University of Nevada – Las Vegas, NV

Information Security Analyst (eDiscovery)


The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides leadership, support, training, and enterprise IT services that empower students, faculty, and staff to achieve the Top Tier mission of UNLV. We are a dynamic group of over 130 full-time administrative faculty and staff and 120 student employees with a passion for providing excellent customer service to our campus constituents.

OIT employs only U.S. citizens or non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


This position manages incoming search requests for data as it relates to potential litigation, investigations, personnel actions, and Freedom of Information Act requests. The individual in this position has primary responsibility for suggesting and drafting new procedures around data requests and eDiscovery. The incumbent is responsible for documenting and refining existing procedures. The individual in this position is also responsible for collecting physical evidence when required (e.g., imaging hard drives or removable drives in a forensically sound manner). The position reports within the Information Security Office and will also be asked to perform security monitoring, incident response, or other security analyst duties as required.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and a minimum of 2 years of related professional experience. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.

The person in this position must have:

The ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding the user information and data encountered as a matter of course in this position Knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems Knowledge of information security best practices Knowledge of secure computing practices Familiarity with privacy standards such as FERPA and HIPAA Familiarity with the use of search engines and the construction of search queries Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Basic knowledge of digital forensics / eDiscovery and willingness to develop more extensive skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills

In addition, the person in this position must possess critical thinking abilities and excellent interpersonal skills. This person must be collaborative and supportive of an organizational tenet of teamwork.

Computer hardware and operating system certifications not required, but working knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems is required.

Digital forensics or eDiscovery experience preferred.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions with a starting salary of $65,000. Position is contingent upon funding.


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on November 18, 2019, and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Vito Rocco, Search Committee Chair and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or


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