Information Technology Manager 3 (Assistant Director of Security and Compliance)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – M – Exempt
Work Unit:
Finance and Business
Finance and Business Information Technology
Full/Part Time:


Finance and Business IT is seeking candidates for the Assistant Director of Security and Compliance. This position will lead the Security and Compliance Team and report to the Associate CIO for Administration. Responsibilities include oversight of F&B’s information security activities to ensure alignment with Penn State policy and standards as well as applicable regulations and standards including PCI-DSS, HIPAA, GLBA, and CJIS. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills to lead a team of two security staff, serve as the lead on F&B security projects, provide leadership within the emerging Penn State IT community of practice, and represent F&B IT on enterprise security initiatives. The Assistant Director is expected to work closely with business and IT staff in the F&B business units to help them: identify sensitive data and its associated risks; identify system, network, and business process gaps that put the data at risk; and develop plans to improve the security and compliance of the data, technology, and business processes. The Assistant Director will foster awareness, understanding, and attention to information security within F&B. In addition, they will collaborate across the F&B IT team, with F&B business units, and with the Office of Information Security (OIS) to develop a shared vision and strategy to deliver security and compliance to F&B, leveraging shared enterprise services whenever possible. Strong understanding of system and network security principles, technologies, regulations, and strategies is preferred. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills along with interpersonal skills. Must be able to obtain CISSP certification within the first year of employment. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088