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Information Security Analyst 1, IT@UC

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


Job Overview

Assist in performing procedures and provide technical solutions that serve to provide appropriate access to and protect systems from unauthorized users.

Essential Functions

  • Carry out procedures to ensure that all systems, products and services meet organization security standards.
  • Research information security trends to understand the latest vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identity vulnerabilities, risk and protection needs.
  • Assist with providing artifacts to Governance Risk & Compliance in relation to internal & external audits.
  • Work with business units to achieve security objectives. Identify, report, and resolve security risks and violations.
  • Assist with mentoring non-security teams regarding risk management, information security controls, incident analysis, incident response, monitoring, and other operational tasks (tools, techniques, procedures) in support of technologies managed by the Office of Information Security (OIS).
  • Assist with the formation of information security strategies for the protection of sensitive data.
  • Involved in the full security systems life cycle which includes, designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining, and supporting software, quality assurance, testing and deployment.
  • Assist with development of technical documentation (designs, specifications, processes, workflows) and communications.
  • Assist with information security consultation on UC projects initiative within the business and development of systems.
  • Assist with cyber investigations through forensic fact gathering with a focus on e-discovery.
  • Assist with information security training and awareness programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

Possess working knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures and contributes through support, using established processes, methods, and systems.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Technical security certifications such as Sec+, GSEC or similar.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Continuously
  • Standing - Seldom
  • Walking - Seldom
  • Bending - Seldom
  • Stooping - Seldom
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
  • Crouching - Seldom
  • Crawling - Seldom
  • Reaching overhead - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range is $48,000.00.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 82306 


Information Security Analyst 1, IT@UC

Date:  May 14, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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