Director Information Services

information technology/GIS administration & support
Posted On: Feb 25, 2020
Closing Date: Mar 18, 2020
North Bay is a vibrant city, servicing a regional catchment area of 112,000 people, nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake. This progressive city of 52,000 residents is conveniently located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centers such as Toronto and Ottawa.
The Corporation of The City of North Bay is accepting applications for the position of Director Information Systems. We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, experienced and strategic leader to provide leadership and strategic direction, services, policy, standards, programming and procurement for all information, communications, and technology requirements for City departments and associated service partners where applicable.
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership in support of corporate strategic priorities
  • Provide information and communication technology direction Corporately and for related service partners
  • Direct and manage planning and implementation of all information and communications technology
  • Provide direction and overall coordination of all I.S. activities Corporately and for service partners
  • Preparation of Corporate I.S. capital and operating budgets
    Liaise with service partners and industry contacts
The successful candidate will possess the following key qualifications:
  • University degree in Computer Science or acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in progressively responsible Information Systems positions
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and implementation of IS plans
  • Demonstrated experience with business and systems process analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to build cooperative, collaborative working relationships
  • Demonstrated excellence in professionalism; judgement; confidentiality; tact and discretion
  • Strong knowledge of the current and emerging technology
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills
Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit a covering letter and resume, in confidence, no later than 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, 2020 via email to
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of North Bay’s Accessibility Policy. We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance
An Equal Opportunity Employer