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Director, Archival and Records Initiatives

Organization Name: 
BC Government, Government Records Service
Victoria, BC: The capital of British Columbia
About the Organization: 
Clear, practical information governance services: valuing our information assets today, preserving our digital heritage for tomorrow. Government Records Service supports all key activities necessary for the proper management of government’s information assets. We provide: - Appraisals of government’s recorded information (any format, physical or digital) - Information schedules (ARCS, ORCS, and Special Schedules) for classifying and managing records - Implementation and support for government’s Enterprise Document and Records Management System (EDRMS Content Manager) - Records advisory services for ministries and broader public sector agencies - Basic and specialized records and information management guides and training for public servants - Offsite records storage, retrieval and destruction services Government Records Service is part of a division known as The Corporate Information and Records Management Office (CIRMO), within the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, provides central oversight of information management within the Government of British Columbia. CIRMO promotes modernized information management across government by establishing legislation, policies and procedures; supporting ministry operations; providing training; and assessing compliance. Through these initiatives, CIRMO promotes the integration and alignment of information management policy, training and compliance, and that accountability for government’s many information management functions is well understood and transparent.
Position Details
Description & Duties: 
Reporting to the Executive Director, Government Records Services (GRS), the Director, Archival and Records Initiatives (the Director) is responsible for directing the development, implementation and evaluation of records management policies, procedures and services across government. the Director is actively involved in the Information Management Advisory Committee (IMAC) and acts as the committee secretariat. The Director’s records management responsibilities impact all ministries and government bodies subject to the IMA.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: •University degree in a related field (archival studies, information management, change management, business/public administration) or equivalent combination of education and experience, plus five (5) years related progressive management experience. •Three (3) years of management-level experience managing and leading a professional team of experts, including budget and human resources management, customer relations/communications, leadership and team building. •Three (3) years of management-level experience leading change management involving considerable complexity and scope, multiple stakeholders and diverse issues. •Experience providing both oral and written communication to senior management and executive, including the preparation of briefing notes and estimates materials. •Experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of policy and legislation. •Preference may be given to candidates with leadership experience within a records management or archival context. •Preference may be given to candidates with three (3) years of experience managing a portfolio of clients in a customer service environment, including management of stakeholder relationships and issue resolution in the context of implementing substantial change across a large organization.
$87,600.00 – $114,100.00 annually The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
Additional Information: 
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. - NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: - Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. - Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. - Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments. See job profile and posting
How to Apply: 
See above
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 19, 2018