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ITS – Information Security Manager

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For more information, please see The Baptist Faith and Message.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title ITS – Information Security Manager
Posting Number S479P
Classification Title

Position Summary Information


Establishes and maintains strategic information security controls that protect information systems throughout the University. Identify, implement, and manage systems that support people, policies, processes, and data necessary for preservation of integrity, confidentially, and availability based on compliance with applicable security best practices and policies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Assist in the development, documentation, maintenance, and execution of an information security practice across the University.
2. Work with others in the organization to promote information security awareness, education, and best practices.
3. Establish monitoring, performance, and alert thresholds for security metrics.
4. Work with the IT team to develop and maintain system and network security standards in addition to proper documentation.
5. Identify, prioritize, and track vulnerabilities that could affect university systems.
6. Work with the IT team to develop appropriate disaster recovery plans and prevention as part of business continuity efforts.
7. Assist in the development and implementation of controls to protect information systems and data throughout the university using current and future software, hardware, and best practices.
8. Develop and maintain schedules, procedures, and documentation for security related projects.
9. Serve as information security expert in IT projects and assist with compliance and oversight in areas of PCI and local/state/federal regulations.
10. Attend conferences, training, and related activities to maintain knowledge and proficiency.
11. Assist in the development and implementation of infrastructure security best practices.

Supervisory Responsibilities

May be required to supervise employees and student workers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organizational policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues.

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
 Working knowledge of network and systems in an enterprise environment.
 Extensive understanding of information systems, security infrastructure, and architecture inter-dependencies.
 Knowledge and awareness of industry trends and threats related to information security and compliance.
 Proficiency with current security tools and processes available such as NESSUS, RETINA, and Web-Inspect.
 Strong technical writing skills and the ability to communicate through multiple mediums and reports.
 Ability to work independently and with a proactive attitude and adapt quickly to changing needs and priorities.
 Self-starter that can work independently with minimal direction.
 Excellent interpersonal / communication skills.
 Demonstrated success in the following areas:
o Thinking creatively, solving problems, and analyzing risks.
o Expressing complex technical concepts verbally and in writing.
o Deploying and managing security and network solutions.
o Managing projects and organizing activities, managing tasks, and reporting status.
o Understanding and evaluating new technologies quickly.
o Providing exceptional customer service.
o Working with people from many different disciplines with diverse technical experience.
o Leading and participating in system requirements definition.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. A minimum of five (5) years of experience in information security or related field and proven knowledge of hardware, software, servers, and networks. Formal project management experience preferred.
- Experience in incident response, vulnerability management, and penetration testing.
- Experience performing security compliance activities according to accepted standards (e.g. NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171).
- Experience analyzing existing systems and working with experts to derive functional, non-functional, technical, and other system requirements.
- One or more industry certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, GCIA).
- Experience managing concurrent projects with multiple stakeholders.
- Experience facilitating meetings, preparing presentations, and leading requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/01/2017
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Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Other Document 2