Job Vacancy: IT Officer at the British School at Athens
The British School at Athens (BSA), an institute for advanced research in the humanities and social sciences, seeks a full-time IT Officer to develop and maintain its ICT infrastructure, coordinating with the BSA’s departments to maintain services and develop new projects. The post is available on a two-year fixed-term contract.
The work of the IT Officer plays a central role in the operation of the BSA, interfacing with all departments and helping to organize administration, research and outreach. The BSA has a strong ICT focus and regards the development of its e-resources as a key part of its work.
You will be capable of working both independently and in creative teams, combining academic, administrative and technical tasks in a flexible manner, and seeking imaginative solutions to complex problems. You will have at least an MA or MSc (ideally a PhD) either in computer science combined with experience in archaeology or in a field of Hellenic Studies as covered by the BSA’s mission statement, or in archaeology or a field of Hellenic Studies combined with strong skills and practical experience in ICT. Familiarity with Axiell Software’s EMu database programme is desirable, but not essential. Ability to communicate effectively in both English and modern Greek is important.
The salary will be up to €35,000, plus health insurance. The position is available from 3 August 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. A probationary period will apply. Residence in Athens (Greece) is a requirement.
Applications should be sent by email as a signed pdf attachment to the School Administrator, Mrs Tania Gerousi (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday 3 July 2020.
Applicants should supply the following:-
- A covering letter (of no more than two pages), giving the applicant’s contact details, outlining the reasons for applying, giving details of supporting enclosures, and summarising the applicant’s principal qualifications for the job;
- A curriculum vitae, giving details of past employment, academic and other qualifications, IT skills, academic research interests, and other relevant experience;
- The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of two referees, whom the candidate has contacted in advance and who have agreed to supply letters of reference sent directly to email@example.com by the closing date.
Equality of opportunity is BSA policy.
The closing date for applications is Friday 3 July 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed either at the BSA in Athens, or by teleconferencing, depending on circumstances, on Thursday 16 July 2020.