Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Vice President

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Performs executive, administrative duties concerning various aspects of operational management in support of the Service Plus philosophy and mission of Texas Tech.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Work with Institutional and campus HIPAA Privacy Officers to investigate any possible IT Security infractions related HIPAA.
  • Directs efforts of security analyst in support of Institutional IT Security protocol.
  • Assists in the delivery of initial and role based IT Security training.
  • Participate in institutional projects to endure security requirements are considered and met, measuring compliance before projects are implemented and enhancing the security controls by continuous review.
  • Develop and maintain El Paso campus specific IT disaster recovery documentation and processes.
  • Provides periodic reports to the CIO and President regarding security projects, status, incidents, investigations and solutions.
  • Responds to IT Security incidents promptly.
  • Other IT Security issues as assigned by the CIO and President.
  • Works with Institutional Compliance and Security to ensure appropriate reporting and remediation of security and privacy incidents.
  • Work with Institutional CIO and President to coordinate security efforts between TTUHSC and affiliated hospitals.
  • Works with institutional Security team to ensure adequate security controls are in place and maintained for the El Paso Campus.
  • Interacts with the individual IT areas (EMR, Network, Information Services and Customer Service) to develop and implement security measures and verify that they are applied in a timely manner.
  • Conducts annual risk assessments.
  • Conducts risk-based audits and prepares written reports.
  • Performs risk assessment audits on IT Network processes.
  • Performs risk assessment audits on IT Programming and Information Services processes.
  • Develop goals, objectives, and KPIs aligned with Institutional goals and objectives utilizing the ITD strategic planning process.
  • Provide state-of-the-art information technology infrastructure and services that meets the needs of the division, institution, and its constituents.
  • Evaluate, determine, and plan training and cross training needs and resources.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Position Specific Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in Computer Science, MIS, IT, or other related area plus eight (8) years related full-time paid experience OR a combination of related educations and/or experience to equal twelve (12) years. 
  • Professional Certifications are not required, but Microsoft, Cisco, or CISSP certifications may be preferred qualifications.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:?

Mastered ability to: 
  • Exercise judgement based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Plan and organize effectively, prioritize goals and use time wisely efficiently, and stay on task.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships.
  • Experience in one or more security domains as defined by the ISC2 CISSP Common Body of Knowledge (CBK), which currently includes: Access Control, Information Security and Risk Management, Application Security, Operations Security, Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Planning, Security Architecture and Design, Physical and Environmental Security, Telecommunications and Network Security, Cryptography, Legal Regulations, Compliance and Investigations

HSC - El Paso

Information Services Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Executive/University Adminstra


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required in appropriate field based on assigned area of responsibility; eight years of professional and management experience in related area. Additional job-related education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.

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