Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Associate Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer(CISO) for the Office of Information Technology. In reporting to the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (SVP/CIO), the Associate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer is responsible for institutional cybersecurity program, including the development, implementation and monitoring of strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security policies and protocols to ensure the availability, integrity and confidentiality of information owned, controlled or processed by the university. Partnering with executive and senior leadership, the CISO provides insights, guidance and oversight in the implementation of university-wide information security strategies, policies and protocols that address all variants of risk to the information security posture of the university.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Leads a cybersecurity program that is foundational to protecting the information assets of the university. Accept ownership for protection of the university's information assets and work with senior and executive leadership, as well as, the IT community to provide such protections and, when necessary, exercise independent actions based on encountered risk profiles.
Engages with university leaders to communicate vision and drive information security programs and concepts into all business processes and programs.
Works with administrative partners to ensure that information security is incorporated into management processes such as purchasing and contract review, strategic and vendor partnerships, research management and support, as well as, other key areas of university activity.
Designs, implements and oversees security advisory and governance groups and activities.
Leads any related committees or working groups and inform the topics and agendas these groups consider, address and operationalize.
Leads the resources of a matrixed organization in response to threats, breaches or other malfeasant cyber activities.
Leads these responses in a way that ensures coordination, organization, and calmness, especially in relation to security incidents.
Works within the supportive and
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About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.