IT Security Analyst/System Administrator

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Classification TitleIT Security Analyst/System AdministratorJob TitleIT Security Analyst/System AdministratorPosition NumberISC973LocationDistrict ServicesDepartmentDistrict Information ServicesPercentage of Employment 100%Months of Employment 12 Months Per YearWork ScheduleMonday- Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Schedule and shift are subject to change in accordance with department needs.)About Us:

Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.

The Information Services (IS) team is comprised of two groups: one that is focused on infrastructure and the other on application development and support. Our goal is to deliver phenomenal technology services throughout the North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) for our students, faculty, and staff.

We empower our faculty and staff through technology adoption and directly support over 80,000 students annually to help them achieve their educational goals. Our team is committed to transformational change and to modernizing all aspects of technology.

We have adopted a cloud-first strategy going forward. We have several exciting projects underway: network upgrades, voice system, security tools, and pushing our main applications to the cloud. Our district is investing over $20 million dollars in the next two years to enable us to achieve our goals.

The IS team is dedicated to our core values of Service, High Standards, Adaptability, Professionalism, Stewardship, Respect, and Inclusiveness.

What We Offer:

•100% employee medical premium coverage
•Fringe allowance to be used at employee’s discretion
•Voluntary (Medical/Dependent Day Care) Flexible Spending Account
•$50,000 life insurance benefit
•Deferred Compensation Program (403(b)/457 plans)
•Retirement Pension Plan (CalSTRS/CalPERS)
•Professional Growth & Development Opportunities
•18 paid holidays + Paid vacation
•Cumulative sick leave
•Summer schedule (exceptions apply)
•Longevity salary program
•District paid employee post-retirement medical (for those who qualify)
•Employee Assistance Program
•Environment that fosters diversity and inclusion
•Progressive and innovative culture

Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for evaluating, designing, and assisting in the development and implementation of information security solutions for the District. The incumbent also assists in the design, installation and maintenance of enterprise server systems. Responsibilities include performing technical procedures that are necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets from intentional or inadvertent access or corruption; providing consultation and training on security topics for information technology professionals and functional end users; and providing technical assistance and work direction to personnel as assigned.

We are looking for a new team member who is passionate about technology and the educational mission of the District. We need a new team member who is excited about using technology to help improve institutional effectiveness across the District and one who can add value to our team-centric, student-focused culture. For this particular recruitment, we are also looking for a new team member who has a passion for technologies such as Windows, Linux, and cloud platforms such as Microsoft 365.

Essential Functions

Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

Job Description

Develops, implements, and maintains information security program standards and procedures for administrative and academic systems; provides for incident response and remediation support.

Performs auditing, reporting, documentation, and review of information security vulnerabilities and threats; performs vulnerability scans of data networks and computing devices.

Works with systems, network and applications staff to correct security-related vulnerabilities and events when detected.

Provides leadership, work direction, technical advice, and problem-solving assistance to technical staff regarding information security program standards and procedures; acts as a technical liaison with District and campus staff in facilitating information security programs.

Ensures that systems software is properly installed, configured, tested and tuned to maximize information security and operating efficiency; develops logical sequences of steps to be used to produce intended results.

Participates in the design, selection, implementation and maintenance of new products and technologies relating to information security.

Assists and supports higher-level technical personnel with all aspects of planning, design, development, coding, testing, debugging and implementation of complex systems administration for a variety of operating systems.

Monitors, evaluates and maintains systems to ensure minimal interruption of production systems and ensure maximum system performance and availability.

Learns and applies emerging technologies as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Participate in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff and to address student achievement gaps; attend and participate in diversity, equity and inclusion trainings and events; active assistance in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Working Relationships

The IT Security Analyst/System Administrator maintains frequent contact with various District departments and personnel, IT management and staff, outside contractors and information systems vendors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of information technology security standards and requirements

Knowledge of information technology security trends and tools

Knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, operating systems, and enterprise servers

Knowledge of computer hardware and software, and related peripherals

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary

Knowledge of interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy

Ability to plan, lead, coordinate and conduct major project or phases of projects

Ability to provide technical advice and leadership to the District

Ability to write and update technical documentation

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to assign work and provide technical work direction to others

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements

The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in programming, operating systems, and data communications networks, including leadership experience.


Associate Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in programming, operating systems, and data communications networks, including leadership experience.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications

Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Demonstrated experience integrating diversity, equity, and inclusion into the duties and responsibilities for this position.

Experience in PowerShell, Python, or other scripting languages.

Experience in a Windows enterprise environment (including Microsoft 365).

Knowledge of Infoblox DDI, DNS, DHCP, IPAM.

Knowledge of AWS (IAM, CloudWatch, or other auditing and reporting tools).

Knowledge of Linux and Ansible.

Working Conditions

College or District information systems office environment; subject to sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours). Repetitive use of upper extremities including hand coordination activities.

Salary Range$6,832 - $8,303 Per MonthNumber of Vacancies1Posting Number2015425POpen Date09/15/2020Close Date10/06/2020Special Instructions Summary

Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.

This is a classified position subject to a one-year probationary period. Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The applicant selected for the position will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or coursework are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the minimum qualifications for this position? Please select the response that applies:
    • I have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field & a minimum of three (3) full time yrs of experience in programming, operating systems & data communications networks, including leadership experience
    • I have an Associate Degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field & a minimum of five (5) full time yrs of experience in programming, operating systems & data communications networks, including leadership experience
    • No
  2. * Please describe your experience in programming, operating systems, and data communications networks, including LEADERSHIP experience and the number of years experience in each area. If you answered no to question #1 above, write "Not applicable".

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Diversity: To demonstrate you meet the commitment to diversity minimum qualification, please answer the following question:How have you demonstrated you have knowledge of and are sensitive to the needs and experiences of the diverse academic, cultural, religious, socioeconomic, racial, gender, gender identity, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Diversity: To demonstrate you meet the commitment to diversity minimum qualification, please answer the following question:How would your experience, training, and/or knowledge of these types of diverse groups assist you in achieving the goals of this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Can you provide proof, if hired, that you are eligible to work in the United States (NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CalJOBS
    • CCC Registry
    • ChronicleVitae
    • Community College Faculty Job Summit
    • Diverse Education
    • EDJOIN
    • Employee Referral
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Indeed
    • InsideHigherEd
    • LinkedIn
    • NOCCCD Website
    • Other (List Below)
  7. Other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
Optional Documents
  1. Additional transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
  2. NACES Evaluation of Foreign Degree




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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 10/6/2020
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