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Senior Director, Chief Cyber Security Officer

Employer
Coast Community College District
Location
Costa Mesa, CA

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Institution Type
Community College
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Definition

TOTAL COMPENSATION PACKAGE: Salary + Benefits package +Health and Wellness added in. This position earns 22 vacation days per year. We have 21 paid holidays per year. This position earns 12 days of sick per year. DG-11
Step 1Step 5Step 9Salary
$ 134,787.00 $ 160,713.00 $ 179,133.00Benefits32.76% 44,156.22 52,649.58 58,683.97Health & Wellness
17,980.00 17,980.00 17,980.00Total
$ 196,923.22 $ 231,342.58 $ 255,796.97

Summary Plans, organizes, and directs user support services within the Information Technology (IT) Services department. Researches, designs, and implements security controls and ensures information created, acquired, or maintained by the District and its authorized users is used in accordance with its intended purpose. Implements security tools to protect District and college information and its infrastructure from external or internal threats.

Distinguishing Career Features
The Senior Director, Chief Cyber Security Officer is responsible for the information technology services that are critical to enabling, protecting, and controlling access to systems and protecting District data. The position develops, installs, and enforces security standards and policies at all levels and reviews contracts involving data exchange to ensure standards are met. The Senior Director participates in establishing operational plans and initiatives to meet department goals and objectives and implements departmental plans, work programs, processes, procedures and policies required to achieve overall department performance results.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Specific duties may vary among departments, divisions and jobs. Incumbents typically perform a substantial portion or all of the following types of duties, as assigned:
1. Plans, develops, implements, and manages the District’s information security management system to protect the District’s information including security standards for networks, edge devices, and software applications.
2. Advocates for the District’s total information security needs. Develops, recommends, and leads implementation of comprehensive information security strategies. Advises senior District leadership on security direction and appropriate resource investments.
3. Coordinates and oversees information security governance and develops the appropriate policies for managing security risk.
4. Manages, trains, and schedules IT support staff responsible for addressing inquiries from staff and faculty. Provides work guidance to technicians ensuring that telephone and faceto-face coverage corresponds to anticipated call volume.
5. Establishes standards for staff and monitors, coaches, and evaluates the performance of staff to departmental requirements and personal development targets.
6. Provides leadership and works with staff to develop and maintain a high performance, centralized, and responsive user support service for staff.
7. Participates in developing and implementing of technology strategic and business plans, goals, and objectives. Directs and participates with staff in developing and applying new processes and technologies contributing to efficiency, productivity, and customer service.
8. Directs user support activities and serves as the liaison between end-user and technicians. Monitors end-user support requests and trends and recommends or anticipates staffing and support to maintain a high level of customer service.
9. Oversees the work of consultants and system architects and participates in the conceptual and detail design of District technology standards, processes, and best practices.
10. Serves as a project manager for large scale, enterprise-wide technology projects. Reviews and approves scope of work, deliverables, project plans, milestones, and deadlines. Monitors and reports on project progress.
11. Reviews, formulates, and disseminates network, system, data, and information security policies. Investigates data access violations, sources of data corruption, and applies the appropriate solutions.Qualifications and Physical Demands

Knowledge and Skills
1. The position requires specialized professional knowledge of network security tools and applications such as system event and incident management (SEIM), anti-SPAM applications, network vulnerability testing, anti-virus/anti-spyware applications and other network monitoring tools.
2. Requires specialized knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery best practice as it relates to information security and information technology and of computer forensic techniques.
3. The position requires in-depth knowledge of personal computer workstations, remote software distribution, and data communications concepts, methods, and techniques.
4. Requires working knowledge of the features and characteristics of a variety of software such as, but not limited to, enterprise applications, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and help desk software.
5. Requires in-depth knowledge of the techniques and complexities associated with networks and the relationship and usage of various input and output components.
6. Must understand the procedures and techniques for troubleshooting and performing routine maintenance.
7. Requires well-developed writing skills to document and convey technical concepts in easy-to-learn formats.
8. Requires well-developed communication skills to conduct one-on-one instruction and technical assistance over the phone and in person on the use and application of common to advanced software and hardware.

Abilities
1. Requires the ability to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the position.
2. Requires the ability to coordinate and organize workload and workflow.
3. Must demonstrate the ability to organize, prioritize, and distribute work assignments.
4. Requires the ability to analyze data and situations and reason logically and creatively to identify alternative solutions to problems.
5. Requires the ability to respond rapidly to operating and security problems.
6. Requires the ability to respond to and resolve user problems and requests on a timely basis.
7. Requires the ability to plan, design, organize, and implement a complete network security system with multiple servers and perform the full range of complex and technical duties described above.
8. Requires the ability to direct installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of equipment, systems and programs used by the District. 9. Requires the ability to develop and test programs and systems.

Physical Abilities
1. The general physical demands, working conditions, and essential job functions associated with this classification will be kept on file with the Office of Human Resources.
2. Essential functions will vary by position.
3. As defined by Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), the District shall engage in a timely, good faith interactive process with employees or employment applicants who are requesting or are in need of reasonable accommodations and, provide reasonable accommodations for employees or employment applicants who, because of their disability, are limited in or unable to perform one or more of the essential functions of their job in accordance with applicable state and federal law.

Knowledge and Skills
1. The position requires specialized professional knowledge of network security tools and applications such as system event and incident management (SEIM), anti-SPAM applications, network vulnerability testing, anti-virus/anti-spyware applications and other network monitoring tools.
2. Requires specialized knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery best practice as it relates to information security and information technology and of computer forensic techniques.
3. The position requires in-depth knowledge of personal computer workstations, remote software distribution, and data communications concepts, methods, and techniques.
4. Requires working knowledge of the features and characteristics of a variety of software such as, but not limited to, enterprise applications, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and help desk software.
5. Requires in-depth knowledge of the techniques and complexities associated with networks and the relationship and usage of various input and output components.
6. Must understand the procedures and techniques for troubleshooting and performing routine maintenance.
7. Requires well-developed writing skills to document and convey technical concepts in easy-to-learn formats.
8. Requires well-developed communication skills to conduct one-on-one instruction and technical assistance over the phone and in person on the use and application of common to advanced software and hardware.

Abilities
1. Requires the ability to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the position.
2. Requires the ability to coordinate and organize workload and workflow.
3. Must demonstrate the ability to organize, prioritize, and distribute work assignments.
4. Requires the ability to analyze data and situations and reason logically and creatively to identify alternative solutions to problems.
5. Requires the ability to respond rapidly to operating and security problems.
6. Requires the ability to respond to and resolve user problems and requests on a timely basis.
7. Requires the ability to plan, design, organize, and implement a complete network security system with multiple servers and perform the full range of complex and technical duties described above.
8. Requires the ability to direct installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of equipment, systems and programs used by the District.
9. Requires the ability to develop and test programs and systems.

Physical Abilities
1. The general physical demands, working conditions, and essential job functions associated with this classification will be kept on file with the Office of Human Resources.
2. Essential functions will vary by position.
3. As defined by Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), the District shall engage in a timely, good faith interactive process with employees or employment applicants who are requesting or are in need of reasonable accommodations and, provide reasonable accommodations for employees or employment applicants who, because of their disability, are limited in or unable to perform one or more of the essential functions of their job in accordance with applicable state and federal law.

Education and Experience
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field and six years of experience in networking, applications support, operating systems, and user support in enterprise resource planning environments. Or, any combination of education and experience which would provide the required equivalent qualifications for this position. A Master’s degree in cyber security, computer science, business administration, or computer information systems is preferred.

Licenses and Certificates
May require a valid driver license. CISSP is required. Working Conditions Work is performed indoors where minimal safety considerations exist.

Working Conditions
Work is performed indoors where minimal safety considerations exist.

Conditions of Employment

This is a full-time, 12-month, classified management position. The normal hours of work will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. However, some flexibility such as evenings and week-ends will be required to meet the needs of the department. The effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.
  • Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
  • The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910 )
  • The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individual’s interested in advancing the District’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

PAY PHILOSOPHY: Starting salaries for management and supervisory positions are based on a combination of education, qualifications and experience. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on initial salary placement.

Additional Information

ATTENTION: Before applying, please be sure to review the Coast Colleges District Board Policy regarding Nepotism (BP 7310)to check if your application may be impacted. If you have any questions, please contact HR Recruitment at 714-438-4714 or 714-438-4716. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:To be considered for employment you must submit a COMPLETE application packet. A complete application packet includes:
  1. A complete online employment application.
  2. A current resume (attached as a separate document - PDF recommended).
  3. A cover letter highlighting your qualifications for the desired position (attached as a separate document - PDF recommended).
  4. Answers to all Supplemental Questions (please provide clear, thorough responses as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not put "see resume.").
Submission of all required application information and materials is the responsibility of the applicant. APPLICATION PROCEDURES:Applications must be received no later than the posted closing date. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. Electronic applications may be completed by visiting www.cccd.edu/employment. Once you have completed an electronic application, you may apply to open positions within the Coast Community College District by submitting the application and all other required materials. Required materials differ for each open position and must be complete when submitted for a specific posting. Instructions for completing applications and applying to posted positions are available online or by calling Applicant Processing at (714) 438-4714 or (714) 438-4716. Information for TDD users is available by calling (714) 438-4755.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. All application materials become the property of the Coast Community College District and will NOT be copied or returned. Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate your name and the job to which you are applying. To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate "n/a" (not applicable). If you do not know an answer, please indicate so, but do not leave any space blank. Coast Community College District Title IX:https://www.cccd.edu/employees/hr/title9/Pages/Staff-and-Faculty-Resources.aspx This direct link 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is the 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Coast Colleges. The crime statistics for calendar years 2017, 2018, and 2019 were submitted to the U.S. Department of Education as required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. A hardcopy can be provided from one of the Campus Safety Offices. Please contact any of the Campus Safety Offices for any questions regarding the report.

Disability Accommodations:If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714 or (714) 438-4716. Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity EmployerThe Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

Organization

The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district that includes Coastline Community CollegeGolden West College, and Orange Coast College. The three colleges offer programs in transfer, general education, occupational/technical education, community services and student support services. Coastline, Golden West and Orange Coast enroll more than 60,000 students each year in more than 300 degree and certificate programs.

Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an important role in the community by responding to needs of a changing and increasingly diverse population.

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