Idaho State University

Pocatello , ID
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Director, Information Technology Security

Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID Full time
Posted on April 16, 2018

Director, Information Technology Security (1086)
Posting Number: req627
12 Month Full-Time

Non-classified Staff
Information Technology Services 
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

Responsible for safeguarding information systems hardware, software, related infrastructure and institutional data.

Key Responsibilities

*Provide direction, training, and instruction for security engineers, set work pace, and evaluate the performance
*Participate in the development of schedules, priorities, and the determination of timelines and resource allocation
*Direct day to day technical activities to maintain a secure, reliable and effective environment responsive to the requirements of computing and information systems
*Assume a primary role in the development, implementation, and updating of information security policy, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of information security 
*Identify protection goals, objectives, and metrics.  Lead security risk assessment efforts, develop and maintain University awareness and training programs
*Assist investigations to security breaches and pursue associated disciplinary and legal matters
Participate in ongoing technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within Information Technology
*Monitor information security trends and legislated requirements internal and external to Idaho State University; advising the administration on risk issues that are related to information security and making recommendations in support of University's risk management objectives
*Interpret and/or discuss information with others that involve terminology or concepts not familiar to many people
*Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

*5 years IT Security related experience in both application and infrastructure security at the enterprise level
*5 years combined professional experience in information security and information technology
*5 years successful supervisory or management experience
*Strong knowledge of computer systems and system administration experience
*Strong communication and coordination skills, with an ability to interact well at all levels(technical and non-technical) of the organization
*Bachelor Degree

Preferred Qualifications

*Bachelor Degree with a focus on Information Security
*CISSP Certification

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover Letter, Resume, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 11, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.