Arts University Bournemouth is renowned globally as a professional arts university, dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Our culture of making, performing, and shaping cultures is at the heart of our learning, research and engagement. Our values speak of collaboration, connectivity and innovative practice, underpinned by a passion for our academic disciplines and extensive partnerships with industry, professions and communities.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and strive for our staff to be from diverse backgrounds. We positively encourage applications from individuals within under-represented groups and welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We are looking for someone with excellent report writing skills to join our Information Services team. In a varied role with exposure to a number of systems, you will provide support to users and carry out technical tasks such as troubleshooting systems and writing SQL driven reports.

AUB has a competitive salary scale with yearly increment points within each paygrade. The role attracts 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) , increasing with service, and we have a range of staff benefits. Hybrid working will be considered.

Skills and Experience :

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Report Writing with Microsoft Reporting Services or similar software

  • SQL skills are desirable but can be trained in-house.

  • Working with a range of databases and Information Systems

  • Basic HTML for web pages and emails

  • Exposure to a Student Record System (we use SITS) would be a bonus, but not essential

  • Experience of a ServiceDesk ticketing system

  • Comfortable with MS Office suite and data manipulation

  • You should be able to demonstrate the following abilities:

  • Proven customer service skills

  • User support and training

  • Troubleshooting abilities

  • Communicate confidently with excellent written and spoken English

  • Attention to detail

  • Work independently but be open to collaboration

  • Ability to calmly cope with pressure at busy times and rapid changes in the priority of tasks

  • Higher Education Sector experience would be an advantage.

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