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Job Opportunities

Audio-Visual/IT Service Support Technician (Part Time)

Salary: £16,131-£18,549 p.a. pro rata

The Faculty of Education is looking for someone with good organisational skills to assist in providing a comprehensive AV Support service to support teaching and research activities within the Faculty, and to work closely with the Faculty IT Office.

This varied role carries a range of duties including; providing and maintaining equipment and consumables in teaching rooms; providing reactive support for teaching rooms; assisting with podcast production; assisting with the equipment loan system; among other activities. The roleholder will also work closely with the IT Office to help with day-to-day activities.

The person appointed will have a good general education and either specialist knowledge/ experience of AV/IT equipment, or an interest in the field and a willingness to undergo training. Reliability, the ability to prioritise,and to deal with a wide range of people - including staff and students - and a flexible and approachable manner are essential qualities.

Our ideal candidate will work from 08.30 - 14.00 hours from Monday to Friday for 45 weeks of the year.

The Faculty offers a stimulating and friendly working environment with a firm commitment to staff development. The Faculty building is bright and airy with an excellent range of facilities for staff.

To apply online for this vacancy, please go to This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

For informal enquiries please contact Jay Pema (

Please quote reference JR03601 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 12 November 2014

Research Assistant

Salary: £24,775-£27,864 pa. pro rata

The graduate applicant experience

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant position, working 0.4 fte, and starting on 17 November 2014. The successful applicant will work on a project funded by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, which seeks to research the applicant experience of the graduate admissions process in Faculties and Departments of SHSS and to make recommendations for improvement to the process.

This will involve determining what factors affect the applicant experience, assessing the quality of those factors, assessing the impact of this quality on the applicant experience and suggesting improvements.

You will need a Masters in a relevant discipline, and the ability to design and carry out online surveys and to analyse the results.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for up to 7 months.

To apply online for this vacancy, please go to

For informal enquiries about the post, please contact Kate Allen (

Please quote reference JR04539 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 3 November 2014

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