IT Systems Administrator

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Based at the Wakefield City Campus and working across all campus sites multi-sites.

About the College:

Wakefield College is one of the largest colleges in the Wakefield District, providing education to over 7500 students and employing over 700 staff.  The current main campus sites are located in Wakefield and Castleford and a proposed merger with Selby College is underway.

This is a crucial role that keeps the College and its systems operational, as an IT Systems Administrator you will respond to tier 3 helpdesk tickets using your technical expertise and maintain servers and systems within the College. The IT team takes extreme pride in the delivery of their service and the standards which they operate. The team works efficiently and effectively together and supports each other on a day to day basis. 

About You:

You should be an experienced IT professional, who is enthusiastic and passionate about providing the best service.  You should be an excellent communicator who can provide IT knowledge and guidance and assist the IT Services Manager with the operational day to day security, software and hardware of the College’s large IT infrastructure. 

About the Role:

It’s a demanding, fast paced, and varied role.  You will be working alongside other IT System Administrators, keeping your knowledge current and staying abreast of technological developments, you will have the opportunity to work on projects, perform routine patching, and apply updates to the College systems.  No two days will be the same. 

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would like to join us please click ‘Apply’ now, we’d love to hear from you.  You won’t be disappointed.

Benefits include:

  • Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays + 5 College closure days)
  • Personal and Professional Development opportunities, including a comprehensive induction
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Good Pension Scheme
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Reduced price personal gym membership
  • Access to a wide range of high street discounts (retail, supermarkets and restaurants)
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards

Closing date: 11.00am Monday 10 January 2022

Direct applicants only, please note no agency referrals will be accepted. 

Please be aware that this vacancy may close earlier dependent on the level of applications received so if you do wish to be considered we recommend that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Transforming lives through learning …

… by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. 

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.