Agencies’ privacy programs play a key role in workforce management activities. The Senior Agency Official for Privacy (SAOP) is required to be involved in assessing and addressing the hiring, training, and professional development needs of the agency with respect to privacy.
Related Laws, Policies, and Resources:
OMB Circular A-130, Managing Information as a Strategic Resource (July 28, 2016)
This Circular establishes general policy for the planning, budgeting, governance, acquisition, and management of Federal information, personnel, equipment, funds, IT resources, and supporting infrastructure and services. Among other things, it requires the SAOP to be involved in assessing and addressing the hiring, training, and professional development needs of the agency with respect to privacy.
Toolkit for Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Privacy Professionals in the Federal Government (January 13, 2017)
This toolkit is designed to support Federal Government efforts to understand the multidisciplinary nature of the job of a privacy professional and the relevant education, experience, and skills. It is designed to help Federal agency human resource professionals advise organizations in the recruitment and hiring of privacy professionals, and in the career paths available to privacy professionals.