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For The Record: March 8, 2018

For the Record provides postings of appointment, committee, grant, award, and other notices set out by collective agreements and university policies and processes. It is the university’s primary vehicle for sharing this information with our community.

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COMMITTEES

Advisory Search Committee established for Vice-Dean (Faculty of Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing

Jennifer Medves’ final term as vice-dean (Faculty of Health Sciences) and director, School of Nursing will end on June 30, 2019. An Advisory Search Committee has been established to provide advice to Principal Daniel Woolf on the future leadership and the present state and future prospects of the School of Nursing.

The composition of the search committee is as follows:

  • Dr. Richard Reznick (Chair) Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Ms. Silvie Crawford, Executive Vice-President and Chief Nursing Executive, Kingston Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. Maria del Pilar Camargo Plazas, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
  • Mr. Evan Keys, Graduate Student, School of Nursing
  • Ms. Allison Mackey, Administrative Manager, School of Nursing
  • Ms. Cheryl Pulling, Associate Director, Undergraduate Nursing Programs, School of Nursing
  • Dr. Karen Rudie, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dr. Kim Sears, Associate Director, Healthcare Quality Programs, School of Nursing
  • Dr. Kevin Woo, Associate Professor, School of Nursing
  • Ms. Christine Irving (Secretary) Senior Staffing Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences

At this time, all members of the university and health sciences community are invited to comment on the present state and future prospects of the School of Nursing and to submit names of potential candidates for the position of vice-dean (Health Sciences) and director, School of Nursing, including rationale for supporting each nominee.

Submissions are to be directed to the attention of Dean Richard Reznick, c/o Christine Irving, Senior Staffing Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, 18 Barrie St., Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6. Electronic submissions can be sent to christine.irving@queensu.ca. Please note that committee members are required to maintain confidentiality regarding the committee’s deliberations; submissions, which are shared with committee members and form part of the search process, are also confidential. Anonymous submissions will not be accepted.

Headship Review Committee appointed for the Department of Pediatrics

Robert Connelly’s first term as head of the Department of Pediatrics will end on June 30, 2018 and Dr. Connelly has indicated that he is willing to be considered for reappointment. In accordance with the Modified Reappointment Process for Heads of Clinical Departments, a Joint Committee has been established to provide advice to Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic) Benoit-Antoine Bacon and Chief Executive Officers of Kingston Health Sciences Centre David Pichora on the reappointment of Dr. Connelly and the present state and future prospects of the department.

The membership of the Committee includes:

  • Dr. Christopher Simpson, Co-Chair, Acting Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, Co-Chair, Chief of Staff, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Kingston Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. Amy Acker, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Ms. Silvie Crawford, Executive Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive, Kingston Health Sciences Centre
  • Dr. Gaeme Smith, Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Dr. Yi Ning Strube, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Ms. Christine Irving (Secretary) Senior Staffing Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty, staff, students, residents, members of the teaching hospitals and other members of the university and health sciences communities are invited to submit comments on the present state and future prospects of the Department of Pediatrics and the degree of support for the reappointment of Dr. Connelly as head. Submissions are to be sent by March 27, to us as co-chairs either in writing c/o Christine Irving, Senior Staffing Officer, or electronically to christine.irving@queensu.ca. Responses will remain confidential and will be shared only with the members of the Review Committee; anonymous submissions will not be considered.

NOTICES

Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision

The School of Graduate Studies invites nominations for consideration for the 2018 Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Supervision.  The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding supervisors who demonstrate excellence in advising, monitoring and mentoring their graduate students.  Two awards will be made: one in the Social Sciences and Humanities, and one in Life Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering. Please see the attached guidelines, nomination form, and tips for preparing nomination packages. Nomination packages should be submitted to the Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Gordon Hall 425, by 4 pm on Friday, May 25.

SUCCESFUL CANDIDATES

Job Title: Personal Counsellor
Department: Faculty of Arts & Science
Competition: J1017-1119
Successful Candidate: Allison LaVigne

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: Civil Engineering
Competition: J1217-0295
Successful Candidate: Susan Palo

Job Title: Student Awards Officer, Admission Awards Program
Department: University Registrar
Competition: J1117-1002
Successful Candidate: Shelly West (University Registrar)

Job Title: Program Coordinator
Department: Housing and Ancillary Services
Competition: J1017-1090
Successful Candidate: WITHDRAWN

Job Title: Program Associate
Department: Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Competition: J0717-0766
Successful Candidate: Stacey Zhao

Job Title: Electrical Engineer
Department: Physical Plant Services
Competition: J1017-0373
Successful Candidate: Mathias Ng

Job Title: Awards Officer
Department: School of Graduate Studies
Competition: J0917-0847
Successful Candidate: Erfanieh Aghdasi (School of Graduate Studies)

Job Title: Divisional Secretary and Program Assistant
Department: Department of Medicine - Respirology
Competition: J0817-0336
Successful Candidate: Mandi Coulter

Job Title: Assistant Coach, Football - Defensive Coordinator
Department: Athletics and Recreation
Competition: J0817-0004
Successful Candidate: Ryan Bechmanis

Job Title: Academic Skills Support Coordinator
Department: Student Academic Success Services
Competition: J1217-0531
Successful Candidate: Alyssa Foerstner

Job Title: Staffing Office Assistant
Department: Faculty of Health Sciences
Competition: J1217-0524
Successful Candidate: WITHDRAWN

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (Research and Graduate Studies)
Department: Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Competition: J1017-0307
Successful Candidate: Jessica Youles

Job Title: Administrative Assistant/Communications Coordinator
Department: SEAMO Office, Faculty of Health Sciences
Competition: J1217-0205
Successful Candidate: Kathleen McGrath

Job Title: Staffing Assistant
Department: Faculty Office, Faculty of Health Science
Competition: J1217-0631
Successful Candidate: Lindsay Davidson

Job Title: Clinic Clerk
Department: Department of Family Medicine
Competition: J0118-1149
Successful Candidate: Kendra Biggs (Family Medicine)

Job Title: Office Assistant 
Department: Department of French Studies
Competition: J0118-0855
Successful Candidate: Julie Viau

Job Title: Coordinator, Research Activities and Communications
Department: Office of Vice-Principal (Research)
Competition: J117-0632
Successful Candidate: Jennifer Chen

Job Title: Information Techonology Systems Administrator
Department: Family Medicine
Competition: J1117-0379
Successful Candidate: Terry Black (ITS Infrastructure Services)

Job Title: Financial Reporting Officer
Department: Financial Services
Competition: J1117-1168
Successful Candidate: Anum Rizvi

Job Title: Budget and Financial Officer 
Department: Student Affairs
Competition: J0118-0413
Successful Candidate: Nathalie Brown

Job Title: ECEi Experience Coordinator
Department: Electrical & Computing Engineering
Competition: J1117-0255
Successful Candidate: Alisa Darbinyan

Job Title: Inclusion & Anti-Racism Advisor
Department: Human Rights Office
Competition: J0917-0566
Successful Candidate: Lavie Williams

Job Title: Director, Digital Marketing and Communications
Department: Student Affairs
Competition: J1217-0186
Successful Candidate: Agamemnon Senis

Job Title: Programmer Analyst
Department: Faculty of Education
Competition: J0118-0731
Successful Candidate: Joshua Vine (Faculty of Education)

Job Title: Finance and Admission Assistant
Department: School of English
Competition: J0118-0948
Successful Candidate: Lorie Greene (School of English)

Job Title: Receptionist
Department: Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Competition: J1017-0330
Successful Candidate: Christopher Grant