We are seeking a Facility Security Officer whichis a new position at the University; functions of the position have to-date been performed by the Director of Export Controls and Facility Security. As University programmatic operations change and regulatory obligations increase in the area of U.S. Government-sponsored classified research, the University has created a full-time Facility Security Officer position.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Is the University's primary official for oversight and management of classified research conducted under the auspices of JHU.
In collaboration with the Office of General Counsel, is the University's primary resource for interpretation and application of National Industrial Security Program (NISP)/National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) regulations, and as such advises university leadership on issues associated with JHU's facility clearance. Includes recommending strategy, resources and action needed to comply with the National Industrial Security Program.
Oversees and manages the University's compliance with all applicable NISP regulations.
Is the University's primary point of contact with the Defense Security Service (DSS).
Is DSS's primary point of contact with JHU's network of cleared personnel.
Works closely and collaboratively with the Facility Security Officer of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab.
Works closely and collaboratively with the academic divisions and other University officials (including the Export Control office and research administration offices).
Monitors JHU's network of cleared personnel (e.g., status of their clearances, type and location of access to classified materials, sufficiency of training, etc.)
Collects, compiles and disseminates information, as required or needed, for JHU to maintain its status as a cleared facility.
Acts as JHU's Insider Threat Program Senior Official.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree required.
4 years of related experience required.
At least 2 years of experience working in an office with responsibility for facility security issues.
Advanced degree may substitute for some related experience.
Due to the nature of the work to be performed, only US citizens will be considered for this position.
Advanced knowledge and comprehension of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual required.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Prior compliance work at a research university.
Prior service as a Facility Security Officer.
Active Top Secret security clearance.
Classified Title: Facility Security Officer Role/Level/Range: ATP/05/PH Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M/F 37.5 hours/week Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Homewood Campus Department name: Export Controls Personnel area: University Administrator
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