Director of IT Security & Cyber Risk

Position: Director of IT Security & Cyber Risk

Job ID: 152107

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: IS - Administration

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8-5

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Director of IT Security & Cyber Risk – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will establish and maintain corporate-wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected. This position is responsible for identifying, evaluating, and reporting on information security risks in a manner the meets compliance and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the risk posture of the organization.


Think you’ve got what it takes?


  • Leadership experience over large security groups (30+), highly preferred!
  • Delivered a Cybersecurity Program in their current/previous roles, strongly desired!
  • Executive Disposition and honed communication and presentation skills, desired!
  • Has Managed a hybrid security team and ensure cyber security program and posture continues to improve and mature, strongly desired!
  • Proven ability to balance risks and business rewards to ensure user experience is not adversely impacted, highly preferred!


Responsibilities :

  • Develops, implements, and monitors a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program to ensure that the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information is owned, controlled, or processed by the organization
  • Facilitates a metrics and reporting framework to measure the capability of the security framework
  • Coordinates information security and risk management projects with resources from the IT organization and business unit teams
  • Provides strategic risk guidance for IT projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls
  • Provides content to training department for information security awareness training programs for all employees, contractors, and approved system users



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences/MIS required
  • CISSP or CISM certification preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in information security role required
  • 5 years’ experience in IT leadership role (preferably in information security) required

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