Identity, Cyber-Awareness and Vendor Risk Specialist

Grinnell College
Iowa, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Reporting to the Director of Information Security, the Identity, Cyber Awareness and Vendor Risk Specialist is a highly collaborative position that plays a key role in the management and maintenance of the Grinnell College Identity Management processes to ensure that Grinnell faculty and staff have the relevant level of access to Institutional data required to carry out their job. Responsible for the development, review, and updating of the College’s security awareness and training program and associated documentation, the Specialist instructs the program and reports on its outcomes. This includes training and awareness activities required by employees to gain or maintain access to College data.

As steward of the Grinnell College cybersecurity awareness program, the Specialist develops creative ways to help employees and students alike develop important cybersecurity protection skills. This also includes managing the College’s phishing awareness program, executing exercises and managing the associated training opportunities and messaging.

The Specialist is also responsible for the management and maintenance of information security vendor risk assessment reviews that provide confidence that the College’s vendors are meeting required security standards.  
  • Bachelor’s Degree [Candidates who have not attained a four-year degree may substitute four years of professional experience.] 
  • Three years experience.
  • Values Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • This position is eligible for remote work as defined by the College's Remote Work Policy.

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