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Manager, Information Resources

Closes on Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Innovation, science and economic development Canada (ISED)
Ottawa, ON
Full Time (Permanent)
Organization Name
Innovation, science and economic development Canada (ISED)
Job Title
Manager, Information Resources
Job Type
Full Time (Permanent)
Ottawa, Ontario
Posting Date
Application Deadline
Job Start Date (Expected):
$96,234.00 CAD to $121,778.00 CAD
Target Audience
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Information Systems
  • Library – Special
  • User Experience Design
Job Description
Manager, Information Resources (LS-04)

Are you looking for a change? Do you have acquisition and/or procurement experience or feel you have an excellent grasp of managing e-resources and analysis? Located in downtown Ottawa, the Library and Knowledge Centre (LKC) at Innovation, Science and Economic Development is looking for a talented and experienced person to join our team. The position is to manage the acquisition and cataloging team. Successful candidates will have a secret security clearance and a CBC language profile. This is an anticipatory posting for a start in September 2024. At this point we are looking for persons in pre-existing LS position.

• Management and oversight of 4 staff;
• Experience with acquisitions, circulation, ILL, cataloguing, serials control, news content and digital services;
• Management of the delivery of information resources for the electronic and print resources for library and departmental clients (over $4.3 M annually); this includes review of contract clauses and handling complex or problematic invoices;
• Accounting of subscription costs and monthly spending in a financial database (IFMS-SAP);
• Supporting management of the departmental media monitoring system (Newsdesk) and the Department’s integrated library system (Sierra);
• Attending monthly directorate financial meetings;
• Supporting auditing and quality assurance as required by the Corporate Management Sector (CMS) for contracts;
• Following Government of Canada contracting and procurement rules; follow-up with publishers and providers including reconciling financial transactions monthly with sector IFMS reports and liaise with sectors for their own acquisitions;
• Compiling usage statistics and update user lists;
• Experience in the procurement of information resources for the Government of Canada and contract negotiation and license agreements;
• Experience with reference and research processes, main library tools and databases;

The ideal candidate would have the following:
• Experience managing human resources;
• Experience with Microsoft suite, Sierra and/or IFMS (SAP);
• 3-5 years experience handling acquisitions and procurement;
• Experience with an integrated library system;
• Secret clearance
• Fluent in French (CBC)

Please contact Alain-Philippe Bruneau at by June 30th 2024 if you are interested.



Alain-Philippe Bruneau (he/him/his – il /lui/son)

Director, Library and Knowledge Centre, Strategy and Information Services Division, Chief Information Office, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada / Government of Canada / Cell.: 343-542-1004 / TTY: 343-291-2458.

Directeur, Bibliothèque et Centre du savoir, Division des stratégies et des services d’information, Bureau principal de l’information, Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada / Gouvernement du Canada / Cell. : 343-542-1004 /ATS: 343-291-2458.

Application Process
Any other important information?
Hybrid institution.
Time at work = 3 days per week.
Telework = 2 days per week.
37.5 hours per week.
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