Applications are invited for the position of Information and Privacy Commissioner of Nunavut. This is a five-year, full-time statutory appointment.
The Information and Privacy Commissioner is an Independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The office-holder is appointed on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, pursuant to the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The position exercises a range of powers and responsibilities under theAccess to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Copies of the statute are available at: www.nunavutlegislation.ca.
Nunavut is Canada’s youngest territory and work in the jurisdiction can be uniquely rewarding. The successful candidate will be an experienced legal professional who has a strong knowledge of administrative law, including national trends in the field of access to information and protection of privacy legislation. Professional experience must also include proven success in the areas of financial and human resources management. Nunavut’s institutions of government are smaller in size than those of larger Canadian jurisdictions, so candidates’ expectations should reflect an appreciation for the importance of possessing the qualities of creativity and flexibility.
Closing Date: 5:00pm (EST) on Friday, March 6, 2020