The Director of Information Security reports directly to the CIO. The Director of Information Security provides strategic leadership for centralized, enterprise-level technology service delivery for the Office of Information Technology. Responsible for the development, delivery, and oversight of comprehensive information security and risk management plans for the University. Accountable for ensuring alignment with IT vision and strategy within area of responsibility. Ensures the area’s technological level remains up to date, defines standards, and implements new policies, procedures and techniques. Establishes department goals and objectives. As part of the Leadership Team, the Director must effectively communicate and collaborate with leadership, and staff, across the university to support strong partnerships between IT and the community, and to ensure that the Office of Information Technology is positioned to meet the current and future needs of UCO.
Oversee the institution's information technology projects/activities. Direct/Manage/Supervise technology projects to meet specific university requirements. Develop and implement programs to maximize customer satisfaction and operational efficiencies. Hire and maintain staff and ensure adequate staffing for projects and university IT operations. Work closely with other leaders on campus to develop plans to meet institutional objectives and provide support resources.
The Director of Information Security has university wide responsibility regarding all matters of information technology security. Provides security oversight for all information technology assets, including infrastructure, end-point devices, applications, communications technology, etc. This position works closely with the IT leadership team to create, articulate and implement university-wide security vision and strategy to support the high quality and reliability of the services offered by UCO OIT. Oversees the creation and maintenance of the university's information technology security policies and practices, lead security risk assessments and their management for the university, and develop and manage university wide education and training regarding information technology security policies.
Requires a university degree or equivalent work experience that provides extensive knowledge of fundamental theories, principles, and concepts. Requires the application of expertise in a chosen field to achieve results. Extensive knowledge and compressive understanding of functional area. 7+ years of experience with leading planning, including program development and innovation, program prioritization, and assessment. Appropriate profession accomplishments and credentials.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.