Assistant Privacy Officer

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
30 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2019
Ref
78-30664
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Org    Audit and Privacy
Posted to the Web    01/25/2019
Posted Job/Salary Grade    029
Employment Type    Exempt
Hours    N/A
Position Type    Full Time
Position Schedule    M, T, W, Th, F 8:30 to 5:00
Months    12
Position Length    Ongoing
Position End Date    

University Overview    

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview    

The Office of Audit, Compliance and Privacy functions in partnership with University and Penn Medicine management to anticipate and aggressively manage operational, financial, compliance, information technology and privacy risks; ensure the integrity of Penn’s systems of internal control; and ensure strong stewardship and management accountability at all levels. http://www.upenn.edu/oacp/

Duties    

The Assistant Privacy Officer supports the Chief Privacy Officer and Penn Medicine’s commitment to protecting the privacy of personal information of patient, research subjects, faculty, staff and students and other members of the Penn community.

The Assistant Privacy Officer participates in and supports ongoing activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance of, and adherence to the organization’s policies and procedures covering the privacy of, and access to, patient health information and other sensitive information in compliance with federal and state laws and Penn Medicine’s information privacy practices.

The Penn Medicine Privacy Program is carried out by the Office of Audit, Compliance and Privacy. The program focuses on operationalizing the following initiatives: (1) privacy education, training and awareness; (2) risk management initiatives; (3) compliance assessments; and (4) oversight and monitoring.

Qualifications    

JD and 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Affirmative Action Statement    

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements  

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link    http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/42388