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Analyst, Information Security

Cuyahoga Community College
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Aug 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details


Provides analysis and maintenance of information security systems. 


  • Conducts information security risk assessments
  • Manages and monitors network firewalls, intrusion prevention, web security, email security, virtual private network, security information and event management system, log monitoring, public key infrastructure, Multi-Factor Authentication, and Single Sign-On technologies
  • Investigates intrusion attempts and maintains a secure College network
  • Administers and manages the electronic security systems for the College-wide network infrastructure
  • Recommends and implements new information security procedures to ensure College-wide compliance, and works with departments to ensure on-going compliance with all Federal, State, and local legislative requirements
  • Recommends software and hardware security tools to be installed College-wide
  • Operates and maintains tools to ensure a secure environment
  • Coordinates with local and federal law enforcement in information security investigations
  • Conducts necessary training to promote information security awareness
  • Provides information security news and alerts to the College-wide community
  • Coordinates activities with network technicians, enterprise application support and desktop support personnel
  • Performs daily, weekly, and monthly security monitoring tasks
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, IT and a minimum of five (5) years; OR a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, IT and a minimum of three (3) years of:  
    • Demonstrated professional experience in Information Technology
    • Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team
    • Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations
  • Significant related experience may substitute for education


  • Possess working knowledge of IT-related Information Security concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
  • Possess knowledge of cybersecurity and a desire to advance in the field
  • Possess understanding of federal, state and local laws applicable to the area of responsibility
  • Possess understanding of applicable industry regulations. E.g. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), Payment Card Industry (PCI), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
  • Possess knowledge of preventative, detective and corrective controls that serve to protect information systems and data
  • Possess knowledge of firewall and intrusion
  • Possess knowledge of Windows and Linux operating system fundamentals
  • Possess knowledge of Command-line interfaces
  • Possess knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP)
  • Possess strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to effectively completely work assignments independently
  • Ability to work well with teams in both a technical and non-technical capacity
  • Possess excellent organizational and prioritization skills with demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to be creative and exercise initiative
  • Possess strong planning and organizational skills
  • Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines
  • Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Basic-level proficiency with Microsoft: PowerPoint and Access
  • Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
  • Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
  • Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population



  • Collaboration
  • Adaptability
  • Quality of Work


  • Service Focus
  • Communication


  • Continuous Improvement
  • Time Utilization



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, Information Technology or related field
  • Minimum of two years of experience in Information Security
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Active Directory, Apple operating systems, Linux, Cisco IOS
  • Demonstrated experience with mobility wireless networks
  • Demonstrated experience with IP based communication: voice, data and video, including streaming technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in securing and maintaining network resources
  • Demonstrated experience in a programming language and/or scripting language
  • Demonstrated experience performing SQL queries
  • Demonstrated experience managing Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Demonstrated experience on an incident response team or as a system network administrator on a large network
  • Security, Windows, Linux, and network certifications


  • Ability to travel to all campus locations within the Cuyahoga Community College sites, offsite meetings, vendor locations, and other business units


(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment; 
  • The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;
  • Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type.  However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;
  • Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite

Special Note:

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume.  It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application.  This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments.  Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

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