The Global Campus of Human Rights is an inter-disciplinary centre of excellence supported by the EU, by the foundation Right Livelihood, and other partner institutions, aiming at pursuing the continued promotion of human rights and democratisation through education, specialised training, and research cooperation worldwide through a network of regional academic partners. Its main headquarters are based in Venice-Lido, Italy (at the Monastery of San Nicolò) and the regional partner’s headquarters are based in Argentina, Armenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Lebanon, South Africa, and Thailand. For more information visit www.gchumanrights.org.
The Global Campus of Human Rights is seeking a qualified individual for the position of IT Specialist; she/he will work as member of the staff of the Global Campus of Human Rights based in Venice – Lido, in the Premises/IT department, with the internal qualification of officer and perform a number of IT services which are functional to the successful delivery of various Global Campus activities and events.
FUNCTIONS AND TASKS
The IT Specialist will be responsible for first-level hardware and software support to staff, collaborators, professors, and students, both on site and remotely, providing basic IT technical assistance, and support, installation and configuration of the devices available in the premises. In particular, she/he will perform the following tasks:
Following internal IT activities and projects under the guidance of the IT Coordinator and the Premises & Technical Manager;
Setting up and maintenance of technical equipment: PCs, workstations, printers, scanners, projectors, and sound equipment such as speakers, microphones and mixer;
Assisting staff, collaborators, professors, and students in the use of the abovementioned devices;
Assisting in the management of network infrastructure, on-site servers and back-end equipment;
Manage firewalls and institutional networking (routing, rules, NAT, VPN etc…)
Diploma/Degree in Computer Science or similar disciplines;
Knowledge of Windows/Linux server operating systems;
Management and configuration of Microsoft Windows 10/11;
Microsoft 365 application management (Office, Outlook, Teams);
Management and maintenance of PC hardware – internal and external components;
Management and maintenance of mobile devices and terminals (Android/iOS);
Management of networks and client-server architectures;
Excellent knowledge of Italian and English, both written and spoken;
Being tech enthusiast;
Proactivity and team working;
Problem solving attitude.
Knowledge of SAP Business One: configuration and client-server management;
Knowledge of relational database and SQL language;
Knowledge of Web systems (management of remote servers, Cloud, file sharing)
Experience and motivation to work in an international and academic environment.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE
Deadline for applications: 29 September 2023 - Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis and early applications are encouraged.
Starting date: as soon as possible
Contract: fixed term “subordinate contract” III level (“contratto di lavoro dipendente a tempo determinato”) for 1 year– in the framework of the National Collective Labour Agreement for Commerce and Services (Contratto Collettivo Nazionale di Lavoro – CCNL – per il Commercio e i Servizi).
Salary: Annual gross salary will be based on qualifications.
Work modality: The position requires work to be performed from the premises of the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice-Lido (even if some flexibility to consider remote work is applied). The person is thus asked to be based in Venice or in close locations, from which commuting to the GC premises is reasonable.
The GC is a global human rights organisation which aims at building an inclusive workforce with diverse backgrounds, cultures and perspectives. We encourage people of all ages, ethnicities, religions, gender identities, sexual orientation, disability to apply and are interested in receiving applications from those who are marginalised and underrepresented.