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Chief Information Security Officer / Director of Information Security

Posted: October 16, 2020
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Colgate University’s Chief Information Security Officer/Director of Information Security is responsible for thought leadership, policy and practice development, and operational leadership around issues of data privacy and information security such as data compliance, business continuity, user awareness, incident response, operational security, etc. This position will reside in the office of the CIO and will report to the Chief Information Officer. Job title commensurate with experience.

The Chief Information Security Officer / Director of Information Security participates in ITS strategic planning efforts to align with Colgate University’s mission, Third Century Plan, and the DEI commitment to grow and strengthen the Information Security at Colgate University.

Professional Experience/ Qualifications - Professional experience and a record of success in the accountabilities of the position. - Technical proficiency in enterprise systems and infrastructure sufficient to credibly work with technical staff to implement security policies and practices. - Excellent communication skills. - Ability to work both independently and within a team. Willing to collaborate, share ideas openly, and learn. - Must be capable of working tactfully and collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students on a regular basis. Preferred Qualifications - Experience in a higher education setting. - One or more applicable Information Security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or a related degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are attained.

Colgate University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) is a dynamic organization that serves the diverse technology needs of the university community. Comprised of several functional areas – Classrooms, Digital Media & Events; Data Analytics & Decision Support; Engagement & Support; Information Security; Learning & Applied Innovation; Services & Shared Infrastructure – ITS prides itself on exceptional customer service and building collaborative relationships to meet the unique needs of our liberal arts campus. ITS endeavors to foster an inclusive environment that values diversity, professional development, creativity, and innovation to support the growth of individuals and the organization. Under the leadership of the CIO, ITS is embarking on a strategic planning process to align services and resources with several exciting new initiatives identified in Colgate’s Third Century Plan.

Description

Colgate University’s Chief Information Security Officer/Director of Information Security is responsible for thought leadership, policy and practice development, and operational leadership around issues of data privacy and information security such as data compliance, business continuity, user awareness, incident response, operational security, etc. This position will reside in the office of the CIO and will report to the Chief Information Officer. Job title commensurate with experience.

The Chief Information Security Officer / Director of Information Security participates in ITS strategic planning efforts to align with Colgate University’s mission, Third Century Plan, and the DEI commitment to grow and strengthen the Information Security at Colgate University.

Skills

Professional Experience/ Qualifications - Professional experience and a record of success in the accountabilities of the position. - Technical proficiency in enterprise systems and infrastructure sufficient to credibly work with technical staff to implement security policies and practices. - Excellent communication skills. - Ability to work both independently and within a team. Willing to collaborate, share ideas openly, and learn. - Must be capable of working tactfully and collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students on a regular basis. Preferred Qualifications - Experience in a higher education setting. - One or more applicable Information Security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Education

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or a related degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are attained.

Company Description

Colgate University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) is a dynamic organization that serves the diverse technology needs of the university community. Comprised of several functional areas – Classrooms, Digital Media & Events; Data Analytics & Decision Support; Engagement & Support; Information Security; Learning & Applied Innovation; Services & Shared Infrastructure – ITS prides itself on exceptional customer service and building collaborative relationships to meet the unique needs of our liberal arts campus. ITS endeavors to foster an inclusive environment that values diversity, professional development, creativity, and innovation to support the growth of individuals and the organization. Under the leadership of the CIO, ITS is embarking on a strategic planning process to align services and resources with several exciting new initiatives identified in Colgate’s Third Century Plan.

Position Overview

Company

Colgate University

Location

Hamilton, NY

Job Type

Full time

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Listing Contact

Sarah Curtis

scurtis@colgate.edu

Position Details

Description

Colgate University’s Chief Information Security Officer/Director of Information Security is responsible for thought leadership, policy and practice development, and operational leadership around issues of data privacy and information security such as data compliance, business continuity, user awareness, incident response, operational security, etc. This position will reside in the office of the CIO and will report to the Chief Information Officer. Job title commensurate with experience.

The Chief Information Security Officer / Director of Information Security participates in ITS strategic planning efforts to align with Colgate University’s mission, Third Century Plan, and the DEI commitment to grow and strengthen the Information Security at Colgate University.

Skills and Experience

Professional Experience/ Qualifications - Professional experience and a record of success in the accountabilities of the position. - Technical proficiency in enterprise systems and infrastructure sufficient to credibly work with technical staff to implement security policies and practices. - Excellent communication skills. - Ability to work both independently and within a team. Willing to collaborate, share ideas openly, and learn. - Must be capable of working tactfully and collegially with a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students on a regular basis. Preferred Qualifications - Experience in a higher education setting. - One or more applicable Information Security certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Education

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, or a related degree preferred, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are attained.

Company Description

Colgate University’s Information Technology Services (ITS) is a dynamic organization that serves the diverse technology needs of the university community. Comprised of several functional areas – Classrooms, Digital Media & Events; Data Analytics & Decision Support; Engagement & Support; Information Security; Learning & Applied Innovation; Services & Shared Infrastructure – ITS prides itself on exceptional customer service and building collaborative relationships to meet the unique needs of our liberal arts campus. ITS endeavors to foster an inclusive environment that values diversity, professional development, creativity, and innovation to support the growth of individuals and the organization. Under the leadership of the CIO, ITS is embarking on a strategic planning process to align services and resources with several exciting new initiatives identified in Colgate’s Third Century Plan.

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