[Clug-work] Systems Administrator vacancy, University of Oxford, UK

Matthew West mwest at maths.ox.ac.uk
Mon Oct 25 11:43:52 SAST 2010

We're looking for another systems administrator to join our 
IT team.

This is not a telecommute job.  The job is based in the UK, 
but I thought I'd pass it along to CLUG anyway.

Further details are below, and a full job spec is in the PDF 
linked to by the URL at the end.  You will need to arrange for 
a UK work visa or similar to be considered for the position.

If you have any questions about the position, feel free to 
e-mail either myself (mwest at maths.ox.ac.uk), or Dr Keith 
Gillow (gillow at maths.ox.ac.uk).

Matthew West <mwest at maths.ox.ac.uk>
Senior Systems Administrator
Mathematical Institute
University of Oxford

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Vacancy Reference: BK/10/036
Salary Range: £28,983 - £35,646
Discretionary Scale: £36,715 - £38,951 
Appointment Term: Permanent
Closing Date: 11/11/2010

* Do you have a degree and/or experience of systems administration
  and/or systems programming/development?

* Do you want a job where you won't be bored but will have plenty of

* Can you get excited about learning new things, taking technical

* Are you professional, diligent, methodical and a skilled

* Are you flexible and motivated, with a good attitude to helping

Then this may be your opportunity to join a dynamic, friendly, well
established team responsible for providing IT support for over 1250 people
and over 700 systems within the Mathematical Institute at the University of

Reporting to the Head of ICT, your primary responsibilities will include
assisting in maintaining departmental IT systems and in particular being
involved in several of the upcoming development projects. As part of an IT
team of seven you will work both as an individual as well as collaborating
with other team members. The IT team collectively supports system security,
upgrades and development, as well as providing general IT support in person
and via an email trouble ticketing system.

With proven expertise in the above areas you will often be expected to work
on your own initiative and excellent organizational and communication skills
will be needed for dealing with staff at all levels in the University. The
department is committed to ongoing personal and professional development and
the successful applicant will be encouraged to undergo further training as

This is a permanent position. The exact duties will be determined by the
successful candidate's level of experience and expertise.

Further particulars of the post are available from: The Administrative
Assistant (Vacancies) Mathematical Institute 24-29 St Giles’, Oxford OX1 3LB
(email vacancies at maths.ox.ac.uk) and at www.maths.ox.ac.uk/notices/vacancies.

Applicants should submit a letter of application explaining their suitability
for the position and how they meet the selection criteria (see further
particulars), a full curriculum vitae, and the names and contact details of two
referees.  Applications should be sent to The Administrative Assistant
(Vacancies) at the above address by noon on Thursday 11 November 2010 (email
applications to the address above are acceptable).  Please quote reference

Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Further details here:


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