Executive Officer

  • Law Commission of Ontario
  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Jan 13, 2022
Contract Legal Support

Job Description

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) seeks a full-time Executive Officer for a one-year contract that may be extended.

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) is Ontario’s leading law reform agency.  The LCO provides independent, balanced, and authoritative advice and recommendations on some of Ontario’s most complex and far-reaching legal policy issues.  Through this work, the LCO promotes access to justice, evidence-based law reform and public debate. 

For more about the LCO and its work, see www.lco-cdo.org.

As the Executive Officer, you will report to the Executive Director (ED) and support the ED’s role both inside and outside the LCO.  You will act as the primary contact and liaison for communications between the ED and stakeholders. You will provide financial, human resource, administrative, operational and logistical assistance to the ED to facilitate and further the LCO’s work, agenda and objectives. You will also work with LCO Counsel from time to time as needed.

The successful candidate will have a university degree with at least five years of office or executive administration, including budget experience. The capacity to function fully in English and French is a significant asset. A complete job description is enclosed.

The LCO invites all interested individuals to apply and encourages applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Please submit your application electronically with a cover letter explaining briefly why you are qualified for and interested in this position.  Please also provide your resume and the names and contact information of three references by Monday, January 31, 2022.  Applications should be submitted as one single pdf document to the attention of Nye Thomas, Executive Director, Law Commission of Ontario, at LawCommission@lco-cdo.org.

For further information, please email LawCommission@lco-cdo.org or call (416) 402-7267.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.