Information Privacy Analyst

Brown University

Job Description:

Information Privacy Analyst
Office of Information Technology

The Information Privacy Analyst is a member of the Information Security Group within the Office of Information Technology (OIT). They play a critical role in implementing and carrying out procedures pertaining to privacy of information at Brown University. They consult with other teams in the department to ensure that technical systems, practices, products, and services adhere to regulations, university policy, and the university’s mission. In collaboration with others at Brown, this position will monitor the privacy landscape, watching for new and emerging areas of importance to Brown. They will aid in the development of policies and procedures to ensure the privacy of information entrusted to Brown and to protect the privacy of the Brown community. They are a member of the Information Security Incident Response Team (ISIRT) and participate in security incident response activities and investigations as required. They may be called upon outside regular business hours in the event of cyber incident.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • 4-6 years of related experience.
  • An eagerness to constantly learn.
  • Familiarity with domestic privacy regulations.
  • Experience with methods to catalog, track, interpret, and communicate complex legal or contractual requirements to technical colleagues.
  • Willingness to be both outgoing and persistent in pursuing role responsibilities.


  • Familiarity with University-like environments with broad roles and functions.
  • Experience with technical tooling to help automate or track workflows (e.g., scripting, Jira).
  • Familiarity with foreign privacy regulations.
  • Familiarity with human and technical roles and functions within an IT department (e.g., understanding what Databases, SYSADMINs, Filesystem ACLs, and web servers all do.)

Job Competencies:

  • Ability to interpret regulations and apply them to technical solutions.
  • Ability to engage with service owners to understand departmental business functions. Leverage that knowledge to help reduce the risk of privacy incidents.
  • Ability to understand business unit needs and commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service to the department.
  • Ability to deal appropriately with conflicting interests involving several variables in complex systems.
  • Excellent report writing and communication. Ability to communicate technical issues to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.

Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.

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Job Posting Title:
Information Privacy Analyst

Office of Information Technology

Grade 11

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Full time

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Position Work Location:
Remote Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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