Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Florida, has hired Kirby Partners to fill their Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) position. A national search is being led by Bryan Kirby to find candidates.
Moffitt Cancer Center is a top 10 cancer hospital and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida.
Moffitt is recognized for scientific excellence, multidisciplinary research, and robust training and education. Moffitt’s staff includes some of the world’s best oncology physicians, surgeons, researchers, nurses, and healthcare professionals.
Moffitt’s research includes more than 450 clinical trials focusing on cutting-edge discoveries in genomics and immunotherapy that can be rapidly translated into improved diagnostic, preventive and therapeutic advances for their patients.
Moffitt employs about 800 research faculty scientists, career staff scientists, postdocs, graduate students and support staff dedicated to cancer research.
Recently Moffitt Cancer Center has partnered with AdventHealth to open a new 28,000-square-foot facility located in the Healing Plaza on the campus of AdventHealth Wesley Chapel in Pasco County.
CISO Job Overview
The Chief Information Security Officer is a high-profile position will provide leadership over enterprise information security management across patient care and research.
As part of the IT leadership team, the CISO will report to the CIO and will work with Moffitt’s executive leaders including those in research.
The CISO is expected to be the security “thought leader” and strategist for Moffitt and will be responsible for establishing and maintaining an enterprise information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected.
Moffitt desires the CISO to be highly knowledgeable about the business environment and how to ensure that information systems are maintained in a fully functional, secure mode.
Additionally, the CISO will serve as internal consultant to organizational leadership regarding cybersecurity awareness and education.
The CISO position will be based in Tampa, Florida.
Additional information about Moffitt Cancer Center and the CISO search can be found here.