5 February 2017


£21,220 per annum


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

In addition, the post-holder will support the range of activities undertaken by the UK Data 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. Should you be appointed to this post you will be asked to complete a Criminal Record Declaration Form and make an application for a basic disclosure from Disclosure Scotland. More information about Disclosure Scotland can be at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk.

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 13 February 2017 and the post commences as soon as possible.

For more information about the post please visit the UK Data Archive vacancies webpage

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