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IAP/FOIPOP Administrator, Nova Scotia Information Access and Privacy Office
NS Department of Justice
Competition # 018270-CB

Please send your cover letter and resume as one document when applying via e-mail.  Also please quote competition number in e-mail subject line and in your cover letter.

Please note that this is a 12 to 16 month opportunity.

Duties: The incumbent is responsible for the administration of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPOP) process and for other information access and privacy (IAP) processes for the Department of Justice. S/he will manage the complete process as outlined in the FOIPOP Act, will make recommendations on FOIPOP applications and will represent the department on requests for reviews of departmental decisions by the Act's Review Officer. S/he will also provide expertise, facilitation and training services to Justice clients on the FOIPOP Act, Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act (PIIDPA), and such IAP processes as privacy impact assessments (PIAs), research agreements, information sharing agreements, etc. As part of an integrated policy and information management environment s/he will implement, monitor and maintain the daily operation of FOIPOP and IAP processes within the Department of Justice.

As a secondary role, and where time permits, this position will also assist the Chief and Associate Chief Information Access and Privacy Officers with their duties associated with government-wide IAP/FOIPOP matters.

Qualifications:  Bachelors Degree in arts, law or public administration plus 3-5 years of public sector experience in a policy development environment or equivalent combination of education and experience; working knowledge of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act and best practices in IAP and information management; demonstrated ability with PC-based applications (i.e. GroupWise, PowerPoint, WordPerfect); demonstrated superior written and oral skills; strong judgement and analytical capacity; demonstrated ability to function both as a team member and independently. Experience and/or training in negotiation and mediation, a proven track record in the delivery of training, workshops and presentations, and bilingualism (French) are considered assets.

Classification:  MCP 17
Salary Range:  $52,328 - $68,026
Closing Date:   August 12, 2008

The Province of Nova Scotia is an equal opportunity employer.  Through Affirmative Action, the Government of Nova Scotia is creating a Service which is representative of the diverse public it serves.  Government is committed to ensuring diversity in the workplace by supporting initiatives that promote the equitable participation of Aboriginal persons, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons, persons with disabilities and women in positions where they are under represented.

Please forward application/resume to the attention of: Department of Justice, Corporate Services Unit, Human Resources Division, P.O. Box 7, 5151 Terminal Road, 4th Floor, Halifax, NS, B3J 2L6 or by fax (902-424-2809). Application can also be made via e-mail.  Application can also be made via E-Mail.  Please send resume and cover letter to [log in to unmask] competition number must be in subject line.  Submissions must be received by Mail, E-Mail. Delivery or Fax by midnight on the closing date.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Andrea John
Manager, Information Management Division
Nova Scotia Department of Education
Tel (902) 424-2793
Fax (902) 424-0519
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