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Specifically outline the reasons for your interest in the position and
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Starting salaries will vary depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Coordinates the U-M privacy program vision and strategy and leads university-wide privacy efforts, including developing university-wide privacy strategies, policies and practices in collaboration with the Executive Director for Information Assurance. Fosters a culture of privacy that supports the U-M mission. Serves as U-M privacy subject matter expert, including maintaining knowledge of privacy-related laws, regulations and best practices.
Monitors developments in global privacy requirements and best practices. Builds collaborative relationships across the university to work toward privacy, IT policy and data governance goals. Identifies privacy-related risks and establishes operational practices and procedures to reduce them. Collaborates in developing and implementing IA and privacy education and awareness. Develops methodology for and conducts privacy impact assessments. Develops Privacy-By-Design strategies for technologies, products and services. Supports review of U-M service provider contract reviews for privacy and compliance. Works with U-M Office of General Counsel (OGC), government relations and higher education representatives, as needed, to advocate for U-M and higher education privacy interests with lawmakers. Reports on a periodic basis regarding the status of the privacy program to U-M leadership. Develops and leads a U-M privacy stakeholder group that ensures alignment and communication about key privacy issues. Works closely with the Executive Director for Information Assurance and IA Leadership team to develop university-wide information assurance strategies, architectures and practices and related budgets. Promotes U-M privacy program and practices to external audiences. Co-coordinates U-M Data Governance activities. Manages the U-M IT Policy function and staff and Privacy team.
To learn more about ITS, visit our website: http://www.its.umich.edu/
Serves as U-M privacy subject matter expert (SME)
Builds collaborative relationships across the university to work toward privacy, IT policy and data governance goals
Identifies privacy-related risks and establishes operational practices and procedures to reduce them
Develops methodology and practices for privacy impact assessments and Privacy-By-Design principles
Co-coordinates U-M Data Governance activities
While not limited to the following, in this role our successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following organizational competencies:
Demonstrates knowledge of the primary mission of the University and has working knowledge of the various constituency groups that comprise the University
Develops and maintains positive relationships with internal and external workgroups and manages differences constructively
Communicates clearly and effectively with individuals and to groups, varying style to fit the audience, actively communicates with those with differing opinions and differing levels of understanding
Contributes to the development of others and strives to grow professionally
Understands what is expected to do the job well; functions effectively in a team; exercises positive Influence and creates and achieves own measures of success
Achieves goals through the work of others; motivates others to effectively set and consistently achieve challenging goals and acts to address current issues and determine future priorities; creates a culture of accountability
A minimum of ten (10) years of experience in an IT, compliance or audit organization
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in any one - or more - of the following fields: IT policy; privacy; compliance, data governance, IT program management
A minimum of five (5) years of management experience which includes recruiting, mentoring, career development, performance management, leadership and team building and a proven ability to lead a project team to meet customer expectations
Knowledge and understanding of privacy and security regulations and best practices, including federal, state, international laws, policies and standards
Proven record of identifying the need for, developing, and enforcing realistic compliance methods from a risk/benefit analysis standpoint
Demonstrated ability to carry out extremely complex initiatives requiring expert knowledge of key business principles and practices
Extensive background and participation in collaborative leadership activities in a higher education (or similar) environment with demonstrated results of appropriate and effective business strategies and goals being reached
Extensive and in-depth knowledge of information technology principles, theories and concepts
Demonstrated leadership and management skills
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in program and project management and analysis, negotiation and conflict resolution
Demonstrated strong effective communication ability in presentation and advanced writing skills including reflecting sensitivity to tone, audience and organizational politics
Ability to communicate highly-technical matters effectively to non-technical audiences in public or private forums, across a spectrum of groups, from senior leadership to middle management and staff, demonstrating the ability to clearly define a problem/issue, succinctly describe current status, analyze data and draft reports, presentations and other materials
Demonstrates the ability to use active listening skills, oral communication skills to speak effectively and demonstrates outstanding writing skills via email, letters and in person to teams and customers
Demonstrated understanding of policies and procedures, best practices and management of incident response
Experience and working knowledge of IT Security frameworks (ex: NIST 800, PCI-DSS)
Demonstrated understanding and experience developing and implementing organization-wide user education and awareness programs
Demonstrated understanding of client relationship management, process mapping and improvement, project management and production support
Master's Degree or higher (Juris Doctor degree preferred)
A minimum of three (3) or more years of prior work experience in a higher education environment
A minimum of five (5) or more years of prior work experience in - or closely with - an information assurance, IT security, privacy or compliance organization
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or Certified Information Privacy Professional/Information Technology (CIPP/IT)
This position may work with and/or support systems that maintain or process sensitive institutional data as defined by university policy. Successful candidates must comply with federal, state and local law and/or university policies or agreements that require the university to implement specific privacy and security safeguards including, but not limited to: ITAR, EAR, HIPAA and FISMA. Responsible for protecting data and information from unauthorized release or from loss, alteration or unauthorized deletion; and, following applicable regulations and instructions regarding access to computerized files, release of data, etc. as stated in a computer access agreement.
Work Schedule & Locations
Punctual, regular and consistent attendance is required
May require on-call availability and may require working during non-business hours and on weekends
May require travel to various locations on and off university campus
Candidate must regularly move throughout the office and building environment, must frequently operate a computer to complete work and tasks and may be required to move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The University of Michigan Information and Technology Services seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
The University of Michigan Benefits Office is committed to offering a high-quality benefits package to support faculty, staff and their families. Learn more about our 2:1 retirement matching, healthcare plans with nationwide coverage including prescription drug coverage, three dental plans, a vision plan, flexible spending account, well-being programs, long-term disability, automatic life insurance, general legal services, three early childhood centers, time away from work and work-life programs to promote balance. Learn more at https://hr.umich.edu/benefits-wellness
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