SUMMER EMPLOYMENT: Summer Information Management Student


About Labour and Advanced Education

At the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Corporate Policy and Services Branch, we are the department’s primary link with broader government. The Branch helps ensure the department aligns with and adheres to government policies, priorities, and processes, and in turn supports government decision-making. The Branch is composed of three Divisions including: Policy and Planning, Research Accountability and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Organizational Health and Professional Services. The Branch also has responsibility for horizontal youth initiatives.

About the Opportunity

Are you interested in working in a diverse team of corporate strategists and policy analysts? If yes, then this might be an opportunity for you. At the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, we are looking for a student to provide support with information management systems and technologies.

You will be assisting our Policy and Planning Division with a couple of our project initiatives; to develop an issues management approach and system, as well as supporting the team in the use of technology for information management purposes.

Reporting to the Manager of Planning, you will be:

  • Examining current workflows and tracking methods
  • Reviewing the utilization of various Microsoft information management products to look for opportunities for improvement
  • Developing resource material and implementation plan


This may be the right opportunity for you if you are currently enrolled in an Information Management post-secondary program, or related field, with at least 1 full year of studies completed by May 1, 2019. You must be returning to school in the fall or next applicable semester.

As the ideal candidate you will have familiarity with information management practices and the use of technology to support organization of information.  You have exceptional communication (written and verbal) and analytical accuracy skills with experience as a positive and effective team member.

Proficiency in MS applications, including experience using SharePoint and OneNote. 

We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.

Other Considerations

This position has an anticipated end date of August 30, 2019.

Application Details

Pay Grade:  HOURLY 

Salary Range:  $15.86 – $25.85 Hourly  

Follow the link to apply

For all current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here to apply.

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve.  The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.  If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on your electronic application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  For questions or concerns, please contact