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With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
Assist in designing, recommending, performing, and providing technical and administrative solutions to support the university's information security and compliance initiatives.
Carry out procedures to ensure that all systems, products, and services meet organization security standards.
Lead internal effort to provide artifacts to Governance Risk & Compliance in relation to internal & external audits.
Lead risk and cybersecurity readiness assessments including maturity assessments using the accepted industry models – NIST, ISO, CMMC and related.
Work with business units to achieve security objectives. Identify, report, and resolve security risks and violations.
Support the formulation of information security strategies, policies, standards, and procedures for the protection of sensitive data.
Maintain documentation and metrics to support internal and external audits, assessments, reviews, partnerships, and other engagements to support compliance objectives.
Advocate and provide information security consultation on UC projects initiative within the business and development of systems.
Advocate for, develop and deliver information security education and training to internal and external partners.
Ensure that information security environments support UC privacy policies and state and federal laws.
Maintain in-depth knowledge of relevant security regulatory compliance requirements and translate those into business processes and security controls to enhance and support organizational compliance and audit capabilities.
Manage compliance-related projects and initiatives from initiation to deployment.
Support the process for tracking system gaps and weaknesses to closure including a Plan of Action and Milestones process for NIST/CMMC and related compliance.
Lead the continual maintenance and improvement of NIST/CMMC and related compliance.
Serve as a technical or peer leader by providing guidance and mentoring more junior analysts.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and other university partners.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field.
Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Industry standard certifications relevant to job duties: CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CMMC Certified Assessor, Certified Professional, Registered Professional, or equivalent.
Three (3) years related experience.
Possess broad and deep knowledge of own area and related areas; contribute through advanced knowledge, skill, and experience.
Understanding of control standards NIST 800-171, CMMC, and control testing strategies.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience conducting technical or procedural audits.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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