Compensation: $56,670.00 - $168,710.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Defense/Security Clearance
University Overview The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. Posted Job Title Information Security Project Leader Job Profile Title Information Technology Project Leader Job Description Summary The School of Arts and Sciences seeks an Infosec Project Leader to join our team. As the School continues to explore new ways to meet our teaching and research mission, third-party and cloud services are playing an increasingly important role in developing new services. We are looking for a technically-minded professional who can help faculty, staff, and IT staff evaluate and manage both technical and other risks involved in these services. The Infosec Project Leader will work directly with faculty and departments to work through data use agreements, and with vendors to assess their information security and privacy controls. Job Description The Infosec Project Leader will act as team lead for managing the SAS implementation of Penn-wide security initiatives such as PennKey two-step authentication and SPIA (Security and Privacy Impact Assessment). As a member of the SAS Infosec team, they will contribute to incident response and to planning and implementing information security improvements in our SAS technology infrastructure. They manage the SAS Mission Continuity program, including an annual tabletop exercise. The Infosec Project Leader plays a central role in most of the information security initiatives that support SAS faculty, staff, and graduate students across the school. This is an excellent opportunity for a desktop support person with an interest in information security and project management to move into a position with school-wide impact. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's degree and 2 years experience in tech support, systems administration, or other IT-related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated record of excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience working on a team. Strong organizational skills as evidenced by managing multiple work streams or managing a large project over several months to completion. Preferred: Demonstrated experience in at least one area of information security Experience in project management in IT Familiarity with data risk assessment, security controls, and digital privacy issues.Working ConditionsOffice, library, computer roomPhysical EffortTypically sitting at a desk or table Job Location - City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department / School School of Arts and Sciences Pay Range $50,684.00 - $138,391.00 Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. The University of Pennsylvania's special character is reflected in the diversity of the Penn community. We seek talented faculty and staff who will constitute a vibrant community that draws on the strength that comes with a substantive institutional commitment to diversity along dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, veteran status, interests, perspectives, and socioeconomic status. Grounded in equal opportunity, nondiscrimination, and affirmative action, Penn's robust commitment to diversity is fundamental to the University's mission of advancing knowledge, educating leaders for all sectors of society, and public service. The University of Pennsylvania prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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