CUI & Secure Research Program Manager

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jul 20, 2019
Aug 10, 2019
Full Time
Controlled Unclassified Information & Secure Research Program Manager

The George Mason University Research Support Office invites applications for a CUI & Secure Research Program Manager. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among it's faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment

Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of the CUI & Secure Research Program Manager include: Assisting in developing, maintaining and updating the university's Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI), export, and secure research compliance programs. The CUI Program Manager will perform CUI, export control, and secure research analysis of individual projects and technologies at Mason by working with faculty to understand the technology, individuals, and facilities involved and determining whether a safeguarding plan is needed. The CUI Program Manager will (i) provide advice, resources, outreach, and training regarding CUI, export control, and secure research to Mason colleges and schools, researchers, the Office of Sponsored Programs, Information Technology Services, and other support professionals, (ii) will maintain CUI, export, and restricted research documentation, including technology control and data management/safeguarding plans, documentation related to export licenses, and (iii) will assist in creating and maintaining electronic resources, including websites and web-based training programs. The CUI Program Manager will serve as Assistant Facility Security Officer and work with Mason's Facility Security Officer to maintain and update the University's secure research compliance program. This includes facilitating personnel security clearances, maintaining employee security folders, site visits of secure research space, evaluating management practices, and ensuring secure storage of materials when needed.

Required Qualifications: * Master's degree * US person (US national, permanent resident, asylee, or refugee under US law) * Ability to obtain Top Secret-SCI clearance. * Strong communication skills with the ability to work across diverse groups and facilitate complex conversations about integrity and ethics.

Preferred Qualifications: * Advanced degree in regulatory, technical or legal field (M.S., J.D., or similar) * Two to four years of experience managing CUI, export compliance and/or secure research programs * Experience with regulatory and legislative authorities and areas including, but not limited to, FERPA, PII, EAR, USML, and CUI * Demonstrated working knowledge of NIST Special Publication 800 series (e.g. NIST 800-171) and an understanding of Information Technology, including a reasonable amount of technical skill * Familiarity with research processes and experience navigating compliance processes and requirements * Experience in a large dispersed university environment, preferably one that accepts export restrictions and secure research

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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