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Information Assurance: Michigan Medicine – 

The Information Assurance: Michigan Medicine (IA:MM) team was established to protect systems, data, and identities that Michigan Medicine relies upon. The team educates and prepares staff and students for increasing cyber threats, and proactively mitigates IT security risks in partnership with the greater U-M community. The IA:MM team enables teaching, learning, research, and healthcare in a large, open environment by helping to balance risks and threats. IA:MM collaborates and coordinates with university efforts and participates in the development of university-wide security, compliance, and privacy strategies and strives to implement best practice cybersecurity efforts.

Job Summary

The Information Assurance at Michigan Medicine (IA:MM) Education & Awareness Program is seeking a candidate to fulfill a new position of a Security Awareness Analyst and will be responsible for program coordination and operational activities.  The goal of the program is to reduce institutional risk by ensuring all faculty, staff, employees and contractors understand their shared responsibility to safeguard institutional data and systems, as well as the role that security requirements and individual behavior play in providing for s secure environment.


The desired candidate will be organized, highly motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented, with experience in project management capabilities.  Competencies to support the program through relationship building, coordination and collaboration for continuous program growth that supports organizational strategic initiatives. 


  • Support the security education and awareness program that will ultimately change behaviors and evolve the culture in the organization.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of targeted education solutions for employees that integrate into current solutions.
  • Plan and coordinate activities or events that increase awareness opportunities across Michigan Medicine.
  • Identify recommendations for long-term growth and effectiveness of the education and awareness program.
  • Collaborate with teams, stakeholders and business partners to understand and implement improvement opportunities.
  • Stay apprised of newly identified security incidents and prepare needed communications
  • Manage needed updates for the Safe Computing website for the Michigan Medicine workforces
  • Manage and execute the communication plan for Information Assurance education and awareness.
  • Participate in information assurance projects for future awareness needs.
  • Manage incoming requests for education and awareness associated to IT security across Michigan Medicine.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor degree in communications, instructional design, or a related field that is relevant to the information security domain and/or equivalent combination of education, certification and experience.
  • Minimum of four years demonstrated experience in a relevant position or field.
  • Experience in producing high quality materials using contemporary applications and tools.
  • Ability to contribute and collaborate effectively as a member of a highly-functioning and productive team.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and independent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing environment with the ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Word.
  • Demonstrated success coordinating and completing multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Background or knowledge of Cybersecurity frameworks and/or principles.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.