Technology Support Specialist

Kent Union.
Canterbury, Kent
£24,073 per annum
22 Jun 2018
13 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Technology Support Specialist

Annual Salary: £24,073

35 hours per week

37 days annual leave rising to 42 days

Generous pension scheme

Thank you for your interest in the position of Technology Support Specialist. Kent Union is a successful, vibrant and exciting organisation with a bright future ahead of us. We have achieved a great deal in the last few years, more than doubling in size to our current £11million turnover, 500 employees and 2,000 volunteers. We were re-accredited with Investor in People Gold status in December 2014, and were accredited with Leaders in Diversity in 2013; we were the first student’s union in the UK to achieve Investing in Volunteers status and we have been included in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For, for 9 years, placed 38th for 2018.

The Technology Department is fundamental to our organisation. This is an exciting, diverse role, which will require the successful applicant to provide front line technical support for Kent Union, whilst also holding responsibilities for set up and maintenance of new and existing equipment. Working alongside the Head of Technology, this role will require the post-holder to maintain technology systems which are robust, efficient and represent value-for-money. The role will offer opportunities to play an active role in all development projects for the Union, ensuring technology is utilised effectively in all services and spaces. This includes the introduction and development of new equipment or technologies for Kent Union as well as the opening of our new purpose built students’ union building in 2022.

The post holder will also support the running of live events; working with Kent Tech, our sound and lighting service, as well as supporting our Media Centre groups CSRfm, KTV and Inquire. This is a diverse role which comprises project work alongside maintaining the smooth running of complex IT and AV systems; it will require the post holder to have a flexible approach, adaptability skills and a willingness to learn.

For an informal conversation about this opportunity, please contact Lloyd Wilson on 01227 824834. For an application pack, please visit

Closing date for applications:13 July 2018- midday

Interviews: 23 July 2018

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