Chief Information Security Officer
Fayetteville, NC 
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Position Title: Chief Information Security Officer
Position Number: 008178
Full-time or Part-time: Full Time
Department: ITTS
Posting Number: 0401382
SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty)
Job Category: Professional
Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience
Minimum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experienc
Maximum salary: Commensurate with Education and Experienc
Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate
Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The mission of Information Technology and Telecommunication Services is to explore, implement, maintain and support the uses of technology to effectively and efficiently achieve the University's academic and administrative objectives as stated in University's strategic plan.


Primary Purpose of the Position:

The primary purpose of this position is to interact and coordinate with the university, campus and department administrators; technology directors and staff; university and external technology specialists; and individual members of the University and internet communities to establish, grow, and maintain effective information security programs at Fayetteville State University.



Description of Work Continued:
Duties and Responsibilities

Lead the development, growth and maintenance of a comprehensive and flexible set of Information Security policies, standards and procedures aligned with ISO27002 that are relevant and easily adopted by FSU. Works closely with the ITS staff and campus constituents to integrate security awareness, education, training and best practices into all aspects of information technology services at FSU.

Assist in the development and implementation of both IT Audit preparation and response plans including any special tasks or projects requested by management or relevant governance group.

Provide oversight and coordinate risk management assessments for security, and IT services, and software compliance. Monitors university related IT operations to identify potential risk and risk mitigation. Monitors trends and offers suggestions for IT related projects to enhance the overall security posture of FSU. Offers recommendations and carries out actions to ensure ongoing process improvement.

Provides oversight, performance management, and development for information technology security personnel in the division of information technology.

Serves as the IT Security Representative to the UNC General Administration IT Security Council. Collaborates with peers and colleagues across the UNC system to coordinate and grow security related initiatives on all campuses. The IT Security Officer examines the IT environment for system and information security exposures and provides high level and practical expertise/consulting.



Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree plus 2-4 years of experience, or a bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years of experience. Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

At least 1 year of supervisory experience.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information and Computer Technology, Information Security, or related area from an appropriately accredited institution, and four or more years of experience with cyber security activities such as SIEM monitoring and reporting, vulnerability management, incident response, monitoring and analysis of security related activities within an IPS/IDS solution, system administration, or related duties.
Knowledge skills and abilities:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • CISSP, PMP, ITIL Foundation or other security certification/accreditation strongly preferred; certification in multiple disciplines desired
  • Experience in a higher education setting desired

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Additional Information for Applicants
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.
EEO Statement:
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Veteran's Statement
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.
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Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is in keeping with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Equal Pay Act of 1963, Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1968, Executive Order 11246, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, NC G.S. 126-16, Genetic Information Nondiscriminatory Act (GINA), Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, as amended (VEVRAA) at 41 CFR Part 60-300, and applicable federal and State laws.


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with Education and Experience
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 4 years
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