County Compliance, Ethics and Privacy Officer

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Mar 21, 2021
Full Time Human and Social Services Regulatory and Licensing
  • Salary: $100,068.80 - $136,281.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

APPLY ASAP - Applications R eviewed Daily

Filing Deadline: Applications will be accepted until filled and reviewed daily.
Interviews: First round of interviews will begin the Week of May 3.

San Bernardino County seeks an expert in the fields of information privacy, regulatory compliance, and ethical and legal standards, who has policy and program development experience, to serve as the new County Compliance, Privacy, and Ethics Officer.

The Compliance, Privacy, and Ethics Officer will administer the activities of the Office of Compliance and Ethics. The incumbent in this key County leadership position will drive the development and implementation of a Countywide strategic and comprehensive compliance and ethics program that sets the standard for consistent and effective practices across all County departments, divisions, and programs. The incumbent will report to the Human Resources Director or the County Chief Operating Officer and serve as the County's Privacy and HIPAA Security Officer.

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Minimum Requirements

Experience: Five (5) years of experience in a large organization, with primary responsibility for high level/complex policy development, planning, directing, and coordinating a variety of compliance, ethics, and/or privacy programs and initiatives. Experience conducting investigations and assessments or overseeing quality improvement assurance activities is desired. Public sector experience is preferred.

Education: The County Compliance, Ethics, and Privacy Officer should hold a bachelor's degree in a relevant field from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign degree equivalency certificate. A master's degree is preferred.

Desired: Certification in one or more of the following is highly desired , but not required:
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP),
  • Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP),
  • Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), or
  • Other applicable certifications.

Desired Qualifications


  • Exhibits and inspires visionary leadership.
  • Demonstrates unquestionable integrity and high ethical standards.
  • Creates a sense of shared mission.
  • Monitors legislative/regulatory activities affecting County compliance, privacy, and ethics.
Relationship Building:
  • Demonstrates professional acumen and effectiveness.
  • Develops and promotes productive relationships and rapport with key stakeholders.
  • Fosters strong connections built on the foundation of mutual trust and empowerment.
  • Awareness of legal, regulatory, contractual, and other factors that affect an organization's privacy strategy and risk mitigation.
  • Background in leading and resolving privacy issues affecting multidisciplinary departments.
  • Possesses excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Creates an atmosphere of transparency, inclusiveness, and openness.
  • Is responsive to the concerns and issues of others.
  • Participates in collaborative problem solving.
Operational Excellence:
  • Excels in short-range and long-range planning.
  • Demonstrates effective operational management skills.
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills and applies them to planning/problem solving.
  • Excels in measuring and increasing performance against objectives.
  • Holds him/herself and others accountable for results.

Selection Process

This is a confidential process and will be handled accordingly throughout each stage of the application/recruitment process.

Filing Deadline: Applications will be accepted until filled and reviewed daily.
Interviews: First round of interviews will begin the Week of May 3.

Interested candidates must submit the following required items:
  • Compelling cover letter,
  • Comprehensive resume, and
  • Six (6) professional references.

Electronic versions of all required items may be submitted:
  • As attachments via email to , or
  • As uploaded documents via online application at .
Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to interview for this position.

References will not be contacted until mutual interest has been established and a reference release form is completed.

Questions regarding this position or status should be directed to:
  • Gina King ( gina.king@ )
  • Silvia Zayas ( szayas@ )

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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