position)

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 4:30pm

INDIGENOUS TRANSITIONS/CLAN ADVISOR
Aboriginal Initiatives

Contract (September 2016 - April 2018)



Reporting to the Vice-Provost, Aboriginal Initiatives and the ACSS Coordinator, the Indigenous Transitions/CLAN Advisor is responsible for providing Indigenous students with professional and confidential transitional and personal support needed to be successful in their academic aspirations.  Specific responsibilities include working collaboratively to develop programs and support activities, connecting students to existing internal and external programs and supports, offering individual and group support as well as advocating for and providing guidance to students dealing with challenging or controversial issues. The Advisor will develop and deliver professional development and self-empowerment workshops, academic sessions and activities to enhance students? transition experiences. Additional responsibilities include working collaboratively to expand the Lakehead University Coordinated Learning Access Program (CLAN) program across the University community, while maintaining, updating, and evaluating the CLAN database.  The successful candidate will actively participate in cultural and relevant University events as a way to raise awareness of, model, and promote departmental services.  

The successful candidate will have completed a degree (BA, BEd) with consideration given to applicants with a diploma and relevant experience.  Additionally, the successful candidate will have three (3) years of relevant experience dealing with crisis intervention, response and referrals. Additional qualifications include a demonstrated awareness of Indigenous student transition barriers, managing student concerns within the context of Indigenous peoples history, as well as knowledge of mental health issues affecting young Indigenous adults.  An outstanding communicator, the Advisor has excellent interpersonal skills along with good judgment.  The demonstrated ability to carry out self-reflective practices along with the proven ability to deliver presentations and communicate with a diverse audience is critical in this role.  Expansive knowledge of social media, databases and communications is a significant and necessary asset for this position.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document, which will include a cover letter, resume, and a Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references 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, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal/Indigenous 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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

 

Administrative Assistant - Part-time - Aboriginal Education

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Department: 
Faculty of Education
Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 4:30pm

    
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Aboriginal Education -  Part-time
Faculty of Education

COPE, Level 6

($23.21 to $26.76 per hour)


Under general supervision, the incumbent will provide support to key stakeholders and program areas including the Chair, staff, lecturers, and faculty members and program areas including support to the Native Language Instructors program (NLIP), Honours Bachelor of Education (HBEd), Native Teacher Education Program (NTEP) and Native Language Teacher Training (NLTT).  The following is a brief outline of the responsibilities.

Duties:

 

  • provide general administrative assistance (e.g. correspondence, confidential reports and proposals, budget monitoring, composing memos/letters/forms, advertisements and promotional pieces, compiling reports and statistical data;
  • maintain related file systems and databases;
  • assist in planning and organizing special events and projects;
  • interact with Aboriginal/Indigenous communities, organizations and institutions locally, nationally and internationally;
  • organize and maintain the office filling system;
  • maintain the Aboriginal Education website;
  • schedule appointments, meetings, events and make travel arrangements;
  • respond to telephone/e-mail/walk-in inquiries;
  • coordinate proposals and reports to Aboriginal funding agencies;
  • perform other related duties as required.


Qualifications:

 

  • post secondary education along with 1-2 years of related administrative assistant experience preferred;
  • experience working with Aboriginal people, and fluency in an Aboriginal language would be an asset;
  • knowledge of Aboriginal communities, organizations, cultures, languages and protocols is an asset;
  • proficiency with PCs and various computer programs, including MS Office, Filemaker Pro, and familiarity with Datatel Colleague systems and graphics expertise an asset;
  • excellent oral and written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • understanding of budget processes;
  • ability to work and handle all office duties in a confidential manner;
  • ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under pressure of deadlines and frequent interruptions;
  • ability to work independently;
  • familiarity with university policies, procedures (Collective agreement, Calendar regulations, Senate policies, etc.).


Interested applicants are invited to apply 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, 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

Student Affairs Assistant (Orillia)

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Department: 
Student Affairs
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 4:30pm

Dated: August 9, 2016, 8:30 am                                                                                                                                                                                   Expires: August 17, 2016, 4:30 pm                                                                        

Student Affairs Assistant (Orillia)

Full time hours, Up to 12-month contract

Band 3 - $44,110 to $55,138

Dynamic, modern, and highly learner-centred, Lakehead University acknowledges all of our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Lakehead's Orillia campus is known for its welcoming community atmosphere, its innovative programs, and its new, environmentally-friendly facilities (LEED@ certified). Orillia is located in the heart of Ontario's Lake Country, recognized as one of Canada's premier outdoor recreation areas, as well as a centre for unique cultural and heritage experiences.  

Reporting to the Director, Student Affairs, this role acts as ambassador by providing high level service to students and visitors as their first point of contact with Lakehead University. He/she actively provides hands-on assistance to students answering inquiries and providing information on a variety of functional areas including admissions, academic advising, records, registration, student awards, scholarships, financial aid, accessibility services, wellness centre and student success initiatives.

This customer service professional also processes payments, coordinates appointments, completes administrative work, refers questions and issues to other experts within the University, processes student documentation, and supports other initiatives and projects.

The successful candidate will possess:

?         Post Secondary degree in a related field;

?         1 year of related experience in a post secondary institution;

?         Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills;

?         Excellent organization, prioritization and problem solving skills;

?         Ability to deal with multiple demands in a busy, student focused environment;

?         Strong attention to detail skills combined with sound judgement and ability to act with diplomacy and tact during difficult conversations;

?         Demonstrates understanding of FIPPA requirements and maintains confidentiality;

?         Strong ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative, along with working well in a team;

?         Demonstrates understanding of student life cycle and post-secondary programs and services;

?          Proficient computers skills including with email, word processing, internet, and databases; experience with Datatel, Lakehead University website and MyInfo systems, and OSAP portal is an asset;

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume with the names and contact information of three references to:

Office of Human Resources

Orillia Academic Building

500 University Avenue

Email:  careers@lakeheadu.ca

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

 

Technologist - School of Kinesiology (Thunder Bay Campus)

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus

Dated: August 5, 2016                                                                                                                                                           Open Until Filled
        

                             
Technologist
Permanent, Full-Time
School of Kinesiology - Thunder Bay Campus



Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Technologist in the School of Kinesiology at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position is expected to commence early fall, 2016.

The Technologist works closely with the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Kinesiology. Responsibilities include: troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining research and laboratory equipment; providing computer and technical support; and designing and constructing specialized mechanical and electronic equipment for laboratory and research applications. Applicants should have a background which includes a combination of practical and theoretical knowledge in electronics, mechanics, computer hardware and software programming, instrumentation, and interfacing. A demonstrated ability to work well both independently and as part of a team is required.

Applicants should possess a minimum of an Engineering Technology Diploma combined with three years of relevant work experience.  Additional related certifications would be valued, and an interest in or a knowledge of the area of Kinesiology would be an asset.

Updated job information can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office. Detailed information on our Kinesiology programs is available at http://kinesiology.lakeheadu.ca/.

Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.   Applicants should submit electronically a single pdf file comprised of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, along with contact information for three referees to:



Office of Human Resources
University Centre
Room UC-0003
Email: careers@lakeheadu.ca



A completed confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada Form should accompany your package. This form is available on the university website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/uploads/Forms/Confirmation%20of%20Eligibility%20t...

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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Security Guard II - Part-Time

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 4:30pm

Security Services

Thunder Bay Campus - $16.14 per hour

Under general supervision, reporting to the Director of Security Services, a Security Guard II 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:

Monitor alarm panels for fires, intruders and equipment malfunctions and take appropriate action;

Answer telephone inquiries and follow up with required information or response;

Answer the University emergency lines and initiate appropriate action;

Dispatch and relay information to Security Guards, Emergency First Response Team (EFRT), and Emergency Services (Police, Ambulance, Fire) as required;

Monitor video feeds from various cameras on a continual basis;

Responsible for issuing keys and receiving returned keys daily;

Provide assistance and direction to visitors, staff and students;

Receive and account for monies paid for parking fines, locker rentals, etc.;

Provide clerical support such as filing, shredding, stuffing envelopes, labelling, etc:

Enter data in various computer programs on a daily basis;

Maintain University lost and found service;

Complete and submit timely reports and administrative forms as required;

Perform Security Guard I duties as required;

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 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 judgement 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 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 forward resumes 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, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal/Indigenous 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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Technical Staff

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 4:30pm

OUTDOOR RECREATION PARKS AND TOURISM

This position has Levels A - D with the salary ranging from $42,768.37 - $79,168.32

Level and salary commensurate with education and experience

Reporting to the Director, the successful incumbent will be responsible for planning and performing highly specialized and complex technical duties for the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism. The incumbent will be working collaboratively with faculty, under their general supervision but working independently in planning, organizing and executing projects and duties. Extensive use of judgement, originality and creativity is required. The successful incumbent must have extensive risk management experience, expertise in outdoor recreation activities, is current with industry standards, and a leader in the field to promote the profession for our students.

Duties include:

Plans, performs and provides technical support, advice and assistance to students and faculty during laboratory classes and field studies, designing and constructing materials where necessary.

Assumes responsibility for the allocation and maintenance of equipment and for recommendations concerning repairs or replacement of equipment; responsible for coordination and maintenance of the laboratory work areas; shared responsibilities for inventory.

In consultation with faculty, designs, prepares, and instructs student laboratories for and in classroom and field settings.

Where applicable, assumes financial responsibilities for his/her area of specialization, including assistance in budget preparation and competent control of expenditures.

May supervise technical/technological support staff including organizing work schedules and handling the required related administration duties.

Coordinates the usage of laboratory equipment and space.

Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, with 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:

Master's Degree required; equivalent education and experience may be considered.

Working knowledge and experience of safety and risk management and ability to lead students in various settings. 

Strong organizational and communication skills.

Teaching experience and advanced certification in a number of outdoor recreation areas.

Class F Ontario driver's licence or equivalent.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document, which will include a cover letter, resume, and a Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references 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, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal/Indigenous 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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Transfer & Credit Equivalency - Contract

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 4:30pm

Office of Enrolment Services

One-Year Contract

(28 hours per week)

As a member of Enrolment Services, the Transfer Advisor & Credit Equivalency Specialist is responsible for assisting new transfer students from the point of admission and beyond as well as for building and maintaining the ONTransfer Course Equivalency Database.  Specific duties include meeting one-on-one with new and existing transfer students to discuss their transfer credits and degree requirements, assisting them throughout registration and connecting to ensure on-going success in their studies.  It is expected that the incumbent will, in consultation with program Chairs/Directors/Graduate Coordinators, assess potential graduating transfer students to ensure all degree and university requirements are met.  Additionally, the successful candidate will inform academic units about the importance of the project, facilitate the exchange of information on courses requiring review as well as strategize on the best approach to building the database and administering the inputting of information.

The incumbent has a post-secondary education with one year of experience working in the field of university admissions.  With an understanding of the admissions cycle, the successful candidate has demonstrated knowledge of academic program requirements, regulations, courses and timetable offerings.  Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills are coupled with exceptional attention to detail and the ability to problem-solve and make sound decisions.  The ability to maintain confidentiality of student data records and understand the importance of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) are a must.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document, which will include a cover letter, resume, and a Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references 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, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal/Indigenous 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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions

The Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus is seeking a Contract Lecturer for Research Methods I: Philosophy and General Methods of Science:, NRMT-5510-FA for the Fall session of 2016 (Sept. 13, 2016start) .

Course description for Research Methods I: Philosophy and General Methods of Science

This course is conducted in 3:0 format for lectures (no labs).

Lectures Tuesday 2:30 - 5:30 pm

A wide variety of philosophical and practical topics will be covered.  These include the nature, origin, and limits of scientific knowledge; the scientific literature; library research methods; research problem analysis; research proposals; project management and reporting research results.

Qualifications of applicant should include: PhD in Forestry, Ecology, Geography, Environmental Studies/Science, Biology or related field. Must have relevant teaching experience.

Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, teaching evaluations if available, and three references by email to:

Dr. Ulf Runesson

Dean, Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON   P7B 5E1

Email: Ulf.Runesson@lakeheadu.ca

Tel: (807) 343-8784

Applicants are asked to please address questions by email to urunesso@lakeheadu.ca_

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.  

A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/pdf/immig.pdf  

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


Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions

The Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus is seeking a Contract Lecturer for Forest Economics, NRMT-2170-FA for the Fall session of 2016 (Sept. 15, 2016 start) .

Course description for Forest Economics: 

This course is conducted in 3:0 format for lectures (no labs).

Lectures Thursday 2:30 - 5:30 pm

Introduction to the economics of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services produced by, and dependent on, the forest resource. Course objectives are to appreciate the management of forests as an economic activity; to apply some of the concepts and tools of economic analysis to the management of forest resources; and to analyze and critically appraise important forest policy issues from an economic perspective.                                                                                                                                   

Qualifications of applicant should include: Master's degree in Forestry, Ecology, Geography, Business. Environmental Studies or related field. Exposure to and understanding of Canadian business practices and international linkages as well as relevant teaching experience.

Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, teaching evaluations if available, and three references by email to:

Dr. Ulf Runesson

Dean, Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON   P7B 5E1

Email: Ulf.Runesson@lakeheadu.ca

Tel: (807) 343-8784

Applicants are asked to please address questions by email to urunesso@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.  

A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/pdf/immig.pdf  

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

 

Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions

The Faculty of Natural Resources Management, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus is seeking a Contract Lecturer for International Resources Management, NRMT-2310-FA for the Fall session of 2016 (Sept. 12, 2016 start) .

Course description for International Resources Management: 

This course is conducted in 3:0 format for lectures (no labs).

Lectures Monday 7 - 10 pm

An introduction, review and analysis of natural resources dynamics and relationships in the context of international development. The interactive sessions through lectures, seminars/summits, and audio-video presentations explore knowledge and experiences on forest certification, model forests and comparative assessments of policies and regulations on resource management practices of different countries.

Qualifications of applicant should include: Master's degree in Forestry, Ecology, Geography, Environmental Studies or related field. Comprehension of global trends and   relevant teaching experience.

Applicants are asked to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, teaching evaluations if available, and three references by email to:

Dr. Ulf Runesson

Dean, Faculty of Natural Resources Management

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON   P7B 5E1

Email: Ulf.Runesson@lakeheadu.ca

Tel: (807) 343-8784

Applicants are asked to please address questions by email to urunesso@lakeheadu.ca

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.  

A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/pdf/immig.pdf  

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

 

Administrative Assistant - Faculty of Law

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 4:30pm

 

Administrative Assistant - Faculty of Law

COPE, Level 7 (under review)

$43,206.80 to $49,977.20

 

Under general supervision, the incumbent will provide administrative support to the Dean of the Faculty of Law. The following is a brief outline of the responsibilities. A job fact sheet detailing the required duties is available in the Office of Human Resources.

DUTIES:

  • Provide administrative support to the Dean of the Faculty of Law, including arranging appointments, meetings, conferences and events, travel, etc.;

  • Type, distribute, and archive correspondence, minutes, and memorandums;

  • Maintain the Faculty's electronic filing system and webpages;

  • Handle confidential documents (e.g., academic reprisals, disciplinary proceedings, ballots for promotion, tenure and renewal [PTR]) following FIPPA protocols;

  • Prepare acceptance letters of Contract Lecturers, ensuring that the necessary hire forms are signed letters of offer are completed, received are forwarded in a timely manner;

  • Liaise and work collaboratively with various University departments and external agencies;

  • Assist the Dean in administering the LUFA Collective Agreement, including sabbatical leave applications, merit applications, annual reports, and promotion, tenure and renewal matters;

  • Receive, input, and distribute Academic Calendar change proposals for approval;

  • Manage and coordinate the faculty Annual Reports process;

  • Update course descriptions, handbooks and other academic policy documents as required;

  • Initiate and oversee paper-based course evaluations throughout the calendar year;

  • Coordinate faculty recruitment processes, including tenure-track and limited-term appointments;

  • Prepare various financial reports, participate in budget planning and review, and manage expenditures including preparation of cheque requisitions, departmental budget transfers, and purchase requisitions for processing;

  • Assist with scheduling Aboriginal Advisory Committee meetings and events;

  • Other related duties as required.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-secondary education, preferably in administration, coupled with a minimum of three years' experience in a senior level secretarial position;

  • Proficiency with computer software programs, including the Microsoft Office and Adobe suites, as well as webpage management;

  • Experience operating Google email and calendar scheduling systems;

  • Working knowledge of database systems;

  • Experience with Datatel/Colleague for budget reporting, purchase requisitions, et cetera considered an asset;

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;

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

  • Ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under the pressure of deadlines;

  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills;

  • Demonstrated ability to provide support and assistance with cultural competency in all interactions;

  • Ability to work independently.

Applications, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without consent of the applicant), should be submitted electronically to the address below:


Office of Human Resources
University Centre
Room UC-0003
Fax: 807-346-7701
Email:  mailto:careers@lakeheadu.ca

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

 

Department of Health Sciences

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 12:00am


 

Course Title:                         HESC 5750: Directed study in Epidemiology: Data analysis

(0.5 FCE)

 

Session:                                 Fall 2016 term

Classes begin September 6, 2016, Mondays 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm ET

 

Method of Delivery:             WebEx

 

Course Description:             In this course students will gain experience working with a large data set employing epidemiological statistical software and analytical methods with the aim of writing a publishable paper.

 

Preferred Qualifications:     Applicants will hold the minimum of a Master's Degree, preferably in a public health discipline with a strong focus on Epidemiology. Preference will be given to doctoral-prepared candidates. Teaching and student evaluation experience at the post-secondary level and knowledge of distance education delivery is preferred.

 

The successful candidate must possess the ability to teach using an online learning platform, although assistance will be made available via the Office of Continuing Education & Distributed Learning.

 

Applications should include: Application packages should include, in a single PDF

document: Cover letter, current CV, student evaluation of teaching (if previous teaching experience), and the names of three (3) references.

 

Send Applications to:          Acting Chair

Department of Health Sciences

Email:  healthsciences@lakeheadu.ca

 

Closing Date:                        July 31, 2016

Position is subject to budgetary approval.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Contract Lecturers - Interdisciplinary Studies

Category: 
Orillia Campus Positions
Sessional Lecturers - Applications are requested to teach one or more of the following courses (subject to availability):

PSYC 2011 Fall

Child Development

Starting Date and Duration:           Fall 2016 (September - December 2016)

                                                          

Location:  Orillia - NOTE:  no travel allowance shall be payable.

Qualifications Preferred:

PhD in Psychology preferred with teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Candidates lacking the specific degree qualification (e.g., ABD doctoral students), but who possess an appropriate combination of experience and other academic qualifications are also encouraged to apply

Send Applications to:

Dr. Michael Stevenson, Chair

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

E-mail:  oris@lakeheadu.ca

Fax:  705-329-4648

Mail:   Lakehead University, Orillia Campus

Attn: Interdisciplinary Studies

500 University Ave

Orillia  ON  L3V 0B9

Applications should include:        

Covering letter outlining qualifications, a curriculum vitae, names of referees, evidence of teaching performance and any other relevant information.   A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package.  This form is available on our website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/pdf/immig.pdf

Date Applications Due:  until filled

Note:  Subject to Budgetary Approval

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

 

Religious Studies

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

CONTRACT LECTURER POSITION AVAILABLE

Date of Posting:                   July 4, 2016

Title of Position:                   Contract Lecturer to teach:

RELIGIOUS STUDIES 1100 YDE:  Introduction to World Religions

                                                 

Course Description:   Religious Studies 1100 YDE:  An introduction to the religions of the world, with special attention to Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. An enquiry into the history of religions and the manifestations and meaning of religion in relation to its cultural context.

Credit Weight:                       1.0 FCE

Prerequisite(s):                     None

Starting Date:                        September 2016

Qualifications:                      Please submit a letter of application and a curriculum vitae which should include the following information:  (a) academic qualifications; and (b) evidence of ability to perform the various duties of the position; and (c) teaching evaluations, if available.

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Dean of the

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities on academic matters and to the Director of the Office of Continuing Education and Distributed Learning on budgetary and administrative matters.

Apply to:                                Office of the Dean

                                                Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

                                                Lakehead University

                                                955 Oliver Road

                                                THUNDER BAY, ON   P7B 5E1

                                                ssh@lakeheadu.ca

Application Deadline:          July 15th, 2016

NOTE:  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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

Gerontology

Category: 
Limited Term Faculty Positions
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:00am

Date of Posting:          July 5, 2016

Title of Position:        Sessional Lecturers

 

Applications are requested to teach one or more courses in a broad range of courses, which may include but are not limited to:

 

Introduction to Gerontology

GERO 1110 FA (Thursdays, 7-10pm, Fall Session)

Introduction to Palliative Care

GERO 2010 FDE (Web, Fall Session)

Aging in Canada

GERO 1130 WA (Mondays, 7-10 pm, Winter Session)

Overview of Dementia Studies

GERO 2110 WDE (Web, Winter Session)

 

Note: Those who have previously held sessional positions in the Department of Gerontology must apply to this posting if they wish to be considered for the upcoming academic year.

 

Starting Date:       

Fall Session:  September 12, 2016 to December 5, 2016          

Winter Session:  January 9, 2017-April 7, 2017

 

Location:    Thunder Bay

 

Preferred Qualifications:  Expertise, background and experience in basic concepts, issues and current trends in Gerontology. Previous teaching of the respective course is considered an asset. Post-graduate degree in a discipline related to gerontology and the ability to teach gerontology from an interdisciplinary perspective.

 

Applications should include:      A cover letter indicating course(s) of interest and outlining qualifications, as well as a curriculum vitae, the names of three references, evidence of teaching performance, and any other relevant information.

 

Send Applications to:

Office of the Dean

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Email: fhbs@lakeheadu.ca

 

Please note that email is the preferred method of application.

 

Closing Date:   Friday, July 29, 2016

Position is subject to budgetary approval.

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

Indigenous Transitions/CLAN Advisor - Contract

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 4:30pm

Aboriginal Initiatives

Contract (September - April)

Reporting to the Vice-Provost, Aboriginal Initiatives and the ACSS Coordinator, the Indigenous Transitions/CLAN Advisor is responsible for providing Indigenous students with professional and confidential transitional and personal support needed to be successful in their academic aspirations.  Specific responsibilities include working collaboratively to develop programs and support activities, connecting students to existing internal and external programs and supports, offering individual and group support as well as advocating for and providing guidance to students dealing with challenging or controversial issues.  The Advisor will develop and deliver professional development and self-empowerment workshops, academic sessions and activities to enhance students' transition experiences. Additional responsibilities include working collaboratively to expand the Lakehead University CLAN program across the University community, while maintaining, updating, and evaluating the CLAN database.  The successful candidate will actively participate in cultural and relevant University events as a way to raise awareness of, model, and promote departmental services. 

The successful candidate will have completed a degree (BA, BEd) with consideration given to applicants with a diploma and relevant experience.  Additionally, the successful candidate will have three (3) years of relevant experience dealing with crisis intervention, response and referrals. Additional qualifications include a demonstrated awareness of Indigenous student transition barriers, managing student concerns within the context of Indigenous peoples history, as well as knowledge of mental health issues affecting young Indigenous adults.  An outstanding communicator, the Advisor has excellent interpersonal skills along with good judgment.  The demonstrated ability to carry out self-reflective practices along with the proven ability to deliver presentations and communicate with a diverse audience is critical in this role.  Expansive knowledge of social media, databases and communications is a significant and necessary asset for this position.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document, which will include a cover letter, resume, and a Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references 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, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal/Indigenous 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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Administrative Assistant - Maternity Leave Replacement

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 4:30pm

Faculty of Law

One-Year Temporary Position

COPE, Level 6

The incumbent is responsible for overall administrative support responsibilities associated with the Faculty of Law.  The following is a brief outline of the responsibilities.

DUTIES:

Provide administrative assistance to the Dean and faculty including scheduling meetings, distributing mail, making travel arrangements, drafting correspondence/memorandums/minutes/agendas, etc.;

Coordinate speaker and student events as well as Faculty and legal community events;

Assist with the administrative processes detailed in the LUFA Collective Agreement;

Respond and/ or direct telephone/walk-in/email inquiries;

Assist with the processing of monthly payables and receivables;

Assist with the preparation of course maternal and calendar submissions using Curriculum Navigator;

Answer and direct admission inquiries;

Assist in the creation of marketing and recruitment materials;

Organize and maintain the office filing system;

Perform other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary education along relevant experience in a post-secondary institution;

Experience working in a legal setting considered an asset;

Knowledge of OLSAS and Lakehead University Faculty of Law requirements for admission;

Ability to interact with students, staff and the public, exercising diplomacy and discretion;

Knowledge and experience with event planning and external relations;

Excellent communication, spelling and grammar skills, both written and verbal;

Excellent organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills;

Initiative and judgment skills to ensure matters are addressed accurately and appropriately;

Demonstrated cultural competency and knowledge of Aboriginal communities;

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

Ability to multitask a variety of high priority duties and work under the pressure of deadlines;

Ability to work others both internally and externally;

Proficiency with PCs, general website maintenance, and various office programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher).

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single .pdf document that includes cover letter, resume along with the contact information of three references 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, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous/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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Recruitment Advisor - Contract

Category: 
Administrative/Staff Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 4:30pm

Enrolment Services - Undergraduate Recruitment

Four-Month Contract - (August - December)

$47,106.65 to $58,883.05 (Annualized Salary)

You are an enthusiastic, dynamic individual who is excited by the opportunity to join a team that recruits 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 across Ontario. You will build and cultivate relationships with guidance counsellors and other influencers that play a role in the post-secondary decision making process.

You have completed a university degree and have at least one year of experience in a related capacity with sound knowledge of the University's offerings, university policies and regulations. An outstanding communicator with demonstrated public presentation skills, you have excellent time management and organizational abilities with a strong independent work ethic. Sensitivity to privacy issues is expected. A Class G driver's licence and clean driver's abstract are required, due to extensive travel requirements throughout Ontario at various times of the year.

This position can be based out of either the Orillia or the Thunder Bay campus.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a single .pdf document that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references 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, 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 at (807) 343-8334. We appreciate your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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