Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream âœLeader College,â NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVAâ™s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nationâ™s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world-class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVAâ™s Annual Security Reports.The College Information Security Officer (ISO) is responsible for the planning and administration of the collegeâ™s information security program. Specifically, this position has responsibility for implementing the policies, standards, and procedures necessary to protect the college and VCCS ITS infrastructure from external or internal threats; manage access to college and VCCS systems, and administer the college IT security operations.*Telework options are subject to change based on business needs.
KSAsÂ· Knowledge or Certification equal of equivalent to Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)Â· Must be an articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the college Information Technology Services team and communicate information security-related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.Â· Physical ability to lift 10-25 pounds and sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch repeatedly.Required Qualifications:Â· BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Security or related field, or combination of education and equivalent experience.Â· Extensive experience in the IT security field.Â· Extensive knowledge and experience with Microsoft products, Microsoft Certifications preferredÂ· Some knowledge of network protocols, routing and systems operationsÂ· Extensive experience with maintaining system security using packet filtering, logging, and intrusion detection systems in production computing environments.Â· Extensive with Cisco and Palo Alto equipment.Â· Significant supervisory experience
Virginia's Community College's educate 240,000 credit students annually and over 170,000 non-credit students at 23 Community Colleges with over 40 campus locations throughout the Commonwealth. Our mission is to provide comprehensive higher education and workforce training programs and services of superior quality. These programs are financially and geographically accessible to meet the individual, business, and community needs of the Commonwealth.