Research Security Specialist Senior

Job description

Job Title: Research Security Specialist Senior
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 220673
Job Summary

Administer provisions of regulations requiring the safeguarding of classified data up to and including Top Secret Sensitive Compartment Information (SCI)/Special Access Program (SAP) associated with research projects performed by the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). This position will interact on a consistent basis with: GTRI management, professionals and security staff; federal security personnel. This position typically will advise and counsel: GTRI management, professionals and security staff; federal security personnel. This position will supervise: NA.


Job Duty 1 -
Provide security direction and advice to GTRI personnel.

Job Duty 2 -
Serve as interface with federal agencies regarding application of new and ongoing security programs.

Job Duty 3 -
Coordinates the tracking, destruction, transmission and dissemination of Top Secret information.

Job Duty 4 -
Prepare for government security inspections and coordinate any follow-up actions required.

Job Duty 5 -
Collaborate with laboratory management on security work-related efforts impacting their operations.

Job Duty 6 -
Coordinate visitor control requirements and special security subcontractor activity.

Job Duty 7 -
Monitor and accommodate construction project work with regard to physical and computer security issues.

Job Duty 8 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Technical Diploma, Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
Valid State of Georgia Unrestricted Electrical License; Georgia Driver's License. Work requires following extensive safety precautions. May be exposed to weather conditions, hazardous materials, extreme heat, fumes, dust, ,hot surfaces, noise, rotating machinery, poor quality lighting and live electrical parts or wiring.

Required Experience
Four to five years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
American Society for Industrial Security International (ASIS), Certified Protection Professional (CPP), National Classification Management Society (NCMS)

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

This job requires working knowledge of specific governmental regulations and requirements related to safeguarding and processing of classified information accessed through GTRI including access and use of associated information management systems.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This is a supervisory position.
This position does have financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will have occasional travel
This position does require security clearance.




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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 11/29/2020
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