Coordinator - Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology, Permanent, Full-Time

Posted Jun 9th, 2017 in Careers

Coordinator - Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology, Permanent, Full-Time

Coordinator - Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology, Permanent, Full-Time
School of Kinesiology – Thunder Bay Campus

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a Program Coordinator in the Graduate Diploma in Professional Kinesiology program in the School of Kinesiology at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications. This full-time position will commence September 5, 2017.

The Coordinator works closely with the faculty, staff, and students of the School of Kinesiology. Responsibilities include: coordinating and managing practicum placements, and facilitating the weekend practical courses in the graduate diploma program. Specifically, the successful candidate will recruit practicum placement partners, facilitate contractual arrangements and respond to student inquiries regarding practicum opportunities. Additionally, it is the expectation that the Program Coordinator will develop, maintain, and distribute marketing material and participate in Lakehead University promotional activities. The incumbent will also provide administrative support for all graduate programs in the School of Kinesiology.

Applicants should possess, minimally, a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or a related field augmented with additional related certification(s). In addition, the applicant should have recent work experience in the field of kinesiology. Registration with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario is an asset.

Applicants should be proficient with computers and technology and have excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Additional skills include the ability to work in a collaborative team environment and the capacity to multi-task. Strong analytical and problem solving skills along with the ability to attend to detail are a must. Current first aid and CPR certification are required.

Updated job information can be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office. Detailed information on our Kinesiology programs is available at For further information, please contact Dr. Joey Farrell, Director of the School of Kinesiology, at 807-346-7754 or

Review of applications will begin on July 11, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically as a single PDF file, a letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and contact information for three referees to:

Office of Human Resources
University Centre, Room UC-0003
Dr. Joey Farrell, Email:

A completed confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on the university website at

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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