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Associate Director of Privacy

Associate Director of Privacy

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We are BUILDING HEALTH SAVINGS. Come be part of remarkable.


How you can make a difference


HealthEquity is looking for a passionate Associate Director of Privacy to join our team. HealthEquity’s services sit at the intersection of financial services, health care, and technology which creates a fantastic opportunity to mature a privacy program in a complex and unique privacy regulatory environment. HealthEquity’s services are subject to GLBA, HIPAA, and nearly every state privacy requirement. This is a strategic and hands on position that will work with business leadership across HealthEquity and its subsidiaries, with a particular focus on our Technology and Product areas, to enhance and implement (including effective education) a comprehensive privacy program.


What you’ll be doing


  • Lead and develop an engaged team focused on privacy and data protection.
  • Work closely with the Legal / Risk Counsel, Software Development, Product, Information Security, and Marketing teams to assess current and potential privacy risks and privacy regulatory requirements for HealthEquity’s products and technologies.
  • Develop Privacy-by-Design strategies for products and technologies and drive business solutions.
  • Represent HealthEquity with regulators, industry groups, and other key stakeholders.
  • Lead the continued development and improvement of all aspects of HealthEquity’s privacy program, including:
    • Enhancement of Privacy policy, procedures, privacy impact analysis, etc.
    • Monitoring of privacy program performance, compliance levels of internal and third-parties, performance of privacy training, etc. via appropriate KPIs and KRIs.
    • Maintain Privacy Notices and associated processes
    • Provide support for contract review and negotiation of information security and privacy requirements.
    • Works with corporate training and development to ensure delivery of privacy related training to team members in a way that is engaging and relevant.
    • May facilitate support of legal team in the review and negotiation of business associate agreements.


What you will need to be successful



  • J.D. degree required
  • Minimum 2+ years of relevant privacy experience.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing a comprehensive privacy program, including policies, procedures, and training.
  • Experience with technology (SaaS) products preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to advance large, complex projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Strategic thinker with excellent business judgment.
  • A detail-oriented, business-friendly team player who can think creatively.
  • Strong understanding and experience with federal financial, technology, and health care privacy laws and practices is required (e.g., HIPAA and GLBA), and ability to determine and clearly articulate applicable standards in an area of intersecting laws.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a great sense of humor and commitment to professionalism
  • Experience working collaboratively and effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Enjoys creating and participating a fun environment.



Why work for HealthEquity


HealthEquity has a vision to save healthcare. We are passionate about providing a solution that allows American families to build health savings for life. Through our innovative technology and superior service delivery, our members gain valuable insights to better save and spend their healthcare dollars.


We firmly believe that our team members drive the success of this company. We hire passionate contributors who enjoy the thrill of pioneering their positions to their full potential. Join us and discover a work experience where the person is valued more than the position, and where are our purple culture drives a remarkable experience.


Our advice to you


HealthEquity is fiercely focused on hiring passionate individuals to contribute to our purple culture. If you speak passion, excellence, service, ambition, fun… we want to speak with you! We believe that your personality is as important as your experience and qualifications so when we do have the opportunity to speak together, be authentic, be genuine, be you! Showcase your experience and your passion.


HealthEquity, Inc. is a proud promoter of equal opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion, and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees. HealthEquity, Inc. support Equal Employment Opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status when hiring – under federal, state and local laws.