Vacancy for Network Manager – Aston University Engineering Academy
Aston University Engineering Academy – Network Manager
(41.5hrs/WK) - £28,363 - £30 851
Start date: 1st July 2012
We wish to appoint for the exciting position of Network Manager at the first major University Technical College - Aston University Engineering Academy.
Aston University Engineering Academy in Birmingham is a 14-19 mixed University Technical College sponsored by Aston University. It is a brand new, £16M academy, built around state of the art IT and engineering equipment. One of the first national University Technical Colleges, it will have a unique focus on engineering and science that will be enhanced through strong links with local and national industrial partners. AUEA opens its doors in September 2012 to an intake of 120 Year 10 and 60 Year 12 students from across Birmingham.
Aston University Engineering Academy’s IT provider is MASS (MASS) who are supporting the academy with; a state of the art design and installation of ICT infrastructure, the procurement and integration of the various networked systems, together with the supply of all end user equipment. Upon opening the Academy will continue to work with MASS in a hybrid support model (second line).
This is therefore a unique opportunity for our appointed Network Manager to work closely with MASS, receive leading CPD and training, and build the dream IT solution.
As Network Manager, the post will take responsibility for:
• Working with our IT provider MASS on the installation of ICT infrastructure, and integration of the various networked systems, together with the configuration of all end user equipment
• The day to day management, maintenance and development of all AUEA’s ICT infrastructure.
• The provision of a responsive First line Service desk service to resolve problems encountered by users quickly and effectively.
• Working with our IT provider MASS on second line support.
• Developing and maintaining the school’s VLE, website and online presence;
• Lead and Manage IT Technician (not until Year 2)
Any applicants will be required to have previous experience in working in educational IT support, along with high level of IT literacy and network management. This will include excellent knowledge of using and administering Windows inc. 7, Server 2003/08, Exchange and Active Directory.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment.
The post is subject to an enhanced CRB Disclosure
Further details including Application form, Equal Opportunities form (safeguarding requirement), Job Description and Personal Specification can be obtained from Helen Walklett at firstname.lastname@example.org, 0121 204 4282 or Home | Aston University Engineering Academy.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3rd April at 12.00 noon
Interviews will be held on: Monday 16th April 2012
If you have any questions or requirements before the interviews please do not hesitate to ask.