Director, Enterprise IT Security & Information Security Officer - (STA008457)

University of Houston
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Chief Business Officers & Vice Presidents, Executive, Executive Directors
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Under general direction of the University of Houston System Chief Information Security Officer, this position is responsible for overseeing the development and administration of a comprehensive campus information security program ensuring strategies and services align with university mission, goals and objectives, including coordination with assigned UHS stakeholders. The administration of the Information Security program includes; developing, documenting, implementing and maintaining the security policies, standards, and procedures for UHS.

  1. Manage the Information Security function with continuous development, implementation, and maintenance of a security management program for the assigned UHS University.
  2. Develop and modify information security policies and procedures in compliance with applicable UHS, state and federal information security, compliance and risk management policies, standards and guidelines.
  3. Use an integrated risk management approach to create executive level perspectives on security risks the university faces.
  4. Create and document an information risk management plan including risk assessment and analysis.
  5. Establish procedures necessary to monitor and ensure compliance with established security and risk management policies and procedures.
  6. Ensure the University's critical, confidential and sensitive information resources are assigned ownership, and the duties of owners are prescribed.
  7. Develop, maintain and test a Service Continuity Plan for university information resources, including appropriate integration with key campus stakeholders against the potential effects of a disaster.
  8. Oversees, evaluates and forecasts the need for IT security services, using industry-standard service delivery metrics and other assessment and reporting tools.
  9. Assess business requirements, conduct cost analysis and advise administration and campus personnel on IT security products, services and solutions.
  10. Partners with users, committee and other service providers to coordinate IT security initiatives. Management and oversight of Information Security duties and special projects encompasses all UH System Universities.
  11. Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Qualifications :

Bachelors and 7 years experience.

Requires a thorough understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of an analytical, technical or professional discipline; or the basic knowledge of more than one professional discipline. Knowledge of the discipline is normally obtained through a formal, directly job-related 4 year degree from a college or university or an equivalent in-depth specialized training program that is directly related to the type of work being performed.

Requires a minimum of seven (7) years of directly job-related experience.

Additional information:

Position location is University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL). This position will primarily be a remote work position, but will require 10 days per month onsite at UHCL. This may be modified after the first 6 months.

Notes to Applicant: Position location is UHCL. This position will primarily be a remote work position, but will require 10 days per month onsite at UHCL. This may be modified after the first 6 months.

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