|The continuation of this position beyond one year is contingent upon future funding and performance. |
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The University of Washington Bothell is the fastest growing public university in the state of Washington. We provide a leading-edge student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and staff dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. A majority of those students are first generation college attendees or are from underrepresented groups; approximately 92 percent are from Washington. Located in the Seattle metropolitan region, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond.
Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
Our Department of Academic Affairs has an outstanding opportunity for a Director of the Center of Information Assurance and Cybersecurity(CIAC) . This individual will report to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (VCAA) at UW Bothell.
This position will exercise high-level decision making that will impact multiple stakeholders including, but not limited to multiple units residing in all three UW campuses, multiple schools and community colleges, state agencies, public agencies and federal agencies within the Western Region.
• Center Program Leadership:
o Serve as the Principal Investigator on multiple grants and proposals which support this position, supporting staff and affiliates.
o Responsible for maintaining adequate funding source for support of staff and success of multiple-stakeholder program activities with a nationally significant research portfolio in the education of cybersecurity professionals, to meet regional and national needs.
o Responsible for maintaining CIAC's designation as a federal center.
o Responsible for securing federal and state grants for cybersecurity education and workforce development. Co-write grants with faculty at UWB and at UWT to expand and improve CIAC programs.
o Responsible for securing industry gifts, grants and affiliation subscriptions.
o Responsible for building CIAC as a Western Region resource center for multi-decadal institutions, multiple UW departments and multiple outside agencies.
o Develop a portfolio of specific funding opportunities, a budget reflecting how the center grows with these opportunities, and corollary benefits to the UW Bothell and the Applied Physics Laboratory.
o Design curriculum based on emerging federal and industry standards. Prepare materials, templates and framework for mass distribution through the Western Regional Resource Center.
o Collaborate with university professors and industrial affiliates to create relevant course work and within industry standards.
o Actively participates in standard boards to ensure curriculum is based on emerging federal and industry standards.
o Responsible for structure and delegation of program elements to faculty at UWS, UWB and UWT, with oversight and re-integration.
o Responsible for sharing curriculum, overseeing the evolution of the curriculum elements, and troubleshooting the effectiveness of CIAC sessions.
o Ensure alignment of CIAC programs with NIST standards for training in the field of cybersecurity.
o Responsible for expanding an interactive network across multiple UW campuses and disciplines, across Washington State at multiple schools, community colleges, state agencies, public agencies, federal agencies and across industry affiliated centers, including but not limited to the Centers of Academic Excellence with a focus on the Western Region.
o Responsible for creating forums for dissemination of best practices and for exploring the frontiers of effective training in cybersecurity.
o Responsible for participating in national and international summits, symposia, and conferences in the areas of workforce development, professional training, pedagogy in cybersecurity.
• Reporting and Communications:
o Responsible for administrative reporting to VCAA and to APL
o Develop stories for UWB communications and for UWB advancement
o Maintain website – keep current information, crosslink stories
• Supervision and Mentorship:
o Provide direction and mentorship to 3-8 support staff
o Delegate work and activities and conduct performance evaluations