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    WHAT IS THE PRIVACY, GOVERNMENTAL LIAISON AND DISCLOSURE DIVISION? Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure (PGLD) is responsible for safeguarding and protecting sensitive taxpayer and employee information while promoting government transparency and accountability through better access to government information.

    This announcement may be used to fill additional positions in more than one Business Division throughout the Service.

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    WHAT DOES A GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SPECIALIST (Senior Privacy Analyst) DO? As a Government Information Specialist (Senior Privacy Analyst), you will be responsible for analyzing, evaluating and advising management on a wide variety of privacy related activities. Applying the directives in legal and regulatory guidance, such as the Privacy Act, eGovernment Act and NIST guidelines, you will develop service wide policy and analyze processes and incidents for privacy risks. You will also be a resource to help understand and communicate the importance of privacy protections to taxpayers and your fellow employees.  

    As a Senior Privacy Analyst you will:

      • Serve as an expert advisor who provides technical and administrative guidance on highly complex privacy and disclosure issues.
      • Develop privacy-related policies for nationwide application to both internal and external customers.
      • Plan, develop, coordinate and establish operating methods and procedures for accomplishment of the privacy mission and implement the privacy program objectives.
      • Serve as a liaison to internal and external customers to clarify and resolve issues such as Privacy and Civil Liberties Assessments, data loss incidents, identity theft. You will also draft responses to requests for privacy policy guidance.
      • Evaluate the impact of any privacy and civil liberties legislation and regulations on the organization’s activities.
      • Conduct risk assessments and determines appropriate remediation actions. Analyze data to evaluate program risk or vulnerabilities of disclosure and privacy breaches. Prepare communication products/reports highlighting risks and mitigation strategies.
      • Participates in reviews and collaborates with other functions to evaluate program risk or vulnerabilities of disclosure and privacy controls.
      • Oversee, review, and meet with managers and executives in the preparation of policy and procedural materials including the Internal Revenue Manual on Privacy and Information Protection, Policy Statements, regulations, administrative opinions, and other published documents.
      • Serve as an independent coordinator in planning, developing, and monitoring task forces on complex privacy issues.

    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 01 to 05 nights per month.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530962000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.