Academic IT Services Team Leader

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About the role

This is a Team Leader role within IT Services, managing a small team of system experts responsible for the maintenance and development of the University’s core administrative academic and teaching & learning systems, including the student record system (Tribal SITS), the virtual learning environment (Blackboard) and the student timetabling system (Scientia Syllabus Plus). The role holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the team as well as working on projects to implement innovative technical solutions to improve the systems’ efficiency and effectiveness.

About you (requirements)

We are looking for someone with strong management skills and supported by the relevant technical knowledge of core learning and teaching systems. Experience of working in the higher education sector and similar systems would be an advantage, you should have the ability to build strong relationships and work effectively with other teams to help deliver key projects and improvements, and experience of leading a small team.

About us

Bath Spa University is focused on creative enterprise and guided by our four values of respect, inclusivity, collaboration and sustainability. We teach around 8,000 students on a set of campuses around Bath, with most being located at Newton Park, including a listed Georgian house and grounds, or Locksbrook Road, our new city-centre art and design campus.

Our purpose is to challenge our students and staff to realise their talent and thrive, for their own benefit and for the wider good. By doing this we will think and make the world better.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. Please use the link below to see our full facilities and benefits package: 

About IT Services

Our mission is to deliver value to the University through the delivery of services that are relevant, reliable and agile to changing business needs as we transition from utility providers to strategic enablers in the digital context.

The department comprises three divisions (Business Processes & Governance, Technical Services and User Experience) which together provide an operating model that is aligned to deliver on the strategic aims of the University.

We are a close-knit, collaborative and service-led department.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Nick Hill on 01225 876147 or 

Interview Date: w/c 13/06/2022

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit the Bath Spa University jobs page at Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

Please note that we use anonymous shortlisting therefore request that you do not include any personal details or reference to protected characteristics (such as gender, age or race) when completing your supporting statement.

Please note this role may be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route subject to immigration criteria. If you require visa sponsorship, please let us know by emailing before completing an application form to confirm your eligibility.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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