Job Posting 75475

Director, Privacy & Information Services
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Burnaby, BC
closes in 19 days (Fri, 15 Oct)
full time  •  TBD



Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the Director, Privacy & Information Services provides strategic expertise related to the delivery of services under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIOPPA) and the Information Management Act (IMA). He/she/they is responsible for leading the Commission’s privacy, freedom of information and records management programs. The position also serves as the Commission’s liaison with the Office of the Ombudsperson.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration or a related field, supplemented by industry recognized professional courses.
  • Completion of Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/C) designation.
  • Extensive experience leading a privacy, freedom of information and records management program for a multi-faceted organization. Considerable experience in Provincial Government ARCS/ORCS records management.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer.


  • Considerable knowledge of FOIPPA legislation
  • Considerable knowledge of privacy, freedom of information and records management practices and standards, and knowledge of a range of analytical methods to assess program risks
  • Ability to learn and understand the Commission’s business operations
  • Ability to plan and manage the development and implementation of an information management and privacy program in accordance with legislation and business requirements
  • Ability to assess information and privacy risks, develop effective action plans, and strive for continuous improvement in the implementation of programs
  • Ability to analyze and solve issues and make effective decisions in a results-oriented environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and utilize diplomacy and tact in dealing with confidential matters.
  • Ability to lead, coach and motivate staff in a team setting.
  • Effective negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving and consensus building skills
  • Effective organizational, planning and project management skills
  • Effective leadership, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills


How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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