Information Governance (IG) goes beyond traditional Records Management by incorporating Legal, IT, Information Security, Privacy, Compliance, Risk Management, eDiscovery, Data Management, Archiving, etc. to manage information at the enterprise level in order to support current and future business, legal, and regulatory requirements. It derives value from the various information sources to share and optimize business efficiencies while ensuring risks are mitigated and information assets are protected.
IG Specialist Role:
The Specialist, Information Governance is a subject matter expert in IG with proven experience developing a program, and driving its associated initiatives and activities, that include a mature Records Management Program (RMP). This role’s key responsibility is leading and continuously improving upon integration and automation of document management, records management and data management processes and systems.
- Records Management
- Document Management
- Data Management
- Information Management
- Project Management
- System Administration
- Privacy & Compliance
- Requires specialized expert knowledge of methodologies, governance, activities, tools and equipment pertinent to the lifecycle of Records and Information Management (RIM) in a progressive business environment. This includes, but not limited to classification schemes, retention management, access management, storage requirements, retrieval mechanisms, document management, data management, destruction and preservation management
- Requires a theoretical and practical working knowledge of current records and document management systems, technologies, processes and applications, both manual and electronic.
- Requires knowledge of Information Governance risks and associated mitigation strategies, controls and benefits including addressing legal, regulatory and privacy concerns.
- Requires knowledge pertaining to the computer technology surrounding information and document management operations and control.
This knowledge is considered to be normally acquired through the successful completion of a 4 year University education in Information Studies, Information Science or a related field of study.
ICRM Certified Records Analyst (CRA) professional designation or higher required. Prefer Information Governance Professional (IGP) designation or working towards it.
- Requires subject matter expert (SME) level experience in the application of all phases of Records, information and document management lifecycles;
- Requires experience with RIM program and Information Governance Program development including elements of environmental, political, social, culture impacts; the relations to organizations current mission and goals and strategic objectives, compliance with legislation, regulation and industry standards such as National Standards of Canada that pertain to records and information governance.
- Requires experience in the application of statistical techniques in order to asses, monitor and analyze the effectiveness of existing programs, standards, methods and procedures. This includes identifying and assessing IG related risks and their impacts to the organization.
- Requires experience to develop, deliver and monitor the effectiveness of records and document management systems and provide solution recommendations to address any gaps or mitigate risks.
- Requires experience with project management and business process analysis, preferably with regards to IG to capitalize on continuous improvement opportunities.
- Fully competent in providing advice and guidance to others regarding interaction with Information and Document systems
- A period of over 6 years and up to and including 8 years is considered necessary to gain this experience.
Interested candidates, please reach out to:
T/F: 877-580-9164 x 108
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