ITS Security Administrator

ITS Security Administrator


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Located on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC, but will involve travel between all SPCC locations. 


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 4, 2019
Closes: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, February 3, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Infrastructure Support

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• Three or more years of IT security and computer support or related experience
• Thorough knowledge of IT security fundamentals and best practices
• Thorough knowledge and working understanding of penetration tests and vulnerability scans
• Thorough knowledge of performing risk assessments on IT systems

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Technology or related field
• IT security related certifications such as Security+, CISSP, etc.
• Experience with Cisco/Palo Alto Firewalls
• Experience with an enterprise class Endpoint Security Protection product that provides anti-virus, anti-malware, and anti-ransomware protection
• Experience with maintaining PCI DSS compliance for credit card payment machines operated by the college and the college’s onsite vendors
• Experience in maintaining network security through proper configuration of VPN, IDS/IPS and Firewalls
• Experience with Visio network diagramming
• Experience in an educational environment
• Demonstrated flexibility to changing priorities
• Ability to prioritize, schedule, and meet deadlines

Position Description

Job Description

The ITS Security Administrator is a full-time, 12-month position located on the OCH Campus in Monroe, NC, but will involve travel between all SPCC locations. Under the direction of the Director of Infrastructure Support, the ITS Security Administrator is responsible for supporting and maintaining IT security systems in the organization by providing installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and resolution of hardware, software, and communication issues as well as developing new system designs.

Job Duties

Essential Job Duties:
• Performs monitoring of security systems to ensure they are available for college business in accordance with Service Level Agreements.
• Troubleshoots and provides remedies to network security problems for internal and remote users.
• Recommends and installs upgrades and new applications and equipment.
• Documents and maintains system configurations for disaster recovery.
• Educates faculty, staff, and students on IT security best practices.
• Ensures college IT systems and devices comply with NC Community College IIPS security standards.
• Will be required to work outside of normal business hours, primarily in the event of an emergency or implementation of new systems/upgrades which will need to be done after hours.
• On-call support that may involve night or weekend coverage as assigned.

Analytical Skills:
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals.
• Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
• Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled.

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135