Chief Information Security Officer
Required Qualifications: (Evidenced by an attached resume)
Bachelor's degree. Seven years of full-time, increasingly complex information security/cybersecurity experience. Experience supervising and mentoring information technology professionals. Demonstrated experience working, collaborating, and establishing credibility and relationships with senior leadership, colleagues and customers.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced degree. Information security/cyber security experience in a complex, distributed Higher Education/Academic environment. Demonstrated experience with developing enterprise-level information security policy. Experience presenting information security/cybersecurity information and concepts to senior-level executives. Experience coordinating with key stakeholder groups, such as legal counsel, internal audit, and police. Relevant information security certification e.g. CISSP.
Brief Description of Duties: The Chief Information Security Officer serves as a member of the Division of Information Technology's (DoIT) Senior Leadership Team which is charged with providing strategic direction and priorities for the Division. Incumbent must possess: Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Experience successfully working independently as well as part of a team with a collaborative approach to problem solving. Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make effective decisions. Experience successfully building consensus among a large number of diverse colleagues, senior leadership and outside agencies to address and resolve issues. Documented ability accomplishing major tasks and assignments with and through others. Excellent customer service skills.
The incumbent is responsible for leading the development, implementation, and maintenance of the University's campus-wide information security/cybersecurity program. Additionally, the incumbent leads, directs, and manages the DoIT information security group. Under the general direction of the Vice President for IT and Chief Information Officer (VP/CIO), the incumbent works collaboratively with colleagues to protect the University's information assets and provide relevant services to the Stony Brook University community.
- Strategic Initiatives:Under the general direction of the VP/CIO, provide vision and strategic direction in the areas within this position's portfolio. Participate in strategic planning and development of annual goals and objectives for DoIT, with special attention to providing leadership for those related to the areas within this position's portfolio. Serve as a member of the DoIT Senior Leadership Team to work toward the achievement of division goals and objectives. Ensure delivery of a suite of highly aligned services including superior customer experience and support for external and internal customers
- Security and Cybersecurity Oversight:
- Policies: Determine, formulate and administer campus information security policies and procedures to mitigate risks and ensure the security and privacy of the University's data assets. Ensure compliance with SUNY policy; federal and state requirements.
Budget Management:Manage the budgets, with responsibility for projecting, developing, administering, and reconciling the budgets consistent with campus and organizational goals. Provide annual operating plan including annual budget. The incumbent will have signatory authority and the ability to apply for external funding to support innovative programs as needed.
- Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of the University's formal campus-wide information security/cybersecurity program to protect the University's information assets. Coordinate responses to cybersecurity incidents and data breaches. Work closely with the offices of University Counsel, Internal Audit, and University Police on matters involving confidential/sensitive data. Serve as a liaison to federal, state, local, and professional organizations for information security/cybersecurity matters. Chair the campus Information Security Program Council.
- Supervision: Oversee and manage the Information Security team. Develop and implement appropriate professional development and training programs for direct reports. Ensure all employees in this position's portfolio have development and training plans.
- Outreach and Professional Development: Participate, as appropriate, in internal and external professional activities, such as an author, committee member, search chair, meeting or conference presenter, staying abreast of emerging developments within the fields.
- Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and department mission.
Special Notes: This is a full time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption. Some weekend work may be required.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
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