Overview

Divisional Information Management Officer in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Divisional Information Management Officer
Location:
Edmonton, AB

management services in the division’s six Regions. Work involves functioning as an information management… Management, Library Sciences, Information Management…

Scope

Open competition.

Closing Date

September 28, 2014.

Classification

Program Services 2.

Ministry

Tourism, Parks and Recreation.

About Us

Alberta’s parks inspire people to discover, value, protect and enjoy the natural world and the benefits it provides for current and future generations. There are approximately 500 sites in Alberta’s provincial park system, built over a long history beginning in 1930. Whether Alberta’s parks are discovered through camping, recreation, conservation, or science, all Albertans and visitors to our beautiful province have an opportunity to explore and discover all the unique regions of our province. For more information, visit AlbertaParks.ca.

Role

Behind the solid work of promoting our province’s natural heritage, experiences, and opportunities is a wealth of information that provides the Parks Division with history, trends, and statistics which allows internal and external users to make decisions and improve our business. The Policy and Strategic Support branch has an opportunity for someone like you to manage the information and champion change for easier and more strategic use of Parks information. You play a paramount role here – as an information management professional, you are also a CHANGE AGENT! With changing technology, you will use expertise to align business processes to match future electronic information management systems. You liaise with our Senior Records Officer and our staff to provide functional expertise on the lifecycle approach to managing information; this knowledge will help translate our records into a managed, sustainable, and auditable information management system.

As Divisional Information Management Officer, you will be responsible for coordinating and providing central information and records management (RM) functions for the Parks Division in the division’s Edmonton office, as well as coordinating divisional records management services in the division’s six Regions. Work involves functioning as an information management divisional lead and subject – matter expert in the area of records and information management; specifically as it relates to the creation, security, retention and disposal of records, including maintaining electronic systems and databases for records. A key responsibility of the position is the operation of the Parks Division’s central records center and ensuring that GOA and Department records management systems, processes and procedures are implemented and maintained in the Division.
To thrive in this role, your ability to build relationships is vital as you will consult and participate in integrating and implementing electronic information management into our existing activities. Your organizational awareness and adaptability to promote and engage in change will influence others as you work with them and problem solve to find innovative ways to approach our work. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, independent, and capable of working with people at many levels within the department. Using your analytical skills and excellent ability to prioritize in a high-pressure environment, you will be required to produce quality results under tight timelines. Your strong interpersonal and communication skills will be important in building and maintaining positive collaborative working relationships with internal staff and other stakeholders on matters relating to information management.

Qualifications

University degree or college diploma in a related field (e.g., Archives Management, Library Sciences, Information Management or other similar subjects) or a combination of continuing education and experience related to the job is required. Knowledge and experience in records/information management theory and practice is required. A Masters of Library and Information Science and/or a certification in records management (CRM) would be considered an asset. Experience in using a records and/or content management system (e.g., OpenText, SharePoint, Documentum, Alfresco, LiveLink), Microsoft Office, as well as preparing PowerPoint presentations is desirable. Equivalencies may be considered.

Salary

$2,155.75 to $2,827.83 bi-weekly ($56,265 to $73,806 annually)

Notes

This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government.

The Alberta Public Service is currently utilizing competency evaluation in the recruitment process. Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. For more information on the APS Competency Model and how it is used, please visit the Corporate Human Resources Competency page. For other tips on how to apply for our positions, visit the jobs.alberta.ca page and look for the Tips for Applicants page in the Links Spotlight.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted as one file. Ensure you quote the competition number and save using the naming convention of your first then last name (Joe Smith_competition number). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to Human Resources, Tourism, Parks & Recreation, 7th Floor Standard Life Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J4R7. Fax: (780) 422-3142. If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Jonathan Hawkins, HR Consultant, at [email protected]

Closing Statement

We thank all candidates for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS). It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2014-09-14
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