Computer Technician (Evenings) – Part-time 0.5FTE

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent part-time

Salary See description

Updated 14 hours ago

Reference 1439553

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Computer Technician (Evenings) – Part-time 0.5FTE based in Belfast.


Computer Technician (Evenings) – Part-time 0.5FTE

Ref: 19/107769

School of School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EEECS)

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland and is a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities. Queen’s combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.  We have over 24,000 students, 4,200 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m.  We offer generous terms and conditions of employment underpinned by excellent benefits including attractive well-being, family friendly and other lifestyle benefits.

School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science perform world class research across within the Queen’s Global Research Institute on Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT), the Pioneer Research Program on Intelligent Advanced Manufacturing Systems (iAMS), and a core disciplinary research Cluster in Electronics and Computer Engineering (ECE). Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) research was ranked 5th in the UK in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

The School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen’s University Belfast is searching for a Computer Technician. The successful Computer Technician contributes to the overall mission and values of the School by providing high quality support and technical service delivery to staff and students as part of the IT Support team. This is accomplished by: installing and configuring hardware and software; promoting effective use of technology by users; providing technical assistance and operational support with hardware and software; monitoring and supervising student computing labs: and, providing a high level of customer service in response to user requests for assistance. Our Technicians play a central role in the School’s culture of collaboration, coordination and innovation using effective communication and problem solving skills.  This part-time post is based at the Computer Science Building (CSB), 18 Malone Road, Belfast. The normal working week will be 18.5 hours per week.  During term-time CSB operates evening opening to 10pm and it is envisaged that this post will provide Technical Support cover at least 3 evenings a week. The remaining hours will be spent flexibly working and coordinating with the Technical and IT Support Teams.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Academic or vocational qualifications (e.g. NVQ 3, 2 A Levels , ONC/OND, City and Guilds level 3 or equivalents in a relevant subject) plus 2 years’ work experience in a relevant role;
  • Knowledge/experience of installing and configuring Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software suite.
  • Understanding and awareness of Health and Safety regulations and procedures.

Further information about the School can be found online.

Salary scale: £21,236 to £23,754

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: Monday 30 September 2019

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 9 October 2019

Queen’s University Belfast is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as protestant men are currently under-represented in this particular category of work, we would particularly welcome applications from this group.

For full job details and criteria please see the Candidate Information link on our website by clicking ‘apply’.  You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria when you submit your application.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  We welcome applications from all sections of society and particularly from people with a disability.