Director, Privacy Compliance

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Executive/Director/Management

Classification Title:

Director, Privacy Compliance

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Assistant Vice President for Compliance and Ethics, the Director will work with stakeholders to ensure the protection of information entrusted to the university and provide direction, guidance and support to administration, faculty, and staff in all aspects of privacy compliance. In coordination with the university's compliance and risk functions, the Director will conduct privacy risk assessments, develop policy, provide training, create and conduct ongoing privacy compliance monitoring activities, and lead or participate in privacy related university committees to maintain an effective data privacy compliance program.

  • Develop and direct a privacy compliance program for the university.

  • Serve as the university's GDPR data protection officer and oversight for FERPA and HIPAA compliance, partnering with the university registrar on FERPA and the associate general counsel on HIPAA.

  • Collaborate with the Chief Security Officer to ensure alignment between security and privacy compliance programs including policies, practices, and investigations.

  • Ensure that appropriate privacy and confidentiality authorization forms, consents, notices of privacy practices, and other materials reflect current university practices and are consistent with legal requirements.

  • Coordinate with university departments and units to ensure proper implementation of all privacy related audit and investigation recommendations.

  • Serve on the security incident response team, respond to incidents involving potential or actual exposure or disclosure of restricted data or confidential information, and conduct privacy investigations.

  • Develop privacy training materials and other communications to train employees on university privacy policies, data handling practices and procedures.

  • Conduct privacy risk assessments and ongoing privacy compliance monitoring activities in coordination with the university’s compliance and risk functions.

  • Provide highly specialized expertise to leadership on privacy and information protection; related state, federal, and international regulations and laws (including GDPR and FERPA); and industry standards.

  • In coordination with the office of general counsel, review contract language involving the collection, protection, transfer and/or use of regulated data, and offer guidance on ways to minimize privacy compliance risks.

  • Lead or participate on privacy-related university committees.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


University Compliance & Ethics

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$104,664 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 8+ years of relevant experience to include 3+ years of leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate:

  • Must currently have or be willing to obtain within first year of employment a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), or equivalent certifications in compliance and privacy.
  • Must possess a high degree of professionalism and demonstrate the ability to collaborate and work in a team and diverse environment.
  • Must have current knowledge of applicable international, federal and state privacy laws and regulations.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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