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Vacancies in the University

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and has a policy on arrangements for part-time work.

UNIVERSITY OFFICES

Applications are invited for the following University offices:

Computer Officer, Grade II, in the Computer Laboratory

Computer Officer, Grade II, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will join a small team running the network and computers used for teaching and research in the University's Computer Laboratory, whose work is at the leading edge of computer science. He or she will be responsible for a wide variety of systems administration tasks including installation and maintenance of software, user support, and troubleshooting. Applicants should have some experience of system administration of Linux and Windows/NT systems in a networked environment. Initiative and the ability to work with a minimum of direct supervision within the team structure are essential.

The appointment will be for three or five years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for a Computer Officer, Grade II, is £24,227 a year, rising by four annual increments to £28,275.

Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae, including details of qualifications and experience, should be sent to the Departmental Secretary, Computer Laboratory, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QG, to reach her no later than Wednesday, 29 November 2000. Applicants should also ask two referees to write directly to her by the closing date.

Computer Officer, Grade II (Systems Specialist), in the University Computing Service

The University Computing Service, which provides computer facilities and related services in support of research and teaching, has a vacancy for a Systems Specialist, to take up appointment as soon as possible, to support Novell NetWare and associated network technology. The successful candidate will work in a small team providing systems support for an expanding service comprising computer rooms and classrooms, which are a major element of the University's IT provision, and which contain Windows NT and Macintosh workstations, supported by NetWare servers. The post involves the development and support of the server and network infrastructure.

The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of and experience with NetWare 4 or 5, NDS, and, ideally, programming in a NetWare environment. Experience in any of the following areas would be an advantage: TCP/IP, network security, switch and server management, ftp support, server hardware, Windows NT Workstation, or Windows 2000. The ability to work well as part of a team is essential.

The appointment will be for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for a Computer Officer, Grade II, is £24,227 a year, rising by four annual increments to £28,275.

Further particulars and an application form are available from the Director, University Computing Service, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QG (e-mail lamk2@cam.ac.uk).The closing date for completed applications is Friday, 1 December 2000. Information about the Computing Service may be found on its website (http://www.cam.ac.uk/CS/).

Assistant Under-Librarian (Arabic and Hebrew Specialist) in the University Library

The University Library is seeking a suitably qualified candidate as its Arabic and Hebrew Specialist. Applicants should have a good honours degree and either a postgraduate qualification in library studies or relevant research experience, together with an informed interest in library automation systems. Knowledge of Arabic and Hebrew is essential.

The appointment will be for three years in the first instance, with the possibility of reappointment to the retiring age. The pensionable scale of stipends for an Assistant Under-Librarian is £19,482 a year, rising by six annual increments to £25,213.

Further details and an application form, which should be returned to the University Librarian not later than Friday, 8 December 2000, are available from the Librarian's Secretary, University Library, West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DR (tel. 01223 333046, e-mail mm405@ula.cam.ac.uk).

OTHER POSTS

Staff Development Officer in the University Offices (Personnel Division)

Staff Development, located within the Personnel Division of the University Offices, is expanding to meet the challenges of delivering higher education of outstanding quality.

The appointee will be responsible for undertaking a scoping study to determine the needs of academic-related staff. He or she will assist with the implementation of a programme of staff development activities to meet the needs identified in the scoping study, and then integrate this into current provision. The appointee will also participate in the development and delivery of a range of courses within the University's staff development programme, including management development, new programmes for senior staff, and induction.

It is expected that the successful applicant will have a proven track record in the development and delivery of a range of training and staff development courses. Experience of carrying out scoping studies or similar projects and a knowledge of higher education would be desirable. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills are required. The post is full-time and is for one year initially. The salary will be on a scale equivalent to that of an Assistant Registrary (£21,435 to £33,058 a year).

Further details of this post are available from Sue Pandey, Personnel Division, 25 Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QA (tel. 01223 332343, fax 01223 332820, e-mail sp221@admin.cam.ac.uk). The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 5 December 2000. Interviews will be held on Monday, 18 December 2000.

Deputy University Safety Adviser in the University Offices (Safety Office)

Applications are invited for the post of Deputy University Safety Adviser, to take up appointment as soon as possible. The person appointed will deputize fully for the Director of Health and Safety in providing a safety advisory service to all sectors of the University. Applicants must be fully competent in health and safety practice and management and have several years' experience in a significant safety role in a university or research establishment.

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate that they possess: the personal stature to secure commitment to safety; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to work effectively at all levels throughout the organization; the ability to provide realistic and practical solutions based on an assessment of risk; the ability to generate confidence with students and staff at all levels; and drive and enthusiasm for health and safety excellence. Candidates must also have a first degree, ideally in a scientific or engineering subject, hold a recognized safety qualification, and be a member of appropriate professional bodies.

Further details are available from the Director of Health and Safety, Safety Office, 1 Fitzwilliam Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QH. The closing date for applications is 15 December 2000. This is a re-advertisement: previous applicants need not re-apply.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 15 November 2000
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