[Air-L] For the Air-L digest

Dan L. Burk dburk at uci.edu
Fri Sep 3 10:28:30 PDT 2010

>From John Morriss, Center for Democracy & Technology.  DLB

Dan L. Burk
Chancellor's Professor of Law
University of California, Irvine
4500 Berkeley Place
Irvine, CA  92697-8000
Voice: (949) 824-9325
Fax: (949)824-7336


A heads up that CDT is looking for a senior person to head our privacy
work - our long-time head Ari Schwartz has just joined the Commerce
Department.  Please pass this on to anyone you think might be
appropriate.  Thanks, John


> Director - Consumer Privacy Project
> The Center for Democracy & Technology is seeking a senior legal or
> policy professional to lead its project on consumer privacy.  The
> job offers a rare and exciting opportunity to shape public policy
> and corporate practices on one of the key issues of the digital age.
> CDT’s Consumer Privacy Project seeks to enhance privacy on the
> Internet and in related technologies through legislation,
> regulation, sound business practices, consumer education, and
> privacy by design. Key goals include enactment of a baseline
> consumer privacy law, reform of the Privacy Act of 1974, and
> implementation of user-controls in standards and business
> practices.. For more information, see http://www.cdt.org.
> DIRECTOR POSITION:  The responsibilities of the Director of CDT’s
> Consumer Privacy Project include:
> Strategic planning and management of CDT’s Consumer Privacy Project;
> Legal and policy analysis and development of policy recommendations
> related to consumer privacy;
> Outreach to the technology and related business sectors; public
> interest groups; academics; and other key audiences;
> Coordination of CDT working groups, consultations, and coalitions of
> diverse stakeholders (including businesses, consumer advocates,
> academics, and technologists);
> Representation before Congress, Executive Branch agencies and
> international policymaking bodies;
> Public education, media and public speaking; and
> Policy and technical assistance to policymakers, regulators and
> commercial entities.
> QUALIFICATIONS:  This position is designed for candidates with
> significant experience.  An ideal candidate would have –
> An advanced degree in law, public policy or other relevant area;
> A minimum of 7 – 10 years in relevant legal or policy positions with
> increasing levels of responsibility and project management experience;
> Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
> Experience with Congress, federal agencies preferred;
> Basic technical knowledge of Internet technologies is necessary,
> advanced knowledge of technology and/or technical standards and work
> with technical standards bodies are a plus;
> Demonstrated project planning and organizational skills;
> Demonstrated ability to manage diverse coalitions;
> Commitment to CDT’s public interest mission and
> An entrepreneurial and collaborative working style.
> The position offers lots of autonomy within a supportive team
> environment.

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