College/Division: Division of Information Technology
Department: University Technology Services
Advertised Salary Range: Salary commensurate with qualifications.
Advertised Job Summary:
The Chief Information Security Officer leads the information security and privacy function at the University of South Carolina. Responsibilities include: managing information security and privacy compliance efforts; effectively communicating risk to senior university officials; developing, updating and maintaining information security and privacy policies; developing, implementing, and maintaining strategic information security and privacy programs; effective interaction with various departments, individuals and agencies across all levels of the enterprise; overseeing work assignments of the information security staff; maintaining relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies; and overseeing a network of security directors and vendors who safeguard the University's assets, intellectual property and computer systems. The Chief Information Security Officer will reside under the responsibility of the Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor’s or advanced degree in computer science, management, law, public administration, communications, or a related field, and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in a dedicated full-time information security role, with at least three (3) of those years in a supervisory capacity; or a minimum of ten (10) years equivalent experience in information security with at least five (5) years in a supervisory capacity.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 32763
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.