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Executive Director, Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Company: Virginia Government
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Job Description:

Working Title Executive Director, Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Role Title Job Open Date 06/03/2019 Job Close Date Jobs close at 11:59pm EST/EDT. Job Type Detail Definition Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No Hiring Range Agency VA Tech (208) Agency Website Location Sublocation Position Number ****** Job Posting Number AP******* Does this position have telework options? Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference Type of Recruitment Definition Job Type Definition Pay Band Job Description Virginia Tech welcomes applications and nominations from a broad and diverse range of backgrounds for the Founding Executive Director of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI). Overseeing this exciting, new statewide endeavor aimed at addressing a wide variety of cyber-related challenges, Virginia Tech seeks a distinguished, entrepreneurial leader to build this initiative from inception to one of national prominence. Leveraging public institutions of higher education across the state, the Executive Director will help position Virginia as a world leader in cybersecurity by creating an ecosystem of cyber-related research, education, and engagement. In doing so, the Executive Director will recruit and oversee talented faculty and staff dedicated to catalyzing research, scholarship, and innovation while addressing critical workforce development needs. Through the creation of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative, Virginia will educate the next generation of scholars and practitioners, provide research and innovation opportunities that shape business practices and policy, and equip future leaders in the practical application of frontline defense against threats to cybersecurity. The Executive Director will be a notable leader in the cyber field, either as an academic with national or international distinction, or as a renowned practitioner with a distinguished track record. In building the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative, the Executive Director will attract a diverse group of skilled faculty, foster collaboration with key stakeholders, and leverage the collective strength of Virginia's public higher education institutions. Virginia is uniquely positioned to demonstrate global leadership in secure cyberphysical systems (CPS), including underlying cybersecurity technologies. The Commonwealth's strengths include an unrivaled density of IT talent, industry, and venture capital, creating a highly fertile environment for innovation and tech-based economic growth. The Executive Director will draw from existing strengths in institutions of higher education in Virginia with a growing cyber research, curricula, and innovation presence. In addition to key internal stakeholder engagement, it is critical that the Founding Executive Director engage leaders in higher education, government, and the private sector in the important and unique work of the initiative. Reporting within Virginia Tech to the Vice President for Research and Innovation and responsible to the Virginia Research Investment Committee, the Executive Director will work in close collaboration with system-wide faculty and administrators as well as key state constituents and industry partners to maximize interdisciplinary and cross-organizational activity and impact. Nominations and applications are welcome. All applications will be considered until the position is filled. Nominations and inquiries should be sent to: Andrew Lee, Partner Jane McMahon, Managing Associate Martens Roc, Senior Associate Isaacson, Miller Washington DC, 20036 **************************** Electronic applications strongly encouraged. Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Minimum Qualifications Candidates for the Executive Director, Commonwealth Cyber Initiative should have a successful track record in cybersecurity along with a depth of experience in either an academic institution or as a renowned practitioner in the field. They will have extensive relationships with relevant state and federal agencies coupled with an understanding of various funding mechanisms. A deep understanding and keen appreciation for the academic mission of a public institution along with the importance of education, scholarship, workforce development, and shared governance is desired. A proven track record of supporting cyber-related commercialization, innovation, and industry partnerships is attractive. A PhD is preferred. The successful candidate will possess most, if not all, of the following qualifications and experience: ? Vision to develop and implement an effective strategy to deliver upon key measurables and metrics within a large, complex and highly-matrixed organization; ? Strategic resource allocation and management with a strong track record of sound stewardship of a large unit or organization in a time of transformation and growth; ? Broad understanding of cybersecurity and the ability to establish and grow relevant partnerships at all levels; ? Demonstrated ability to bring together diverse constituencies around a common goal; ? Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to inspire students, faculty, staff, external supports, and key partners; ? A collaborative and transparent style necessary to foster shared governance and collaboration; ? Ability to thrive in the public sector with well-developed political savvy and diplomatic skills; ? Adept at representing CCI's mission and goals across a broad and diverse audience. Preferred Qualifications Special Requirements Special Instructions to Applicants Nominations and applications are welcome. All applications will be considered until the position is filled. Nominations and inquiries should be sent to: Andrew Lee, Partner Jane McMahon, Managing Associate Martens Roc, Senior Associate Isaacson, Miller Washington DC, 20036 **************************** Optional Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter Required Applicant Documents Contact Information Name Virginia Tech Human Resources Phone ************ Fax Email: ********************** AAEEO Statement Address:

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