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Electrical Engineering Technician

Computer Science

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £21,814 to £23,754 per annum
Permanent
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Friday 18 June 2021
Reference:  EHA2035-0521

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

Qualified to degree level and with strong technical skills you will be able to work on your own initiative demonstrating flexibility, effective organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work under pressure to meet deadlines. You will be comfortable working as part of a team whilst your communication skills will ensure that you deliver excellent customer care at all times.

You will have experience of providing technical support of Electrical Engineering hardware and software in a networked PC environment along with experience of Microsoft Operating and Office systems and familiarity with a range of software including IDE and web development tools.

If this sounds like you, and you’d like the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art facilities in an excellent workplace, then this may be the role for you.

About the Role

You will install, configure and maintain software and equipment in computer laboratories, provide practical technical assistance for the learning and teaching activity of the department and contribute to the development and management of an effective learning service.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a growing, student-centred department with a developing research community and entrepreneurial culture and state of the art facilities.

Rewards/Benefits

You will benefit from 22 days annual leave plus 13 bank holiday and University closure days per annum. We aim to provide our staff with a positive work life balance and have a range of schemes in place to support this. Your continued professional development is as important to us as it is to you and we demonstrate this through our investment in your CPD activity. 

You will be automatically enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme and have access to our staff benefits platform, which provides you with discounts across the high street to help you save money on your everyday spending such as supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more. We also offer discounted membership to our state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities.

About Us

Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

You’ll be working for a multi award-winning institution that has been named University of the Year in the Educate North Awards (2021) in recognition of our continued commitment to deliver an exceptional student experience and the exceptional progress we have made to deliver investment and innovation over the past 12 months, while placing students at the heart of everything we do.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Nik Bessis, Head of Computer Science at nik.bessis@edgehill.ac.uk 

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification    
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