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  • Title: Lead, Privacy and Records
  • Employer: Kinark Child and Family Services
  • Display Date: 2020-11-17
  • Location: Markham, ON
  • Salary: Not available
  • Preferred application method: contrat


Kinark Child and Family Services is a leading child and youth service organization in Ontario which provides a wide range of evidence-based services that include individual, family and group counselling for children and youth with complex needs and their families. Kinark’s three program streams include: Community-Based Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.

Want to help children and youth with complex needs?

Come join our team!

We currently have an opportunity for:

Position TitleLead, Privacy and Records
Program ListsKinark Child & Family Services -> Head Office
LocationMarkham, ON L3R 9Z3 CA (Primary)
Start DateJanuary 11, 2021
Temporary End Date
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Other Employee Classification (if applicable)
Total # of hours per week35
# of Positions1
Close DateNovember 27, 2020
Job Description
NOTE: 18 Months Contract

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Programs and Operational Support, the Lead, Privacy and Records provides expertise, project management and operational support to maintain and improve the Privacy, Records Management and Information Access Program. The Lead, Privacy and Records will use project leadership skills to build capacity, structure, processes, best practices and organizational consistency for a sustainable approach to privacy, records management and information access. The Lead, Privacy and Records will respond to all information access requests following policies and procedures and maintain documentation of the organization’s current legal matters.

The Lead, Privacy and Records works collaboratively with all levels of Kinark staff within all domains of operations related to the collection, access, use, disclosure, retention, security and destruction of personal health information, personal information and corporate information. The Lead, Privacy and Records will provide expertise, operational support/ administration and leadership to Clinical Programs and corporate departments as appropriate, on privacy, records management and Release of Information issues including assisting in the investigation of potential breaches of privacy. The Lead, Privacy and Records is responsible for implementing processes and practices to promote adherence with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA), the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), other statutes and regulations related to privacy, Accreditation Standards and Kinark policies and procedures.

Major Responsibilities:

Key Duties and Responsibilities fall under the following themes:

Privacy and Information Access Enquiries, Requests, Complaints and Breaches;
Statutory, Regulatory, Accreditation Adherence;
Privacy and Information Access Education, Knowledge Translation, Coaching, Mentoring;
Quality Management, Program Reporting, Planning and Evaluation


A diploma or undergraduate degree in Records and Information Management, Library Science, Archival Studies, Paralegal or a Health Science related discipline is preferred, or a combination of education, training and moderate experience in information management and access and privacy legislation.
International Association of Privacy Professionals and records management certification is an asset
Project Management is an asset.
5 – 10 years considerable position related experience required.
Extensive knowledge of policies and procedures, legislation and IPC decisions related to privacy and access to records and records management.
Demonstrated communication and collaborative problem-solving skills.
Experience working within the social services sector and understanding of the key principles and standards regarding delivery of client services (e.g. principles of client centered care).
Proficiency in relevant information technology including using applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio) and redacting software such as Adobe
Demonstrated leadership skills.
Demonstrated crisis management skills.
Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) and Pre-Employment Medical.
Candidates Bilingual in English and French will be given special consideration.

Demonstrated knowledge of the following legislation and reference documents:

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).
Child, Youth and Family Services Act/ Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Kinark Child and Family Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at or (905) 474-9595.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

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Expiration Date: 2020-11-27