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. 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.
Classification Title : IT Security Professional II
Department : Information Technology Services
Full-Time/Part-Time : Full-Time
Months per Year : 12 Months
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.
Minimum Education/Experience/Skill :
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/Skill :
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.
Quick Link for Positing : 5560
UNC Asheville is committed to equality and diversity of experiences for our students, applicants and employees. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of socio-economic status, gender expression, gender and sexual identity, culture, and ideological beliefs. UNC Asheville is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will not discriminate against applicants and employees on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other legally protected status with respect to all terms, conditions, and privileges of university-sponsored activities, employment, and the use of university facilities.
About The University of North Carolina at Asheville
As the only dedicated liberal arts institution in the University of North Carolina system, UNC Asheville kindles learning by offering students an intellectually rigorous education that builds critical thinking and workforce skills to last a lifetime. Small class size, award-winning faculty and a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program foster innovation as well as recognition.The cornerstone of a liberal arts education is the ability to explore the connections between many different subjects as well as the options available. So learning here expands well beyond the classroom walls. Focusing on undergraduate studies, we help students dig into learning, whether they participate in faculty-mentored research projects, undertake career-related internships, study abroad, or join service projects aimed at improving the quality of life at home and around the world. We encourage everyone to seek challenges, seize opportunities and become a doer as well as a thinker.At UNC Asheville, we’ve created an environment for exploring the world as well as more than 30 different majors. About 3,900 undergraduate students and about 330 full- and part-time faculty bring the campus alive with ...a genuine hunger to understand and contribute to the human experience. Amid the culturally rich setting of Asheville, North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s all designed to spark a lifelong quest to know more — a fire that will grow brighter in the future.