Information Security Manager
Requisition Number: S01109P:
Position Category: Staff
Campus Location: Weber State University - Ogden, UT
Hours Per Week: 40
Months Per Year: 12
Alternate Work Schedule:
Pay Grade: E33
Hourly Pay Rate:
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Under the general direction of the Vice President for Information Technology, the information security manager (ISM) is responsible for establishing and maintaining a university wide information security program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected. This position is responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on information security risks in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements. The ISM will proactively work with colleges and business units to implement practices that meet defined policies and standards for information security. The ISM oversee all IT risk management activities. The ISM serves as the process owner of all ongoing activities related to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of customers, business partners, employees and business information, in compliance with the organization's information security policies. A key element of the ISM's role is working with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization. The ISM must be knowledgeable about the academic and business environment and must ensure that information systems are maintained in a fully functional, secure mode. Experience with SIEM and with forensics is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or a technology-related field, or equivalent work or education-related experience.
Minimum of three years experience in Information Security Management, Risk Management and/or Information Systems.
Proficient with personal computers.
Experience with productivity software, such as Windows, Microsoft Office software and so forth.
Project management skills.
Financial/budget management, scheduling and resource management skills.
Professional certification such as a CISSP, CISM, CISA or other information security credentials, is preferred.
Experience with SIEM and with forensics is preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals.
Knowledge of virus and spyware detection, authentication, authorization, encryption, firewalls, VPN, PKI and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
Knowledge of technological trends and developments in the area of information security and risk management.
Knowledge of quality assurance, configuration management, change control and IT standards such as ITIL, COBIT and ISO 17799.
Background Check? Yes
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Job Open Date: 04/26/2022
Review Date: 05/10/2022
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Notes to Applicant:
To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.
Screening of applications will begin May 10, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
Physical Activity of this position: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction., Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.
Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Weber State University is an EOE/Minorities/Female/Vet/Disability employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.