UNC Asheville Overview:
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina, UNC Asheville is the designated public liberal arts campus in the University of North Carolina system. UNC Asheville is nationally known for the quality of our student-centered teaching, mentoring of undergraduates in research, interdisciplinary learning, and striving to be an inclusive campus community.Position Type:
UNC Asheville is committed to promoting diversity and a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and the ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. Staff members are encouraged to take an active role to engage in the institution’s efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the workplace. The successful candidate is expected to foster an inclusive work culture where uniqueness of beliefs, backgrounds, talents, capabilities and ways of living are respected and welcomed. Women, traditionally under-represented minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
IT Security AnalystPosition Number:
$57,550 - $72,000Work Schedule and Hours:
Typical office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with additional hours on evenings and weekends as needed to meet the needs of the department. Full-Time / Part-Time:
Full-TimeMonths per Year:
12 MonthsPosition Summary:
The Operational Security Analyst reports to the Information Security Officer (ISO) and provides comprehensive IT security support for faculty, staff and students at UNC Asheville. The employee plans and implements security measures to protect computer systems, networks, and enterprise. The employee in this position, in connection with ISO is charged with safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all information processed, stored or transmitted using university electronic resources.The Operational Security Analyst performs the daily security services of the IT Security Office. These services involve the management and monitoring of security incident detection technologies, conduct risk assessments, centralized management of event logs produced from various technologies, and coordinating a response with other IT departments when actionable situations or incidents are detected.This position, in collaboration with the ISO, will ensure IT security is in compliance with internal/external information security policies and standards in relation to state and local laws, rules and ordinances.The employee in this position is expected to stay up-to-date on the latest intelligence and security information to anticipate security breaches and improve IT security for the University.FLSA:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an Information Security degree or closely related field from an appropriately accredited institution and 2 years of experience in IT Security or closely related area.Preferred Education/Experience/Skills:
Master’s degree and 1-2 years of experience or a Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant IT experience.Working knowledge of complex security environments, computer, network, and files system proficiency and security administration.Professional IT or security certifications are preferred (e.g. Security+).Experience with Banner ERP security.Critical thinking and analytical skills in identifying and resolving problems or finding acceptable solutions to problems.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical terms.Strong attention to detail.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :
Broad knowledge of networking technologies and security practices. Knowledge of current security tools including but not limited to; vulnerability scanning, prevention, penetration testing, firewall administration, etc. Ability to manage complex projects, technical processes, and procedures. Ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion in problem solving. Strong interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents. Special Instructions to the Applicant:
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Application InformationThis position is open until filled. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned. Official verification from each college/university you have attended are required upon employment, and will be requested directly from the college/university by Human Resources or from the National Student Clearinghouse. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees must be from an appropriately accredited institution. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency and training and experience requirements, management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations. It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.
06/16/2022Open Until Filled: