City of Edmonton Manager, FOIP & Information Services Full Time in Edmonton, AB

City of Edmonton

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Manager, FOIP & Information Services
Edmonton, AB

Supervise the management of the City’s bylaw program, research services, contract management and Council records….

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Are you interested in facilitating good governance and access to information practices while leading a team of information, access and privacy professionals? Do you have experience working in a municipal environment with competing demands?

The Office of the City Clerk is now seeking a

Manager of FOIP & Information Services

to oversee the City’s FOIP program and Information Services Unit. Your success will be measured by your leadership in the following:

Develop directives, procedures, policies and guidelines that ensures the City’s compliance with access and privacy matters including clarifying and advising on access and privacy complaints

Lead the development and implementation of a corporate FOIP training program for FOIP Coordinators, managers and employees

Provide expertise in all matters on access and information management

Supervise the effective operation of the FOIP and Information programs

Supervise the management of the City’s bylaw program, research services, contract management and Council records

Coordinate the maintenance and preservation of Office of the City Clerk documents, Council/Committee records, bylaws, agreements and FOIP requests

Participate in Office of the City Clerk activities including business and project planning, providing metrics to measure outcomes of success

Complete privacy impact assessments and evaluations

Liaise with provincial departments and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioners and other municipalities

Guide your teams to success ensuring all resources and processes are responsive to the needs of the City

Contribute as a member of Office of the City Clerk extended leadership team



University graduation (preferably at the Master’s level) in Information Management, Political Science, Public Administration, Policy Studies, Legal Studies, Library Sciences or a related field

Supplementary education and experience in access and privacy legislation and information management (such as IAPP certificate program) would be an asset

Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible and diversified experience, in a complex and multi-disciplined organization, in the areas of operational research, policy development, strategic planning or project management

Working knowledge and experience managing the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP)

Demonstrated supervisory/leadership skills

Strong written and oral presentation skills required to write reports for City Council and Council Committees

Ability to work in competing demands environment

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Google applications

Hire is dependent upon a Police

Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton

Candidates who do not meet the full years of experience may be considered at the developmental opportunity

Hours of Work:
36.9 hours per week, Monday – Friday



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Classification Title


Manager, Support Services

Posting Date


Jul 29, 2015

Closing Date


Aug 12, 2015, 10:59:00 PM

Number of Openings (up to)










Corporate Records & Information Services (Corporate Services)

Work Location(s)


City Hall, 3rd Floor, 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square


T5J 2R7

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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