Staff Jobs

Lakeland College's staff ranges from caretakers to recruiters. Every one has a role to play in helping our students take a lead in their own learning.

Any job openings will be listed in the drop downs below.

Applying for a Job

When you apply, please:
  • quote the competition number
  • send your current résumé
  • include the names and contact information of 3 references
Send to human resources through the mail, by emailing or by faxing.  
  • mailing address: Lakeland College 5707 College Drive Vermilion AB T9X 1K5
  • email (MS Word or .pdf format only)
  • fax to: 780 853 8702

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. You'll only be contacted if selected for an interview.
Women's Soccer Head Coach Competition No: 19-2708-002WB
The Women’s Soccer head coach will oversee the operations of the Lakeland Women’s soccer/futsal program. The individual will have strong interpersonal skills, and possess leadership attributes and suitable motivational skills for post-secondary female student athletes.

Key responsibilities:
• Develop, implement and monitor the programs annual plan and abide by institution, and conference operating policies and procedures
• Organize all teams related activities including games, training camps, practice sessions, and other team related functions
• Promote a positive culture for student athletes to compete in at Lakeland College
• Monitor student athletes academic progress and encourage the pursuit of academic excellence
• Build and execute an annual recruitment plan
• Generate additional revenue as required to offset exhibition expenses
• Engage in the community relation functions as required
• Work collaboratively with Athletics department staff to ensure timely and effective communication on key issues

Job requirements:
• A minimum of a C license coaching certification
• Experience coaching elite level soccer players
• Previous experience coaching at the post-secondary level would be an asset

This is an Employment Contract position at the Lloydminster campus, to start approximately early May 2019.

Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found, however the shortlisting of candidates will begin April 5, 2019.

For more information contact
Dairy Unit Coordinator Competition No: 19-2528-003WB
Key responsibilities:
• Ensure that the College’s state of the art Dairy Learning Centre operates efficiently and effectively
• Work with the farm team and provide support to the Animal Science Technology diploma program which includes a dairy specialization and the Dairy Student Managed Farm
• Work closely with the farm manager, faculty, and students in meeting the Dairy Student Managed Farm learning objectives
• Networking with industry to support dairy education and research initiatives
• Day to day management and operations of a dairy such as labour management, milking, calving and calf management, nutrition and feeding
• Facility maintenance, quota management, herd health, record keeping, breeding/reproduction and other farm related duties

Job requirements:
• Post-secondary diploma in agriculture related education
• Demonstrated passion for the Canadian dairy industry
• Minimum of three years of experience working in a dairy
• Strong computer skills
• Manual labour and shift work is required
• Ability to perform artificial insemination would be an asset

This is a Full-time Permanent AUPE appointment commencing as soon as possible. We offer a competitive salary as well as a generous benefit package and pension plan.

Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Building Custodian Competition No: 19-3304-003WB
Key responsibilities:
• Provide a safe and clean environment for staff, students, and guests
• This is a challenging and physically demanding role that provides cleaning of areas such as floors, walls, washrooms, offices, and residences
Job requirements:
• High school diploma
• Previous related experience is preferred, but we are willing to provide on-site training

Keys to your success:
• Good organizational skills
• Flexibility
• Reliability
• Physically fit
• Ability to work independently
This is a Casual AUPE appointment at the Vermilion campus, commencing as soon as possible and ending June 30, 2019. The current salary range is $18.01 - $22.70 per hour.
Competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Campus Patrol Officers Competition No: 19-3401-001WB
Key responsibilities:
• Assisting students on a regular basis by helping with various needs or problems such as: escorting on campus, parking problems, noise complaints, room lock outs, unwanted guests, etc
• General protection of campus property through mobile and foot patrols
• Monitoring and reporting of criminal activity while checking areas and watching for individuals who are banned from campus

Through regular patrol, monitor for any suspicious activity (e.g. strange vehicle after hours, possible break-ins, vandalism)

• Supplying 24 hour shift coverage on weekends gives the campus protection and availability of assistance for staff and students
• Keeping a liaison between the Resident and College staff and with outside agencies (RCMP, Ambulance, Hospital, City/Town,
and Municipality)
• Routine checks that all buildings are secure: locked, no doors propped, windows left open, lights on at entrance, all doors
closed properly, changing door batteries etc
• Monitoring security camera and alarm monitoring systems on a continuous basis
• Provide a professional approach to interactions with staff, students and guests of Lakeland College

Job requirements:
• High school diploma
• Preference given to candidates with the Alberta Basic Security Training Certification, but are willing to train
• Maintain/hold current driver’s license, have a clean criminal record, Standard First Aid and CPR
• Excellent interpersonal skills, strong leadership, organization, problem solving, and decision making skills are required

These are Casual AUPE appointments at the Vermilion campus, commencing as soon as possible and ending June 30, 2019.

The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found.
Academic Advisor - Agricultural Sciences Competition No: 19-2500-001WB
Key responsibilities:
• Provide academic counseling and ensure agriculture students receive the necessary academic supports and mentorship
• Counsel prospective and enrolled students on current agriculture programming, curriculum, timetables, and academic support services
• Work with the School of Agriculture and other departments in developing student recruitment, enrollment and retention strategies
• Counseling students on university and college transfer opportunities and working with the Dean on managing the School’s transfer agreements with other post secondaries

Job requirements:
• Minimum of a Diploma in an Agriculture related field
• Consideration will be given to applicants with education and experience in a related field such as counseling or education

Keys to your success:
• The ability to communicate and effectively engage with students
• Strong organization and processing skills
• The ability to work in both a team environment and independently with minimal supervision is essential

This is a Full-time AUPE position commencing June 15, 2019. Lakeland College offers an attractive remuneration and benefit package. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by May 20, 2019.
For further information, please contact Geoff Brown, Associate Dean, Agricultural Sciences at 780-853-8469 or Josie Van Lent, Dean, Agricultural Sciences at 780-853-8593.
Manager of Indigenous Support Services Competition No: 19-2205-001WB
Lakeland College is situated in the heart of treaty six territory and we respectfully acknowledge the traditions and customs of the nations included here. Under the direction of the Chair, Teaching & Learning, the Indigenous Student Support Specialist works as part of The Commons team to contribute to the success of all students at the College. This includes building a learning environment that respects Indigenous knowledge and being an advocate for FNMI students. The Support Specialist will lead and promote retention strategies and support and guide indigenous students in their transition to College life while creating an awareness and appreciation of Indigenous culture throughout Lakeland College.

Key responsibilities:
• Act as a liaison between the College, Aboriginal education organizations and/or individual bands
• Coordinate social and cultural events that celebrate and promote the indigenous way of life and honour the rich history and lived experience of Native peoples
• Establish and cultivate meaningful relationships with elders who can visit the campus and connect with our students in an effort to enhance their educational experience
• Promote cultural support services in the college and community and assist with making connections for students in order to address barriers to success such as housing, childcare, transportation and funding
• Work with Faculty to increase aboriginal awareness
• Promote a culturally appropriate educational program which enhances the educational experience of Aboriginal peoples
• Work to enhance cross-cultural understanding within the institutional setting and create responsive programming for aboriginal students, which could include an Aboriginal Mentorship Program
• Seek on-going and future grant opportunities that would benefit FNMI students
• Create a safe space on campus where students can meet and celebrate Indigenous culture
• Reporting and collection of statistics (daily, monthly, yearly); report writing for internal and external use, institutional research, and institutional effectiveness
• Attend meetings with academic departments, student services, residence and similar service areas to provide updates and seek direction on Indigenous Student support needs

Job Requirements
• Preference will be given to candidates with a degree and with lived experience in First Nations

Keys to your success:
• Dynamic and motivated team player who will work closely with students, Faculty and the community while promoting first nation’s awareness in and around the campus

This is a Full-time Continuing Administration position commencing July 1, 2019.

Competition will remain open until May 21, 2019.
Athletic Therapist Competition No: 19-2708-003WB

The Athletic Therapist will be a key component of the Rustlers athletic program and work with the Athletics Department staff and the head coaches towards the department’s three pillars of success in the classroom, competition and community. The individual will have strong interpersonal skills, and possess a commitment to excellence in their role inside the athletics department.

Key responsibilities:

• Providing athletic medical support to student athletes, as well as the being the athletic therapist of note at all Rustler home competitions
• Evaluating and providing assessments on player injuries to appropriate staff during games and day-to-day operation
• Maintaining and submitting Incident reports to the nurse at Lakeland
• Facilitating communication with players to physicians, health professionals, Lakeland College staff and any other medical staff on player status and well-being
• Preparing and updating an institutional emergency action plan
• Maintaining a full inventory of required medical supplies and stocking medical kits
• Coordinating with the Director of Athletics on purchases of equipment and other supplies needed to operate the medical department
• Preparing workout and rehabilitation programs tailored to each athlete’s requirements.
• Working with PRIVIT software to track injuries.

Job requirements:

• Certified Athletic Therapist (CAT(C)) certification.
• University or college education in Athletic Therapy. Equivalencies may be considered.
• First Aid Responder certificate.
• Previous experience working with a sports team and athletes would be considered an asset.
• Highly flexible to accommodate late afternoon or evening practices and weekend competitions.
• Successful applicant will be required to submit a criminal record check and driver’s abstract as well as complete respect in sport training or equivalent

This is an employment contract position that will be on the Lloydminster campus commencing August 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020 with the potential for renewal for the 2020 season.

Competition will remain open until May 15, 2019.


Dairy Herdsperson Competition No: 19-2528-001REWB
 Key responsibilities:

• Day-to-day operations of the dairy including milking, feeding, breeding, calving and calf care
• Running the proper startup operations of milking equipment, ensuring that the cows are milked out properly and thoroughly, as well as, all milking equipment to be kept clean and up to standards
• Calves must be properly tagged and processed as required, administer medication or treatment when needed
• Animal records are to be maintained for all breeding dates, pregnancy result, vaccination dates, heat dates, and birth dates
• Assist the dairy unit coordinator in the maintenance of waters, manure handling equipment, feed bunks, feeders, shelters, parlors equipment, etc. for all animal welfare
• Assist farm technicians with bedding, treating, moving or any other farm related duties that are required on a daily basis

Job Requirements:
• Post-secondary agriculture related education, preferably Diploma in Animal Science
• Dairy experience and knowledge of farm equipment operation highly desirable
• Manual labour and shift work is required
• Preference will be given to indivudals with the ability to perform artificial insemination

These are Casual AUPE appointments at the Vermilion campus commencing April 26, 2019 and ending September 7, 2019. The current salary range is $21.85 - $27.54 per hour.
This competition will remain open until March 31, 2019.

Junior Lifeguard Competition No: 19-2715-001WB
Key responsibilities:
• Lifeguarding patrons, instructing and preparation of swimming lessons
• General maintenance cleaning of aquatic center change rooms & pool desk area
• Promoting a safe environment for patrons and staff.

Job requirements:
• Bronze Cross, Bronze Medallion, Aquatic Emergency Care
• National Lifesaving Society Certification, Water Safety Instructor Certification
• 02 Administration, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• 6 months of experience working in an aquatic environment would be an asset

These are Casual AUPE appointments at the Vermilion campus, commencing July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019.
Competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found.
For further information, please contact Jackie Johnson, Supervisor, Aquatic, at (780) 853 8473 or by email
Senior Lifeguard Competition No: 19-2715-002WB

Key responsibilities:
• Lifeguarding patrons, instructing and preparation of swimming lessons
• General Maintenance & cleaning
• Promoting a safe environment for patrons and staff, providing direction to Junior Lifeguards
Job requirements:
• Bronze Cross, Bronze Medallion, Aquatic Emergency Care
• National Lifesaving Society Certification, Water Safety Instructor Certification
• 02 Administration, and strong interpersonal and organizational skills
• One year of experience working in an aquatic environment would be an asset.
These are Casual AUPE appointments at the Vermilion campus, commencing July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019.
Competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found.
For further information, please contact Jackie Johnson, Supervisor, Aquatic, at (780) 853 8473 or by email

What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience