Coventry College

Head of Digital Infrastructure

Coventry, West Midlands
£43,195 to £44,484 pa *
09 Aug 2018
02 Sep 2018
Job Function
IT / e-learning
Contract Type
Full Time

 *(with the potential for market forces supplement taking salary up to £47,203 pa) 

Are you a talented, innovative, experienced leader with a passion for IT?  Are you fascinated by insight, driven by a desire to innovate and inspire?  If this sounds like you then please get in touch!

You will be a natural leader who can inspire staff to develop and implement the College’s Digital Strategy.

You will be experienced in installing, configuring, upgrading and maintaining hardware and software and will have the ability to solve IT related issues on a daily basis.

As an outstanding communicator, you will have experience of developing effective partnerships which have led to the development of IT resources and activity.

Experienced at managing budgets associated with IT and capital expenditure, you will have the ability to design and implement a college IT infrastructure that meets current and future business needs.

Educated to degree level in IT (or a specialist or professional qualification relevant to this area) you will also have a Level 2 qualification in Maths and English.

About Role

As the Head of Digital Infrastructure you will lead, develop and implement the College’s digital strategy working with the curriculum management team to ensure that staff have the level of skill required to adopt digital technologies within their practice and enhance the student experience.

You will take a lead on the management, development and maintenance of the College ICT and network infrastructure. You will ensure that this meets current needs and takes account of the future requirements of the College.

You will ensure the safe and reliable running of all ICT systems, in order to maintain an outstanding staff and student user experience.

Leading an ICT technical team, you will build strong relationships and offer advice on new approaches, ensuring that customer needs drive all decisions and processes.

About Us

On 1 August 2017, City College and Henley College merged to become Coventry College. This is an exciting period of change for us as we look to offer our students the best possible learning opportunities and outcomes. 

We offer exceptional teaching and learning, excellent work experience placements and opportunities for students to develop independently as well as meeting the needs of employers.

Why join our team?

Our excellent facilities, strong partnerships with major employers and universities, as well as excellent international relationships make us a sought-after place to study for thousands of young people and adults.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays and an attractive local government pension scheme.

To apply, please return the attached application form via the Apply link.

Closing date: Sunday 2nd September 2018.

Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.

The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

We are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community.  We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life.  Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.  We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

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