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ATIPP/Records Management Coordinator

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Type of employment: 
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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 81,861.00 per annum, 37.5 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 December 2017

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

Reporting to the Manager, Policy (Manager); the ATIPP/Records Management Coordinator (ATIPP Coordinator) is responsible for ensuring the Department is in compliance with the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act. Ultimately, the ATIPP Coordinator works to enhance transparency and accountability by ensuring that the Department adheres to document retention policies, responds to information requests from the Public in a timely fashion, and maintains security and confidentiality at all times. Additionally, the Coordinator will assist project managers by providing advice on privacy matters for new department projects (such as privacy impact assessments and will support the Department in the application of its Project Management Process Administrative Directive and participates in Committees.

As the ATIPP/Records Management Coordinator you will be functioning as the Department’s knowledge expert on ATIPP and records management legislation, policy, regulations, directives and procedures. In addition the coordinator is serving as the Department’s point of contact on matters relating to ATIPP requests and records management concerns. The incumbent will analyze pertinent documents as well as prioritizing the Department’s ATIPP and records management needs and developing a critical path (in consultation with the Manager and Director, Policy and Planning) of all priority needs. Finally the Records Management Coordinator will Developing procedures to guide departmental staff on matters related to their response to ATIPP requests, information management and retention, communication policies, approaches and standards.

The incumbent will demonstrate experience producing strategic communication (e.g., briefing notes, concessive reports, etc.) for distribution to varying audiences and to inform decision-making activities. The ideal candidate will have proven experience working in a policy and regulatory based environment resulting in : demonstrated knowledge of policy frameworks, proven success carrying-out a range of policy-based tasks that are both departmental and inter-departmental facing.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully respond to the requirements of this position would normally be acquired through a diploma in public administration, political science, paralegal studies or a related discipline. Further to this, the candidate has at least 2 years of experience working in a policy or regulatory compliance environment and 1 year experience processing ATIPP requests.

Equivalencies to the education or experience will be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset as well as fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. 

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220