Privacy Officer EUR (ISS & ESHCC)

Privacy Officer EUR (ISS & ESHCC)
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Are you looking for a position where you are the point of contact within privacy and data protection for students and employees? Does the combination of interesting issues and a good work-life balance appeal to you? Then we are looking for you as our new Privacy Officer.

Job description
As Privacy Officer, you are the first point of contact for the Research, Education and Business Operations domains for various issues related to privacy and data protection. You identify risks, deal with inquiries from data subjects, conduct privacy training and presentations for colleagues, carry out DPIAs and are involved in keeping the treatment register up to date. In addition, you provide invited and unsolicited advice within the faculties and you support the ethics committee in a research context. You keep yourself informed about developments in data protection, for example regarding transfers of personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area. You interact with your fellow Privacy Officers on complex issues, and you ensure that you regularly report to the faculties and the Chief Privacy Officer. Every week you take part in the consultation with the Private Affairs Office, where we discuss trivial matters, hold intervision and involve each other in what we do. In addition, you are part of working groups set up within the Privacy Office.

You work from the Privacy Office at two faculties within Erasmus University Rotterdam: the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) and the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC). The Privacy Office consists of approximately 15 colleagues (the majority of which are localized), including the Chief Privacy Officer, Data Protection Officer, Privacy Advocate, several Privacy Officers and a student assistant.

Job requirements
Your CV is not leading us: it’s about what motivates you and what you can do. However, a certain amount of knowledge and experience is required to be able to start in this position:

  • Demonstrable HBO or WO working and thinking level, education in Law, Public Administration or similar.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (including AVG and UAVG).
  • Professional experience in privacy.
  • In possession of an IAPP certification (CIPP/e, CIPM or CIPT) or willing to obtain it through us in the short term.
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Dutch and English (minimum C1 level).

Working conditions

A varied job with good employment conditions according to the collective agreement Dutch Universities (cao NU).

The employment contract is entered into for a period of 1 year and is converted into permanent employment if the performance is satisfactory. The salary depends on your knowledge and experience and is for a full-time position between €2,960 and €5,439 gross per month (scale 10 or 11). In addition, we offer you 8% holiday pay, a year-end bonus of 8.3% and a very generous leave scheme. In addition, EUR is affiliated with ABP for pension benefits and we offer partially paid parental leave, fully paid supplementary maternity leave for partners, a discount on our collective health insurance and a personal career budget. As an employee, you can also use EUR facilities such as the University Library and get a discount on subscriptions to the Erasmus sports centre.

Erasmus University Rotterdam offers a Dual Career Program (DCP) to help partners of new academic staff find work in the Netherlands. The program is offered in close collaboration with the nearby universities of Delft and Leiden.

Erasmus University Rotterdam wants to be a fair and inclusive community. We promote an open culture where everyone is supported to realize their full potential. We regard inclusiveness of talent as the foundation of our successes and diversity of perspectives and people as a highly valuable result of this. EUR offers equal opportunities to all employees and applicants, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, employment disability, citizenship or any other aspect that makes them unique. We hope to meet you in our community.

Employer – Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a distinct social orientation in its education and research. Our researchers and students work in close collaboration with internal and external parties to solve global, social challenges, inspired by the always dynamic and cosmopolitan Rotterdam. Our mission is therefore ‘Create positive social impact’. Our academic education is intensive, active and application-oriented. Our research is increasingly carried out in interdisciplinary teams, which are closely connected to international networks. With our research impact and thanks to the high quality of the education, EUR can compete with the top European universities. The Erasmus values ​​act as our internal compass and make Erasmus University recognizable to the outside world: enterprising, socially involved, global citizen, open-minded and connecting.

Department – International Institute for Social Studies (ISS)
The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) is a leading academic center for international development studies in The Hague, which is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). It is a post-graduate institute for politically oriented critical social science, founded in 1952. The institute offers a Ph.D. in Development Studies, a 15.5-month Masters (MA) in Development Studies with five majors, and an MA in Public Policy.

ISS engages a very diverse international community of researchers and students from the global South and North. It brings together people (on average from over 50 different countries), ideas and insights in an interdisciplinary environment that nurtures, fosters and promotes independent thinking. ISS staff, PhD researchers and graduate students conduct innovative research into fundamental development problems found in different parts of the world. Our strong partnerships with organizations and individuals in developing and developed countries form a network where we co-create knowledge so that our work remains socially relevant. The desire to contribute to achieving social justice and equality on a global scale is key to ISS’s philosophy and practice. ISS educational activities aim to support students in becoming critical global citizens, professionals and change agents capable of making a difference in the world. ISS also acquires and manages externally funded projects for education, research and capacity building from a wide range of donors, including NWO, Nuffic and the European Commission.

Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC)
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication (ESHCC) is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The school has three departments: History, Art and Culture and Media & Communication.

ESHCC offers high-quality education, based on scientific research, at the intersection of the humanities and social sciences. We educate our ambitious Dutch and international students in a stimulating learning environment. After graduating, they have gained the knowledge, insight and skills to make an important and inspiring contribution to an increasingly international society where diversity plays a major role.

ESHCC also has an ambitious research agenda. We want to strengthen our commitment to interdisciplinary research, increase the share of external funds in our overall research funding and increase our social impact. The research takes place within the framework of two research centres: ERMeCC and History@Erasmus.

We would like to see your application with CV and motivation appearance 29 August 2022 meet through the application form.

Acquisitions are not valued.

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