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IT Officer at the British School at Athens

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The British School at Athens (BSA), an institute for advanced research in the humanities and social sciences, seeks a part-time (0.8 FTE) IT Officer to develop and maintain its ICT infrastructure, coordinating with the BSA’s departments to maintain services and develop new projects.  The appointee will work closely with the BSA’s Digital Asset Manager and a Digital Humanities/Data Analyst intern in a 3-person ICT team. The post is available on a one-year fixed-term contract.

The work of the IT Officer plays a central role in the operation of the BSA, interfacing with all departments and helping to organize administration, research and outreach. The BSA has a strong ICT focus and regards the development of its e-resources as a key part of its work.

You will be capable of working both independently and in creative teams, combining academic, administrative and technical tasks in a flexible manner, and seeking imaginative solutions to complex problems. The ideal candidate will have breadth and depth of experience across the ICT spectrum including infrastructure, networks, data management, application development and end user support. You will have a degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience. Preference will be given to a candidate who combines ICT competency with experience in archaeology or in a field of Hellenic Studies as covered by the BSA’s mission statement. Familiarity with Axiell Software’s EMu database programme is desirable, but not essential. Ability to communicate effectively in both English and modern Greek is important.

The salary will be up to €28,000, plus health insurance. The position is available from 1 October 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. A probationary period will apply. Residence in Athens (Greece) is a requirement.

Further details are available at: Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to the BSA Director, Professor John Bennet ([email protected]).


Applications should be made through the BSA website (please click Apply to access) by Friday 15 July 2022.  

Applicants should supply the following:

  • A covering letter (of no more than two pages), giving the applicant’s contact details, outlining the reasons for applying, giving details of supporting enclosures, and summarising the applicant’s principal qualifications for the job;
  • A curriculum vitae, giving details of past employment, academic and other qualifications, research interests, and other relevant experience. Please provide a detailed summary of your IT skills.
  • Contact information for two referees is also required. You will supply this information through the BSA application portal. 

Equality of opportunity is BSA policy.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15 July 2022.  Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by teleconferencing on Monday 1 August 2022.  

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