The British School at Athens, an institute for advanced research in the humanities and social sciences, seeks a permanent, full-time IT Officer to develop and maintain its ICT infrastructure, coordinating with the School’s departments to maintain services and develop new projects.
The work of the IT Officer plays a central role in the operation of the School, interfacing with all departments and helping to organize administration, research and outreach. The School 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 School’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 immediately. A probationary period will apply. Residence in Athens (Greece) is a requirement.
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;
Equality of opportunity is BSA policy.
The closing date for applications is Friday 2 June 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the School in Athens on Thursday 22 June 2017.