Government Relations, Information Technology and Web, Other
4 Year Degree
The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), is currently seeking a full-time Cybersecurity Program Manager for its Washington, D.C. office. The Cybersecurity Program Manager works directly under the supervision of the Executive Director.
General Job Description Includes:
Serve as a liaison between the NASS members, federal agencies (US Department of Homeland Security, US Election Assistance Commission, et al.) and Congress on all cybersecurity related issues, policy, legislation, and practices. Staff new NASS Cybersecurity Committee.
Maintain current, accurate contact lists for all Secretary of State cyber staff, federal agencies and congressional offices.
Monitor and participate in cybersecurity related forums (both public and private sector) in order to provide information and resources to NASS members.
Monitor state cybersecurity programs and practices to assist communications director, research director and executive director in developing fact sheets, talking points and white papers.
Organize cybersecurity workshops at NASS conferences and semi-annual Tech Talk Forums.
Provide assistance with speaker selection for association meetings.
Develop and maintain relationships with cybersecurity stakeholders to include private sector, academics, non-profits and advocacy organizations.
Assist Executive Director and Director of Research with tracking and analyzing federal, state and congressional activity related to the work of NASS members.
Provide IT technical support for NASS office.
This is a new position, thus additional duties will be added as position and related work is more established.
Please send resume, salary requirements and references to email@example.com:
No calls, please. Principles only.
Prior experience in the field of cybersecurity – policy or practitioner
Prior experience in any level of government.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate technical details effectively to policy makers.
Familiarity with NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Prior experience in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
Excellent time management skills and the ability to juggle many tasks
Organized and detail-oriented
Flexibility and ability to accommodate many bosses
Ability to “hit the ground running” and learn office processes quickly and effectively.
Industrious self-starter who works well independently and with a very small team.
Additional Salary Information: Association provides generous benefits
About National Association of Secretaries of State
The National Association of Secretaries of State is the nation's oldest nonpartisan professional association for state government officials. Our issue areas focus on the administration of elections, voter outreach, digital government, state, business filings, state recordkeeping and archives. We are a small staff of 4 serving the 50 states and territories. Our benefits include a competitive salary, medical, dental, and prescription coverage, life insurance, LTD insurance, and an SEP retirement plan.