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Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates residential students, leading both military and civilian lifestyles, and working adults across the globe. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in baccalaureate and master's degrees, and graduate certificates. Founded in 1819 by U.S. Army Capt. Alden Partridge, Norwich is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC).


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Program Director - Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance


Norwich University seeks an outstanding professional to serve as the Program Director of the online Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance (MSISA) program. We are seeking a director with demonstrated academic leadership, industry experience, and a desire to build upon and improve an established and respected information assurance program at the graduate level and a newly established Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security (BSCS) program. The MSISA degree may be completed in less than two years and is substantially online while the BSCS degree is an online degree completion program. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position with limited teaching responsibilities with faculty rank contingent upon experience. The initial term of appointment may be for up to two years and subject to ongoing renewal.


Develop and maintain curriculum; oversee the development of new courses and concentrations; continuous improvement of existing curriculum in collaboration with program faculty; interface with external constituents in business, government and the military; monitor enrollments; recruit and evaluate qualified instructors; organize academic events for the annual residency conference; creatively lead and manage students, staff and instructors; periodically teach; actively participate in Norwich University governance and academic life. In addition the Director will be instrumental in building and leading instructional programs in our new Online Virtual Computer Lab (OVCL).


Doctoral degree in computer science or a related discipline is preferred; candidates with a master’s degree and experience will be considered. CISSP or CISM certification is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have leadership experience, be familiar with industry trends and technologies, possess the knowledge necessary to incorporate new delivery methods, and interest in developing virtual laboratory instruction. Teaching and curriculum development experience are required; experience in distance education with adult learners is desirable. Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.

To apply:

Send letter of interest, resume, and Norwich application to MSISA Director Search, via e-mail: For more information, e-mail the Dean of the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies at

Feb. 18, 2014

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependant care, a retirement annuity plan and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

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