At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to
join us in our mission to provide access to education for all.
Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from
colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures,
backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek
collaborative, open-minded, and hard-working professionals to work
in a real-world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional,
yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders
that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected
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THIS JOB IS 100% REMOTE
The Director reports directly to the VP of IS. The
Director provides leadership to the staff within his/her team,
manages maintenance and project activities specific to information
security, and facilitates communication with team members and peers
across the division. The Director is responsible for ensuring
that the day-to-day activities of the team are carried out
effectively and efficiently.
Responsibilities & Duties
- Manages communication for the team, including communication
with IS leadership, peer directors, project team members, and
colleagues across the university.
- Manages personnel issues for the team, including recruiting,
developing, and terminating as necessary.
- Development of personnel includes establishing and executing
training plans for team members as well as ensuring staff have
up-to-date technical certifications per industry standards and job
- Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive
enterprise information security and IT risk management
- The Director has accountability for managing DRP (disaster
recovery processes), network security monitoring, desktop security,
and overall security infrastructure and architecture.
- In accordance with industry practice, the Director will help
develop and monitor security policy and procedures for the
university in partnership with IS leadership, peer directors,
office of general council, office of the president, compliance, and
others as necessary.
- The Director may be involved in sensitive security related
matters for the university and will maintain confidentiality as
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- 3-5 years experience working in technology or related
- The Director can supervise 4-10 staff and several student
Other Skills & Abilities Required
- In collaboration with the VP, the Director is responsible for
effectively managing his/her budget for staff, student workers,
technology, and other equipment purchases.
- This position requires intermediate or advance skills in
technology or related field as well as an understanding of
personnel and financial management. This position also requires
excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
This position may require travel (less than 20%) and 365x7x24
For consideration, please include a resume and cover
Salary & Benefits Package:
DePaul offers a
comprehensive package including competitive pay and benefits to
attract and retain the best talent in order to further the
University's mission. For more information, please visit the
following pages: Full-Time Benefits
Required Background Check:
Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a
background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer
of employment will undergo a background check.
Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse &
Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will
also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter
Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make
a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable
cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional
or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more
information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting
Title IX Contact Information
Federal Title IX policy requires that all colleges and universities
make known the contact information for the person responsible for
coordinating its efforts to comply with Title IX responsibilities.
The Title IX Office is on the Lincoln Park campus on the 3rd floor
of the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. The Title IX
Office can be reached at 312-362-8970 or
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative
. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental
disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any
other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable
federal, state and local EEO laws.