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Application Analyst Specialist

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number

Working Title
Application Analyst Specialist

EITS-Student Applic & Srvcs

About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Benefits Eligibility
Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time
Full Time

Work Schedule

Additional Schedule Information
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; occasional after-hours as needed.

This position is eligible for remote work.

Advertised Salary
Commensurate with Experience

Posting Date

Open until filled

Closing Date

Proposed Starting Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy
Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Information

Classification Title
IT Application Support Professional



Minimum Qualifications
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
Managerial skills, technical documentation writing, understanding audit compliancy and access controls, Active Directory, Identity Manager software, SQL

Position Summary
This position will provide leadership to the Access Services area to work with staff to ensure that logical access and change control procedures are appropriately performed. This position will assist in assuring proper attestation and compliance in regard to access control processes. They will also assist in the development and continued improvement of various processes such as Backup Validation and Priviledge Access. Finally, this poisiton will provide data pulling and analysis to various teams to review access data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
* Proficient in access and security processes

* Able to develop logical access security policies and address abuses of data access priviledges

* SQL and understanding of relational databases.

Physical Demands
Sit and perform tasks at a workstation for long periods of time.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

Is this a Position of Trust?

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?

Does this position require a P-Card?

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)

Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Provide Leadership for the Access Services team.

* Provide primary leadership of the Access Services group to improve access and security processes.

* Ensures processes and procedures follows security policies and guidelines form UGA, BOR, State and Federal entities.

* Mentor and train staff on audit, logical security and controls.

* Monitor projects and support tickets to ensure standards are upheld and business needs are met.

Percentage of time

Access Management

* Define and develop policies and procedures for system access controls to ensure consistency, reduce rework, and improve quality.

* Partner with system owners to advance improvement opportunities for privileged access controls.

* Define and develop lifecycles of access for different types of accounts

* Continually contribute to improve access controls to UGA resources

Percentage of time

Assist in the creation and maintenance and auditing of access for administrative campus clients who access the Financial administrative data systems and for academic campus clients who access the academic and financial data; maintain secure access to those databases; reset passwords.

* Work with campus community to resolve logical access security issues and provide database access as needed for system development.

* Represent EITS System Support to the campus community through telephone, ticket and email support.

* Work with the data custodians, HR representatives , business owners, IT professionals, of the administrative data systems to develop logical access security policies and address abuses of data access privileges.

* Assist in internal and state auditing of logical access and change control security for administrative data systems.

Percentage of time

Build and maintain activities around compliance and control.

* Design, monitor and maintain the processes for change management including moving objects to production and capturing approvals.

* Building access approval systems

* Assist staff in defining and documenting requirements for change control and backup validation processing.

* Assist developers, system engineers, and IT professionals to define processes, error reporting, track changes, and resolve issues surrounding compliance and controls.

* The duties and responsibilities of this position require home or off campus internet service as a job requirement and the use of such internet service is for business purposes.

Percentage of time

Data Analysis and Reporting

* Use SQL to query access data.

* Analysis and report to inform business process and decision making.

* Use data to assist in account access cleanups.

* Document and teach staff on processes to delegate work.

Percentage of time

Coordinate management of information and requirements from/to EITSsenior management and/or immediate supervisor.

* Efficiently and effectively maintain the status of services and projects via software designated by EITS senior management based on pre-established guidelines.

* Respond to special requests of EITS senior management within specified time.

* Report major activities, successes, solutions and problems to immediate supervisor.

Percentage of time

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Application Analyst Specialist, Professions , Athens, Georgia

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