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Old College South Bridge, Edinburgh
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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekend availability


Old College South Bridge, Edinburgh


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  • Company pension
  • Employee discount

UE05 £29,603 – £34,045 per annum (inclusive of 15% shift allowance) with a variable, mostly 4-day week work pattern consisting of dayshift, backshift and occasional weekends.

Information Services Group/ Learning Teaching and Web Directorate (LTW)/ Learning Spaces Technology (LST)

Open-ended contract

Full Time 35hrs per week

Number of posts: 1


We are looking for a highly motivated AV Technician to work in our Service Team, providing specialist technical support to a community of over 40,000 staff and students.


The Opportunity:

You will help us provide technical expertise in range of audio-visual and IT solutions for:

teaching spaces, events and conferences, meeting rooms, equipment loans, open access study and digital signage.

If you are an experienced “all-round” technician who has skills and experience in audio-visual equipment and computer hardware we would love to hear from you.


Your skills and attributes for success:

  • Proven experience and technical knowledge of a wide range of audio-visual / IT equipment and systems .
  • An ability to maintain, service, fault diagnose, test and repair to at least mid-level, AV and IT related equipment and ability to provide advice and guidance to end users.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, with an ability to communicate with people at all levels.
  • Ability to work co-operatively within a team to contribute to effective service delivery, with a flexible approach and on your own initiative.

Click here for a copy of the full job description.


As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous 40 day holiday entitlement , a defined benefits pension scheme staff discounts, family friendly initiatives flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

On this occasion the University will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.


Key dates to note:

The closing date for applications is 28th January 2024.

Interviews are expected to be held in early February 2024.

Unless stated otherwise the closing time for applications is 11:59pm GMT. If you are applying outside the UK the closing time on our adverts automatically adjusts to your browsers local time zone.

We welcome informal enquiries about the role – to find out more please email Alastair Taylor (Service Team Manager) at alastair.taylor@ed.ac.uk

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