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Freedom of Information Officer

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive and motivated information professional to join our Information Governance team.

We are seeking someone to manage our responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000: to lead our responses to Freedom of Information enquiries; to act as source of expertise and support to respondents across the University; and to review, refresh and maintain the University’s publication scheme and associated guidance. 

Based in the Secretariat, this key compliance role will join a busy  Information Governance team responsible for  upholding the University’s data protection and access responsibilities.  

You will have a related degree (or equivalent qualification or experience), together with an expert knowledge of legislation relating to information management (e.g. Freedom of Information) and experience of managing organisational compliance matters.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Alice Temple, Head of Records Management & Information Governance

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 7641, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Secretariat
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 01 August 2019
Closing Date:  Friday 13 September 2019
Reference:  CSSEC1011
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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