DATA PRIVACY OFFICER (BUREAU OF TECHNOLOGY) - ACTIVELY RECRUITED

Cook County Offices Under the President


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Chicago, IL
Salary: $123,018 - $133,159 / year
Contract type: Full time
Cook County Offices Under the President

Under the direction of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), works collaboratively across all Cook County Agencies to manage the Cook County Privacy Program. Develops and/or updates privacy policies for internal use and privacy statements for internal and external use. Describes privacy requirements for information stakeholders, business partners and service providers. Tracks, manages and reports risk from potential procedural or technology changes that affect privacy. Conducts privacy risk assessments, privacy impact assessments, craft privacy training and awareness programs. Maintains a database of all privacy information stores and develops and updates a privacy incident response plan. Performs other duties as assigned.


This position is Actively Recruited and At Will.












Minimum Qualifications


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree is required.

  • Five (5) years’ full-time work experience as a Data Privacy Officer, Chief Privacy Officer or managing a team of privacy specialists responsible for an organization’s privacy program is required.

  • Valid driver’s license is required.



Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Information Security Computer Science, Management Information Systems or technology systems.

  • One Privacy certifications such as Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and/or Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).

  • Certifications in governance and risk management e.g. Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT).





PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-1 AND COOK COUNTY’S MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO EITHER SUBMIT PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION OR A REQUEST FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION PRIOR TO THE START OF EMPLOYMENT. PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING HYPERLINKS FOR THE FULL TEXT OF EXECUTIVE ORDER 2021-1 AND THE COOK COUNTY MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY.





Executive Order 2021-1 Vaccination Policy


Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy





This position is considered a safety-sensitive position. Candidates who are selected to fill safety-sensitive positions must pass a required drug test as part of the pre-employment background check process.


https://www.cookcountyil.gov/sites/default/files/service/drug-and-alcohol-policy.pdf


Candidates who are contacted will be required to produce original required documents (e.g., current driver’s license, diploma, school transcript, certifications, etc.) listed on the Notice of Job Opportunity within five (5) days of being extended an offer, in writing, by the Bureau Chief of BHR (or designee). Candidates will be notified of how to submit the required document.




  • Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States territories and Canada, must be credentialed by either the World Education Services (WES) or Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE).




KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS


Knowledge of IT security theory; technologies; policies; best practices and enterprise architectures. Thorough knowledge of latest developments in technological innovation related to privacy, pending legislation, lobbying efforts, and other early indicators of what the privacy landscape may look like in the near and long-term future. Advanced knowledge of Privacy methodologies and State, Local, Territorial and Tribal (SLTT) regulatory laws. Strong knowledge of the role of a privacy professional in ensuring that customer data is properly managed. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to document requirements, communication plans, project status reports and other relevant project-related issues. Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to learn and understand the changing threat landscape and new industry capabilities developed to mitigate the threat. Ability to assist in the preparation of recurring reports to senior officials to brief security posture. Ability to work independently and manage multiple complex projects and a senior team of security professionals. Ability to work 24/7 including holidays and weekends if needed for incident response. Ability to operate with transparency, including communication among the information stakeholders about their strategic objectives and how those objectives could incur privacy issues and risk associated with those objectives. Expert ability to incorporate best practices to protect data during the development of information system requirements with emphasis on NIST Information Security guidelines focusing on privacy recommendations and system categorization. This position may require moderate to extensive travel to work assignments throughout Cook County





Physical Requirements


Sedentary Work


Sedentary Work involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.



The duties listed are not set forth for purposes of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally to be performed under a job title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee's normal line of work.








Benefits Package



  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

  • Basic Term Life Insurance

  • Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time

  • You May Qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)





http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/








  • This position requires successful completion of post-offer tests, which may include a background check, drug screen and medical examination.


Falsification of any information in the application process will result in disqualification, dismissal after hire, and/or placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. For current County employees, such falsification may result in discipline, up to and including termination, and placement on the County’s Ineligible for Rehire List for a period of two (2) or five (5) years. See Cook County Code of Ordinances, Article II, Sections 44-54 Unlawful Practices Relating to Employees and Employment - Penalty, 44-56 Political Discrimination; Cook County Employment Plan, Section V.N. Pre-Interview License and Certification Verification; Supplemental Policy No. 2014-2.13 Ineligible for Rehire List; and Cook County Personnel Rules 3.3(b) (7) (d)





EEO Statement


Cook County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) employer. Cook County prohibits illegal discrimination and harassment and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, source of income, housing status, military service or discharge status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other protected category established by law, statute or ordinance as further defined in Chapter 44. Human Resources, Article II. Personnel Polices, Section 44-53 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances and Chapter 42. Human Relations, Article II. Human Rights, Section 42-35 of the Cook County Code of Ordinances.





NOTE: As an internal candidate, should you be offered the position, salary allocations shall abide by the Cook County Personnel Rules.



  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.





Social Media Disclaimer


The County’s hiring process is governed by the Cook County Employment Plan which prohibits employment actions from being influenced by any Political Reasons or Factors for Non-Exempt Positions. The advertisement of this position by any individual does not constitute an offer or promise of employment, promotion, or any other employment action and shall not influence the County’s hiring decision. Cook County officials and employees who become aware of or receive a complaint that involves an allegation of Political Reasons or Factors being considered in the hiring process of Non-Exempt positions are obligated to refer the complaint to the Cook County - Office of the Inspector General. If the Cook County Inspector General sustains allegations of Political Reasons or Factors being considered, Cook County will disqualify the Applicant or Candidate from consideration for employment and disciplinary action will be imposed on any involved Cook County employees, if applicable.






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