Manager, Corporate Access and Privacy -City of Edmonton (Edmonton, AB)

Job Number: 35586

Reporting to the Director of the Section, the Manager, Corporate Access and Privacy is responsible for strategic management of the City's Corporate Access and Privacy program to ensure compliance with provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) legislation. This position is expected to act with considerable autonomy, and holds significant decision-making delegation within the City related to access and privacy.  

The successful candidate will have the ability to design and implement innovations to ensure a dynamic program response to the expectations of the public, corporate leadership, Council,  and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner.

Oversee access to information processes

Oversee privacy breach and complaint investigations and response

Design program innovations to ensure a dynamic and responsive

Provide corporate expertise on access and privacy to Leadership of the Office of the City Clerk and the City

Supervise the effective operation of the Corporate Access and Privacy program

Oversee the corporate privacy impact assessment (PIA) process

Oversee and participate in the mediation process on review files investigated by the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

Develop policies and procedures related to all aspects of access and privacy including the intersection of access and privacy, ethics, analytics, and big data

Demonstrated knowledge of current access and privacy issues and trends

Contribute as a member of the branch Extended Leadership Team of the Office of the City Clerk

Prepare  briefings, reports, research, and analysis on access and privacy issues

Oversee access and training program for City staff


A degree, preferably at the Master's level, in Information Management, Library Sciences, Archival Studies 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

Eight years of progressive leadership with five of those years working in access and privacy

Demonstrated supervisory skills, and significant program management experience

Excellent diplomacy, tact, and persuasion skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to develop and present high-level reports to corporate audiences such as Executive Leadership and Council

The ability to work in an environment with competing demands and changing priorities

Proficiency using information systems

Experience working with oversight bodies such as the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner is an asset

Employment in this position is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton

Management and Out-of-Scope positions at the City of Edmonton are being reviewed for possible inclusion in the Civic Service Union 52 bargaining unit. If this position is impacted, the incumbent will be notified accordingly.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Up to 1 permanent full-time position

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

Salary: $84,597 - $120,852 (Annually)

Posting Date :   Mar 5, 2019
Closing Date :   Mar 26, 2019 11:59:00 PM (MDT)

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