Head of Computing Facilities

University of Cambridge - Department of Computer Science and Technology

Applications are invited for the position of Head of Computing Facilities in the Department of Computer Science and Technology.  The role holder will be responsible for the creation of the IT vision of the Department and its delivery through a team of IT professionals.  The role holder will ensure that IT creates the digital environment to enable the Department to fulfil its goals in research, teaching and learning, as well as providing the tools to support the delivery of the department's administrative functions.

Reporting to the Head of Department this senior role will ensure the provision of a Departmental IT infrastructure and service.  In particular it will be responsible for the direct support of research staff and the provision of information systems to meet the needs of the administrative staff.  The role holder will be a member of the IT Strategy Committee which is responsible for long term planning to meet the department's future needs.  The role will be responsible for the spending of the IT budget and for co-ordinating large purchases for significant infrastructure upgrades from bid stage through to purchase. The continually evolving nature of the research means that we are looking for an adaptable and flexible person who is able to balance the demands placed on the infrastructure to facilitate the novel work being undertaken whilst at the same time ensuring that the security and integrity of the services provided are not compromised.

Closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on 2nd March 2018.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/16162. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

To apply for this position, please submit a CV and a supporting statement in which you show how your experience and abilities are relevant to the role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please quote reference NR14367 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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