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Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

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Junior Security Administrator, (PSS3)-AFT-External

Apply now Job no: 493360
Work type: Temporary full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Professional

Junior Security Administrator

Are you a dedicated, adaptable self-starter who enjoys working with a wide variety of technologies? Rowan University is seeking a network monitoring professional to join our growing community.

Working with the Associate Director for Security Operations, the Junior Security Administrator will be responsible for the day to day support of security services at Rowan University. You will assist the security operations team in supporting the Rowan University security infrastructure, with a focus on Tenable Security Center, McAfee’s ePO platform, SolarWinds and SIEM platforms. 

This role offers opportunities to grow and work with a collaborative team making a big difference to a broad community.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Perform daily system status checks to ensure that all services within scope are operating properly, verifying tasks have completed properly, and reviewing actionable system reports
  • Monitor logs and alerts reported from various systems such as McAfee ePO, Solarwinds and Tenable Security Centers
  • Create, manage and track tickets through remediation based on logs, alerts, and other system reports
  • Generate support tickets based on logs and alerts, and assign to proper groups for remediation
  • Create and Maintain system documentation
  • Participate in the planning, implementation, maintenance and operation of security and network monitoring tools including Tenable Security Center, the McAfee ePO platform, SolarWinds, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Firewalls, surveillance and SIEM platforms
  • Collaborate closely with Information Security Office, System Administration, Network Engineering, Desktop and Device Management, Enterprise Application and other related teams
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, monitor system availability and stability, document performance metrics
  • Respond to escalated system support calls, resolving assigned tickets and documenting resolutions

 All applicants must have the following required qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree
  • Two (2) years of IT experience
  • Solid understanding of Windows operating system
  • Understanding of Ethernet networking, TCP/IP, and wireless networks using 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Strength in technical problem-solving and offering creative solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to set goals and achieve them.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 Preferred candidates will have the following qualifications: 

  • A Bachelors degree
  • Three (3) years of IT experience
  • CompTIA Security+ certification or equivalent
  • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification or higher
  • Solid understanding of Linux operating system

About Rowan University Infrastructure Services:

Rowan University’s department of Infrastructure Services is responsible for the end-to-end management of all University owned networks, servers and workstations. This currently includes approximately 3000 Aruba wireless access points, 800 Cisco edge switches, 1200 security cameras, Cisco core networking equipment, and ASA and Palo Alto firewalls supporting all academic and administrative units within the University.  Rowan University is a fast-growing institution and an exciting place to work. Our department offers opportunities to learn and grow as well as a variety of different projects on which to work.

Salary: AFT Range 21

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Junior Security Administrator, (PSS3)-AFT-External Glassboro, New Jersey

Rowan University is committed to assisting all members of the Rowan community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the Department of Public Safety website at:

If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety Office, located at Bole Hall Annex, 201 Mullica Hill Road, Glassboro, NJ 08028 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (856) 256-4562 or 4506. The report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, public safety authority, crime reporting policies, fire safety, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about fire statistics in Rowan University Residential Facilities and crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. This information is required by federal law, Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or "Clery Act" and is provided by the Rowan University Department of Public Safety.

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.