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Our IT team supports world-class education, teaching and research. Discover what a career with CIS means for you and Durham.

A career that counts

The digital technology we design, deliver, manage and support plays a vital role in how our students learn, staff teach and researchers make new discoveries.

From everyday essentials like email and Zoom, to specialist research storage and security solutions, our services underpin and optimise the day-to-day performance of the whole organisation.

It’s a rewarding place to develop your career while working on exciting projects alongside fellow IT professionals to deliver digital solutions that support life-changing work. Find out more about some of our most recent projects here

What we do

When you join CIS, you’ll become part of a friendly but demanding department. Our 165-strong staff comprises highly skilled IT experts in a range of roles, from field specialists who troubleshoot IT problems across campus, to IT service managers and project teams.

Under the guidance of our Chief Information Officer and Senior Leadership Team, we deliver multi-million-pound IT change programmes a year, within an annual budget of £10m.

A rewarding role

IT professionals are in high demand, so we want to be an employer of choice for tech talent like you. We provide a rewarding environment where you’ll be challenged, supported and rewarded for your commitment to us.

As well as the outstanding employee benefits you get as an employee of Durham University – including annual leave and a competitive salary - you’ll benefit from:

  • Being part of a supportive and dedicated team of IT experts
  • Working on high-value, high-impact projects
  • Being intellectually stretched and supported to develop new skills
  • Contributing to the life-changing work of a world-class university.