Psychology Technician and Learning Support Officer

Job Title: Psychology Technician and Learning Support Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £30,046 to £36,914
Job Published: September 11, 2020 09:56

Job Description


Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university. 

The Department of Psychology is a leading centre of research and undergraduate and postgraduate education. It is ranked in the top 100 in the world and top 15 in the UK according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018. Students learn from and work with leading academics and skilled practitioners and have consistently high student satisfaction. 


The Department is seeking to appoint an outstanding Psychology Technician and Learning Support Officer.

The appointed candidate will provide technical support for staff and students in the Department of Psychology, maintain the specialist equipment and spaces within the department, and assist staff and students with specialist software for learning, teaching and research both on campus and online. The appointed candidate will also support and deputise for the Psychology Chief Technician when required.

Person Specification

The appointed candidate will have significant experience of providing technical support in a large, diverse educational environment. Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject, the ideal candidate will also have a relevant post grad or professional qualification. They will have an understanding of the challenges and business needs of universities and thrive in a complex and demanding environment. Outstanding problem solving and communication skills are required as well as a flexible approach to work and the ability to competently program in at least 2 of the following Net, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, PHP or Matlab. With knowledge of both Windows and Apple Mac operating systems, the appointed candidate will be confident to provide expert support and advice to colleagues and students.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 11th October 2020

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