Vacancy for Data Access Assistant, UK Data Archive

Article dated: 21 April 2015

The UK Data Service, the national data service for the social sciences, is seeking to appoint a Data Access Assistant to work within the UK Data Service Access team.

Duties of the post include: staffing the UK Data Service’s email and telephone helpdesks on a rota basis, administering user accounts and applications for access to data and providing administrative support for training sessions, presentations, workshops and other events.

In addition, the post-holder will support the range of activities undertaken by the Archive as well as daily operational activities to ensure the department functions efficiently.

We are looking for a highly organised person with strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Outlook, Excel), who can demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail and has the ability to use their initiative in a role that covers a variety of duties. Candidates should have a flexible approach to duties. While working in a team environment they will be required to work individually, managing their own time and prioritising tasks to enable deadlines to be met. They must also have experience of providing a customer service and have the ability to assimilate a variety of information.

The UK Data Archive is ISO 27001, certified for Information Security Management. This is a full time, fixed-term position until 30 September 2017.

The closing date for this post is 26 April 2015.