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Supervisor, Information Management
Location Canadian Museum of History
Job Code 9503
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We are looking for a Supervisor, Information Management

As a Supervisor, Information Management, you are responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the activities and staff of the section; overseeing the management and effective operation of the corporate records and information management programs, projects and services and for ensuring compliance with best practices and rules and regulations; overseeing the process of documentation and digitization of the Museum's artifacts and digital preservation; maintaining the information management systems; and representing and promoting the needs and perspectives of corporate information and records management within the Museum, in order to implement solutions and foster collaboration and buy-in.

What we are looking for:

  • Ability to communicate the vision of the section within the Museum and align work plans and objectives to achieve this vision;
  • Ability to lead and promote commitment and productivity within a team;
  • Ability to develop staff, provide mentoring and provide feedback;
  • Initiative, proactivity and oriented towards the continuous improvement;
  • Ability to establish good working relationships and demonstrate collaboration with other sections and divisions.

Relevant and progressive experience in:

  • Supervising a team, programs and activities in the areas of information management and/or libraries/archives and/or corporate records management;
  • Managing, planning, organizing and evaluating priority tasks in a project and deadline driven environment;
  • Drafting and managing procedures and/or external service contracts;
  • Providing professional advice on information management and/or library/archival and/or corporate records;
  • Configuration and maintenance of information management systems (an asset).

Knowledge of:

  • Procedures, practices and standards for documentation, corporate records and information management, specifically archives, artifact collections, corporate records management, digitization, digital preservation and libraries;
  • Official privacy laws and standards, access to information, copyright, ADP/MIDA, and others related to information management;
  • Evaluation and monitoring of costs associated with the implementation of corporate records and/or information management services;
  • Computerized tools and systems for the management and documentation of archives, artifact collections, corporate records management, digital collections management and libraries;
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and techniques;
  • Standards and good practices related to occupational health and safety;
  • Assets: Of material culture, anthropology, ethnology, archaeology, history, museology and information technology and Aboriginal relations; and understanding of consultation practices and sensitivities/priorities of target groups (Aboriginal, minorities, etc.).

Education: Degree in Information Science or Library Science or an acceptable combination of education and experience.

Working Environment (Occasional):

  • Working at heights (safe use of ladders);
  • Lifting of objects up to 15 kg such as archive boxes or audio-visual documents;
  • Cold storage with fire suppression systems;
  • Use of WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System).

Conditions of employment:

  • Fully vaccinated for COVID 19 unless being accommodated based on medical reasons or on grounds recognized by the Canadian Humans Rights Act;
  • Security Clearance: Enhanced Reliability;
  • Language: CBC We encourage all candidates to submit their application, regardless of whether they believe they meet the linguistic requirements of the position. Qualified candidates will be sent for linguistic validation.

Status: Permanent Full-Time Position (# 9503)
Compensation: E7 ($70,353 $ to $93,442)
Location: 100, Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec
Open to: Museum employees, external candidates and/or candidates from our inventory. Priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Apply no later than December 12, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

We thank all candidates for showing interest; however, only retained candidates will be contacted.

The masculine form is used in this document for the sole purpose of simplifying the text: it is not discriminatory in any way.


We thank all candidates for showing interest; however, only retained candidates will be contacted.

The masculine form is used in this document for the sole purpose of simplifying the text: it is not discriminatory in any way.

The Canadian Museum of History is committed to the principles of employment equity and to achieving a workforce that is representative of the Canadian population. We strongly encourage candidates to self-identify if they are an Aboriginal Person, a member of a visible minority group, a person with a disability or a woman.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environments. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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