Chief Information Security Officer

HARTZ Search
Published
June 20, 2022
Location
Remote / Virtual | Duluth, MN, United States of America
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Job Type
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Description

CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER

ESSENTIA HEALTH

Duluth, MN/ Remote

HARTZ Search invites you to explore an exciting opportunity with our client, Essentia Health for a Chief Information Security Officer. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) serves as the process owner of all assurance activities related to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of customer, business partner, employee and business information in compliance with the organization's information security policies. A key element of the CISO's role is working with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization. This position is responsible for establishing, advancing and maintaining a corporate-wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected. Strategy development will include internal and external strategies to be prepared and guard against attacks on the organization including but not limited to cyber-attacks.

Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,000 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners. Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship, and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 71 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services, and one research institute.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Position reports to CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
    • 1 Direct Report and up to 12 FTE’s.
  • Education: Required Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a technology-related field required. A Master’s degree is strongly preferred in a relevant field including Business, Computer Science, or relative field.
  • Experience: 8 to 12 years of leadership experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs
  • Professional security management certification
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST
  • Innovative thinking and leadership with an ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams
  • Experience with contract and vendor negotiations and management including managed services.
  • Specific experience in Agile (scaled) software development or other best in class development practices
  • Experience with Cloud computing/Elastic computing across virtualized environments

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, implements and monitors a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program
  • Works directly with the business units to facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes
  • Develops and enhances an information security management framework
  • Understands and interacts with related disciplines through committees to ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services
  • Provides leadership to the enterprise's information security organization
  • Partners with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of risk management concerns
  • Assists with the overall business technology planning, providing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems

 

LOCATION - DULUTH, MINNESOTA [REMOTE]:

Duluth, MN or REMOTE/ HYBRID: The CISO role is headquartered in Duluth, MN. Not required to live in Duluth, MN but will need to be willing to travel to divisions, markets, and regions when needed.

 

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Qualified candidates, please submit your current resume - applications will not be considered without a resume. Thank you!

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