Iowa State University Director of Information Security in Ames, Iowa
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and IT Services, at Iowa State University, is seeking applicants for a Director of Information Security. The Director is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction for the information security department and its support to University operations and activities. This includes the design, implementation, and maintenance of all controls, processes, and procedures used to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the computer-based systems and networks across all technical platforms campus wide, as well as the supporting business processes. This position will collaboratively partner with all functions and levels campus wide to ensure the protection of information assets and their corresponding data, systems, databases, networks, and other technology resources. Information Technology (ITS) at Iowa State University provides core computing, network services, enterprise systems, and information security resources to students, faculty, and staff. ITS also collaborates with technology professionals campus wide to provide specialized IT resources to academic and business units.
The successful candidate will possess outstanding communication skills and interpersonal skills. The candidate will demonstrate proven success as a supervisor and leader; strong analytical, problem identification and resolution skills; the ability to communicate effectively among a diverse audience; and ability to participate as a member, or leader, of a cross-functional team.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 6 years of related experience; OR a Ph.D. or other professional degree and 3 years of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience
Experience managing and leading staff
Experience developing and implementing comprehensive strategic responses and recovery strategies, plans, and procedures
Experience identifying and mitigating information security risks in software applications, network and data center infrastructure, and access control procedures
Experience identifying systemic security issues based on analysis of vulnerability and configuration data
Experience leading and managing information security initiatives at a Research I institution
This position serves at the pleasure of university administration and is exempt from certain P&S; policies.
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All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check. Candidate selected for hire will be subject to a credit history check.
Iowa State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. veteran. Inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies may be directed to Office of Equal Opportunity, 3350 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, Ames, Iowa 50011, Tel. 515 294-7612, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Title: Director ITS II -1125
Pay Grade: 39
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Base of Employment: P - P&S;
Job Category: Professional and Scientific
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Posting Number: 60512P
Working Title: Director of Information Security
Advertised Employing Department: IT Services
Appointment Type: Professional & Scientific - Continuous
Proposed Start Date: 12/1/2016
Number of Months Employed Per Year: 12
Full or Part Time: Full-Time
Department Contact Name: Susan HR Liaison
Department Contact Phone: 5152942430
Department Contact Email: email@example.com
Guaranteed Consideration Date: 11/18/2016
Quick Link: http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/22453
Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s): Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)