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AV & IT Support Technician

The Role

The successful candidate will provide AV/IT support to the staff, students and Fellows based in the College, academic visitors and conference delegates. The role is considered to be a trainee role, and the candidate will be expected to acquire skills, either from textbooks, online documentation or by attending courses, often offered by the Cambridge University Information Services team. Additional on-the-job training will be provided by the current IT Manager and staff. For the right candidate we will support you to achieve a qualification such as CTS (Certified Technology Specialist).

This role requires the user to provide first and second line support to staff and students. Working as part of the College’s IT Support Team you will be expected to deal with the technical support queries and also get involved in technical aspects of larger college IT projects. The applicant must have natural enthusiasm for working within IT, motivated to exploit how technologies can be used and applied within an educational environment.

This is a full time, permanent position. The salary is £23,000 per annum. The College offers excellent benefits including automatic enrolment into a defined benefit pension scheme, 33 days annual holiday (including Public Holidays), meals on duty and a medical cashback scheme.

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The College

Gonville and Caius College is one of the largest colleges in the University of Cambridge. It is an educational charity and its mission is to provide a place of education, religion, learning and research, in conjunction with the University that is recognised internationally as being of the highest standard.

The College is an academic community comprising some 530 undergraduate students, 250 graduate students, and 110 Fellows (lecturers, professors and other senior academic researchers and teachers) and almost 200 staff. It plays a significant role throughout the University. Our students come from all over the world and our undergraduates study all the subjects offered in the University. Our postgraduates play a vital role in the research activities of the wider University. Our Fellows have globally renowned research expertise ranging from Ancient History to Cosmology and are all recognised as leaders in their fields. The students who graduate from the college form an alumni group of approximately 11,000 individuals.

Equality of Opportunity

Entry into a position with the College will be determined only be personal merit and the application of criteria which are related to the duties of the post and the relevant salary structure. In all cases, ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration. No applicant shall be discriminated against because of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

During the applications process candidates are requested to complete the Equality & Diversity section as part of our Equal Opportunities Policy and monitoring process. The contents of this form will not be disclosed to the selection or interview panels and all applicant data is managed in accordance with our data protection policy.

The Applications Process

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Your application must include details of 3 referees, one of whom should have detailed knowledge of your ability and suitability for this post. The closing date for applications is 12 noon BST on 31 May 2021.