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Manager, Information Technology & Broadcasting Services

Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
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Type of employment: 
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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$101,634.00 per annum
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016 per annum
Subsidized staff housing available
Closing Date: 
20 October 2017

This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check is required.

This is a management position at Canada’s newest Legislature. Reporting directly to the Director of Operations and Financial Services, the manager is responsible for the planning, development, implementation and management of information technology systems and services as well as broadcasting systems and services for the Legislative Assembly and the independent officers of the Legislative Assembly.

The Legislative Assembly broadcasting operations is responsible for ensuring the operational and regulatory requirements of 4 FM radio stations, 25 remote cable television channels, web streaming, and two nationally carried television channels, within the confines of technology available in a northern environment. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for the technology architecture and technical support services, the audio visual services, Hansard services and web master services.

The Information Technology (IT) operations at the Legislative Assembly is responsible for overseeing all network, desktop, and server infrastructure to support numerous users. This includes 28 remote constituency offices and four Independent Officers. Ensuring operations are in line with the strategic goals of each department and identifying new trends that will support their underlying missions. IT is responsible for IT security, disaster recovery, and mission critical services to support business operations.

The Manager must demonstrate detailed understanding of the social, cultural and political climate in Nunavut, and have extensive knowledge and experience in both IT and Broadcasting field. Experience managing staff performance and development with a demonstrated ability to teach, train, co-ordinate and problem solve creatively in a high pressure environment is required, along with strong analytical, excellent communication skills and highly developed interpersonal skills.

The ideal candidate should have post-secondary degree in a technical systems field along with seven (7) years’ related work experience including four (4) years management experience. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will demonstrate adequate technical knowledge through having obtained best-practice certification(s) such as Project Management (PMP), Information Technology Infrastructure Library Certification (ITIL) and CISSP certification.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English, Inuinnaqtun and French and proficiently in any of the languages are considered an asset.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.


  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220