Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada's largest research and technology organization.
The Knowledge, Information and Technology Services Branch is looking for a Head, Records Services to support Library and Information Management Services (LIMS) in delivering paper-based records services to our researchers and clients to support NRC decision-making, policy development and program delivery. The Head would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.
We know there are people with strong leadership skills that may not currently be in supervisory positions. Now you have an opportunity to make the most of your strengths regardless of your experience. We need someone who is willing to take on a challenge and bring their leadership skills to the task.
The Head, Records Services is responsible for a team of 10 employees who manage the life-cycle of NRC’s paper-based official records according to Government of Canada regulations, policies and directives. This includes overseeing records office operations including collection/submission from NRC business units across Canada; indexing/classification; filing; retrieval for clients in response to business, Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) and litigation requests; retention scheduling; and disposition. Leading the team in establishing processes for records operations; the successful candidate monitors requests and maintains performance metrics/measures to evaluate services and continuously improve processes and service delivery.
Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:
Post-secondary education in any field.
Training and experience in the fields of records or information management would be considered an asset.
For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency
Experience leading teams, managing human resources, and/or managing projects
Experience analyzing and documenting business processes and making recommendations for improvement
Experience in the design, application or delivery of paper based or electronic records management services considered an asset.
Experience working with Government of Canada records management practices and principals as they apply to the retention and disposition of records in physical format would be an asset
Experience managing, supervising or mentoring in a professional environment considered a strong asset
Condition of Employment
Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC
Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests
Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
Knowledge of Government of Canada policies, directives and practices related to record keeping and information management
Knowledge of records and file management systems, and electronic document and records management solutions
Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with stakeholders, clients, staff and management
Knowledge of change management theory and practices would be an asset
Supervisor - Developing others (Level 2)
Supervisor - Results orientation (Level 3)
Supervisor - Teamwork (Level 3)
Supervisor - Self-knowing and self-development (Level 3)
Supervisor - Valuing people (Level 2)
Supervisor - Visioning/alignment (Level 2)
For this position, the NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): Supervisor
Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC's directives.
From $68,066 to $80,021 per annum.
In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.
A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one year period.
Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their application how they meet the education and experience factors listed on the poster. Candidates when answering education/experience criteria as a header and then write one or two paragraphs demonstrating how they meet them by providing concrete examples. In addition, the candidate is encouraged to describe in detail when, where and how he/she gained the experience.
NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
This position is being advertised internally and externally simultaneously, however first consideration will be given to internal NRC applicants.
The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (10129) to:
Closing Date: 29 May 2020 - 23:59 Eastern Time