Privacy, Policy And Process Advisor

at University of Melbourne

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client-centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements, and acts as a shared services function within the University of Melbourne.

About the role

This is a senior role with a focus on promoting and enabling compliance with internal and external regulatory obligations relating to information management. The incumbent works under broad direction with a significant degree of autonomy and is responsible for providing specialist case management and advice in relation to privacy matters, and for providing expert advice on the University's Policy Framework. The role also supports functions relating to the Process Framework, and compliance with freedom of information legislation, where required.

About you

  • A degree with relevant experience; extensive experience and broad knowledge in the field; or an equivalent combination of relevant professional experience and/or education and training.

  • Expert knowledge of privacy and data protection, records management, health records, and related information and access legislation and processes.

  • Proven expertise in interpreting and applying legislation in a complex organisational context and to advise others on the application of legislation to new or complex situations.

  • Demonstrated ability to integrate knowledge of internal and external regulatory requirements with operational requirements and objectives of a large organisation with a diverse range of functions.

  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

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