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Team Lead, Information Privacy and Security

College of Nurses of Ontario
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
$120,562 - $128,116
Closing date
Aug 8, 2024

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Job Title:                           Team Lead, Information Privacy and Security

Job Status:                        Permanent

Eligibility:                         Open to any qualified candidates 


JOB PURPOSE Oversees the day-to-day administration of CNO’s Information Privacy and Security program; updates and refines program practices and procedures. Through collaboration with internal partners/parties and external experts, applies best and current privacy and information security practices to safeguard information management assets.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, recruits, trains and supervises work activities to achieve team goals in carrying out changes to process and system requirements: assigns and delegates work, provides feedback and coaching to enhance employee contributions, participates in recruitment and orientation activities, provides input and recommendations for performance assessments, and works with manager to identify performance expectations and goals.
  • Oversees the Information Privacy and Security Program; updates and refines CNO’s current privacy and access program, ensuring compliance with existing legislation and integration of best and current industry practices; contributes to the development and implementation of information security policies ensuring alignment with the privacy and access program to establish an organizational framework for information privacy and security; identifies opportunities for improvement and currency with best practices to enhance effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Responds to and resolves issues escalated by team members or internal partners/parties to provide expertise for privacy and access inquiries; provides interpretation or consults with experts to provide guidance; conducts privacy impact assessments related to products, technologies and vendors to identify and escalate potential privacy concerns; develops and delivers a sustainable education program for CNO staff that promotes a privacy and security-awareness culture.
  • Coordinates the completion of threat risk assessments for new products, technologies, and vendors to identify risks; oversees investigation and response to alleged violations of privacy and access legislation, policies, and procedures; recommends corrective action with clear and defensible
  • Creates and presents monthly and ad hoc reports about privacy and security activities including breaches; in consultation with team leaders, identifies risks and trends, recommends and implements strategies to address patterns of breaches; leads the identification and creation of privacy and access metrics to measure program impact.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience

  • Completion of an undergraduate degree in Law, Business Administration, Information Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum 4 to 6 years of experience in a similar role, including providing advice and guidance relating to information privacy and security.
  • Experience in developing and administering a privacy and security education
  • Holds certification as a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Canada (CIPP/C), Certified Privacy Manager (CIPM), or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Experience providing direction and supervision to other technical


Organizational Competencies

Consistently demonstrate CNO’s Leadership Core Competencies:

  • Innovation – Curiously cultivate new ideas with a desire to learn and a collective focus on the best
  • Integrity – Conduct every interaction with fairness, honesty, and mutual
  • Collaboration – Work with the right people at the right time to make the best-informed
  • Well-being – Care for the physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional needs of ourselves and

  Job Competencies, Knowledge, Skills

  • Developing Others – supports and inspires the learning and development of their team by engaging them in self-assessment and identifying learning opportunities, providing constructive and positive performance feedback and coaching, and creating an inclusive and productive work
  • Planning and Managing Resources – prioritizes and sequences work and monitors progress; assigns work with consideration for workload, capabilities, and priorities.
  • Strategic Action – thinks and acts comprehensively to support organizational goals and priorities; considers organizational perspective while appreciating the importance of details.
  • Problem Solving – leverages analytical and problem-solving skills to assess privacy compliance, evaluate impact, and conduct risk-benefits analysis for new programs or services; coordinates and carries out privacy impact assessments, investigations, and responses to privacy breach incidents.
  • Communication – solid presentation and communication skills, with the ability to present complex facts, information, and explanations, to various audiences including matters brought before CNO’s Information and Privacy Commissioner and Leadership Team.
  • Project / Program Management – develops project/program needs related to privacy and access; leads implementation of small projects and identifies deficiencies and opportunities, and evaluates outcomes.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply legislation and government regulations related to privacy protection and access to information (e.g. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), etc.).


Hiring Range: $120,562 - $128,116

Full Salary Range: $120,562 - $144,674


To Apply

Please email cover letter and resume by July 22, 2024 at 4:00 pm via UKG PRO

Our DEI Commitment

The College of Nurses of Ontario protects the public by promoting safe nursing practice. We strive to be diverse, inclusive, fair, equitable and accessible by addressing barriers and promoting dignity and respect for all.  If you require Code-protected accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please contact citing “Request for Accommodation” in the subject line.

Land Acknowledgement

The College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) operates on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of many Indigenous communities across Ontario which continue to be home to Indigenous peoples.

CNO’s office is in Toronto, on land that is the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples.

CNO’s office is in Toronto, on land that is the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples.

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