Desktop Technical Specialist

University of Oxford
November 28, 2022
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Desktop Technical Specialist

13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6HT

The University of Oxford is a stimulating work environment, which enjoys an international reputation as a world-class centre of excellence. Our research plays a key role in tackling many global challenges, from reducing our carbon emissions to developing vaccines during a pandemic.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the IT Services Department as a Desktop Technical Specialist working a hybrid model.

IT Services is a key department that ensures that the University has robust, reliable and high-performing IT facilities it requires to support the distinctive needs of those engaged in teaching, learning, research and administration. We value and recognise our own and the contribution of others, creating a great culture to work in and a place where we all feel we belong.

What We Offer

As an employer, we genuinely care about our employees' wellbeing and this is reflected in the range of benefits that we offer including:

• An excellent contributory pension scheme

• 38 days annual leave

• A comprehensive range of childcare services

• Family leave schemes

• Cycle loan scheme

• Discounted bus travel and Season Ticket travel loans

The University also runs an enormous amount of social groups and sports clubs for those looking for more than just a great place to work.

About the Role

You will join the Desktop Services Team which is part of the Customer Services Group in IT Services. You will support the Desktop Technical Lead in providing technical expertise and guidance to all Desktop Services staff who support the Managed Desktop Service. This will include deputising for the Desktop Technical Lead in their absence to provide and support the effective and efficient delivery of the service.

About You

You will be a real advocate of excellent customer service and demonstrate a drive and desire to deliver this alongside the provision of professional IT support.

You will be familiar with current trends in IT, have familiarity with scripting methodologies as well as have the desire to learn new IT skills, deliver solutions in a timely, consistent and conscientious manner and be committed to keeping track of your outstanding work, ensuring colleagues and users are kept informed of progress.

You will also be a real team player but still be comfortable working alone

Application Process

You will be required to upload a supporting statement, CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

In your supporting statement please address each point of the selection criteria found in the job description and demonstrate how you meet the criteria.

The closing date for applications is Monday 28 November

Interviews will take place on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December face to face in Oxford City Centre.

Contact Person : Helen Johnson Vacancy ID : 161512 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 28-Nov-2022 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 7 Contact Email : rechub@admin.ox.ac.uk Salary (£) : 34308 - 42155

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