The Chief Security Officer (CSO) is responsible for leading all elements of Mayo Clinic's enterprise-wide security program, including the enterprise-wide security policy, security strategy, security operations, and security risk management. The CSO must have enough flexibility, creativity, and intellectual aptitude to design a security program that will address the specific business challenges in Mayo Clinic's four core operations: Integrated Patient Care, Research, Education and Administration. The CSO oversees and coordinates security initiatives working with executive, business and functional leaders and staff including human resources, audit and compliance, corporate and financial investigations and legal. The CSO will provide vision and leadership necessary to manage risk to the organization to ensure business alignment, effective governance, operational efficiency and performance monitoring and measurement. The CSO will provide executive level decision support through both informal and formal means, including, but not limited to executive level metrics, dashboards, risk analysis and mitigation, acceptance and reporting.
A Master’s degree in a security related field is required. Experience as Sr. Security Officer of an enterprise or large multi-site organization is required. Experience in the attraction, recruitment, hiring, retention, and professional development of a diverse team of dedicated security professionals is required. Experience in the successful evolution of a security program. This will include garnering executive support and budget for security initiatives, building consensus with functional leaders by demonstrating value and measurable results and creating a culture of security awareness among the company's patients, employees, partners, and vendors- while maintaining efficiency. A demonstrated understanding of the complex and diverse threats that an internationally renowned organization with sensitive data can be exposed to. Must be able to obtain US government security clearance.
A demonstrated understanding of the complex and diverse threats that an internationally renowned organization with sensitive data can be exposed to. Must be able to obtain US government security clearance.
License or certification
An appropriate professional security certification for example CPP, certified protection professional or CHPA, certified healthcare protection administrator.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).