Director of Information Security

Job ID: 500
Location: Richmond VA

Summit Human Capital is seeking a highly motivated Director of Information Security to support one of its clients in the Higher Education space. The right individual should have an Information Security/ Project Management background and have a passion to learn, grow, and advance in their career. This will be a Direct Hire opportunity supporting the various business units to gameplan and execute necessary information security measures.


• 5+ Years in the Information Security Industry • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or Information systems • Current CISSP Certification or equivalent certification • Windows or Linux System Administration experience. • Extensive Project Management experience with Information Security • Strong Leadership and Personal skills to be able to make decisions on best information security practices • Located in the Greater Richmond, VA area


• Knowledge of key practices including HIPAA, FERPA, GLBA, GDPR, and PCI. • Experience developing and leading security workshops/presentations


• Partner with Executives and other business units to ensure security and compliance • Spearhead an Information Security Committee to develop strategic requirements to minimize and mitigate risk • Manage one direct report and the security software systems • Communicate with vendors and the VP’s to consult them on the best security practices • Looking for security weaknesses by reviewing reports and looking at logs, while addressing security issues as they come up

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