Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 296956
VICE PRES INFORMATION TECHNLGY (UA-VPIT-IUBLA)
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This position has university-wide responsibilities and operates under general supervision to support the security reviewing, assessing, consulting, and information product development activities of the University Information Security Office (UISO). Serve as senior liaison and investigator to assist the staff and management of the Vice President for Information Technology (VPIT), University Information Technology Services (UITS), university departments, external collaborators and service providers in examining their technology environments for system and information security exposures. Make judgments as to level of risk, and subsequently with the identification and implementation of appropriate protections. Gain and maintain a significant depth of knowledge in many various technology areas (including many aspects of computing, data and voice networking, and security software) to participate in the evaluation of proposed software or hardware to determine security or data integrity implications.
Provides advice to and/or participate in the evaluation of proposed software or hardware to determine security or data integrity implications for UITS and departments on all campuses.
Works with governance and compliance officials and decision-makers, providing them with the threat information they need to make risk decisions for all campuses.
Recommends security policies and procedures based on analysis of systems, threats, and current higher education security climate.
Acts as a technical resource for other UISO staff. Attends training, seminars, and conferences.
Performs ongoing experienced analysis and monitoring of technology environments to identify security exposures and potential threats.
Assesses and determines level of risk in order to provide threat information, as well as to advise and/or recommend protections and solutions, to security leadership and department decision-makers.
Documents information security analysis efforts.
Researches and stays abreast of current higher education security environment and trends; stays up-to-date on security analysis and monitoring best practices, tools, and approaches.
Responsible for communication, awareness and training efforts for faculty, staff and student population through the creation of informational bulletins, best practices.
Works closely with security engineers to ensure exposures and risks are avoided and/or addressed.
Contributes to incident response investigations and assists with disaster recovery and business continuity efforts.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science or a related field).
2 years of information security or related experience.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows or Unix-like operating systems.
Attention to detail in communicating technical issues and implementing solutions.
Mental discipline in conducting lengthy investigations.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page .
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
Campus Safety and Security
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.