Summer 2022 Co-op – Summer Staff Logistics Officer – IMHTEPS Legacy Academy

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: April 8, 2022

Job Category: Job Title:
Summer Staff
Logistics Officer

Job Duration:
Will Train Applicant(s): External Posting URL: Submit Application Via:

$20/hr, plus vacation pay
MAY 23, 2022 – AUG. 26, 2022
Yes n/a

Travel Required: Position Type: On campus?
Posting Expires:

Term, Full-time (35 hrs/wk) Yes
Open until filled

University online co-op job portal (DAL and SMU); or via the ILA website.
Job Description
Imhotep’s Legacy Academy is a university-community initiative that seeks to improve the academic
performance of African- Canadians in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) subjects
and the representation of African Canadians in STEM professions by providing opportunities for
young learners to engage in activities that strengthen their science and math aptitude.

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Summer Logistics Officer is responsible for the
coordination, distribution and restocking of materials required for the effective and
efficient virtual delivery of ILA’s programs to participants, e.g, After- School Program
(science experiments), FIRST LEGO League Program (robotics), etc. The Logistics Officer may
continue the development and implementation an ILA Information Management System (ILAIMS) to
automate logistical processes, and is also responsible for packaging, shipping, and receiving
Principal Accountabilities

▪ Responsible for the logistics chain in ILA’s operations
▪ Ensure that all materials are procured and tracked
▪ Ensure materials are delivered to participants within ILA-established timelines so that
participants receive materials prior to each session
▪ Ensure compliance with required safety protocols and adherence to Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) policy;
▪ Identify enhancement opportunities and suggest process improvements to ILA’s Makerspace
▪ May assist in the development and implementation of ILA’s Information Management System
(ILAIMS), including a report component
Supervision and Mentoring Plans
▪ Student will be provided with a list of duties to be completed by the end of the work
term. The Program Manager will meet with the student on a bi-weekly basis to gauge progress and to
clarify/resolve issues.
Core Competencies
▪ Professional and service-oriented
▪ Attention to detail and accuracy
▪ Efficient
▪ Relationship builder
▪ Results-oriented
▪ Team player and reliable
▪ Must be a student registered in a university Co-op program
▪ Completed at least two years of post-secondary Engineering, Science, Business Logistics, or a
related discipline
▪ Highly-organized; Able to multi-task, to set priorities, and to work with strict deadlines
▪ Excellent oral and written communication skills
▪ Proficient in using office productivity software
▪ Innovative thinker
▪ Self-motivated with an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues

Preference is given to applicants with demonstrated experience and interest in issues affecting the
education of learners of
African heritage.
Offer of employment is contingent upon the successful candidate passing appropriate background
checks. Candidates must provide a recent Criminal (Vulnerable Sector) Background Check and Child
Abuse Register Check.

Period of employment
This is an expected Mon-Fri position with a one-hour (unpaid) lunch break. The selected worker must
be able to accommodate flexible working hours as there may be work requirements outside regular
business hours.
The work schedule will be adjusted accordingly to accommodate this requirement as no overtime is
available for this position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply please send resume & cover letter to