The HIPAA Privacy Officer is responsible for the university's HIPAA privacy program, including but not limited to; daily program operations, program development, implementation and maintenance of the policies and procedures, monitoring program compliance, investigating and tracking of incidents and breaches that could arise, and insuring patient's rights are followed in compliance with federal and state laws. Bachelor's degree in healthcare administration, health information management, business or a related field. Six years professional experience in health care information management and compliance related positions or in a similar health services administration or a related field with at least 3 years of leadership experience. Certified in HIPAA Privacy (e.g. CHPS, CHCO). Knowledge and experience with HIPAA related state and federal information privacy laws, including but not limited to access, release of information, and fraud/waste/abuse. Knowledge of healthcare regulatory compliance. Excellent written, verbal, and collaborative communication skills. Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Ability to handle multiple projects under strict timelines. Project management skills. High level of personal integrity, as well as the ability to professionally handle confidential matters, and show an appropriate level of judgement and maturity. Ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.