Information Regulation Analyst

Updated: 19 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 30 Jun 2024

Job no: 0050587 & 0058470
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full-time; Continuing
Department: Chief Operating Officer Portfolio - Legal and Risk
UOM 7 – $106,432 – $115,211 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Contribute to University compliance frameworks by driving continuous improvement and providing expert advice in privacy and data protection, policy and process, and Freedom of Information (FOI).
  • Opportunity to tackle complex information governance issues and build strong relationships across campus, ensuring smooth information management and best practice.
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment! 

About the Role
Be an information governance rockstar! Tackle complex privacy, FOI and policy issues and build strong relationships across campus. By proactively shaping compliance, you will ensure best practice in information management across the University.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure consistency, develop tools, and support improvement initiatives for compliance frameworks in privacy and data protection, policy and process, and FOI.
  • Foster collaborative networks to promote best practices in information handling across all departments.
  • Deliver expert advice on relevant legislation, oversee compliance, and contribute to training and awareness activities for staff.

Who we are looking for
We are searching for a superstar who embodies our COO values: putting the University first, exceeding expectations, and fostering collaboration. They will excel at building relationships, navigate sensitive situations, and communicate clearly in writing and verbally. This organised individual thrives under pressure, manages priorities, and works seamlessly both independently and in a team.

You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and extensive experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training.
  • Knowledge and expertise in privacy and data protection, FOI and related legislation and processes is desirable.
  • Business analysis and process mapping skills and a demonstrated ability to streamline and simplify complex methods or concepts.
  • An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the University context, its strategic plans, policies and organisational structure, functions and processes.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your new team – Chief Operating Officer Portfolio
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio is responsible for the University’s budget and financial performance, and the management of its property and capital. It also delivers efficient and effective shared services in support of all aspects of the University’s business.

The COO Portfolio is comprised of seven sub-portfolios covering all areas of our operations, including the newly established Operational Performance group. This has been established to drive and manage a program of operational improvement and service transformation, underpinned by contemporary business insights, data modelling, predictive analytics, digital tools, and service planning.

  • Business Services 
  • Finance
  • Legal and Risk
  • Operational Performance Group
  • Property
  • Research, Innovation and Commercialisation
  • Student and Scholarly Services

What we offer you!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

The University of Melbourne
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Be yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ethan Khamly via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.

Please note that in the event of sourcing a suitable candidate, the closing date for applications may be brought forward, and the job vacancy may be closed. Therefore, we encourage interested individuals to submit their applications promptly.

Position Description

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