The AVP and CISO will report directly to the Vice President, CIO and Chief Innovation Officer. The AVP and CISO will work closely with executive leadership, various stakeholders, and members of the Saint Louis University community to be an advocate for the University's information security needs in order to improve the security posture of the organization.
The Associate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is responsible for overseeing the enterprise-wide information security program for the purpose of protecting Saint Louis University and SLUCare Physician Group's customer information as well as technical assets. This position is responsible for identifying, evaluating and reporting on security risks, aligning security posture of the University in a manner that supports effective protection of information assets, and managing and executing security controls in support of Saint Louis University's compliance and regulatory requirements. The AVP and CISO oversees the creation and maintenance of information security policy, leads security risk assessment efforts, and owns the organization's cyber awareness and training programs.
This position requires a visionary leader with knowledge of business management and a working knowledge of information security technologies. The AVP and CISO will proactively work with various stakeholders across the organization to implement practices that meet defined policies and standards for information security.
The ideal candidate for this role will be a consensus builder and an integrator of people, processes, and technology in a diverse environment that covers health care, research, and academics. While the AVP and CISO is the leader of the security program, he or she must also be able to coordinate disparate drivers, constraints and personalities, while maintaining objectivity and a strong understanding that security is an enabler of organizational goals and activities. The complexity of this position requires a leadership approach that is engaging, imaginative, and collaborative, with a sophisticated ability to work with other leaders to set the best balance between security strategies and other priorities across the University.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.