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Agency Privacy Consultant

Recruitment #24-005474-0006


The Maryland Insurance Administration (MIA) is an independent State agency that regulates Maryland’s $46 billion insurance industry and protects consumers by monitoring and enforcing insurers’ and insurance professionals’ compliance with State law.  Through the diligence of a highly professional staff of market analysts, financial analysts, accountants, lawyers, law enforcement officers, actuaries, complaint investigators, and others, the MIA works to facilitate a strong and competitive insurance marketplace where consumers are well informed and treated fairly.  Staff members are subject matter experts who serve as a resource for lawmakers, consumers, and other public and private entities. 


The MIA is charged with a broad range of responsibilities including the licensure of insurance carriers and insurance producers (brokers/agents) operating in Maryland, the conduct of financial examinations of companies to monitor financial solvency, and the review and approval of rates and contract forms. The MIA investigates reports of consumer fraud and consumer complaints about life, health, automobile, homeowners, and/or property insurance.  Insurance carriers are subject to market conduct examinations and other actions to monitor compliance with Maryland law.  The MIA also has a unit dedicated to consumer education and outreach, which participates in hundreds of events and reaches thousands of individual consumers annually.



The MIA is seeking an experienced consultant to facilitate the establishment of a Privacy Office within the agency and to develop a written comprehensive Privacy Program consistent with the directives and guidance of the Maryland State Chief Privacy Officer.  The consultant will work with the agency’s leadership, division management, information technology and security teams, and legal counsel. This work will include:


· Developing a governance framework for privacy protection within the agency.

· Updating and expanding policies, procedures, practices, and guidelines that promote the privacy, security, integrity, confidentiality, and reliability of personally identifiable information (PII).

· Updating and expanding privacy and data management education and training for MIA staff.

· Participating in meetings with the State Chief Privacy Officer, Chief Data Officer, and other State officials.


This is a 3 – 6 month contractual consulting agreement.  The position is part-time (minimum of 20 hours per week) and hybrid.   In-person meetings are at the MIA’s offices at 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore Maryland 21202.


The successful candidate will be compensated at an hourly rate to be determined based on education and experience. 




  • A bachelor's degree in data science, business management, law or a related field.
  • Compliance certifications such as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), or the equivalent.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the development and implementation of comprehensive privacy programs, including experience in drafting and deployment of policies and procedures, as well as workforce awareness and training.
  • Strong computer literacy and an understanding of encryption, anti-malware and related software.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic and communication skills and the ability to present ideas effectively.


  • An advanced degree (e.g. Master’s, JD, or PhD) in a relevant field.
  • Knowledge of Maryland State government
  • Exposure to insurance regulation


Please contact: for additional information concerning this recruitment. Online applications are strongly preferred. For immediate consideration: upload one (1) WORD or PDF file, that includes your combined cover letter and resume, to the "Resume" tab. Please ensure your cover letter states your interest and salary requirements.


If you are unable to apply online, you may submit an application packet by mail. Your submission must be received by close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment. Postmarks will not be accepted. 


Complete application packets may be mailed to:

Maryland Insurance Administration

Human Resources - Recruitment #:  24-005474-0006

200 St. Paul Place, Suite #2700

Baltimore, MD 21202

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As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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