Director Information Security
We are now accepting applications for a qualified Director Information
Security at Belmont University.
Internal Job Category
Primary Duties and
Responsible for the design, documentation, and implementation of the
information security strategy and the supporting practices across the
university. This position will also work to identify, categorize, and
remediate information technology related risks by maintaining a DRP,
maintaining a BCP, managing the yearly technology audit, and finding ways to
remediate emerging threats.
Develop and implement the university security awareness and virus
management programs; evaluate security products and test security systems
performance; assists in planning, implementing, and testing disaster
recovery procedures; facilitates risk assessment activities related to
Detect, investigate, remediate, and document all information security
Provide recommendations on 3rd-party and internal applications and
software implementations from a security perspective.
Work with human resources to develop and maintain a university-wide
information security training plan for all Belmont students, faculty, and
staff. This training should cover federal regulations, Belmont policies,
and procedures that have been implemented to achieve compliance.
Provide weekly updates on information security risk, project status, and
Develop policies, processes, and standards for maintaining the
confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Belmont data in hosted or
Respond to and resolve relevant service requests from end-users related to
The above statements describe the job's essential responsibilities and
requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be
assigned to job incumbents.
Required Qualifications : Belmont University seeks to attract and retain
highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will
contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching
universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional
education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service.
Strong organizational and prioritization skills to manage multiple ongoing
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communications abilities for
effectively working with students, faculty, and staff.
Ability to consistently produce and maintain documentation for information
security policies, processes, and incidents. Including the ability to
produce written documentation for all proposed projects.
Proficient in conducting incident response and forensic analysis
Ability to engage in a planned program of professional development
coordinated with LITS goals and responsibilities to maintain continual
growth in technical skills, professional skills, and knowledge essential
to the position.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond
to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard
Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a
Ability to effectively present complex technical information to users
without a technical background.
Required Education Requires a Bachelor's degree in computer science or
business-related discipline or 4 years of related technical experience.
Information security certification and extensive training in information
security is very desirable.
Required Experience 5+ years of progressively responsible hands-on
experience with information security in a higher education environment is
required. A strong working knowledge of TCP/IP, network security technology,
and experience with the development of security policies.
The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check
satisfactory to the University.
Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all
employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons
hired to work in the United States.