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IT Placement Technician

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 3 £22,071 - 22,214 per annum
Job Type: Support
Closing Date: 07/26/2024
Date Posted: 07/08/2024
Reference: S2105



IT Placement Technician

1 year fixed term contract until July 2025

37 hours per week, 1.0FTE

Based across all University sites in Cheltenham and Gloucester.



An exciting opportunity to work full-time as an IT Placement Technician (12-month contract) within the University of Gloucestershire’s IT Services department has arisen.


The IT Placement Technician post resides within ourIT Operations Team and is a practical role, providing a technical resolution service for any IT query escalated from our Servicedesk team. It is imperative that you have good technical knowledge of PC and Mac hardware/software to be successful in this position, along with a working knowledge of mobile phone technology, basic networking, Wi-Fi connectivity and audio-visual equipment.


The successful candidate will be working to support our University staff & students with their IT queries and so strong customer service skills are essential. The ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines, and work as part of a team are also required to be a success in the role. You will need to possess good interpersonal skills, the ability to work using your own initiative as well as a desire and enthusiasm to develop your IT knowledge & skills further.


The role is based across all University locations within Cheltenham & Gloucester.


Full details are available in the enclosed job description and please contact Dave Griffey, IT Operations Manager if you have any queries regarding the role.


Closing Date: 26th July

Interview date: w/c 5th August – exact date to be confirmed.


The role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route so if you are a migrant worker you will need to ensure you have an appropriate visa to evidence the necessary right to work. 



To apply please click on APPLY at the bottom of this page, you will be asked to submit a CV and along with a Supporting Statement that addresses how you meet the essential criteria. CVs alone will not be considered.



To avoid disappointment please apply early, should we find a suitable candidate we will close the advert.



The University is committed to building a diverse and inclusive staff community and welcomes applications from currently under-represented sections of our workforce. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing an interview to everyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and the essential criteria contained within the person specification. 



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