Senior MIS Officer

The University of Bolton - Information Systems and Technology

We are seeking an enthusiastic and capable database and applications professional to lead on the technical support of our MIS applications. This includes our Finance, HR and student record system but this is a fast developing environment with frequent new projects. Your role will be to assist the client groups to identify and implement new features of the software; to undertake the system upgrades and troubleshooting; carry out database maintenance tasks; and to assist our developers to maximise the use of the data.

You will need confidence in your ability learn, and a keen interest, backed up with a good knowledge of SQL, MS SQL server and an understanding of business processes. We will provide additional support and training on the applications side if required.

Experience of working with commercial database systems would be an advantage, but the right attitude and attributes are equally important.

It is essential that you have a good standard of education – a degree in a relevant subject as well as having good analytical, problem solving, communication and technology skills.

An application form, job description and person specification can be viewed on our website: or requested by email: Alternatively, please telephone our 24 hour answering service on extension 3579 (Please leave your home address details). Please remember to quote the position reference number.

Applicants need to be aware that only a completed application form will be considered, unless it is specifically indicated in an advertisement that a CV will be accepted. Where appropriate, you should include a list of all publications when submitting your application. Please ensure you quote the position reference number on all documentation submitted.

If an applicant is interested in more than one vacancy, a separate application form must be submitted for each vacancy to ensure that the individual role requirements are addressed.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK, for more information please visit No agencies.

*Please note, the university reserves the right to shorten/extend the closing date of any position where a high/low volume of applications are received.

The University of Bolton strives to achieve equality of opportunity

Closing date for applications is 12:00 noon on Monday 21 August 2017

Interviews are expected to take place within four weeks of the closing date

Previous applicants need not apply

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