The Associate University Counsel will engage in a challenging, wide-ranging, data and privacy practice with a special emphasis on the University’s academic health affairs mission. Areas of practice will include the legal implications of compliance with HIPAA, state privacy laws, FERPA, data breach response laws, and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This position also will perform general transactional work involving data security, use, and transfer agreements and also will work closely with risk management partners. The Associate University Counsel will work with all members of the Office of University Counsel.
Education and Experience:
A minimum of five years of legal experience. Significant corporate, compliance and data privacy experience. Working knowledge of GDPR, HIPAA, and other privacy laws required. Experience managing data security and incident response matters preferred. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. Initiative, intellectual curiosity, tenacity; energized by challenges. Effective team member; aptitude for building positive working relationships at all levels. Creativity, strategic common sense, good judgment, level-headedness.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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