Elizabeth City State University — Information Security Officer


Information Security Officer

Position Number: 6086-0000-0000-893E
Division: Office of the Chancellor
Department/Unit: Information Technology
Section: Information Security

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit	
The IT unit provides services delivery and support for information technology infrastructure that is integrated into and meets the needs of the business and academic functions of the campus. The infrastructure services and support are provided through the Administrative Computing, IT Client Services, Web Services, IT Security, and Network Services.

Description of Work	
The Information Security Officer is a critical member of the Information Technology Services (ITS) senior leadership team, serves a key role in university leadership, and works closely with senior administration, academic leaders, and the campus community. The Information Security Officer is an advocate for ECSU's total information security needs, and is responsible for development and delivery of a comprehensive, institution-wide information security strategy to optimize ECSU's information security posture. This position requires an intelligent, articulate, consensus building, and persuasive leader who can work effectively with senior administration, academic leaders, and the campus community and communicate information security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.

ECSU is unable to offer Visa sponsorship for this position.

Competencies/Knowledge Skills, and Abilities Required in this Position	
Possess excellent leadership skills and sound judgment.

Possess the ability to work with senior university leaders to establish the best balance between information security strategies and other priorities at an institution-wide level.

Possess experience in developing and administering an information security program in a complex higher education environment.

Possess demonstrated experience advising and collaborating with senior management.

Possess experience in information security policy formation and implementation.

Possess the ability to work in a team/collaborative environment with a broad range of constituencies.

Possess the capacity to lead in a highly decentralized environment, without reliance on line authority. For this reason, excellent communication and social skills are essential.

Possess the ability to work with Internal Audit, System Auditors, outside consultants and/or Office of the State Auditor in a lead capacity.

Possess knowledge of intrusion prevention and detection technology and processes.

Possess maturity, reliability, composure, and stability under pressure, and ability to objectively offer and receive constructive criticism.

Minimum Training and Experience	
Possess a Master's degree in Management Information Science or other related field preferred with five to ten years of IT management experience with a background in IT security is preferred. Experience with and knowledge of regulatory requirements and compliance issues as applied to technology (e.g. PCI, HIPAA, FISMA, FERPA, etc.). Hold and maintain the IT security certifications such as SANS Global Information Assurance Certifications: ISO 27002, Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
	
Position Category: Staff
Position Status: Permanent Full Time
Posting Number: EHRA00154P
Job Open Date: 03/31/2021	
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant	
ECSU is unable to offer Visa sponsorship for this position.

EHRA OSHR Statement	
This position is Exempt from the State Human Resources Act.

AA/EEO Statement	
Elizabeth City State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement	
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment	
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed. ECSU is an E-Verify participant.

To apply, visit: https://jobs.ecsu.edu/postings/3949

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