Work with the Information Technology Division (ITD) to develop and establish a security program and security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements.
Manage the process of gathering, analyzing and assessing the current and future threat landscape, as well as providing the CIO with a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment.
Monitor and report on compliance with security policies, as well as the enforcement of policies within the IT department.
Propose changes to existing policies and procedures to ensure operating efficiency and regulatory compliance.
Assist resource owners and IT staff in understanding and responding to security audit failures reported by auditors.
Provide security communication, awareness and training for campus constituents, which may range from senior leaders to field staff.
Work as a liaison with vendors to establish mutually acceptable service-level agreements.
Manage production issues and incidents, and participate in problem and change management forums.
Work with various stakeholders to identify information asset owners to classify data and systems as part of a control framework implementation.
Serve as an active and consistent participant in the information security governance process.
Provide support and guidance for legal and regulatory compliance efforts, including audit support.
Manage outsourced vendors that provide information security functions for compliance with contracted service-level agreements.
Manage the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans and communicate information about residual risk.
Manage security projects and provide expert guidance on security matters for other IT projects.
Assist and guide the disaster recovery planning team in the selection of recovery strategies and the development, testing and maintenance of disaster recovery plans.
Ensure audit trails, system logs and other monitoring data sources are reviewed periodically and comply with policies and audit requirements.
Design, coordinate and oversee security-testing procedures to verify the security of systems, networks and applications, and manage the remediation of identified risks.
Master’s degree in computer science, information systems or a related field is required.
Four (4) years of IT experience with two (2) years in an information security role and two (2) years in a supervisory role.
Experience in higher education is desired.
Experience working with audit and compliance staff.
Experience developing and maintaining policies, standards and guidelines.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ANDABILITIES:
Ability to work effectively with business managers, IT engineering and IT operations staff.
Must have the ability to interact with Coppin personnel, build strong relationships at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and understand business imperatives.
Strong understanding of the business impact of security tools, technologies and policies.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the IT organization, project and application development teams, management and business personnel; in-depth knowledge and understanding of information risk concepts and principles as a means of relating business needs to security controls.
Excellent understanding of information security concepts, protocols, industry best practices and strategies.
Familiarity with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, including, but not limited to, the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and the European Union Privacy Directive.
Proficiency in performing vulnerability assessments, and in defining treatment strategies.
About Coppin State University
Coppin State University is a fully accredited institution and member of the University System of Maryland. Founded in 1900, Coppin is a model urban, residential liberal arts university located in the northwest section of the City of Baltimore that provides academic programs in the arts and sciences, teacher education, nursing, graduate studies, and continuing education. Coppin offers 33 Bachelor’s and 11 Master’s degree programs and a Doctoral degree program in nursing with approximately 3000 students enrolled in day, evening, on-line, and weekend undergraduate and graduate courses. Coppin is a primarily commuter University with approximately 600 student residents.