Director of Cyber Security and IT Compliance

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Job Title:

Director of Cyber Security and IT Compliance

Job Summary:

Responsible for the ongoing prevention, detection, and response to Cyber security events at the college. Will also select tools and develop an approach to assess current physical and logical security posture for on-premise and cloud systems, the campus network, and endpoints. Also responsible for monitoring ongoing Cyber threats and establishing a risk-based approach to minimizing exposure. Capable of working with external staff and service providers to develop metrics and optimize compliance practices. Should also be familiar with IT compliance requirements including, but not limited to, FERPA, HIPAA, GDPR, PCI, and NIST-800 171. Position reports to the VP&CIO.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Security incident response and investigation
•Security assessments
•Vulnerably assessments
•Selection and implementation of security tools
•Security advisements on key business initiatives including physical building and network projects
•Vendor risk assessments
•Security policy awareness
•Physical security
•Emergency response
•Security technology deployments
•Security incident reporting
•IT Compliance assessment and remediation

Required Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in IT Security, Information Systems, or a related field is required.
•5-7 years’ experience in information security and related tools with previous experience developing and implementing Cyber Security and compliance programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

•CISSP, CISM preferred



% Travel Required:

1% - 25%

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EEO Statement:

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus.




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Posted: 11/10/2019
Application Due: 3/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time