Invitation for Applications - Chief Electoral Officer of Nunavut - August 2023

Applications are invited for the position of Chief Electoral Officer of Nunavut. This is a
seven-year, full-time statutory appointment.

The Chief Electoral Officer is an Independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The
office-holder is appointed on the recommendation of the Legislative Assembly, pursuant to
the Nunavut Elections Act. The position exercises a range of powers and responsibilities
under the Nunavut Elections Act and the Plebiscites Act. Copies of the statutes are
available at:

The Chief Electoral Officer is responsible for the
conduct of territorial general elections and by-elections, as well as elections to municipal
councils and other bodies. The next territorial general election is scheduled to be held on
October 27, 2025.

The successful candidate will be an experienced senior manager with proven professional
success in managing complex administrative operations. Knowledge of electoral
administration and legislation is essential. This position requires a high degree of attention
to detail, including the ability to accurately interpret, administer and explain complex
statutes and regulations. The successful candidate will possess the ability to communicate
clearly and consistently with the general public, stakeholder groups and the news media.
Excellent writing skills, including the ability to draft comprehensive annual reports to the
Legislative Assembly, are required. Understanding of Inuit societal values, language and
culture is a definite asset.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (Elections Nunavut) is located in Rankin Inlet,
Nunavut. A detailed Position Profile is available from the Office of the Legislative Assembly
and may be downloaded from the Legislative Assembly’s website at
Annual reports and other publications of the Office of the Chief Electoral Officer are
available at:

Applicants must clearly demonstrate how they meet the requirements and competencies set
out in the Position Profile. This selection process is open to all applicants. The salary range
for the position is $145,094.00 to $207,277.00 per annum. If the successful candidate is not
a resident of Rankin Inlet at the time of appointment, relocation assistance will be provided.
Subsidized staff housing is available. Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm (EST) on
Friday, September 29, 2023. This is a Position of Trust and a satisfactory Criminal Record
Check is required. Please note that only candidates who are selected for an interview will
be contacted. Applications and inquiries should be directed to:
Secretary to the Management and Services Board
Office of the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
P.O. Box 1200, Iqaluit, NU, X0A 0H0
Tel: (867) 975-5000
Fax: (867) 975-5190