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University of Cambridge Information Services

Research Systems Administrator


DEPARTMENT/LOCATIONUniversity Information Services
SALARY £27,057-£28,695
CATEGORY Assistant staff
PUBLISHED 19 May 2015
CLOSING DATE 12 June 2015


University Information Services (UIS) provides the University of Cambridge, its Colleges and associated institutions with a wide range of IT-related services in support of administration, research and teaching. The UIS has a staff of more than 230 and an annual budget of over £16m.

We are seeking a Research Systems Administrator to work in our Research Systems Team. This is a team of three people who are responsible for providing support for the Universities Central Research Administration systems.

As Research Systems Administrator you will be responsible for - ensuring that all the University central administration systems meet the needs of the UAS and the academic community - being the primary day to day contact between UAS and UIS, to enable the UAS to raise issues for resolution by UIS - investigating and tracking issues to resolution - documenting and prioritising new requirements put forward for all business/research administration systems. - Ensuring supporting documentation for the systems are up to date or created in a timely manner

You will have excellent communication, interpersonal, organisational and time management skills and you will also be highly proficient in using Microsoft Office applications in particular Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

Ideally you will have a working knowledge of all University of Cambridge central administration systems, especially X5.

This is a permanent post.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:  This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference VC06129 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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