Loyola Marymount University has an opening for a Director of Information Security and Compliance. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining the information security program to ensure that information assets and associated technology, applications, systems, infrastructure and processes are adequately protected in LMU’s digital ecosystem. The Director is responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on legal and regulatory, IT, and cybersecurity risk to information assets, while supporting and advancing LMU’s mission.
Additional responsibilities include: develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive information security program to ensure appropriate levels of confidentiality, integrity, availability, safety, privacy and recovery of information assets owned, controlled or/and processed by LMU; lead and manage a team of information security professionals and ensure that evolving skills and duties of the team members best enable the achievement of the information security program; through LMU’s budget process, advocate for resources required to implement a holistic information security program; develop and administer targeted information security education and awareness programs; interact and coordinate with LMU administration, campus and department technology representatives, the University Technology Council and other technology governance structures, other LMU governance bodies, and external authorities as necessary; plan, direct and participate in technology security assessment activities, program planning and reporting for LMU; attend conferences and training, and interact with external peers as required to maintain knowledge of current issues and best practices; coordinate with the Information Security team and with other ITS teams as appropriate the delivery of operational capacity; and review current technology and information policies and practices for continued applicability and effectiveness with respect to security and governmental compliance.
Loyola Marymount University shares in a rich intellectual heritage fostered by the Jesuit and Marymount educational traditions and founded on social justice and ethical values. Governed by an independent Board of Trustees, LMU cherishes its Catholic identity while at the same time welcoming people from diverse social, religious, and cultural backgrounds. LMU is in Los Angeles, yet near the Pacific Ocean, offering a dynamic cultural environment.
We seek candidates who typically hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution. A master’s degree in computer science, information systems management, public policy or law is preferred. Candidates should possess ten years of experience in computing or related area of technology, of which five years must be in management, policy and security. Exemplary verbal and written communication skills are essential, as well as presentation skills. Writing samples will be required. Candidates should have professional certification, either CISSP or GSEC, and extensive experience with both application and network security. Experience in developing and implementing technology policy and knowledge of, and experience with, information and personal privacy legislative requirements is highly desirable.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary. For more details regarding this position please visit our website. Interested candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to http://jobs.lmu.edu (reference # 0180177).
LMU, an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding candidates who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is actively working to promote an intercultural learning community.