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Job ID
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Edge Hill University
Job type
Full time
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Edge Hill University

IT Technician (Computer Science Department)

Job description

IT Technician (Computer Science Department)

Computer Science




£20,989 to £22,876 per annum



Post Type: 

Full Time

Closing Date: 

Sunday 21 January 2018



An opportunity to expand your technical skills whilst working with state-of-the-art facilities 

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 PC 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 department with a developing research community and entrepreneurial culture.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

We have excellent facilities within our bespoke Wellbeing Centre and our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, car valeting, attend a family focused event, make an appointment for a massage and get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights. This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” - THE University of the Year 2014/15.

The Computer Science department has an active research community involving academic staff, several PhD students and national and international research projects. The department also has close links with industry and includes an enterprise projects team which develops systems for clients together with Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing technicians.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Professor Nik Bessis, Head of Computer Science at

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