Team Coordinator (Repost)

National Research Council | Within a National Research Council Office across Canada

Fulltime Continuing

Priority will be given to the following designated employment equity groups: Women, Indigenous peoples* (First Nations, Inuit and Métis), persons with disabilities and racialized persons*.

* The Employment Equity Act, which is under review, uses the terminology Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities.

City: Within a National Research Council Office across Canada

Organizational Unit: Knowledge, Information and Technology Services 

Classification: LS-4 

Tenure: Continuing 

Language Requirements: Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

Work Arrangements: Due to the nature of the work and operational requirements, this position will require some physical presence at the NRC work location identified in the form of a hybrid work arrangement (a combination of working onsite and offsite).

* Note that this is a repost and if you have previously applied you do not need to re-apply.

The NRC Advantage

Great Minds. One Goal. Canada’s Success.

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is the Government of Canada’s largest research organization supporting industrial innovation, the advancement of knowledge and technology development. We collaborate with over 70 colleges, universities and hospitals annually, work with 800 companies on their projects, and provide advice or funding to over 8000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) each year.

We bring together the brightest minds to deliver tangible impacts on the lives of Canadians and people around the world. And now, we want to partner with you.  Let your expertise and inspirations make an impact by joining the NRC.

At NRC, we know diversity enables excellence in research and innovation. We are committed to a diverse and representative workforce, an open and inclusive work environment, and contributing to a more inclusive Canadian innovation system. 

NRC welcomes all qualified applicants and encourages candidates to self-declare as members of the following designated employment equity groups: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Please advise of any accommodation measures required to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. They are available to all candidates for further assessment. Related information received will be addressed confidentially.

Your Challenge

Help bring research to life and drive your career forward with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), Canada’s largest research and technology organization.

We are looking for a vibrant and dynamic Team Coordinator to support our Knowledge, Information and Technology Services Branch. The successful candidate would be someone who shares our core values of Integrity, Excellence, Respect and Creativity.

Working for the Intelligence and Analytics (I&A) team in NRC’s Library and Information Management Services (NRC-LIMS), the incumbent of this position supports LIMS’s role as the National Science Library and provider of knowledge and information to NRC and the Canadian innovation community to ensure that clients have essential information for decision-making, opportunity identification, and world class research and technology development.

The successful candidate will be part of a diverse, multidisciplinary team where communication and teamwork are critical and interactions with clients and partners are frequent.

More specifically, the team coordinator will contribute to the NRC’s ability to make evidence-based decisions by:

  • Performing supervisory tasks and responsibilities for a team of Intelligence Specialists (librarians);
  • Triaging and assigning the team’s incoming requests for scientific, technical, business and industry information in a variety of technology areas;
  • Coordinating the team’s research, synthesis, and dissemination of information gathered from primary and secondary sources;
  • Working in collaboration with colleagues to assess, improve, document and deliver I&A services to meet NRC’s needs.

Screening Criteria

Applicants must demonstrate within the content of their application that they meet the following screening criteria in order to be given further consideration as candidates:


Master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences, preferably preceded by a science, engineering or business degree.

For information on certificates and diplomas issued abroad, please see Degree equivalency


  1. Significant* experience in the provision of information services in science, technology and business.
  2. Significant experience in searching, collecting, and extracting information and data from online systems and the Web to find information in science, technology, patents, and business;
  3. Recent experience in synthesis of scientific, technical and business information and in presenting findings clearly and concisely verbally and in writing;
  4. Experience in negotiating with clients (negotiation skills);
  5. Significant* Experience in managing projects and teams, and coordinating service delivery in a project-oriented, matrix environment.

* Three (3) years’ experiences

Condition of Employment

Reliability Status

Language requirements

Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC

Information on language requirements and self-assessment tests

Assessment Criteria

Candidates will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:

Technical Competencies

  1. Thorough knowledge of information products, sources and services in science, technology, patents, and business.
  2. Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work in a project oriented, matrix environment.
  3. Ability to synthesize and package complex information.
  4. Ability to anticipate, troubleshoot and solve problems.
  5. Ability to lead and motivate people and teams.
  6. Ability to manage projects.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Management Services – Teamwork (Level 3)
  • Management Services – Client focus (Level 3)
  • Management Services – Communication (Level 2)
  • Management Services – Conceptual and analytical ability (Level 2)
  • Management Services – Result orientation (Level 2)

Competency Profile(s)

For this position, NRC will evaluate candidates using the following competency profile(s): Management Services

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Relocation assistance will be determined in accordance with the NRC’s directives.

Salary Range

From $88,379 to $104,312 per annum. 

In addition, the incumbent will receive the Bilingualism Bonus of $800 per year.

NRC employees enjoy a wide-range of competitive benefits including comprehensive health and dental plans, pension and insurance plans, vacation and other leave entitlements.


  • A pre-qualified list may be established for similar positions for a one-year period.
  • Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. Please include citizenship information in your application.
  • The incumbent must adhere to safe workplace practices at all times.
  • We thank all those who apply, however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please direct your questions, with the requisition number (17454) to:


Telephone: 343-548-9537 

Closing Date: 8 June 2023 – 11:59 pm Eastern Time  

For more information on career tools and other resources, check out Career tools and resources

*If you are currently a term or continuing employee at NRC, please apply through the SuccessFactors Careers module from your NRC computer.

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