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Human Resource Services

Director of Cyber Security

Apply now Tracking Code: 10091
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Administration
Salary: $90,000 to $120,000 annual gross

The Director of the Cyber Security provides student assistance and Cyber Club oversight, community networking and trainings, curriculum development, and oversight of related grants. The Director will also work with the Computer Networking, Computer Information Systems, and Computer Science program areas. The Director shall maintain commitment to quality instruction, the primary objective of the institution. The Director will demonstrate a strong commitment to the value of diversity among students and staff, as well as sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of PPCC students.

This is a year-round 12-month position, reporting to the Dean of Business, Public Service & Social Sciences.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field from a Higher Learning Commission accredited institution (cyber security, computer sciences, computer information systems, etc.).
  • Seven years of cyber technology related experience.
  • Three years of teaching experience and online instruction experience at a postsecondary institution.
  • Experience of interdepartmental functions; including cyber security response, recovery, budgets, networking, community, and public relations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in a related field from a Higher Learning Commission accredited institution.
  • Four or more years of teaching experience at a postsecondary institution.
  • Department supervisory experience.
  • Curriculum development.
  • Experience in cyber security and coding.

Salary range is $90,000.00 to $120,000.00 annual gross.  Anticipated starting salary would fall within $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 range and may be increased within the posted range based upon the successful candidate's credentials. 

For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. Applications accepted until position is filled.  

Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.  All work must be performed in the State of Colorado.  

Application Instructions:  Application must be submitted online.  Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration.  A complete application will include:

  • Cover letter - Address the minimum and preferred qualifications in the order listed on the job announcement.
  • Resume - Reflect experience, education, knowledge, skills, and abilities.  
  • Unofficial Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred.  Official transcripts are required if hired for the position.  
  • Professional References - Provide names and contact information for three recent professional references who can address your expertise and background for this position.

This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits.  Pikes Peak Community College participates in the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Essential Functions  

  • Oversee and manage cyber grant work and development.
  • Purchasing or requisitions accounts.
  • Maintain CAE designation.
  • Curriculum and program design to support programs and trainings.
  • Coordinating with community partners for apprenticeship and internship training activities.
  • Competitions and student club activities.
  • Industry partnerships for graduate employment opportunities.
  • Coordination with university partners.
  • Other duties as required or directed by the Division Dean.

General Duties, Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

  • Cultural competence and demonstrated evidence, understanding, and commitment to the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism, and their application in the workplace.
  • Establish clear and logical program goals and objectives.  
  • Responsible for the oversight of all equipment, training needs, and grant budgets.
  • Responsible for internal planning, administration and program development, and also external relations with other program divisions, departments, agencies, and the general public.
  • Responsible for new and existing articulations.
  • Reporting to the CNG, CIS, and CSC Advisory Board membership.
  • Review industry trends, identify employer needs, and program data reports.
  • Maintains program needs and communication.
  • Assist with CNG, CIS, and CSC student advising.
  • Successful experience and knowledge in various cyber security operations, particularly in forums relevant to this role.
  • Knowledge of hacking defenses, risk assessment, countermeasures, network-security fundamentals, security architecture, cryptography, and computer architecture.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job.  This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.   

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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