Data Privacy Director
Company: Alaska Airlines
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Company Alaska Airlines
The Data Privacy Director is the sole subject matter expert and
thought leader in Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air's data privacy
program and aligning the program to corporate strategy and
objectives. As an individual contributor, this role designs and
implements innovative risk-based privacy solutions to balance data
privacy objectives with the customer experience, enhance
organizational awareness and promote data privacy as a business
As the sole subject matter expert and thought leader in Alaska
Airlines and Horizon Air's data privacy program, this role enhances
organizational awareness and develops and implements innovative
risk-based privacy solutions to balance data privacy business
objectives with the customer experience.
Defines the long-term strategy for the implementation of Alaska
Airlines and Horizon Air's data privacy program to align with
corporate strategy and objectives.
Advises enterprise leaders on Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air's
privacy program and defines, develops, maintains, and implements
policies and processes that enable consistent, effective privacy
practices to minimize risk and ensure the responsible collection,
use, and protection of personal information.
Assesses financial and operational impacts of privacy
initiatives and promotes data privacy as a business driver to large
business groups and across divisions.
Incorporates competitive benchmarking and industry best
practices in the development of the data privacy program.
Communicates complex data privacy issues and solutions clearly and
Analyzes, tracks, assesses, and reports on compliance with
privacy rules and program effectiveness to executive leadership,
including the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors/Audit
Represents the company as a privacy subject matter expert and
utilizes external networks to deliver best in class solutions.
Identifies industry trends or regulatory changes and engages
stakeholders early to develop strategies for resolving conflicting
compliance and/or regulatory requirements to minimize business risk
Leads investigations and responses to customer concerns about
data misuse and supports data breach investigation and response
activities ensuring that corrective actions are taken to address
underlying root causes.
- Uses data from customer feedback and preferences to define and
communicate appropriate data use guidelines for new and emerging
programs and initiatives.
Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills
10 years of experience in privacy program, strategy development
and implementation, data breach response, privacy risk assessment,
legislative analysis and application or related area.
Bachelor's degree or an additional two years of relevant
training/experience in lieu of this degree.
Detailed knowledge and experience with data privacy best
In-depth understanding of current privacy trends and
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
Extremely strong verbal, written, and public speaking
Ability to interface with all levels of management, employees,
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)
A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree is
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Minimum age of 18.
- Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Job-Specific Leadership Expectations
Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be
kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.
Proven ability to leverage business acumen and analytic
capability to position the organization as a critical business
- Strong communication (e.g., verbal, written, presentation) and
interpersonal skills, with the ability to create collaborative
relationships that drive outcomes in the best interest of the
company, with others in the organization, and with key external
Competitive total rewards package
Medical, dental and vision benefits
401k match program
Monthly incentive pay plan
Annual incentive pay
Generous paid time off
- Unlimited high priority space available travel privileges on
Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air
FLSA Status Exempt Employment Type Full-Time Regular/Temporary
Regular Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 6/11/2021 Location Seattle
Equal Employment Opportunity Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are
proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression),
national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic
information (including family medical history) or other legally
protected characteristics. Qualified applicants with criminal
histories will also be considered for employment, consistent with
applicable federal, state, and local law. People of color,
women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans and persons with disabilities
are encouraged to apply. We are an E-Verify employer, where
required by law. L #LI-146195821_JP1 Job Locations
USA-WA-Seattle Requisition ID 2021-5728 Category
Software & Technology
Keywords: Alaska Airlines, Seattle , Data Privacy Director, Other , Seattle, Washington
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