Elgin Community College
Information Security Officer
Elgin Community College (ECC) is a comprehensive, fully accredited community
college located in Elgin, Illinois, one of its most rapidly growing cities. Our
district encompasses 360 square miles, serving 400,000 people, 11,000 businesses
with four public school districts and 15 high schools. ECC was selected as one
of five Illinois community colleges to participate in the national Achieving the
Dream (AtD) initiative. is a long-term national initiative that collaborates
with community colleges to help more students earn degrees, complete
certificates, or transfer to four-year institutions to continue their studies.
The park-like setting of our 145 acre Main Campus offers instruction spanning
nine major buildings with beautiful views. ECC also offers classes throughout
the northwest suburbs of Chicago with more than 100 off-campus locations.
Fulfilling our mission to improve people's lives through learning, Elgin
Community College offers more than a vibrant learning environment, high academic
standards, and a real educational value. We are proud to provide some of the
most satisfying careers in the field of higher education. Make a bright choice
for the future of our students—and for the future of your career.
Responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive information
security program for the college.
To assure that information created, acquired or maintained by the college and
its authorized users, is used in accordance with its intended purpose; to
protect the college information and its infrastructure from external or internal
threats; and to assure that the college complies with statutory and regulatory
requirements regarding information access, security and privacy.
Essential Responsibilities Continued:
Review, formulate and disseminate College data, system, network and information
security policies. Coordinate the development and delivery of an information
security awareness and literacy program for all college employees. Participate
in the planning and design of College-wide business continuity and disaster
recovery strategies where appropriate. Serve as information security risk
management liaison to the college and make security recommendations to ensure
that operations comply with contractual agreements and the law. Maintain an
active ongoing testing program to evaluate security of College systems, network
Ensure that the appropriate patches, hot fixes, and service packs are installed
on College-owned or licensed software in a timely manner. Oversee the management
of all information security-related technologies such as anti-virus, SPAM, and
intrusion detection systems and development policies and procedures addressing
(BA/BS) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
working experience as a network administrator with a thorough understanding of
network administration, network protocols, and security best practice.
knowledge of network security tools and applications such as system event and
incident management (SEIM), anti-SPAM applications, network vulnerability
testing, anti-virus/anti-spyware applications and other network monitoring
of standards and experience implementing them such as ISO270001, NIST SP 800,
PCI-DSS, SANS Top 20, and other information security best practice
publications including applicable laws and regulations such as FERPA, HIPAA,
HEOA, COPPA, Red Flag, etc.
knowledge of network security infrastructure such as firewalls, intrusion
prevention and/or detection systems, routers, and switches.
of network- and computer-related forensic techniques, eDiscovery, and
electronic data preservation.
business continuity and disaster recovery best practice as it relates to
information security and information technology.