Director of Digital Services


DEPARTIMENT OF IT AND COMPUTING SERVICES

DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL SERVICES

Salary Range: Competitive

Full-Time, 37 Hours Per Week (1.0 FTE) 

Part Time/Job Share will be considered as well as Flexible Working opportunities.

Be part of our new beginning and journey to OUTSTANDING! 

Stoke on Trent College is going through an exciting change and transformation programme.  We are looking for inspirational and dedicated individuals to join us on our journey to Outstanding.

We are looking for an experienced leader, educated to degree level. The ideal candidate will be CCNA, MS and SQL qualified.  The candidate will have:

  • 5 years’ experience in managing a team of IT technicians
  • Extensive experience in managing small and large scale IT Capital projects over a short timeframe
  • Experience in managing revenue budgets including software renewals
  • Experience of maintaining and implementing IT disaster Recovery procedures
  • Experience of training technical staff in the use of new systems and applications 

The key purpose of post is to be responsible and accountable for shaping and delivering the Digital Strategy and the digital infrastructure that supports outstanding teaching and learning and assessment as well as critical business support services. You will take the strategic lead in ensuring the College has cost-effective technology solutions that embrace best practice in the sector and delivers efficient curriculum and business support services as well as ensure the smooth running of the digital infrastructure, IT Services department and providing a customer focussed service. You will lead and project manage a significant upgrade to the College’s digital infrastructure including hardware and software and make a significant contribution, as a member of the Executive Team and the Senior Leadership Team, to the development and achievement of the College’s strategic ambitions and key performance indicators. 

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer an attractive rewards package which includes: 

Enhanced leave policies including 39 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays

A competitive pension package

Support for continuing professional development

Health related benefits including individual health care plans

Access to a state-of-the-art gym

On-site nursery and on-site parking

On-site restaurant facilities and FREE breakfasts 

Closing date for applications, is: 3rd August 2020 and interviews 25th August 2020. 

For further details and to apply please visit the Stoke on Trent College website:  www.stokecoll.ac.uk/jobs, or email humanresources@stokecoll.ac.uk.  Alternatively, you can contact us on (01782) 603626. 

The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. 

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

All our roles are subject to an Enhanced DBS



Documents:
VN1872 Director of Digital Services - Job Description and Person Specification


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