Platforms Administrator

£24,665 per annum 
Full time - 36.5 hours per week 
Closing Date: 9am Monday 1 July 2019
Job ref: 05/19

We have an exciting opportunity in our newly created Platforms Team, part of Leeds University Union’s Digital Services function.

As Platforms Administrator you will:

  • Drive implementation including delivering user training
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Maintain LUU’s register of data held within our software and platforms
  • Procure new software
  • Act as system administrator

A new kind of role for LUU, the Platforms Administrator will develop experience in:

  • Cloud computing
  • Data warehousing
  • Embedded systems (ePOS/tills)
  • SaaS platforms
  • System administration
  • User Experience (UX)

Leeds University Union is a charity with a turnover of £13million per year that aims to ensure that 38,000 students love their time at Leeds. We employ over 500 staff and our enterprise IT encompasses food retail, restaurants, finance/HR systems, digital signage and we have plans to grow our digital expertise and capability.

It’s a fun place to work, with a focus on health and wellbeing and your personal learning and development. Staff get 26 holidays a year and a further 14.5 days off when the university is closed for Bank Holidays, Easter and Christmas periods (this includes an extra day after the Easter and August bank holidays).

If this sounds like the role for you, then please do apply! In your application, please explain how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to the team here at LUU.

Closing date:  9am Monday 1 July 2019   

Interviews:  TBC within July

LUU is committed to equality and valuing diversity within its employees. We particularly welcome applications from ethnic minority candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level at LUU.

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To apply, please download the application pack and forms A and B below. Please ensure that you save the blank forms to your desktop before completion. Once completed, please return both forms to

Internal candidates should contact the People Team for an application form.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Alternative formats of the application pack and forms are available on request by contacting