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Facility Security Officer - Wichita State University

December 09, 2019 10:46 AM | Jared Oakden, PSP (Administrator)

Wichita, KS

Full-time, Part-time

Full-Time/Part-Time?

Part Time

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Wichita State University’s National Institute of Aviation Research (NIAR) is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, and well-organized individual with prior experience administering US government security policies and procedures to serve as Facility Security Officer (FSO). The FSO manages, administers, and coordinates the Department of Defense (DoD) or other agency security programs and other security activities to ensure compliance with government security policies and procedures, including, but not limited to the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), Risk Management Framework (RMF), and Intelligence Community Directive (ICD 503). The FSO will supervise and direct security measures within affected facilities and assist personnel with obtaining and maintaining necessary security clearances. The FSO plays a critical role in safeguarding classified information; implementing security education, training, and awareness programs; managing threat awareness and counterintelligence; conducting security vulnerability assessments; and maintaining cybersecurity and facility awareness and preparedness.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Personnel and Physical Security, or related field, required.
  • Verifiable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Minimum Experience

  • Three (3) years’ experience in implementing and coordinating an FSO program management for an NISP-compliant environment or in a position with similar responsibilities.
  • Three (3) years hands-on experience performing FSO functions for a safeguarding facility with knowledge of NISPOM procedures; Joint Personnel Adjudication System (JPAS), Electronic Questionnaires for Investigations Processing (e-QIP), and e-FCL systems; government classified contract process; SCI, SAP and COMSEC programs; and SF-86, DD-254, DD-441 and SF-328 processes.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) agencies security clearance requirements.
  • Experience in performing functions of the ISSM role.

US Export Compliance Requirement

  • This position requires access to EAR or ITAR controlled technologies. Applicants are required to be eligible for employment under U.S. export control laws and must meet the requirement of being a ”U.S. Citizen” as defined by 22 C.F.R. 120.15. Information will need to be collected in this regard, but will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. export control laws. The University does not discriminate in its hiring practices and shall ensure compliance with all federal and state laws in the collection and reviews of such information collected.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • High degree of personal integrity and standards of professional conduct.
  • Experience and ability to interact with senior management.
  • Ability and experience in a fast-paced environment with minimal to no direct supervision.
  • Eligible to work in secure computing environments, including those subject to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and regulations regarding Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical concepts and solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Expertise in risk management approaches to assess and address security-related risks.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills and effectiveness in getting things done collaboratively.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of users with difference expectations, background, and knowledge base.
  • Experience in a complex and diverse organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, and ability to deal with ambiguity in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to exhibit maturity, reliability, composure, and stability under pressure as required for handling on-the-job challenges.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws regarding facility security.

Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations

  • Completion of DSS FSO Certification within the first year of employment.
  • Top Secret/SCI Personnel Security Clearance, or the ability to obtain such clearance within 90 days of hire.
  • Valid, non-revoked transportation worker identification credential

Additional Information

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission, and Values, and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought, and experience.

Location

Wichita, KS - WSU Main Campus

Salary Information

Proposed Salary or Hourly Rate

Commensurate with Experience

Eligible for Shift Differential?

No

Benefits Eligible?

Yes

Position Description Information

Preferred Education

N/A

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in a higher education, research, or government/public sector environment.
  • Experience in operating a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF).
  • Industrial Security Professional Certification.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in implementing, coordinating and managing a FSO program management for a NISP-compliant environment in a university setting.
  • Past or current Information Systems Security Manager/ISSO experience
  • Familiarity with Export Administration Regulations under the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) under the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in the U.S. Department of State, and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations under the U.S. Department of Treasury.

Regular Hours of Work

Must be on call and available to support after-hours when needed

Environmental Factors

Office/Lab setting.

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Facility Clearance – Assist NIAR with obtaining and maintaining facility security clearance; ensure all affected facilities continuously meet contractual and legal obligations for continued compliance with applicable government security regulations.

Importance

(E) Essential

Percentage

20%

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Facility Assessment – Analyze, examine, and evaluate the infrastructure and operations of the facility to develop, maintain, and implement a Facility Security Assessment.

Importance

(E) Essential

Percentage

10%

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Personnel Clearance – Coordinate personnel security clearance requirements with the DoD, IC and various government entities.

Importance

(E) Essential

Percentage

15%

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Security Education – Provide initial briefings to all newly-cleared employees; periodically brief employees on government security requirements; ensure employees obtain training needed to implement Facility Security Plan and to comply with NISPOM and other requirements; educate employees on potential threats to security (including cyber intrusions on unclassified systems).

Importance

(E) Essential

Percentage

10%

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Safeguarding – Protect classified materials from unauthorized disclosure and understand and enforce government regulations regarding disclosure of classified information. Ensure proper transmission or transport of classified materials. Administration and processing of incoming/outgoing visit requests, including recordkeeping. Maintain all security documentation and files accurately and in accordance with requirements.

Importance

(E) Essential

Percentage

5%

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Self-Inspection/Reporting – Regularly review and conduct government-required self-inspections and annual audit and report government-required actions, situations, or status changes. Participate in various government security reviews, assessments, and audits; conduct and document government required self-inspections/assessments; and assist with any corrective actions required.

Importance

(E) Essential

Percentage

5%

Proposed Job Duties

Responsibility / Duty

Plan/Policy/Procedure Development – Develop, communicate, and oversee the implementation of a strategic, comprehensive facility security and risk program including, but not limited to policy and procedure development for facility clearance, facility management, and personnel clearance in accordance with NISP, IC, and other requirements. Coordinate and oversee obtaining any plan or program approval, as necessary.

Importance

(E) Essential

Percentage

15%

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