Loughborough University

Loughborough University

AV Solutions Architect

United Kingdom

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AV Solutions Architect

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Technical Services grade 6 from £33966 to £44263 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

Job description

IT Services

Full time, open ended

Loughborough University IT Services is looking for an experienced AV professional to join our busy AV team. Strong technical knowledge and skills are essential, preferably with experience of working in a busy HE environment.

IT Services are integral to the continued success of Loughborough University, rated a Top 10 university in all major league tables. We work closely with all our partners from across the University to support digital transformation and deliver outstanding levels of service that are recognised as the best in the country by our students in the National Student Survey. We are at the forefront of supporting the digital campus, protecting and securing our IT systems and developing strategies to take us forward in a rapidly evolving world. Our Director is currently a trustee of UCISA and we actively support professional development at all levels.

We particularly welcome applications from women and BAME communities as we are actively seeking to make our team more diverse.

The full job description and person specification can be found here.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Aaron Turlington- Smith, by email [email protected]

Application closing date : 1 October 2023

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AV Solutions Architect


Loughborough University


United Kingdom


September 16, 2023

Application deadline

October 01, 2023

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Architecture and Design,Arts and Culture,Computer Science,Business and Economics,Engineering

About the employer

The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current name in 1996. Currently, the university has 22 academic schools and departments, over 100 research groups, institutes and centers, and over 35 professional services, teams.

Located in the center of Loughborough, UK, the university campus covers an area of 440 acres. The campus has a world-class infrastructure and provides a plethora of facilities like huge lecture theatres, a well-stocked library, well-equipped laboratories, an extensive IT network, a conference center, excellent accommodation, and Loughborough Students' Union. The university also has an arts center, a bank, a health center, two theatres, restaurants, and some shops. Also, it provides the students with excellent sports facilities. The university has a postgraduate campus in London too. Both the campuses have won many awards and rankings for the facilities they offer.

Loughborough University offers numerous undergraduate, doctoral and postgraduate programs in various fields like accounts, finance, engineering, sciences, architecture, business, computer science, management, mathematics, languages, sports, economics, arts, social sciences, media, and psychology. The university houses more than 17,000 students and over 3,700 staff members. It is a member of a renowned international academic network, UNITECH International, and has collaborations with many international institutions like MIT, IIT Delhi, and Nanyang Technological University. It also has strong links with many funding agencies and sponsors like the Brunei High Commission, the Libyan Embassy, Oman Cultural Attaché Office and the Chevening Organization. The university equips the students with the skills and knowledge required to improve their employability and offers them plenty of outstanding career opportunities.

Loughborough University has a large network of alumni. There are more than 178,000 alumni across 169 countries. Sir Peter Bonfield is BT Group's former chief executive. Lord Sebastian Coe is an Olympic athlete well-known for holding the world marathon record. Paula Radcliffe is Williams Formula One team's Head of Vehicle Performance and Rob Smedley's former race engineer. Malcolm Sayer is a successful car and aircraft designer. Rosalind Ayres is a popular English actress. Tanni Grey-Thompson is a television presenter, Welsh politician, and a former wheelchair racer. Clive Woodward used to be an English rugby player and served as the coach for the England rugby team from 1997-2004. There are lots of other distinguished and notable names linked to the university.

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