The Policy Director of Cybersecurity will report to the Mayor’s Office of
Public Safety and help develop and implement cybersecurity policy for the
City of Los Angeles. The Director will work directly with multiple City
departments including the Information Technology Agency, Los Angeles
Police Department, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the Port
of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles World Airports. The Policy Director will
develop innovative solutions to improving the cybersecurity of the City’s
operations and critical infrastructure, as well as strategies to help protect
the City’s businesses and residents from attacks.
The responsibilities of the Policy Director include:
A degree from an accredited college or university. Graduate degree preferred.
Professional experience in cybersecurity, IT, public safety or related policy development preferred.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated knowledge of the current cyber threat landscape; a proven record of exercising good judgment and professionalism in a fast paced and/or intense working environment; strong writing and research skills; excellent communication skills and ability to work with the private sector, City department staff, community representatives and elected officials; ability to work independently while contributing to, working within, and valuing an overall team structure; and proficiency with traditional office software programs.
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Michelle.Tiliano@lacity.org with “Policy Director of Cybersecurity – [Your Name]” in the subject line. This position will be open until it is filled.