Job description

JOB NO.: 95903-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 95903-AS

Working Title: Information Security Officer - SMPH


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 13, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Sciences or a related field required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Minimum five (5) years experience in developing, implementing and testing security controls for systems (e.g., web applications and/or servers).
-Demonstrated understanding of network design, security protocols and systems administration.
-Demonstrated experience collaborating across cross-functional teams to determine status of risk and remediation options. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
-Ability to effectively communicate technical information and IT security concepts appropriately in writing, verbally and in formal presentation to non-technical leaders.
-Demonstrated background in developing sound information technology policies and procedures.
-Experience working with a healthcare system, and/or large public academic institution strongly preferred.
-Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements related to HIPAA, FISMA, and Human Subjects Research strongly preferred.
-Demonstrated commitment to professional development

License or certificate:

Must hold, or be able to obtain within six months, a management oriented security certificate, either CISSP or CISM.

A Vulnerability Assessment certification, e.g. GWAPT, is also preferred and, if not held, would be expected within one year.

Position Summary:

This position has day-to-day responsibility for all aspects of data security, network security and HIPAA security compliance throughout the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). Reporting to the Senior Director, Information Technology, this position will be a leader on the SMPH Central IT team and work closely with the Shared Services Infrastructure Team. The position will also work proactively with IT and non-IT leaders to develop strategies for SMPH to reduce cybersecurity risk, handle sensitive patient and research data securely, protect intellectual property and other restricted data (such as student- or employment-related records), and serve as a resource for faculty/staff regarding SMPH Information Technology resources, processes, and policies. In addition to leading his/her team technically, this person must cultivate strong working relationships with SMPH Information Technology Directors as well as IT and Compliance leadership at UW-Madison and UW Health.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health will not sponsor work visas for this position, thus, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify eligibility to work in the United States by completing the require I-9 form upon hire.


Staci Andersen
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the required and preferred criteria of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: Sep 10 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 8 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 9/11/2018
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