Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)

Chief Information Security Officer

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Los Angeles Unified School District
Los Angeles, California, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


LAUSD’s Information Technology Division (ITD) supports and enables student achievement and operational efficiency by providing innovative technology solutions for our students, their families, our employees and our community. The Division’s recent initiatives which include closing the digital divide, strengthening security of our data, migrating major systems to the cloud, and updating infrastructure at our schools, facilitate each student’s path to college and career readiness. LAUSD’s IT Division supports over 1 million users, manages over 92,000 wireless access points, and distributes and maintains over 130,000 network devices.

The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) will be an essential player in planning and directing LAUSD’s information security strategy and in overseeing security programs across the District to ensure that information assets and associated technology, applications, systems, infrastructure, and processes are adequately protected, and that data entrusted to LAUSD is secure. This role presents a unique opportunity to plan and guide the information management security roadmap and direction for the nation’s second largest school district.

We are looking to fill this critical role with a candidate that has a proven track record as a Chief Information Security Officer/Head of Information Security leading cyber security programs for large organizations with complex technical infrastructure. Her or his background will include extensive experience developing and managing risk-based security programs using a wide variety of cyber security technologies and implementing a risk management framework that involved strategies for governance, risk, and compliance.

We Offer an Extensive Benefits Package!
Insurance: We offer a choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans for you and your family.
Retirement: Employees are members of the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS).
Vacation: Executive employees enjoy 24 days of paid vacation each year.
Paid Holidays: Full time employees receive 13 paid days off each year.


* A BA/BS from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in a related field.
* Six years of executive or management level experience in systems security.

Experience must include:
* telecommunications and networking security
* application and systems security
* application development security
* user authentication and authorization management
* information systems vulnerability assessment
* physical data security

Possession of the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent and at least one of the following security certifications or equivalent is required:
* GIAC Certified Information Security Officer (GISO)
* GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC)
* GIAC Certified Firewall Analyst (GCFW)
* GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)

Preferable background and experience includes:
* Experience in systems security management in a K-12 and/or university setting
* Experience with training in systems analysis and information/telecommunications security
* An advanced degree with an emphasis in a related subjec

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67257560
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Position Title: Chief Information Security Officer
  • Area of Focus: Managed Security Services
  • Job Function: CISO
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Salary: $192,600.00 - $240,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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