University of California Office of the President | Oakland, CA, US
Salary Range:$100,000 – $140,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 22 days ago

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Location: OaklandFull Time
Job ID: 47239
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At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. Learn more about the UC Office of the President


As a security first organization, Technology Delivery Services (TDS) is part of the Information Technology Services (ITS) Department. The TDS teams include Information Security, Planning (architecture and PMO), Application Development, HR & Payroll Development, Infrastructure, and Client Services teams. We maintain an innovative, inclusive, and supportive work environment.


Apply your information security and management skills and experience to an exciting role leading a team of seasoned security practitioners supporting multiple business units. Responsibilities include ensuring consistent, effective execution of information security activities and collaborative support to units as business partners.

Your role will include providing direction to staff, reviewing deliverables (including risk assessments, supplier security reviews, and security plans), and maintaining dashboards, and communication materials. Your expertise supports the team in recommending changes to department policies and practices to enhance information security, identifying (and prioritizing) risks and strategies to address, resulting in the implementation of controls to meet UC security policy.


As manager of security liaisons for multiple departments and units, oversees and executes information security responsibilities defined in campus policies and standards.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Timely and consistent delivery of security services to in-scope customers

Reviewing and updating risk assessments and risk treatment plans

Maintaining and updating inventory of institutional information, IT assets, and vendor supported services

Reviewing contracts for new and existing vendors and ensuring they meet security requirements

Managing the implementation of security controls

Managing requests for exceptions to information security policies and standards

Cyber-security awareness

Supporting information security incident response and remediation


Hiring, management, and development of IT security professionals providing consulting services to multiple lines of business


Monitoring security email lists, responding to security announcements, and reporting on status of security requests

Reviewing access rights


Participates in security training and keeps current with industry best practices to ensure software is not exposing the organization to unnecessary Keeps up-to-date of new developments in software vulnerabilities and prevention.


Required Qualifications

At least 8 years of relevant work experience
At least 2 years of experience supervising IT security personnel.
Ability to follow department processes and procedures.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Demonstrated skills applying security controls to computer software and hardware.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
Basic skill at reading and interpreting security logs.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of computer hardware, software and network security issues and approaches.
Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.
Experience with risk assessment processes.


Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.


CISM or other industry security management certification (Preferred)
CISSP or other industry cybersecurity certification (Preferred)


Salary: $133,000 - $155,000 annual commensurate with skills/experience.

MSP - IT SCRTY SUPV 2 - Salary Grade 25

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging


Applicants who wish to work remotely or a hybrid schedule within the state of California will be considered.


Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The first review date for this job is (1/24/2023). The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC COVID-19 Vaccine Policy


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

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