University of Arkansas – Fayetteville IT Security Analyst in Fayetteville, Arkansas
Posting Number C1301P
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Working Title IT Security Analyst
Position Number 12009
Department University Information Technology Serv
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
IT Services provides central information technology support for the University of Arkansas, supporting a user base of over 30,000 faculty, staff, and student users. With over a hundred fifty fulltime employees and a budget that exceeds $23 million, IT Services provides technical resources and services to support university users in teaching, learning and working smarter, faster, and safer. IT Services is a platform
diagnostic, supporting Mac and Windows on the desktop, Windows and Linux server environments, and both enterprise and opensource systems and software.
Department Home Page its.uark.edu
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The IT Security Analyst is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing security measures for information systems to regulate access to computer data files and prevent unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure of information.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
The formal education of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
At least two years of experience in computer operations, data applications, systems analysis, or database management
Applicable equivalencies may be considered.
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
Experience in the oversight and execution of a continuous monitoring/improvement security program (to include but not limited to self-inspections, security control assessments, training, log management systems, automated inventory utilities, etc.)
Experience in the execution and management of Information System’s (IS) incident response and administrative inquiries/investigations in collaboration with the Investigations department
Experience with at least one programming or scripting language
Experience with technical concepts like regular expressions, data normalization, and correlation
CurrentCISSP,GIAC,CEH, or similar certifications compatible withISO17024 or US DoD 8570.01
Familiarity with modern cyber-security frameworks
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Knowledge of information protection methodologies and concepts
Knowledge of information protection standards, guidelines, and applied procedures
Ability to produce written reports and technical documentation
Ability to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization and to establish effective working relationships
Ability to train individuals and small groups with new or unfamiliar concepts
Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality of such data and information
Ability to identify potential security breaches and recommend countermeasures
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
Physical Conditions None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Administrative Services Building
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Salary $41,159 - $44,276 (commensurate with education and/or experience)
Pay Grade Level C122
Type of Background Checks Required Criminal felony and misdemeanor and national registered sex offender check, National criminal background and registered sex offender check
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 09/29/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
Work Location Fayetteville, AR
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Proof of Veterans Status
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.