TITLE Cybersecurity Analyst
CLASSIFICATION NUMBER 5181
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
The Cybersecurity Analyst reviews and evaluates information security compliance issues and concerns within the Missouri State University system. Under the direction of the Senior Cybersecurity Analyst, the Cybersecurity Analyst uses technical knowledge, professional judgement, and security software to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of university information. The Cybersecurity Analyst administers access control for the University’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) information system and adjusts access control rights when personnel changes occur.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Education: An Associate’s degree is required. An equivalent combination of years of experience
and education may be considered for substitution of educational requirements.
Experience: Two years of information technology experience with demonstrated expertise in personal computers and operating systems, server operating systems, network protocols, and enterprise architecture is required.
Skills: Excellent technical aptitude including a basic understanding of server administration, enterprise application software, and diagnostic techniques is required. The ability to perform in a problem-solving capacity including the evaluation of crisis and emergency situations is required. Effective interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills when working 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: 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.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Assures regulatory compliance related to information in areas such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLB) and works with the HIPAA Unit Security Officers to ensure full compliance in securing electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI).
2. Ensures that the University’s information security policies and procedures are followed and participates in the development and implementation of an effective information security training program.
3. Manages access to university information systems using professional judgement and effective communication skills to collaborate with institutional stakeholders.
4. Acts as an independent reviewer and evaluator to ensure that cybersecurity issues and concerns within the institution are being appropriately evaluated, investigated, and resolved using various tools and processes as directed.
5. Remains competent and current on industry issues and events through self-directed professional reading, developing relationships with colleagues, attending training, conferences, and courses.
6. Executes responsibilities outlined in the Information Security Incident Response Plan to appropriately contain, investigate, remediate, and report information security incidents.
7. Contributes to the overall success of the university by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The Cybersecurity Analyst is supervised by the Senior Cybersecurity Analyst and may supervise graduate assistants and student workers.
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES
REVISED APRIL 2023