Information Security Director (Officer) Office for Information Technology
Williams is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for an Information Security Director (Officer). Reporting to the chief information officer (CIO), the director of information security is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of Williams' information security program. The director works collaboratively with the campus community and stakeholder groups to build shared ownership of information security across the institution. The position develops and maintains programs including information security policy and standards; information security awareness and training; information security incident response and management; risk assessment and management; and information security-related information technology architecture. The director of information security demonstrates a commitment to ensure that data in all forms, as well as the systems and networks used to transmit, store, and provide access to it are designed, configured, and operated in a manner that ensures security, integrity, privacy, and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate the College's overall information security program, develop and maintain the campus information security roadmap to ensure the security of technology services, computer systems, networks, and data
Establish and maintain information security policies, processes, and standards in collaboration with the campus community
Enhance information security awareness and coordinate related training for security, privacy, and confidentiality.
Conduct, review, and report on ongoing vulnerability assessments of IT systems and coordinate periodic information security assessments at an organizational level
Review and assess information security risks, recommend controls, oversee their implementation and management in collaboration with IT and other staff
As a member of the IT leadership team, participate in strategic planning and development of goals and objectives, specifically for information security and also infusing it into all other goals
Facilitate the communication of policies, practices, and awareness to the College community
Manage and coordinate incident response procedures to track and address information, system and network security incidents, alleged policy violations, and external requests or complaints. Test disaster recovery and continuity annually.
Serve as liaison to federal, state, local and professional organizations in collaboration with counsel, risk management, and campus security, assist in legal discovery and data gathering
Maintain a working knowledge of laws, regulations, and industry standards, where compliance requires specific data or information security policies, practices, reporting, or audits. These include and are not limited to - HIPAA, FERPA, PCI, GDPR, etc.
Perform additional duties as assigned; duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice
Review of applications will begin June 16, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.