Information Technology Security Officer

Overland Park, KS
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

The information Technology Security Officer is responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on information security risks, as well as, defending against technical threats, and establishing and maintaining the organization's information security program. Implements and maintains the appropriate balance of preventative, detective and corrective controls for IT systems commensurate with data sensitivity, data classification, and risk analysis; business continuity. Develops and executes effective security awareness programs. Mitigates and reports all IT security incidents; addresses audit findings; reviews and creates policies; procedures, processes and controls, and makes recommendations for improvement. Manages the development, implementation and testing of security controls and methods, responds to information security related requests during an audit. Develops and maintains metrics and assessments regarding the effectiveness of the security program. Other related duties as assigned.

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Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Must have solid understanding of information technology, information security and prior security experience commensurate with the enterprise wide risk assessment/remediation.
  • Effective written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate/work effectively with a diverse college community

  • Master's degree (in IT area preferred)
  • Certification demonstrating expert knowledge of security information technology and processes (GIAC and/or CISSP preferred)

Required Experience
  • Five years of IT and business/industry work experience, with at least 3 years of leadership experience in management and supervisory skills
  • Exposure to computing in an academic environment.

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email.

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Salary range: $75,574 - $90,689
For full consideration apply before
Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday
Special Instructions
Please submit resume and cover letter.