RSL Technology Manager
The Radcliffe Science Library is the main science library for the University of Oxford open to all members of the University and other members of the Bodleian. The newly refurbished RSL now provides significantly enhanced facilities including enhanced and more comfortable study spaces, IT facilities, group study rooms, training facilities and a large lending and reference collection.
They are looking for an enthusiastic, skilled, and service-oriented person to lead and deliver the RSL’s 3D printing services and to support our staff and library users in their use of IT and AV.
You will manage and deliver the RSL’s 3D printing and scanning service and provide training and demonstrations on its use. You will ensure the resolution of IT and AV problems for RSL readers and staff, and will co-ordinate the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of RSL IT and AV equipment and software. You will also, in partnership with RSL and other colleagues assess, propose and implement ways to enhance technology support and services at the RSL.
You will have relevant IT qualifications (or equivalent experience) and experience of working in an IT support environment. Good interpersonal skills and communication skills are essential as is experience of successful joint working with wide range of colleagues, users, and external stakeholders. You will have a knowledge of Windows based operating systems with an ability to diagnose and repair problems with common software packages such as Microsoft Office, as well as a basic understanding of IT hardware and AV equipment and the ability to support AV equipment and systems used for projection, lecture capture and streaming.
Some experience with 3D printers and scanners is desirable, as is experience of working in an academic IT support environment or similar.
This is a permanent, part-time post, working hours are 18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE) ideally to be worked half a day each day Monday to Friday, but some variation on that will be considered.
University employees enjoy 38 days’ paid holiday (pro rata), generous pension schemes, travel discounts, and a variety of professional development opportunities. A range of other employee benefits and discounts also includes free entry to the Botanic Gardens and University colleges, and discounts at University museums. See https://hr.admin.ox.ac.uk/staff-benefits.
The University of Oxford’s staff and students come from all over the world, and they proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture. Diversity is positively encouraged, through diverse groups and champions, as well as a number of family-friendly policies, such as the right to apply for flexible working and support for staff returning from periods of extended absence, for example shared parental leave.
The manager of this post will be Rachel Scanlon, who can be contacted with enquiries relating to the role (email@example.com). General queries about the recruitment and application process should be directed to the Recruitment team within the Human Resources department (firstname.lastname@example.org,)
You will be required to upload your CV and a supporting statement as part of your online application. Your supporting statement should list each of the essential and desirable selection criteria, as listed in the job description, and explain how you meet each one.
Only applications received online before 12:00 midday (GMT/BST) on Friday 1 December 2023 will be considered. Interviews are expected to take place during the week commencing Monday 11 December 2023.