Assistant Director of Cyber Operations and Resilience (CORe) Program

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Work type: Non-Classified/Professional
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs, Education and Training

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Boise State University is building an inclusive community of faculty and staff whose unique skills, cultural contributions, work history, and perspectives create a rich and rewarding academic experience for our students. Research demonstrates that people thrive when they feel welcome, respected, and inspired. We seek applicants who are committed to helping us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community. Applications from members of historically marginalized groups, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), those with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, those who have served in the military, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged.

Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Assistant Director of the Cyber Operations and Resilience (CORe) program primary responsibility involves all manners of CORe program management. This may also include maintaining CORe curriculum, teaching and assisting instructors, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned

Essential Functions:

60% of Time the Associate Director of Cyber Operations and Reliance (CORe) Program must:

  • Teach, mentor and advise CORe students
  • Creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc.)
  • Online course development/maintenance
  • Direct experiential learning, internship, and prior learning activities for undergraduate students
  • Contribute to CORe program/curriculum development, enrollment projections, budget, schedules courses, hires instructors, promotes the program, and supervises department staff
  • Data analysis, self-study accreditation reviews, and department annual reports
  • Collaborate on assessments for students and may review course/instructor evaluations
  • Serve as an advocate for the university and act in the best interest of the university
  • Maintain professional flexibility to accommodate rapidly changing processes, program information and priorities.
  • Collaborate closely with a variety of stakeholders, both internal and external, on all aspects of projects.

35% of Time the Associate Director of Cyber Operations and Reliance (CORe) Program must:

  • On boarding adjunct instructors.
  • Help with hiring of Teaching Assistants (TAs).

5% of time other dues as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and abstract thinking skills.
  • Good knowledge of program management skills.
  • Ability to assess student educational goals and to create graduation plans based on those goals.
  • Ability to create, articulate, and assess course learning outcomes.
  • Ability to generate, cultivate and maintain business relationships with the corporate community, maintain a high level of communication skills and work well with a diverse group of people.
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 5 years experience including 1 years managerial experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in cybersecurity, cyber operations, engineering, computer science or any
    discipline applicable to cybersecurity.
  • Three years of industry experience and 2 or more years teaching in secondary or postsecondary education.
  • Industry related certificates
Salary and Benefits:

Salary is between $71,968.00 to $84,676.80 commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:

Letter of application
Three professional references



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