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Earliest Start Date
Salary commensurate with experience
Hours per Week
40.00 Standard from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Office of Systemwide Compliance
Purpose of Position
To assist the Systemwide Compliance and Risk Officer, Deputy Compliance Officer, and institutional Privacy Officers in the development and maintenance of effective programs to maintain compliance with applicable System policies and Regental rules, as well as applicable federal and state privacy laws including, but not limited to, HIPAA, FERPA, state privacy breach reporting laws, and state medical record and other confidentiality laws and to serve as the designated HIPAA Privacy Officer for the University of Texas System Administration, which is a Hybrid Entity that is required to comply with the HIPAA Administrative Simplification Rules.
- Serves as UT System Administration’s HIPAA Privacy Officer as defined by 45 CFR 164.530(a)(1).
- Coordinates and facilitates Systemwide collaboration among System privacy officers and other officials on Systemwide privacy related initiatives.
- Develops System-wide and System Administration policies, as appropriate, regarding the creation and maintenance of personally identifiable and other sensitive data. Works with System institutions as needed to develop and deliver workforce training on applicable state and federal privacy laws and Initiates, facilitates and promotes activities to foster information privacy awareness within the System.
- Works with the System’s Chief Information Security Officer to assist System Administration and institutions with privacy/security data breach investigations and responses. Works with the System’s Chief Information Security Officer to review system-related information security plans throughout the System to ensure alignment between security and privacy practices.
- Serves as a resource to the System Compliance Committee to provide input and advice on privacy-related compliance issues.
- Ensures that periodic risk assessments are conducted and conduct ongoing monitoring of key elements of System Administration's privacy program.
- Ensures the System Administration has and maintains appropriate privacy and confidentiality policies, consent and authorization forms, and information notices and materials reflecting System Administration’s organization and legal practices and requirements.
- Oversees, directs and/or ensures delivery of training to System Administration officers and staff on HIPAA and other applicable state and federal privacy laws.
- Participates in the oversight of development, implementation, and ongoing compliance monitoring of all trading partner and business associate agreements, to ensure all privacy concerns, requirements, and responsibilities to UT System as a whole, and UT System Administration, as applicable, are addressed.
- Oversees, in conjunction with System’s Chief Information Security Officer and System Administration’s Information Security Officer, management and operations of systems to identify, monitor access to protected health information subject to HIPAA, as well as other sensitive data within the purview of System Administration and facilitate reporting in such access as required by law or applicable policy.
- Cooperates and communicates, on behalf of System Administration or a System institution, as appropriate, with the US Department of Health & Human Services Office of Civil Rights, other legal entities, and organization officers in any privacy related compliance reviews or investigations involving System Administration.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Compliance and or Deputy Compliance Officer.
The University of Texas System Administration is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. Reasonable disability accommodation may be requested by contacting the Office of Employee Services.