Senior Compliance and Privacy Manager

Southern New Hampshire University

We are one growing team with one powerful goal – and as a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. That is why we’re committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all our employees feel welcomed, valued and empowered. Together, we will shape the future of education by transforming lives beginning with yours.

This position will partially be based in the following office location.
Manchester, NH

However, partial remote work from the following states may also be considered: Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont.

The Opportunity

The Senior Compliance and Privacy Manager leads data security compliance and privacy program practice and efforts, including strategy, planning, and leading compliance work, and projects, and developing policies and practices to ensure that the organization complies with information systems and privacy regulatory and best practice requirements. Additionally, the Senior Compliance Manager leads the University’s response to multiple internal and external audits. The Senior Compliance and Privacy Manager will report directly to the Assistant Vice President Governance, Risk, Compliance & Privacy. This role will be Hybrid. #LI-Hybrid

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead the university’s ITS compliance and privacy strategy and work efforts, including Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), and privacy laws as applicable.
Manage the University’s response to multiple internal and external technology and compliance audits
Manage team of data compliance managers and process owners
Manage GLBA through compliance in alignment with NIST 800-171 and NIST 800-53
Lead security assessment, auditing, and security authorization programs, and all other responsibilities.
Works together with Information Security Operations, Architecture, and Engineering and across ITS and other departments to identify and address risks, develop solutions and mitigating controls, implement controls, and address residual risk.
Together with Risk Management, conduct security and risk analysis, auditing, and security authorization projects.
Partner with and advise Information Technology leadership on relevant compliance and privacy matters.
Manage the portfolio of relevant initiatives aligned to the university’s data security compliance and privacy practices.
Improve the University’s cybersecurity governing committee that brings together main security and risk partners to develop and review enterprise security and risk strategies.
Monitor regulatory compliance with enterprise security policies and educates department leaders and service managers on compliance efforts.
Other responsibilities as assigned. Job responsibilities can change at any time, with or without notice.
Minimum Qualifications: Years of relevant experience: Ten years’ experience leading auditing/compliance such as NIST 800-171/53, GLBA, PCI-DSS
Academic Degree(s) and/ areas of study: Master’s degree information assurance, business administration or related field.
Equivalent of experience in lieu of degree acceptable: ☒ Yes
Professional Certification(s): Relevant professional certification, such as CISSP, CISA, CGRC, GSLC, CISM, or GCCC
Excellent communication, technical writing, project management, and public speaking skills.
Strong critical thinking skills.
Compliance and audit experience with standards, accreditations, and regulations, specifically NIST 800-171/53.
We would like to see: Compliance experience with standards, accreditations, and regulations such as FERPA, ADA, CAE, NECHE, California Consumer Privacy Act, and those related to Title IV (GLBA, HEA)
Additional IT certifications such as Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, and ITIL

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Are Benefits Important to You?

We offer exceptional benefits, many available starting on the first day of employment:

Anthem BlueCross affordable, low-deductible Medical insurance available on day one

Low to no-cost Dental, Vision and Life Insurance options

5 weeks of Paid Time Off that starts accruing on day one & Paid Holidays

A Retirement Plan with a 9% Employer Funded annual contribution

Tuition Benefits with family offerings

Who Are We?

SNHU employees are a team in every sense. Separately, we understand that each individual brings unique experiences, perspectives and ideas to create a vibrant work environment. Together we share common values of honesty, acceptance and accountability working as a unified force toward a common goal: to transform the lives of learners. By joining our team, you join us in our vision. Together, we’ll shape the future of education by transforming lives-beginning with yours.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Remote work disclaimer

Please note that this is a remote eligible position. At SNHU, we ask that our remote employees have access to a reliable internet connection and a dedicated, properly equipped workspace at a fixed location within the United States (in one of the approved states as reflected above) that is free of distractions and dependencies.

Please note that a background check is required for employment.

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