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Identity Access Analyst Overview

  • Work Type: Professional
  • Job Code: 75636
  • Pay Grade: P5
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Associate
  • Family: Information Technology
  • Function: IT Security


This position facilitates account provisioning, deprovisioning and access management for a variety of enterprise applications.

Level Scope

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience. Prefer degree concentration in: Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Technical Writing or Business.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of application security.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in Role-based Access Control methods.
  • Excellent communication (Oral and written), interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to present and explain complex technical topics, problems, alternative solutions to others.
  • Knowledge of or experience in a higher education or government organization working with ERP systems.
  • Knowledge of or experienced in analytical and troubleshooting skills with complex technical subjects and tasks.
  • Knowledge of or experience as a security administrator in a software development environment working with an ERP system.
  • Knowledge of or experience with state and federal regulations around identity management.
  • Ability to determine when role-based access control methods can be used to provision access.
  • Ability to determine when to file a case and/or to escalate an existing case with the vendor’s technical support center.
  • Ability to determine when to escalate or implement certain levels of risk mitigation.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Identity Access Analyst must:

Manage account provisioning and deprovisioning

  • Receive and process requests for account provisioning, modification and deprovisioning
  • Coordinate with service providers regarding approval and implementation of access.
  • Coordinate with data stewards regarding approval and implementation of access to PeopleSoft systems.
  • Review current account and application security to ensure that system access is correct, clear and efficient.
  • Work with campus departments to define new security and access where aid is needed.
  • All security Roles and data restrictions must be documented on an ongoing basis and available to data stewards.
  • Research and recommend policies and procedures to protect information assets from unauthorized or accidental modification, destruction or disclosure. Identify, collect, analyze, interpret and assist in the reporting of security metrics.
  • Respond to requests from Data Stewards, campus audit and advisory services, State and Federal auditors security review.

35% of Time the Identity Access Analyst

  • Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Identity Access Analyst

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. General office work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Travel Requirement

May be required to travel with overnight stays for training.

Career Path

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual. In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.