University of Pennsylvania COMPLIANCE AND PRIVACY PROGRAM COORDINATOR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 78-29801


School Name Audit Compliance and Privacy

Org Audit and Privacy

Posted to the Web 09/10/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027

Employment Type Exempt

Hours 8:00-5:00 p.m.

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 8:00-5:00 p.m.

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Office of Audit, Compliance and Privacy functions in partnership with University and Penn Medicine management to anticipate and aggressively manage operational, financial, compliance, information technology and privacy risks; ensure the integrity of Penn’s systems of internal control; and ensure strong stewardship and management accountability at all levels.


The Compliance and Privacy Program Coordinator (‘CPPC’) will provide programmatic support for strategic initiatives and other activities of the Institutional Compliance and Privacy Offices within the Office of Audit, Compliance and Privacy. The CPPC will utilize his/her policy knowledge, data analysis and reporting, communications and project management skills in furtherance of the mission, goals, projects, and responsibilities of the University’s Institutional Compliance and Privacy functions. Activities will include: * Tracking issues, incidents and inquiries in order to ensure effective, timely follow-up; * Developing a wide variety of written materials – including, but not limited to, email, meeting agendas and minutes, and status reports – for a range of audiences;* Responding to and triaging privacy and compliance inquiries from stakeholders, patients, and other constituencies * Developing, implementing and evaluating policies;* Creating strategic communications and web site content;* Planning of events, meetings and training and awareness sessions;* Querying, analyzing and reporting on data via Excel, PowerPoint and other institutional databases;* Synthesizing information, drafting and editing documents and communications regarding Privacy and Compliance program administration;* Providing programmatic and analytic support on matters related to program planning and management; * Assisting with the implementation of a wide range of strategic plans developed by the Institutional Compliance Officer and Chief Privacy Officers for the University and Penn Medicine and * Ad hoc problem solving.


A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.This role requires:* Quantitative and qualitative analytic and critical thinking and problem solving skills;* Clear and professional written and oral communication;* Ability to maintain effective organizational, time management and prioritization systems independently; * Demonstration of empathy for members of the communities served;* Strict confidentiality due to access to highly sensitive information;* Responsiveness to questions from a students, faculty, patients, administrators and others; and* Facility with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; social media platforms; and the ability to learn and use compliance and privacy-related software.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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