IT Systems and Support Administrator

Job title: IT Systems and Support Administrator
Part time 18.25 hours per week (5 mornings per week)
Closing date: Wednesday 17 July 2019

Salary: £26,243 to £29,515 per annum pro rata
We are seeking to appoint an IT Systems and Support Administrator to provide exceptional support service on behalf of UCA to be based at the Open College of the Arts in Barnsley.

Working as a member of End User Computing Team within IT Services, you will be responsible for a providing a broad range of IT administration and support services both remotely and at the desk-side.

The role will be the lead contact for IT Services and will administrate both UCA and OCA systems and services, working with other colleagues to consolidate operations and service over time. The role will also take the lead on ensuring that crucial cybersecurity initiatives and technologies are deployed and managed, aiding IT Services in securing the IT Infrastructure at OCA.

Our vision is for IT to be a valued strategic business partner, providing innovative services to our students and staff, this is your opportunity to enhance and develop your service support and system administrations skills within a University environment. As an IT Systems and Support Administrator you will have the chance to interact with a wide variety of stakeholders, working in collaboration with our remote support team, IT Operations team and the Networks, Security & Compliance teams.

The actual salary for this post is £13,212 – £14,859 per annum.

UCA is The Times / Sunday Times ‘Modern University of the Year 2019’ and the No.1 Specialist Creative University in all three major University league tables. Ranking 13th of all UK universities in the main Guardian League Table 2020 the University is also proud to hold the TEF Gold award for teaching quality from the Office for Students. 

As the UK’s No.1 specialist creative university for employment of graduates* and the second largest provider of creative education in Europe, the University has been producing exceptional graduates for the global creative sector for over 150 years. 96.9% of UCA’s graduates were either in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation in the most recent DLHE* survey released in 2018. We have more than 7,500 students studying on 120 creative arts, business and technology courses at campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester, Hampton Court and Maidstone as well as by distance learning. Our exceptional team of world-class teaching and research academics are equipping the next generation of creators, innovators and leaders with the skills they need to thrive in the creative industries.

*Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) July 2018

The Open College of the Arts is a thriving educational charity whose charitable purpose is to widen participation in arts education. Over 2,000 students each year now study creative and visual arts courses and degrees by open learning with us. 

On 1 November 2016 the Open College of the Arts became part of the University for the Creative Arts. This merger built on a close working relationship established in 2010.

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