Security Associate at The Ohio State University

Security Associate at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
August 15, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist in the implementation and support of the OSU Security Awareness Program; implement tactics to change risky behaviors and reduce overall security risk; contribute to a positive and proactive approach to security awareness with a focus on developing security advocacy throughout the university with progressive and personalized training, awareness opportunities and an incentive-based rewards system; contribute to the re-organization and content update of the internet facing security pages to provide a well-organized, accurate and interactive access to security information; perform operational duties related to phishing simulation and education; measure our organization’s ability to detect phishing and provide awareness, training and reporting to measure and reduce risk; provide learning management system based training, track results and provide reports; provide orientation, educational programs, and on-going communication though multiple channels to reach OSU faculty, staff, and students; facilitate targeted training, awareness and governance activities to ensure that employees and third parties understand, acknowledge, and fulfill obligations defined in the OSU security framework, applicable laws, regulations and policies; coordinate security awareness events and contribute to educational outreach opportunities related to security awareness; measure and report on the effectiveness of the activities.

Application Deadline:   September 11, 2016

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; desire to learn more about information security and provide security awareness opportunities to others; excellent communication, organizational, and problem solving skills; strong creative design and innovation abilities; ability to interact with a wide variety of people; aptitude for learning and applying technical and soft skills; demonstrated ability to work in a team, attention to detail, solid written communications, some technology experience.

Required Experience

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.