Associate Vice President for Information Security and Chief Information Security Officer

Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

ID: 7078452
Posted: May 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Department Information
Information technology empowers Indiana University's students, faculty, and staff to continually improve the quality of their research, teaching and learning, and service. The Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer manages and coordinates information technology across the Indiana University system.

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer provides proactive leadership for the portfolio of activities regarding university-wide assurance to protect institutional and personal information and systems. Maintaining a broad knowledge of University operations, interacts and ensures coordination with University executive administration, campus and department technology directors, University and external governance and judicial authorities to perform immediate analysis and critical decision-making in crucial situations as well as oversight of related institutional information policy analysis, trade-offs (e.g., security/policy/privacy/convenience), development and implementation. Serves as a member of the VP/CIO’s executive cabinet and provides leadership in cybersecurity application and research internationally.

Provides executive leadership and expert oversight for high-level strategies, plans, policies, and processes for security of technology and information systems (software, computers, networks, personal devices, etc.) and security of institutional and personal information regardless of media/medium (electronic, paper, etc.). Exercises independent authority and joint authority with other assurance leaders (chief privacy officer, chief compliance officer, chief audit officer, chief policy officer, etc.) to develop an environment and foster a culture supporting a high-level of security, compliance, privacy, and ethics in university activities, while ensuring actions are appropriately measured against university philosophies, attitudes, and its research and education missions. Works closely with faculty, the Chief Privacy Officer, and the leadership of the Research & Education Networking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC), Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR), and the OmniSOC.

Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Public Policy or Law and ten years of experience in assessing and mitigating technology information-related security risks, including five years of experience in management at an institution of sufficient size and complexity as to provide evidence of potential success in information security leadership at Indiana University.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information.

Preferred Qualifications
Professional certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM). Experience with information and personal privacy issues (educational records privacy specifically), copyright and software piracy law, development of press releases and other media interactions, IS audit and control issues, and research techniques. Experience in a higher education environment. Experience working with researcher to facilitate research with sensitive data is. Experience directly managing technologies, staff, and budget in support of research computing, student computing, administrative computing, and/or telecommunications.

Working Conditions / Demands
This position requires availability around the clock and frequently intense, stressful commitments of time and energy. Position must interact appropriately and effectively with external agencies and internal units when incidents occur necessitating calm and measured responses.

Work Location
Bloomington, Indiana or Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification
Career Level: Executive

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Family: Multidisciplinary IT Services

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Posting Disclaimer
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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