Chief Information Security Officer
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POST DATE 10/2/2019
END DATE 3/1/2020
University of California - Riverside
JOB DESCRIPTIONCHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER
8AM - 5PM
Commensurate with Experience
The University of California, Riverside invites applications for a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). As a direct report to the Chief Information Officer, the CISO directs the strategy, policy and operations required for the protection of the campus information assets and leads all related programs. Additionally, the CISO will participate as the UCR representative in University of California wide information security initiatives. The successful candidate is someone who is collaborative, engaging and understands how important information security is in a higher education environment. The salary is commensurate with experience within the budgeted range of $140,000 to $150,000.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
8 - 13 years of related experience.
Minimum 5 years of experience leading enterprise cybersecurity teams.
Typically 4 - 10 years of experience managing an information technology organization.
Must pass a background check.
Requires high level interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in organization.
Extensive or advanced knowledge of subject area sufficient for strategic planning, technology assessment and direction
In-depth understanding of privacy and security regulations and best practices, including federal and state laws, policies and standards, as well as extensive knowledge about a wide range of privacy/security regulations relevant to higher education and/or medical center and patient information.
Thorough knowledge of technical concepts and basic operating principles of data communications, computer hardware, vendor IT products, and software.
Ability to understand the process involved to adapt, integrate, and modify existing programs or vendor-supplied products for use within a large and complex technical environment.
Experience in the management of ongoing technology infrastructure acquisition and expansion, to include the identification and integration of suitable emerging technologies.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present technical topics to large groups with potentially varied levels of technical sophistication.
In-depth knowledge of information technology security functional areas and as it relates to student data; health information; research subjects; finance; including credit card and loan transactions; management of IT resources and applications; and general computer use practices.
Experienced in leading change management activities and managing their impact across multiple units or departments
Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.
Proven strong communication skills with project teams, stakeholders, senior management, and external contacts including both technical and non-technical audiences.
Proven management expertise in determining and recommending actions, for campus, medical center or Office of the President departments, to follow in IT security and privacy matters.
Extensive experience managing technical staff.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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