As a member of the Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development (OVPRED), and working closely with the University’s Cybersecurity team (Office of the CIO/CISO) as well as Office of Information Technology (OIT), and Research Security Compliance. This position is responsible for providing cybersecurity assistance and guidance with multiple research programs primarily in regards to Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) management.
Provides assistance with research governance, risks, and compliance by coordinating the development of University Research information security technical standards, guidelines, and procedures, based on a recognized framework of best practices and in support of Auburn University policies and regulations. This primary focus would include the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), NIST 800-171 and other contractual security requirements.
The Research Cybersecurity Manager will assist with preparing and maintaining system security plans (SSPs) for various research projects on campus.
Assist in ensuring appropriate security control implementation of the Research Electronic Data Capture System (REDCap); and Electronic Research Administration (ERA).
Directs security specialists (Research Security Team) within the OVPRED, as well as collaborates with University CISO and Cybersecurity personnel.