Information Security Officer Search

Published: October 30th, 2009

Category: Memos

Charles E. Frazier, Interim Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer

The University of Florida has initiated a search for its first Information Security Officer (UF official title is Senior Director of Information Technology).  The success of this important search will depend on the quality of candidates in the pool. To assist with the quality of the applicant pool the faculty, staff and university community have an opportunity to submit nominations of qualified individuals.

The Information Security Officer (ISO) provides strategic leadership, analysis, planning, and recommendations related to the security of the University’s information assets. The role of the ISO spans the entire University of Florida enterprise, including Direct Support Organizations and Affiliates. The ISO exercises enterprise-wide authority for compliance with University information security policies consistent with applicable industry standards and governmental regulations.

Interested candidates can view and apply for the position through GatorJobs (requisition# 0803139) or directly access the posting through  As mentioned above we would appreciate suggestions or nominations of individuals who might be strong prospects for this position. If you have any questions concerning the position or process, please feel free to contact Steve Pritz, Search Committee Chair via e-mail at or at (352) 392-9163 or John Sun in the Office of Human Resource Services at (352) 392-2477 or via email at

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