Associate Privacy Officer
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: ITS - VC - CIO - 601000
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0003256
Position Summary: The Associate Privacy Officer (APO) works with the Chief Privacy Officer throughout the University community to develop, operate and monitor effective compliance in support of a doctoral/research higher education institution's mission. This position reports directly to the Chief Privacy Officer. The APO will participate in strategic planning discussions with the Chief Privacy Officer, for University IT and other initiatives as subject matter experts in their field. In the absence of the Chief Privacy Officer, this position will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Institutional Privacy Office functions for the University. The mission of the Institutional Privacy Office is to monitor compliance with federal and state privacy regulations, as well as general industry privacy standards for restricted or sensitive information collected, used, and/or retained by the University. This office provides the centralized oversight and compliance relating to applicable laws, regulations and policies that govern privacy related activities for the University. The Institutional Privacy Office will be committed to University outreach including University training, and assisting members of the user community in conducting their activities to the highest level of integrity, confidentiality and professionalism.
Application Deadline: 09/09/2018
Education Requirements: -Bachelor's degree is required. -Advanced degree in law (J.D.) or related field is preferred.
Qualification and Experience: The following experience is required: -One to three years of experience in privacy compliance or risk management. -One to three years of experience in privacy compliance or risk management within higher education. -Three to five years of experience in a legal or regulatory capacity. -Extensive experience reviewing and approving legal contracts and research related agreements. -Working knowledge and experience monitoring state and federal privacy laws, regulations and best practices. -Experience working in a heavily regulated, monitored and audited environment. The following experience is preferred: -Working knowledge and experience monitoring state and federal privacy laws, regulations and best practices surrounding: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act (HIPAA; or North Carolina's Identity Theft Protection Act (NC ID Theft Act) -One or more of the following certifications: Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC) -Experience working in a Top 50 research university with an academic medical center -Experience working at a R1, research-extensive university, under the Carnegie Foundation's classification of colleges and universities -Experience working at a public university with over $500 million in research funding
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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