UNC General Administration located in Chapel Hill, NC invites applications for the Information Security Officer position. The Information Security Officer is the head information security and compliance expert for the internal operations of the UNC-General Administration (UNC-GA, the system office) and its information systems, including the systems hosted on behalf of the constituent universities.
The position is responsible for establishing the policies, standards, and processes necessary for complying with the UNC Information Security Baseline (currently ISO27002) as well as other relevant state, federal, and common contractual IT/IS obligations for UNC-GA. The position will coordinate closely with the Internal Auditor to ensure appropriate controls are in place and risks are identified and mitigated. The position will serve as the primary point of contact with the State Auditors for the IT components of audits of UNC-GA hosted services.
The position also serves in a coordinating capacity with the 17 UNC constituent universities via the UNC IT Security Council to establish and share best practices around information security and compliance management. The position serves as a subject matter expert and provides consultation with other campus information security officers in the area of information security policies, standards, best practices, and compliance management. The position will also explore the possibilities of creating an information security subscription service that would be available to all UNC constituents and provide the necessary direction and management needed for execution.
Apply online at: https://uncgacareers.northcarolina.edu/ before November 6, 2017.
The University of North Carolina General Administration is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Security or closely related field from an accredited institution; and three to five years of experience in Information Security or IT Auditing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
related advanced degree;
educational concentration in Information Security;
related work experience in higher education, state government, or financial services;
working knowledge of the State of North Carolina’s IT procurement policies and procedures
About UNC General Administration (UNC System Office)
The University of North Carolina is a public, multi-campus university dedicated to the service of North Carolina and its people. It encompasses the 17 diverse constituent institutions and other educational, research, and public service organizations. Each shares in the overall mission of the University. That mission is to discover, create, transmit, and apply knowledge to address the needs of indi...viduals and society. This mission is accomplished through instruction, which communicates the knowledge and values and imparts the skills necessary for individuals to lead responsible, productive, and personally satisfying lives; through research, scholarship, and creative activities, which advance knowledge and enhance the educational process; and through public service, which contributes to the solution of societal problems and enriches the quality of life in the State. In the fulfillment of this mission, the University shall seek an efficient use of available resources to ensure the highest quality in its service to the citizens of the State.
Teaching and learning constitute the primary service that the University renders to society. Teaching, or instruction, is the primary responsibility of each of the constituent institutions. The relative importance of research and public service, which enhance teaching and learning, varies among the constituent institutions, depending on their overall missions.
UNC General Administration houses the offices of the president and senior administrative staff for the University. This core administrative staff executes the policies of the Board of Governors and provides University-wide leadership in the areas of academic affairs, business and financial management, long-range planning, student affairs, research, legal affairs, and government relations. UNC-GA also has administrative oversight of a number of University affiliates.