De Montfort University’s Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility are recruiting an IT Support Officer

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and
students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Faculty is home to a diverse range of courses across three specialist schools, taught by experienced academics in professional facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology.

Bringing together technical and creative disciplines, The Leicester Media School offers students opportunities to take part in national competitions and be recognised by respected industry bodies. The School of Computer Science and Informatics offers industry standard facilities like our Cyber Security Centre and works with partners like Airbus and Deloitte. A researched environment, the School of Engineering and Sustainable Development equips students with the skills and specialist knowledge to solve real-world problems.


De Montfort University’s Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR; is offering the position of an IT Support Officer to work across two projects: the EPSRC-funded Observatory for Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT and the EU-funded PREFET project. You will be employed on a full time temporary contract for a period of up to 31 January 2020.

You will be expected to contribute to the ORBIT and PREFET projects and organisation including their suite of hosted website. You will develop the websites and provide timely support and administrative duties, including minimisation of down time. You will take responsibility for assigned subject
areas, prioritising and dealing with work to ensure that an effective and efficient service is provided to ORBIT and PREFET. This includes giving advice and guidance to consortium partners and external users.

Ideal Candidate

You are required to have experience of providing professional skills as described in the job description. You should be able to prioritise and organise
our work load with minimal supervision, have a high level of accuaracy and strong attention to detail.

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Details of the Faculty can be found at

For any questions or further information contact Prof. B. Stahl at or +44 116 207 8252

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