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Director of Information Technology

Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA Full-time
Posted on January 27, 2019

This new, full-time exempt position will play a unique and crucial role in serving Western Washington University's increasing cyber security needs. The Director will report to the CIO and also supervise the existing Information Security Manager position.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Directing the University's information security program
  • Managing the information security team
  • Providing information security leadership
  • Serving as security liaison

About the Department:

The Information Technology Services department encompasses three central areas (please see http://www.wwu.edu/vpit/). The Director of Information Security will help establish a fourth central area for ITS.

Information Technology Services supports the university's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

About the University:

Western Washington University, with over 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Salary: $110,000 - $120,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Closing date: Review of applications begins March 4, 2019.