Director, IT Security Services

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Position Title

Director, IT Security Services

Position Type



Enterprise Technology



Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Regular or Temporary


Job Description Summary

The Director of Information Technology (IT) Security Services will be responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring a strategic, comprehensive enterprise cyber security and IT risk management program. The Director, IT Security Services will provide the vision and leadership necessary to manage the risk to the organization and will ensure business alignment, effective governance, system and product availability, integrity and confidentiality.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree in cybersecurity, information management, information technology, computer science, engineering, business management, or related field.
  2. Six years of progressively responsible management and/or leadership experience in information security or network administration that includes two years of supervisory experience. Experience with an institution of higher education is preferred.
  3. Professional certification or equivalent in information security, preferably in CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISM /A (Certified Information Security Manager/Auditor), CompTIA Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker, or CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), Certified Intrusion Analyst ( GCIA ),


The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your documents address the criteria listed below for this position.

  1. Experience developing, maintaining, and implementing an Information Security Program ( ISP ) including policy and strategy development, preferably in higher education.
  2. Experience addressing information security related issues involving identity and access management, intrusion detection, forensics, incident management, risk management and/or auditing.
  3. Experience evaluating and providing guidance on information security software and hardware acquisitions, IT services, cloud-based solutions, and mobility.
  4. Knowledge of security assessment and testing tools.
  5. Experience with developing and managing an information security awareness and training program.
  6. Experience with information security and compliance related issues (e.g. FERPA, HIPAA, PCI - DSS, GLBA, copyright and software piracy).
  7. Experience in managing and negotiating vendor contracts and agreements.
  8. Ability to communicate effectively in writing and oral presentations.

Job Requirements

  1. Applicant must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    The work schedule is subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. Citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Is Background Check Required?


Posting Number


Open Date


Close Date

Open Until Filled


Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The college is currently in a Modified Academic and Business Operation ( MABO ) model, which means some of the work is being performed from remote locations. When the conditions permit, based on CDC and College Administrator’s guidelines, employees will be required to resume their work on campus as directed by management. This position is located in the state of Maryland.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have a Master’s degree in cybersecurity, information management, information technology, computer science, engineering, business management, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have six years of progressively responsible management and/or leadership experience in information security or network administration?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Briefly describe your experience related to IT security and/or cyber-security. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Briefly describe your professional certifications and/or education in information security. Do not enter 'See Resume'

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please describe your supervisory experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  8. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts

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