We are looking for a full time IT Support Officer to provide cross-business support for the BDC and BioVale teams and, in addition, support the IT aspects of an inter-university project (the THYME Project).
The fast-growing bioeconomy represents a major economic opportunity for the UK and particularly for the North of England, which has world-class bioeconomy assets. The BDC and BioVale teams support bioeconomy growth project will build on these regional assets to drive increased productivity of SMEs and the THYME Project is a specific activity to establish a new and highly innovative collaboration between the universities of York, Hull and Teesside that will become an exemplar for good practice in Knowledge Exchange between HEIs and industry, attracting trade and inward investment into sustainable bio-based industries and our HEIs.
You be required to provide general IT support and maintenance of IT systems for the York-based BDC and BioVale teams including liaison with the University's IT Services department to ensure the smooth running of our IT systems.
The THYME project will help develop a range of gaming, VR, AR and AI based tools to support bioeconomy growth and so an interest in these areas will be advantageous. The post holder will be required to liaise with staff from across the three project universities and with external project management consultants.
You will have IT support experience and be capable of communicating with individuals with a wide range of IT skills.
Closing date: 24 October 2018
Interview date: To be confirmed
Vacancy reference: 7075
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