IT Security Manager

Information Technology
Corporate Services & Purchasing

The IT Security Manager is responsible for developing and executing IT security strategies, processes, and procedures. This position manages the daily operations of the IT security department and associated personnel, and works closely with IT managers and business employees in order to facilitate user and system access.  A strong customer service attitude is necessary for this role, as well as strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. 


Experience is Everything;

At LCS, experience is everything. We provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you’ll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You’ll find several opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of the seniors.


The Role:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and training to IT security personnel.

  • Owner of the LCS Oracle Single Sign On (SSO) solution including the addition of new applications and features.

  • Plan, organize and manage end user provisioning/deprovisioning for LCS applications and various technical services. 

  • Develop and implement functional policies and procedures.  Functional policies and procedures include but are not limited to:  security policies, technical security practices and approvals, end-user audits, external audits (such as SSAE16) and audit support, and change requests.

  • Develop technical security policies and procedures.  This includes but is not limited to:  PC, mobile device, network, and datacenter (physical access) security, and the safety and physical storage of the LCS backups.

  • Ensure seamless execution of polices, procedures, and customer satisfaction.

  • Manages large project efforts, ensuring project requirements and timelines are met.

  • Analyze existing operations and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of LCS security.

  • Follows and adheres to company defined IT standards and procedures.

  • Assist with special projects as needed and as time permits.

  • Ensures compliance with regulations governing data security privacy (PII, PHI, EPHI. etc.) as it relates to the administrative, physical and technical safeguards of the HIPAA rules.

  • Works in conjunction with the LCS HIPAA Privacy Officer.

  • Conducts related ongoing HIPAA data security compliance monitoring activities in coordination with the LCS HIPAA Privacy Officer.

  • Keep apprised of changes to HIPAA Privacy and revise the LCS HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies accordingly with the LCS HIPAA Privacy Officer.

  • In conjunction with the LCS HIPAA Privacy Officer, maintain a record-keeping system designed to document the ongoing operations of the Life Care Services LLC HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies.

  • In conjunction with the LCS HIPAA Privacy Officer, report to the Governing Body on the operation and implementation of the Life Care Services LLC HIPAA Privacy and Security Policies.


Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • 2 year degree with relevant experience and/or history of continuing education. 
  • A minimum three (3) years directing or managing staff.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in basic project management.

  • 3 years of experience in an operational task driven environment (such as a customer support group) preferred.

  • Experience with Oracle Identity Management products is a plus.

  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory desired.

  • Experience with Sophos Encryption desired.

  • Solid understanding of customer service principles and the ability to apply them.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Ability to manage and develop IT staff.

  • Ability to manage projects using project management best practices.

  • Strong time management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to analyze problems and provide optimum resolution.


Why LCS?  

Industry leader. The Nation’s second-largest senior living operator, ranked number one in customer satisfaction among senior living communities.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Collaborative culture. We’re dedicated to creating a collaborative culture that provides an exceptional experience for every employee.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Ongoing career development. Onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Top Iowa Workplace. LCS employees truly believe we are an employer choice. This recognition is in large part due to the culture of excellence that our employees help deliver every single day.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


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