Information Governance Officer

Goldsmiths University of London
March 18, 2024
Offerd Salary:£43,036 - £47,952
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Information Governance Officer


Governance and Legal Services

Vacancy Type



Full Time


£43,036 - £47,952

Actual Hours




Interview Date

Week commencing 25 March 2024

Contact Details

[email protected]

Posted Date


Closing Date


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  • What makes Goldsmiths unique?

    Goldsmiths is a world-renowned university that has a reputation for rigorous and innovative academic work; creativity has long been our hallmark. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive.

    About the Department

    The Data Protection Team sits within the Governance and Legal Services Department which supports good governance for Goldsmiths and ensures compliance with its many statutory and regulatory responsibilities.

    About the Role

    The Information Governance Officer will support the Data Protection Officer in meeting their obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation and ensuring the College's compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations.

    The Information Governance Officer will act as a subject matter expert on Information Governance legislation and its application to respond to data protection queries and requests and to develop and maintain transparent and effective information governance policies, systems and procedures.

    About the Candidate

    We are searching for an expert information governance professional who has:

    Excellent practical knowledge of UK Data Protection and Freedom of Information legislation.

    Significant experience of dealing and responding to complex Data Subject Access and other information rights requests.

    Proven experience of undertaking Data Protection Impact Assessments, reviewing contracts, preparing Data Sharing Agreements and updating Privacy Notices

    Experience of developing and delivering training materials, briefings, procedures, polices and other guidance to ensure staff have adequate awareness in the application of Data Protection, Freedom of Information laws to their work.

    Experience of investigating data breach incidents.


    We have generous benefits – an agile working environment, 28 days' annual leave plus 6 paid closure days (4 at Christmas and 2 at Easter) plus all Bank Holidays, great transport links, a defined benefit pension scheme, support for professional development and a broad range of wellbeing initiatives such as staff choir, running club and creative writing classes.

    Goldsmiths, University of London is passionate about advancing equality and celebrating diversity.

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