Chief Information Security Officer, Office of Information Technology

Reno, Nevada

Full Time Executive-level / Director USD 68K - 159K
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University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno, founded in 1874, is Nevada's land-grant institution that offers academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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The University of Nevada, Reno Office of Information Technology invites candidates for the position of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).   The CISO directs staff in identifying, developing, implementing and maintaining processes across the University to reduce information and information technology risks, responds to incidents, establishes appropriate standards and controls, and consults, advises and directs the establishment and implementation of policies and procedures at all levels within the organization up to and including the President. The position is responsible for campus-wide information-related compliance as it relates to federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.  The CISO supervises and manages administrative IT Security faculty. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO).  


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and six (6) years of related work experience OR a Master’s degree and four (4) years of related work experience.

Related Experience: Computer Information Systems or related field; Relevant administration experience with large scale security-related projects and systems.


Preferred Qualifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or related certification.

Experience working in a higher education environment.


Schedule or Travel Requirements

Occasional Travel

Job tags: CISSP
Job region(s): North America
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