The Research and Education Networks Information Sharing and Analysis Center (REN-ISAC), hosted at IU, is looking for an hourly Daily Watch Report Consultant with communication/writing skills and an interest in technology.
Prior experience with/ knowledge of cyber security is not a requirement. However, candidates with an interest in this growing field can learn about it via experience in this position. A successful candidate should have the required qualifications listed below and will receive on-the-job training and opportunities commensurate with their skills and initiative.
Each weekday, REN-ISAC prepares a Daily Watch Report to convey information about security news and events of interest to our members. Using established sources, this position will assist in collecting and summarizing online articles to include in the Daily Watch Report. This position will be called upon to assist with the production and maintenance of web and printed content as well as occasionally contributing to outreach efforts via REN-ISAC's twitter and LinkedIn profiles. This position will also be expected to assist periodically with other editorial projects and brief research assignments.
Must be available to work between 10 and 29 hours per week with some flexibility but primarily during the day on weekdays.
Ability to use software for word processing, email, spreadsheets, editing, graphics, file transfer, and online communications. Excellent communications skills. Ability to read, understand, and analyze technical writing. Ability to clearly and accurately summarize written content. Ability to prioritize, set and meet deadlines, and take initiative. Strong editing, research, project management, problem solving, and collaboration skills. Speed, accuracy, attention to detail, and willingness to learn and ask questions. Comprehension of and adherence to confidentially practices described by US-CERT TLP guidelines here.
Coursework / experience in English, Journalism, Computer Science, Informatics, or related arts and sciences discipline. Coursework / experience with publicity and marketing.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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