PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION OFFICER I-II (HALIFAX)
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND LABOUR
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The Program Administration Officer is responsible for initiatives integrating technological applications for electronic distribution and publication of departmental information, and information services delivery. This includes ongoing development of the department's worldwide web and intranet sites, including design standards and administrative procedures, and advising department staff on the use and further development of Internet-based resources. The Officer manages and deals with information in a wide range
of media formats and with a variety of software applications; coordinates a department advisory committee and collects and analyzes user feedback; consults with and advises divisions concerning divisional site content and layout; monitors the cost-effectiveness of the sites as a communications vehicle and conducts staff training sessions.
Bachelor's Degree preferably in Information Management or related field and one year directly related experience or an acceptable equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates possessing an MLS degree. Experience on abstracting, and in the organization, management and dissemination of information; in designing and authoring web pages for a non-commercial public institution Internet site; excellent verbal and
written communication skills for consultation with departmental divisions in planning developments, negotiating work plans and cost recovery arrangements are required. Working knowledge of InMagic DBTextworks, DBTextworks Web Publisher, CD-ROM publishing, and advanced Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) authoring; understanding of Internet software and server applications (including graphics, mapping, scripting);
understanding of the nature of the Internet, its purpose, and how to use this service most appropriately in the context of information dissemination and electronic publishing for the department, are required. Must be able to work under minimal supervision.
CLASSIFICATION RANGE PR 6-10
SALARY RANGE $30,109 - $43,178
CLOSING DATE February 20, 2001