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Information Security Analyst

Georgia College
Georgia, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 30, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Information Security Analyst

Thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College.

In keeping with the University's mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.

Job Summary
Working under the Information Security Officer, the Information Security Analyst will support the information security needs of the university. Activities include: monitoring computer networks for security issues, investigating and responding to security breaches and other cybersecurity incidents, documenting security breaches and assessing the damage they caused, implementing security measures and software to protect systems and information infrastructure, performing tests to uncover network and system vulnerabilities, fixing detected vulnerabilities, participating in the development and training of university-wide best practices for IT security, and other information security-related items.


Monitoring and Network Support - 30%

Provide proactive monitoring and network support, including incident response, for all critical systems and desktops

Operational Information Security Activities - 30%Assist the Information Technology team with Systems Security Analysis, Patch Management, Antivirus Protection, Firewall Management, Spam Prevention, Asset Hardening, Vulnerability Detection, and Incident Response

Assess Solutions - 15%Assist team with security assessments for current and prospective IT solutions

Documentation - 10%Maintain and update existing documentation

Information Security Training - 10%Develop and provide information security training to end-users

Other - 5%Other duties as assigned; expected to be on-call and available nights/weekends in emergency situations

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, information security, or related field

Other Required Qualifications
Understanding of networking schemas and patch management; Security+ certification or other information security-related certification

Required Experience
Demonstrated experience in information security or related field

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's of Science in Cybersecurity or Information Assurance

Preferred Experience
Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, IDPS concepts, network penetration testing; 3 years technical experience administering either MS or Linux servers

Required Documents to Attach
Cover/Application Letter
List of References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation); ability to apply techniques for detecting host and network-based intrusion using intrusion detection technologies

Best practices in customer service, organization, prioritization, and teamwork.

Customer service focused; ability to problem solve; excellent oral and communication skills, including the ability to give effective presentations

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position requires security clearance.

Background Check

  • Position of Trust
  • Education
  • Drug Screen
  • This position will be subject to pre-employment drug screening and follow-up random drug screenings may occur during the employment period.
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