Full-Time Invitation for Applications Information and Privacy Commissioner
Applications are invited for the position of Information and Privacy Commissioner of Nunavut. This is a five-year, full-time statutory appointment. The Information and Privacy Commissioner is an Independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The officeholder is appointed on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, pursuant to the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The position exercises a range of powers and responsibilities under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Copies of the statute are available at: www.nunavutlegislation.ca.
Nunavut is Canada’s youngest territory and work in the jurisdiction can be uniquely rewarding. The successful candidate will be an experienced legal professional who has
a strong knowledge of administrative law, including national trends in the field of access to information and protection of privacy legislation. Professional experience must also
include proven success in the areas of financial and human resources management.
Nunavut’s institutions of government are smaller in size than those of larger Canadian jurisdictions, so candidates’ expectations should reflect an appreciation for the importance of possessing the qualities of creativity and flexibility.
A detailed Position Profile is available from the Office of the Legislative Assembly and may be downloaded from the Legislative Assembly’s website at www.assembly.nu.ca.
Annual reports and other publications of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner are available at: www.atipp-nu.ca.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirements and competencies set out in the Position Profile. The salary range for the position is $129,468 to $184,955 per annum. If the successful candidate is not a resident of Iqaluit at the time of appointment, relocation assistance will be provided. Subsidized staff housing is available. Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm (EST) on Friday, March 6, 2020. Please note that only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
How to Apply
Applications and inquiries should be directed to:
Secretary to the Management and Services Board
Office of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1200, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0
Tel: (867) 975-5000 Fax: (867) 975-5191
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