AV Services Manager

Oxford Brookes University


Are you an inspirational and talented colleague who wants to be part of a vibrant community? If yes, then you found us! This isn’t a role where you’ll have to “fit in” with existing ways of working. We like creativity and innovation and you can really make an impact and help to shape the agenda. So, please apply as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this role!

As the AV Services Manager you will be responsible for designing, planning, directing and coordinating the delivery of AV Services across the whole of the university teaching and learning facilities within budget and to mutually agreed quality standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering technical change and refresh projects for AV hardware and software in all teaching, learning and administrative contexts using a mix of internal development resources, managed services,3rd party software and hardware implementations and cloud services.

The successful candidate will have:

●      Proven experience with software licensing, hardware and complex services contracts

●      Experience of working with senior management and stakeholders to scope projects, manage customer expectations and support business process change

●      Report and manage all project costs, including external consultancy and supplier costs

IT Services at Oxford Brookes University is a modern, service-oriented environment that is constantly embracing change. You will be joining the team at an exciting time and will be contributing to the IT Architecture Programme which aims to transform university life through the use of digital technologies and services, as well as delivering excellent customer service. In return you will be provided with development opportunities both professionally and personally that will enable you to continue to enhance your skills and knowledge.

We are happy to explore options around hybrid working as our team is based on the Headington Campus in Oxford. We can find the right balance spending time remotely and together on premise to fully engage with the team and the colleagues we work closely with.

The University has adopted equity, diversity and inclusion as core values.  We welcome applications for the post of IT Service Desk Coordinator from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce, LGBTQ+ candidates and candidates with disabilities.   Applicants with a disability can be reassured that Oxford Brookes is a Disability Confident employer.  As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential selection criteria.

To find out more about this role please review the full Applicant Information Pack, which includes the job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion with a recruiting manager please contact ITS administration team, [email protected].

You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (19.2% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please seethe document ‘All about Brookes’ below. 

CV and Personal Statement: 

As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV. 

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce. 

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