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Information Security Officer

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Job Summary/Basic Function: JOB SUMMARY

 

This position is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the college’s information security activities.

 

MAJOR DUTIES

 

• Performs risk management analysis to identify areas of risk and to develop security measures to prevent losses. • Develops and implements information technology (IT) system security plans, projects, and initiatives. • Plans, implements, manages, and coordinates security measures and controls for information systems to regulate access to computer data and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information. • Designs and implements encryption systems for the protection of data, data storage, and transmission paths. • Monitors the use of data files and regulates access to safeguard data in computer files. • Installs, maintains, and supports information security products and services. • Works with business owners, IT managers, staff, and vendors in order to provide timely and efficient coordination of security services to meet college needs. • Serves as a subject matter expert representing the college on all issues relating to information security as needed. • Creates reports on the status of college information security programs and projects as needed. • Communicates with senior executives through oral and written reports and presentations as needed. • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Starting Salary for this position is $55,093.00.

 

Minimum Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

 

• Knowledge of security technologies and software tools for the protection of IT infrastructure and assets. • Knowledge of IT project management methods and techniques. • Knowledge of software development life cycles. • Knowledge of the federal risk management framework. • Knowledge of state and federal regulations and standards for the safeguarding of sensitive information and data. • Skill in developing and implementing information security incident response plans and procedures. • Skill in developing and implementing information security disaster recovery and business continuity plans. • Skill in developing and employing information security performance metrics. • Skill in producing technical documents. • Skill in decision making and problem solving. • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public. • Skill in oral and written communication.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service.

 

 

 

 

Diversity Profile: University

 

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Job No: Information Security Officer
Posted: 8/30/2018
Application Due: 10/29/2018
Work Type:
Salary: 55,093.00