The Information Security Analyst reviews and evaluates information security compliance issues/concerns within the Missouri State University system, ensures that the University is in compliance with the information security rules and regulations of regulatory agencies, and that University practices meet the standards set by the University in relation to state and federal compliance issues. Under the direction of the Information Security Officer, the Information Security Analyst ensures that all information security-related regulations are properly implemented, provides technical assistance to University units in that implementation, and participates in security awareness activities by speaking to groups and producing awareness materials.
Description of Primary Duties:
Provides the technical expertise needed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of University systems and data, evaluates information security compliance issues and concerns within the Missouri State University system, and ensures that the University is in compliance with applicable information security regulations and standards.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
Education: A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required; a Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field is preferred.
Experience: Three years of information technology experience with demonstrated expertise in personal computers and operating systems, server operating systems, and network protocols and enterprise architecture is required. Two years of experience in a position requiring familiarity with regulatory compliance practices in a setting such as, but not limited to, healthcare, operational, financial, quality assurance, or human resources is required. Experience in project management is preferred. Experience in a university setting is preferred.
Skills: Excellent technical aptitude in the areas of microcomputers and networking technologies is required. A basic understanding of file server administration, application software, and computer-related diagnostic techniques is required. The ability to maintain confidentiality in regard to information processed, stored, or accessed by the systems is required. The ability to perform in a problem-solving capacity including the evaluation of crisis and emergency situations is required. The ability to organize and manage efficiently is required. Excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills are required. Effective interpersonal, customer service, organizational, project management, and team-building skills are required. Strong technical skills and current technical knowledge are required. The ability to work effectively with a variety of constituencies possessing a wide range of technical knowledge is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Other: Information technology management professional demonstrated competency certifications, especially professional information security certifications (CISSP, GIAC, CISA, CISM, etc.), are preferred. The nature of this position requires the incumbent to be available evenings, nights, and weekends to respond to concerns regarding security of the University's information resources.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First date of consideration is September 22, 2017. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.
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