The Information Security department is responsible to identify and remediate information technology risk for Yale University. The types of risk include, cyber attacks, compliance, assurance and fraud. Maintains systems to protect data from unauthorized users. Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
Posting Position Title: IT Compliance Specialist
University Job Title: Senior IT Compliance Officer
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Required Skill/ability 1: Understanding of privacy and regulatory compliance (PCI DSS, HIPAA, FERPA) as it relates to information security.
Required Skill/ability 2: Demonstrated oral and written communication skills; well organized and detail oriented; ability to prepare documentation to provide guidance related to compliance with state and federal regulations, and university policies and procedures.
Required Skill/ability 3: Critical and strategic thinking and proven ability to use a combination of research, experience, testing and escalation to efficiently find a balance of the most appropriate and cost-effective solution.
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven ability to interact with individuals with differing levels of technical expertise (including business, clinical and technical staff, and end users).
Required Skill/ability 5:
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Advanced degree, preferably in a technical field, and four years of diverse project management experience involving technology and/or information assurance and five to seven years of technical computer support, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Licenses Or Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two to five years of related experience in an information security environment; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Broad knowledge of information security management, risk assessment and regulatory compliance.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.