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Manager of Information Systems & Security Admin.

Children's Friend
Providence, RI
Expired: May 20, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Your Career Their Future!

Our employees are our biggest asset, and we intentionally shape their work experience to support growth opportunities that will impact our services. As we continue to evolve, we're looking for skills, experience, energy, and creativity to support our initiatives. Put simply; this will be both fun and a meaningful journey!

Position Overview:

The Manager of Information Systems and Security Administration will provide strategic leadership of agency system and security initiatives, protect and monitor agency networks and devices, and manage the Systems and Security team to ensure continuous, secure agency business operations.

Ensures proper recruitment, hiring, orientation, training, supervision, and evaluation of systems and security team members.

Maintains agency information security and availability of network devices and systems, ensuring continuous and optimal performance.

Provides leadership and direction for data continuity and access control across all agency-deployed systems.

Ensures agency software and systems compliance with security regulations, including PCI-DSS, FERPA, and HIPAA.

Performs periodic reviews of the system security environment and addresses identified risks and vulnerabilities.

Provides security incident detection, response, documentation, and reporting.

Notifies IS Team of risks, vulnerabilities, and other security exposures, including misuse of information assets and noncompliance, possible security infringements and security breaches.

Supports IS Help Desk and 3rd party providers in the resolution of reported security and system incidents.

Assists with agency information systems and security training and awareness programs.

Ensures data backups are safeguarded from unauthorized access and manipulation.

Develops and implements network disaster recovery plans.

Researches approves, and implements all software, hardware, and end-user devices to meet agency needs and ensure compatibility with existing systems.

Ensures server administration and maintenance, including server backups, upgrades, security patching, troubleshooting system problems, contract maintenance, and account administration.

Provides occasional and emergency after-hours support, including weekends and evenings.

Ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.

Miscellaneous duties as assigned.

•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, information technology or related field.
•5-7 years of security, systems, and network administration experience required.
•Leadership and supervisory experience required.
•Cybersecurity experience is required, including architecture, data loss prevention, awareness, incident response, and compliance.
•Industry-specific certifications and HIPAA privacy and security compliance experience is preferred.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities.
•Ability to travel to all agency sites.

Hybrid Eligible:

Given the nature of this role, the Manager of IS Systems and Security Administration will need to be able to work an onsite and remote work schedule.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of criminal background checks, educational verification, medical, and proof of immunizations.

Children's Friend offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:
•Medical Dental and Vision coverage
•Employer contributions to the 403(b) plan
•Employer-paid Life and Disability insurance
•Flex Spending Accounts
•11 Holidays
•Competitive Vacation Benefits
•Training and Professional Development
•Education Assistance
•Student Loan Repayment Assistance

Our Mission

Children's Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island's most vulnerable young children.

About Us

Established in 1834, Children's friend is Rhode Island's oldest child welfare organization. We are an innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island's most vulnerable children and families. Our services include Early Head Start, Head Start, Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), adoption, foster care, support for families with substance abuse, counseling, assistance for children with developmental delays, and other child welfare and early childhood services.

Children's Friend is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or any other characteristic protected by law.

At Children's Friend, diversity and inclusion are foundational to how we operate and are embedded in our Core Values. We recognize that to tap into the richness diversity truly brings, we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our employees and clients. Therefore, we respect and celebrate our employees' diverse backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

We strive for the best candidate experience for all applicants, and if you need special assistance, please let us know.


Children's Friend

Providence, RI
02903 USA


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