Senior IT Compliance Manager

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 26, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Senior IT Compliance Manager is responsible for overseeing the security assessment and IT risk assessment programs, advising the University IT Security Office (ITSO) on security policies, and participating in university service and outreach.

Responsibilities of this position include:
•Managing, and participating in, the procurement and departmental security review processes
•Providing guidance, tools, and subject matter expertise for departments performing IT risk assessments
•Participating in enterprise risk management activities
•Assisting the University IT Security Officer in the development and reporting of ITSO's annual and strategic plans related to risk and compliance.
•Serving as the audit point of contact for the ITSO
•Leading, developing, and mentoring employees involved in compliance and risk-related activities
•Participating in university service and outreach by representing ITSO, DoIT, and/or Virginia Tech on internal and external committees
•Working with and advising the University IT Security Officer and Executive Director for IT Policies and Strategic Engagement on IT security policies and standards.

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in business, information technology, information assurance, or a related field.
•Significant information security, audit, and/or compliance work experience, with experience measuring compliance against various regulations, industry standards, and/or policies
•Demonstrated ability to own and manage multiple projects and programs
•Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate across a broad range of campus audiences

Knowledgeable, with experience, in all of the following:
-Information risk management concepts
-Cloud and vendor security standards and assessment frameworks (HECVAT, SOC 2), including vendor and contract management issues

•Ability to quickly understand technical concepts and determine the implications of particular requirements and policies.
•Strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

•Master's degree in business information technology, or a related field.
•CISA, CISM, CRISC, or CISSP certification
•Experience supervising direct reports or mentoring employees as a team lead
•Experience with at least two of the following: FERPA, GLBA, PCI, ISO 27002, NIST 800-171
•Experience in vulnerability scanning and/or application security testing practices, especially using the OWASP project materials
•Experience in evaluating business processes and making recommendations for improvements
•Knowledgeable about privacy implications as well as familiarity with technical privacy concepts
•Experience working in a higher education environment

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Review Date

March 15, 2021

Additional Information


The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Rachel Robinson at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: February 26, 2021
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