Job Information

University of Utah Information Privacy Administrator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 01/22/2021

Requisition Number PRN28827B

Job Title Manager, Audit

Working Title Information Privacy Administrator

Job Grade G

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01663 - COMPLIANCE SERVICES

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $85,000 - $100,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled No

Job Summary

Under minimal supervision, responsible for planning, organizing, directing and/or controlling activities to ensure patient care and related business practices comply with HIPAA guidelines, organizational policies and procedures, and other applicable laws.


Essential Functions

  • Manages workflow and tasks, provides leadership, direction, and support to University staff, internal business owners, and external customers.
  • Oversees, coordinates, and conducts audits/investigations to ensure compliance with University, state, and federal guidelines.
  • Analyzes and effectively documents compliance processes. Recommends enhancements to policies and procedures as applicable.
  • Reviews contracts and other legal documents to evaluate HIPAA and Privacy implications.
  • Supports training and education program to enhance institutional compliance awareness.
  • Maintains current knowledge regarding applicable federal and state guidelines, regulations, and Privacy laws.
  • Serves as an expert resource in Privacy compliance and issue resolution.
  • Collaborates with providers, managers, and staff to assist departments, clinics, and service lines in implementing, coordinating, and monitoring compliance practices. This could include recommending enhancements to operating policies and procedures in various departments.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and four to six years of progressively more responsible management experience. Background knowledge of hiring department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors. Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees and processes in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates and to ensure the smooth operation of department. Master’s degree in a related area may be preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Master’s degree in healthcare related field or JD is preferred. Experience in healthcare is also preferred. CIPP , CISSP , CIMP , or other privacy/security certifications are desired.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.