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Youth Advocates

Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland
Nationwide
€14.71 per hour
Part-time
Contract

YAP Ireland are looking for male and female advocates to work in communities Nationwide providing one-to-one service to Young People and Families for up to 15 hours per week.  YAP advocates come from all walks of life and make a huge difference to the lives of Young People. Full Training Provided.Advocates Requirements: You need to be: Only completed application forms will be accepted, CVs will NOT be accepted. If sufficient applications are received before the closing date, these vacancies may close early. Full Training will be provided. Successful applicants will form a panel for consideration throughout 2019 & 2020. N.B. If you are short-listed you will need to be available for first stage interview between 12th & 14th March 2019 and for second stage interview between 26th & 28th March 2019. There is also a 5-day training programme that will commence in April 2019.

16 days ago

CNM2 Infection Prevention and Control - Temporary Specified Purpose

Beaumont Hospital
Dublin
€49,056 - €57,995 per year
Full-time
Contract

Post Title: CNM2 Infection Prevention and Control Post Status: Temporary Specified Purpose Department: Dept of Clinical Microbiology Infection Prevention and Control Location: Beaumont Hospital, Dublin 9 Reports to: ADON Infection Prevention and Control Salary: Appointment will be made on CNM 2 Payscale (€49,056- €57,995) at a point in line with Government pay policy. Hours of work: Full time (39 hours per week)Closing Date: 12 Noon on Tuesday 26th February 2019Position Summary:Accountable to: Through the assistant director of nursing for infection prevention and control (ADON IPC) , to the director of nursing, working in close collaboration with the consultant clinical microbiologists.The clinical nurse manager 2 (CNM2), infection prevention & control (IPC) is responsible in collaboration with the CNM3, ADON IPC or deputy and the consultant clinical microbiologists for the prevention, surveillance, investigation and control of infection throughout the Hospital.While being accountable to the CNM3 and ADON IPC, the post holder will work in close collaboration with the consultant clinical microbiologist, other hospital managers and department heads to ensure quality infection prevention & control service is maintained. The post holder will be involved in education and quality control as well as data collection, analysis, audits and formulation of reports. As a member of the infection prevention & control team, the post holder will participate in the surveillance, education, audits, implementation and monitoring of infection control standards throughout the hospital.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:1. Clinical focus 1.1. Have responsibility for the monitoring, surveillance, the investigation, prevention and control of hospital-acquired infections. 1.2. Investigate outbreaks of infection with particular reference to their source and mode of spread. Collate outbreak reports and present to relevant committees (e.g., outbreak control team and infection prevention and control committee). 1.3. Advise on isolation procedures and support managers in supervising the implementation of such techniques in specific situations. 1.4. Evaluate regularly prevention/control of infection measures in specific situations with a view to advising on continuous improvement. 1.5. Advise relevant staff of individual patients with infectious conditions. 1.6. Explain laboratory reports relevant to the prevention/control of infection to staff. 1.7. Collect relevant clinical and epidemiological data to assist the infection control team. 1.8. Act as specialist advisor to all staff where relevant in matters relating to infection prevention/control. 1.9. Advise medical/nursing personnel regarding patient placement to minimise the spread of infection and the implementation of agreed guidelines in their specific areas. 1.10. Participate in infection prevention/control and hygiene audits and complete reports against agreed guidelines. 1.11. Provide feedback and support staff in developing and implementation of actions plans where necessary. 1.12. Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership. 1.13. Provide safe, comprehensive nursing care to patient within the guidelines laid down by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) and Health Protection Surveillance Centre. 1.14. Manage own caseload in accordance with the needs of the post. 1.15. Participate in teams/meetings/committees as appropriate, communicating and working in co-operation with the other team members. 1.16. Maintain nursing records in accordance with local service and professional standards. 1.17. Operate within the scope of practice. Seek advice and assistance from his/her line manager on any cases or issues that prove to be beyond the scope of his/her professional competence in line with principles of best practice and clinical governance. 1.18. Take a proactive role in the formation and provision of evidence based policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines (PPPGs) relating to infection prevention and control. 1.19. Take a proactive role in ensuring the service for patients regarding infection prevention/control is in line with HIQA Standards. 1.20. Advise staff on issues relating to decontamination.2. Education & Training2.1. Maintain clinical competence and engage in continuing professional development by keeping up to date with literature, research and new developments in nursing management education and practice and attend staff study days as considered appropriate.2.2. Liaise with the staff of the microbiology department in organising and conducting microbiological and epidemiological surveys and participating in research relevant to infection control.2.3. Participate in the education and training programmes and exchange of learning opportunities on infection prevention/control for all grades of staff.2.4. Advise staff on issues relating to decontamination.2.5. Organise studies of new techniques and equipment and collating the critical comments of the staff who have been asked to participate in trials of this nature.2.6. Be familiar with the curriculum training programme for student nurses and be aware of the clinical experience required to meet the needs of the programme.2.7. Participate in the identification, development and delivery of induction, education, training and development programmes for all staff.2.8. Provide education and training to front-line staff where appropriate and in conjunction with managers.2.9. Engage in performance review processes including personal development planning as appropriate.2.10. Develop and maintain links with national and regional Infection prevention and control networks to support the design, development and delivery of education programmes and PPPGs.2.11. Undertake infection prevention and control risk assessments of clinical areas and assist in the development of a quality improvement plans to address deficits. 3. Audit and Research3.1. Conduct on-going surveillance using appropriate definitions, documentation, and investigation of hospital-associated infections (HCAIs) through review of admission diagnoses, microbiology culture results, isolation orders, patient records, consultation requests, and post-discharge surveillance.3.2. Regularly collate and record relevant data and information/compile and interpret surveillance reports for infection prevention and control team and committee. 3.3. Participate in quality improvement activities by assessing, monitoring, and measuring HCAI rates, evaluating outcomes on a continuous basis.3.4. Identify, critically analyse, disseminate and integrate best evidence relating to infection control to ensure the provision of informed evidence based practice.3.5. Contribute to the implementation and assessment of quality management initiatives/programmes in line with HIQA standards and HCAI and the HSE’s AMR Clinical Programme.3.6. Identify, initiate and conduct nursing and MDT audit and research projects relevant to IC practice and use outcomes to improve service provision.4. Communication 4.1. Evaluate information, problem solve and make appropriate decisions based on evidence relating to infection prevention and control. 4.2. Engage in skilled, compassionate, individualised and timely communication with patients, families, carers and members of the multidisciplinary team. 4.3. Deliver information in a clear and concise manner to staff, committees, external groups (e.g., public health). 4.4. Write reports for the infection prevention and control team and committee and other groups as appropiate. 5. Leadership 5.1. Provide leadership in clinical practice and act as a resource and role model for infection prevention/control practice.5.2. Provide staff leadership and motivation which is conducive to good working relations and work performance.5.3. Promote a culture that values diversity and respect in the workplace.5.4. Formulate, implement and evaluate service plans and budgets in co-operation with the wider healthcare team.5.5. Participate in the writing of reports on infectious diseases including outbreaks.5.6. Promote, facilitate and participate in the formation/development and implementation of policies for the infection prevention/control with the other members of the infection prevention/control team and with senior nursing staff. Monitor as appropriate and lead on proactive improvement.This will include:-(i) Defining areas of special risk(ii) Infection control policies and procedures5.7. Serve on committees within the hospital as appropriate5.8. Attend regional meetings as required/professional meetings and conferences in matters relation to infection prevention/control5.9. Liaise with other heath service providers in the development and on-going delivery of the national clinical programme model of care.5.10. Advise on recent advances in infection prevention/control5.11. Lead and implement change in relation to infection prevention and control practice 5.12. Ensure compliance with legal requirements, policies and procedures affecting patients, staff and other hospital matters.6. Administrative:-6.1. Ensures correct completion of records and reports relevant to infection prevention & control.6.2. Attends multi-disciplinary meetings as required.6.3. Participates as a member of various committees and advises them in relation to infection prevention and control.7. Self Development:-7.1. Reads current literature and recent research in relation to infection prevention & control 7.2. Attends seminars/conferences and is aware of new developments in nursing management and infection prevention and control.7.3. Participates in training programmes in information systems in order to facilitate development of information technology and computerisation.Selection Criteria: Selection criteria outline the qualifications, skills, knowledge and/or experience that the successful candidate would need to demonstrate for successful discharge of the responsibilities of the post. Applications will be assessed on the basis of how well candidates satisfy these criteria.Mandatory:• Be registered in the relevant division of the Register of Nurses kept by The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be entitled to be so registered• A minimum of 5 years post registration experience with relevant experience in infection control nursingDesirable:• A post graduate qualification in infection prevention control nursing, OR be in the process of undertaking same. • Competent and confident IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point and e-mail) are desirable • A management course is desirableFurther Information for Candidates:Supplementary information:The Hospital: www.beaumont.ie Management Unit: www.beaumont.ie/hr Informal Enquiries ONLY to:Name: Fionnuala Duffy Title: CNM3 IPC Email address: fionnualaduffy@beaumont.ie Telephone: 018098746A shortlisting exercise may carried out on the basis of information supplied in your application. The criteria for ranking and or short listing are based on the requirements of the post as outlined in the eligibility criteria and skills, competencies and/or knowledge section of this job specification. Beaumont Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

9 days ago

Assistant Dining Room Supervisor

The Emmaus Centre
Swords, Dublin
Part-time
Contract

The Emmaus Centre is currently recruiting a part-time assistant dining room supervisor with previous experience. The successful candidate will be assisting the dining room supervisor in the running of the dining facilities and all associated tasks.This is a casual / part-time role, working up to 5 days a week (including weekends and Bank holidays)Key responsibilities:The Emmaus Centre is a Retreat and Conference Centre located close to Dublin Airport, set in beautiful grounds with free private car parking. Our mission is to provide a place where people to get in touch with their deepest selves through our spiritual and human development programmes as well as provide top notch meeting and conference space.All applicants for this position will be Garda vetted.www.emmauscentre.ie

13 days ago

General Operatives

St. Vincent de Paul
Balbriggan, Dublin
€12.17 per hour
Contract

General Operatives (Catering / Domestic duties) – Sunshine HouseReference No: GOSHBE0219Location: Sunshine House, Balbriggan, DublinDuration: Seasonal (May- September)Hours: 32-36 per week (on a roster basis)Closing date: Friday 22nd February 2019 at 4pmThe Society of St Vincent de Paul is a Christian voluntary organisation committed to offering support, friendship, promoting self-sufficiency and working for social justice.The Sunshine Fund requires catering and domestic staff for the 2019 holiday season.Applications are invited from those who will be available for work during the months of May, June, July and August 2019.Applicants must also be available to work from Monday to Saturday. The weekly average hours will be between 32 and 36 hours.The ideal candidate will possess the following;If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please go to www.svp.ie/jobs for details on how to apply including a full job description and application form (also attached below).Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer

15 days ago

Clerical Officer

National Transport Authority
Dublin
€23,572 - €39,112 per year
Permanent
Contract

TITLE OF POSITION: Clerical Officer (Panel) OFFICE: National Transport Authority LOCATION: Dublin The National Transport Authority is a statutory body established by the Minister for Transport on 1 December 2009. The relevant legislative provisions underpinning the Authority are the Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008, the Public Transport Regulation Act 2009 and the Taxi Regulation Act 2013. At national level, the Authority has responsibility for securing the provision of public passenger land transport services, including subsidised bus and rail services. The Authority also licenses public bus passenger services delivered by private operators and has responsibility for the regulation of the small public service vehicle industry (taxis, hackneys and limousines). Other areas of responsibility include the State’s rural transport programme, integrated information systems for public transport customers, management of the Integrated Ticketing Scheme for Ireland (the Leap Card system), and regulation of vehicle clamping.Within the Greater Dublin Area (GDA) the Authority carries additional responsibilities including: The GDA includes the local authority areas of Dublin City, Fingal, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, South Dublin, Kildare, Meath and Wicklow.Currently the Authority is involved in the implementation of a number of major projects and programmes, including the BusConnects programme, New Metro North, the DART Expansion Programme as well as a cycling infrastructure programme and various other projects and programmes in the sustainable transport area. In addition, the Authority is currently planning networks of public transport services in several towns throughout the State, and regularly reviews the effectiveness of urban networks in cities outside of the GDA at achieving transport and climate related objectives. Further information on the Authority is available on its website www.nationaltransport.ie. The National Transport Authority wishes to establish a panel of Clerical Officers from which candidates can be drawn upon as a relevant vacancy arises in any of the departments within the NTA. The panel will be live for 2 years. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe nature of the work carried out by clerical officer will vary depending on the department within the authority you are assigned to. Successful applicants can expect a challenging, diverse and progressive environment within the NTA. It is expect that the Clerical Officer shall be in a position to deliver some or all of the following:·         General clerical work e.g. filing, photocopying, answering/making telephone calls, dealing with emails, drafting correspondence, etc. under the supervision of a designated manager;·         Supporting line-managers and colleagues;·         Working as part of a team in delivering services;·         Communicating and dealing with the public/customers e.g. responding to queries and providing information face-to-face, by telephone, post or via email;·         Providing the highest quality standards in customer service;·         Using Information Technology on a daily basis e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, database, email and internet;·         Maintaining high-quality records in a thorough and organised manner;·         Checking all work thoroughly to ensure it is completed to a high standard;·         Carrying out routine accounts work;·         Approaching work in a careful and methodical manner, displaying accuracy at all times, even when conducting routine/repetitive work.·         Any other duties deemed appropriate ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:CharacterEach candidate must be of good character. HealthEach candidate shall be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service. Education, Experience etc.: Please note, in order to satisfy the shortlisting panel that you satisfy these requirements you must explicitly reference how you meet same in your application. Failure to demonstrate these may prevent your application progressing to future shortlisting stages. a)      Have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role; b)      Be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard;c)       Have a good general level of education;d)       Be at least 17 years of age on or before the closing date of 22nd February 2019.e)      Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and databases; Desirable Criteria Please note: should further shortlisting be required after essential criteria above, a selection of the following may be assessed. a)      Strong written and verbal communication skills;b)      Excellent customer service skills; c)       Ability to work effectively within a team environment; d)      Commitment to delivering quality work; e)      Sound judgement and problem-solving skills;f)       Willingness to learn and to develop skills, knowledge and expertise. Note: The functions and responsibilities initially assigned to the position(s) are based on the current organisational requirements and may be changed from time to time. The person appointed requires the flexibility to fulfil other roles and responsibilities at a similar level within the Authority.  EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: Eligibility to CompeteCandidates should note that eligibility to compete is open to citizens of the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA consists of the Member States of the European Union along with Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. Swiss citizens under EU agreements may also apply. A candidate who is in doubt with regard to their eligibility to compete should consult the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation.  Incentivised Scheme for Early Retirement (ISER):It is a condition of the Incentivised Scheme for Early Retirement (ISER) as set out in Department of Finance Circular 12/09 that retirees, under that Scheme, are debarred from applying for another position in the same employment or the same sector. Therefore, such retirees may not apply for this position. Collective Agreement - Redundancy Payments to Public Servants: The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform letter dated 28th June 2012 to Personnel Officers introduced, with effect from 1st June 2012, a Collective Agreement which had been reached between the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and the Public Services Committee of the ICTU in relation to ex-gratia Redundancy Payments to Public Servants. It is a condition of the Collective Agreement that persons availing of the agreement will not be eligible for re-employment in the public service by any public service body (as defined by the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Acts 2009 – 2011) for a period of 2 years from termination of the employment. Thereafter the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform will be required prior to re-employment. People who availed of this scheme and who may be successful in this competition will have to prove their eligibility (expiry of period of non-eligibility) and the Minister’s consent will have to be secured prior to employment by any public service body.  Department of Health and Children Circular (7/2010):The Department of Health Circular 7/2010 dated 1 November 2010 introduced a Targeted Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) Scheme and Voluntary Redundancy Schemes (VRS). It is a condition of the VER scheme that persons availing of the scheme will not be eligible for re-employment in the public health sector or in the wider public service or in a body wholly or mainly funded from public moneys. The same prohibition on re-employment applies under the VRS, except that the prohibition is for a period of 7 years, after which time any re-employment will require the approval of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform. People who availed of either of these schemes are not eligible to compete in this competition.  Department of Environment, Community & Local Government (Circular Letter LG(P) 06/2013)The Department of Environment, Community & Local Government Circular Letter LG(P) 06/2013 introduced a Voluntary Redundancy Scheme for Local Authorities. In accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement: Redundancy Payments to Public Servants dated 28 June 2012 as detailed above, it is a specific condition of that VER Scheme that persons will not be eligible for re-employment in any Public Service body [as defined by the Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest Acts 2009 – 2011 and the Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012] for a period of 2 years from their date of departure under this Scheme. Thereafter, the consent of the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform will be required prior to re-employment. These conditions also apply in the case of engagement/employment on a contract for service basis (either as a contractor or as an employee of a contractor). Declaration:Applicants will be required to declare whether they have previously availed of a public service scheme of incentivised early retirement. Applicants will also be required to declare any entitlements to a Public Service pension benefit (in payment or preserved) from any other Public Service employment and/or where they have received a payment-in-lieu in respect of service in any Public Service employment. Should you have queries in respect of same, you should contact the relevant Public Sector organisation to assess any impact of re-entering employment within the Public Service.   Remuneration: Salary Grade: Clerical OfficerSalary Scale: €23,572-€39,112Personal Pension Contribution (PPC) rate. This salary is payable to an individual who is required to make a personal pension contribution (PPC) to their main pension (in general those persons whose initial appointment to the Public Service is on or after 6th April 1995).  €24,279 - €37,249Non Personal Pension Contribution (non-PPC) rate. This salary is payable to an individual who is not required to make a personal pension contribution (PPC) to their main pension scheme. Annual Leave 22 days per annum. This leave is on the basis of a five day week and is exclusive of the usual public holidays. Note:·         entry will be at the minimum point of the scale and will not be subject to negotiation;·         different pay and conditions may apply if, immediately prior to appointment the appointee is already a serving Civil Servant or Public Servant;·         the rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.Contract:Permanent Contract or Fixed Term Contracts (as required) Probation: There is a 6 month probationary period which may at the discretion of the CEO be extended to 10 months.

16 days ago

Baggage Hall Operatives

Temple Recruitment on behalf of Aer Lingus
Dublin
€14 per hour
Contract

Job SummaryBaggage Hall Operatives Dublin AirportTemple Recruitment on behalf of Aer Lingus are currently hiring Baggage Hall Operatives located at Dublin AirportThe efficiency of baggage delivery can have a big impact on whether an aircraft can push back on time. Our Baggage Operation Team Members know how important it is to work quickly and efficiently to ensure baggage is loaded and unloaded in sufficient time to keep flights on schedule.The job is a physical one, (you could be lifting bags of up to 32kg weight for a good part of your shift). It also involves working as part of a team to meet strict deadlines. Every bag needs to be scanned so that it can be retrieved quickly if, for example, the bag's owner does not board the aircraft. You are also required to adhere to strict health, safety and security standards. PLEASE NOTE YOU MUST POSSESS A FULL CLEAN DRIVING LICENSE- CATEGORY B.

1 day ago

Executive Assistant x2

Maynooth University
Maynooth, Kildare
€24,394 - €39,114 per year
Contract
Permanent

Registry: Student Administration Desk/Student RecordsExecutive Assistant(Permanent x1, Maternity Cover Contract x1)The RoleMaynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellentresearch and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.We are seeking to appoint an Executive Assistant who will provide a high level of administrative supportto Student Records. The work will involve the accurate execution of important operational processes,the provision of support and information for students, colleagues and third parties, participation incontinuous improvement of business processes and contribution to the development of Registry. Thesuccessful candidates will also work closely with colleagues within the wider Registry team and acrossthe University.It is the intention of the University to establish a student administration desk, to provide a single pointof contact for routine student academic administration. This post will be part of the team of the studentadministration desk once the unit is established, and in the interim will be assigned to the StudentRecords Office.Principal DutiesAdministrative and other duties:This will include: Responding to enquiries from staff, students and third parties; Supporting students and staff through the services provided by Student Records and Registrationwith complete professionalism at all times and a commitment to first class customer service; Data compilation, entry, processing and verification; Working as part of a team to ensure the successful delivery of accurate and timely operationalprocesses and work with systems for which Student Records is responsible; Supporting Registry’s initiatives and participating in project teams in new or further developmentsof processes and systems; Supporting staff within the university in the development of skills in specialist areas across a widevariety of administrative and technical activities – e.g. support staff in the use of Registry systemsand procedures; Other duties as assigned by line manager. Post Ref: 0026012The responsibilities of the post holder will change, over time, in line with the on-going development ofpolicy, systems and processes. It is anticipated that the student administration desk will remain openthrough lunchtime, and therefore some flexibility in working hours will be required in this post.The ideal candidate will have: A primary degree and/or equivalent professional experience (i.e. a minimum of three yearsadministrative experience). Proven excellence in interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Experience of client service and public-facing roles. Excellent organisational and administrative skills. Excellent IT skills. Proven experience of working in a team environment and an ability to work in changing teamstructures. Ability to work effectively and accurately under pressure. Proven ability to communicate information in an effective and professional manner. Previous experience in a customer service environment and appreciation of the requirements forexcellent service delivery by phone, mail and face to face. Discretion in dealing with confidential information. Proven ability to work on own initiative, manage a number of issues simultaneously, meet deadlinesand managing the competing priorities of others. An agile, flexible approach to work and handling a variety of tasks with a willingness to contributeto team’s overall objectives.Desirable Knowledge of student information systems or similar administrative systems. Knowledge of university policy and regulations or experience in an operational role in a similarlycomplex (policies/relationships/structures) environment.RegistryRegistry is one of the core administrative functions of the university and is comprised of the followingareas: curriculum management, student records and registration, examinations and timetabling andconferring. The objective of Registry is to deliver integrated, efficient and well supported services to ourstudents and colleagues across the university. Registry is a multi-skilled cross functional group whichhas broad understanding and capabilities across the unit as a whole combined with deep expertise inparticular niche areas.The objective of Registry is to deliver integrated, efficient and well-supported services to our studentsand colleagues across the university. It is comprised of the following units: Student Records Office Examinations and Timetabling Office Conferring Office External Examiners Office Curriculum Management Office Policy, Process and Planning OfficeRegistry is a multi-skilled cross functional group, which has broad understanding, and capabilitiesacross the unit as a whole combined with deep expertise in particular niche areas.The Student Records Office creates and maintains accurate personal and academic records for everystudent of the University. Examinations and Timetabling has responsibility for the administration ofthe university examination sessions and for collation and processing of student results. The office alsoproduces and maintains the teaching and examination timetables for the University. Post Ref: 0026013The curriculum function ensures that academic structures are up to date and accurate at all times.These academic structures facilitate the operation of Registry administrative processes in relation toregistration and timetabling. They are also the data source for numerous university web pages detailingprogrammes of study. The primary role of the Conferring Office is administration and eventmanagement of the conferring ceremonies and the annual Prizes and Awards Ceremony. The officealso distributes the Diploma Supplement document to all graduates. The External Examiners Officemanages the administration of examiners appointed to exercise oversight of a subject or subject areain Maynooth University. The vetting office manages Garda vetting of students, where required.In addition to the areas listed above, Registry also provides administrative support to the wideracademic community in relation to planning room allocation and provision of standardised data reports.Registry is a key source of data for the university, and is responsible for reporting on enrolment,modelling student flows and trends for the purposes of projecting future student numbers, andconducting other analytic work to support reporting and policy-making.The UniversityMaynooth University is one of the four constituent universities of the National University of Ireland andin 2017 was placed in the global top 100 universities under 50 years old in the Times Higher EducationWorld University Rankings. Formally established as an autonomous university in 1997, but tracing itsorigins to the foundation of the Royal College of St. Patrick in 1795, Maynooth University draws on aheritage of over 200 years’ commitment to education and scholarship. It is located in the Universitytown of Maynooth, 25km from the centre of Dublin, Ireland’s capital city.The University is a modern institution - dynamic, research-led, engaged, and grounded in the traditionsof liberal education. With more than 12,000 students, Maynooth is Ireland’s fastest-growing university,yet we retain a collegial campus culture that is central to our ability to bring significant interdisciplinaryexpertise to bear in tackling some of the most fundamental challenges facing society today. MU has adistinctive disciplinary profile compared to other universities in Ireland, with research and teachingstrengths in humanities and social sciences, science, electronic engineering, business, law and teachereducation. The University has major research institutes and centres in the areas of: humanities;, socialsciences; mathematics, computation and communication; human health; business and serviceinnovation; climate change; and Geocomputation.The University has, under the University Strategic Plan 2012-17, further enhanced its capacity andreputation for research, transformed its undergraduate curriculum, grown postgraduate enrolments andbecome even more international, diverse and engaged. MU makes, and is seen to make, an importantand distinctive contribution to our national system of higher education.Maynooth University is now embarking upon a new and exciting phase with the development of theUniversity Strategic Plan 2018-22, with a vision to consolidate the international reputation of MaynoothUniversity “as a university known for outstanding teaching, excellent research, a global outlook, effectiveengagement with the society we serve, and our distinctive approach to the challenges facing modernhigher education.”The University Strategic Plan 2018-22 builds on the institution’s strengths and accomplishments,concentrating energy and resources on further development in research and postgraduate education.The strategy focuses on: targeted investment in research capacity in a number of priority areas; extending the postgraduate portfolio and growing the postgraduate community; realising the full benefits of our innovative undergraduate curriculum; enhancing the student experience; comprehensive and ethical internationalisation; equality diversity inclusion and interculturalism as enablers of academic excellencePost Ref: 0026014These strategic goals are underpinned by a commitment to invest, first and foremost in people andopportunities for their development and success, and also in the systems and infrastructure required toachieve scholarly and educational objectives.Selection and Appointment Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interview; Appointments will be approved by the President based on the report of the selection board; It is anticipated that interviews will be held during the week of 4th April 2019; The appointment is expected to be effective from 1st May 2019.Terms and ConditionsThe nature of the work in Registry often necessitates working outside normal office hours, includingweekends, at certain critical periods (occasionally at short notice) in order to meet specific deadlines.Therefore, some flexibility around working hours will be required in response to the varying demandsof the unit. In particular, it is anticipated that the student facing services will be available throughout theworking day, and staggered lunch breaks may be required. Applicants should note that significantamounts of annual leave may not be taken at certain critical periods.Data Protection LawMaynooth University will process any personal data provided by you in connection with an applicationfor this role in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Acts2018.If your application is successful and you accept an offer of employment at Maynooth University, thenyour personal data will continue to be processed in accordance with Maynooth University’s Staff DataPrivacy Notice.Both the privacy notices and further information relating to data protection, including MaynoothUniversity’s other data protection policies and processes, can be viewed athttps://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/data-protectionSalaryExecutive Assistant (2018): €24,394 – €39,114 p.a. (13 points)Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the above scale.Application ProcedureClosing Date:23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Wednesday, 6th of March 2019. HOW TO APPLY:Click the APPLY NOW button below. On the following page click the SEARCH button and the vacancy will be now listed. Best of luck with your application.

3 days ago

Library Assistant

Maynooth University
Maynooth, Kildare
€23,096 - €40,088 per year
Contract
Permanent

The RoleMaynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellentresearch and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.We are seeking a committed, proactive person to support the work of the Library in the critical area ofSpecial Collections and Archives. The post will involve working with Special Collections both in theJohn Paul II Library and the Russell Library. The post holder will report to the Senior Library Assistant,Special Collections and Archives. As an integral member of a small team, s/he will, after a period ofinitial training, have a varied role in the daily running of the respective library services to readers andvisitors. This will include: the care and preservation of older books and manuscripts, theirdocumentation, and their presentation to the public and other related activities including supportingteaching and learning initiatives in the area of Special Collections as well as providing assistance in thepresentation of exhibitions.Principal DutiesAdministrative and other duties:This will include: The successful candidate will be appointed at Library Assistant level. Participating in the running of the service, over both sites to readers, in all its aspects Providing high quality, specialised assistance to users, including first line support to users of theservice Making a significant contribution to activities promoting the use of Special Collections to users,including web pages, blog postings and other social media Assisting in the day to day organisation of the work areas and collections of both Russell Libraryand Special Collections in the John Paul II Library Delivering tours, talks and classes to a variety of groups Undertaking appropriate curatorial and exhibition work Participation in a variety of projects in the Library; both within and beyond designated section Other duties associated with the above Any other duties as assigned by the University Librarian or his nomineePost Ref: 0025612The ideal candidate will have:Essential Requirements: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strong customer service skills Flexibility to ensure library services are maintained at all times Excellent time keeping and a high level of motivation Ability to work as part of a small team and on own initiative, is essential Proactive, energetic, enthusiastic and adaptable approach to a variety of tasks and projects Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines Accuracy and careful attention to detail Excellent keyboard skills - a knowledge of Word and Excel essential Previous experience of working in a library or customer facing environmentDesirable Requirements: An interest in and experience of curatorship, bibliography, archives and rare books would beadvantageous An interest in using social media to disseminate the work of the department Previous experience of using an automated library management system Familiarity with a range of key online and printed resources in the area of library collectionsThe LibraryThere are two main buildings - the John Paul II Library and the Russell Library, both of which holdsignificant rare book, archive and manuscript collections. Notable items in these collections include: Archives of significant figures from scholarship, activism and literature, Gaelic manuscripts dating from the 15th to the 19th century English, Latin and French manuscripts from the 11th century A world class Bible collection of over 2500 items covering nearly 600 languages Cuneiform tablets from pre Christian Mesopotamia A variety of incunabula from the 15th century The Otway-Maurice collection from St. Canice’s, Kilkenny, containing over 3000 rare itemsWork on a major 20 million euro extension, to the John Paul II Library, with dedicated Special Collectionsand Archives spaces was completed in 2013.The UniversityMaynooth University is one of the four constituent universities of the National University of Ireland andin 2017 was placed in the global top 100 universities under 50 years old in the Times Higher EducationWorld University Rankings. Formally established as an autonomous university in 1997, but tracing itsorigins to the foundation of the Royal College of St. Patrick in 1795, Maynooth University draws on aheritage of over 200 years’ commitment to education and scholarship. It is located in the Universitytown of Maynooth, 25km from the centre of Dublin, Ireland’s capital city.The University is a modern institution - dynamic, research-led, engaged, and grounded in the traditionsof liberal education. With more than 12,000 students, Maynooth is Ireland’s fastest-growing university,yet we retain a collegial campus culture that is central to our ability to bring significant interdisciplinaryexpertise to bear in tackling some of the most fundamental challenges facing society today. MU has adistinctive disciplinary profile compared to other universities in Ireland, with research and teachingstrengths in humanities and social sciences, science, electronic engineering, business, law and teachereducation. The University has major research institutes and centres in the areas of: humanities;, social Post Ref: 0025613sciences; mathematics, computation and communication; human health; business and serviceinnovation; climate change; and Geocomputation.The University has, under the University Strategic Plan 2012-17, further enhanced its capacity andreputation for research, transformed its undergraduate curriculum, grown postgraduate enrolments andbecome even more international, diverse and engaged. MU makes, and is seen to make, an importantand distinctive contribution to our national system of higher education.Maynooth University is now embarking upon a new and exciting phase with the development of theUniversity Strategic Plan 2018-22, with a vision to consolidate the international reputation of MaynoothUniversity “as a university known for outstanding teaching, excellent research, a global outlook, effectiveengagement with the society we serve, and our distinctive approach to the challenges facing modernhigher education.”The University Strategic Plan 2018-22 builds on the institution’s strengths and accomplishments,concentrating energy and resources on further development in research and postgraduate education.The strategy focuses on: targeted investment in research capacity in a number of priority areas; extending the postgraduate portfolio and growing the postgraduate community; realising the full benefits of our innovative undergraduate curriculum; enhancing the student experience; comprehensive and ethical internationalisation; equality diversity inclusion and interculturalism as enablers of academic excellenceThese strategic goals are underpinned by a commitment to invest, first and foremost in people andopportunities for their development and success, and also in the systems and infrastructure required toachieve scholarly and educational objectives.Selection and Appointment Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interview; Appointments will be approved by the President based on the report of the selection board; The appointment is expected to be effective from early 2019..SalaryLibrary Assistant: €23,096 – €40,088 p.a. (16 points)Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.*New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the above scale.Application ProcedureClosing Date:23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Friday 22nd February 2019. HOW TO APPLY:Click the APPLY NOW button below. On the following page click the SEARCH button and the vacancy will be now listed. Best of luck with your application.

3 days ago

Seasonal Travel Advisors

Fáilte Ireland
Nationwide
€24,595 - €41,390 per year
Contract

Fáilte Ireland invites applications for the position of Travel Advisor, (Seasonal, listedbelow) The Travel Advisor actively engage with visitors to establish their specific needsand appropriate recommendations. They provide information and advice on attractions,activities, accommodation, festival & events both locally and nationally. They promoteFáilte Ireland brands to enhance the visitors’ experience to the area. Travel Advisors workas part of a team to enhance our visitor’s enjoyment and experience while visiting or onholiday. The role of the Travel Advisor will report to the Senior Travel Advisor and shall bebased in Tourist Information Centres, listed belowPlease return your completed application form by email only to recruitment@failteireland.ie.Closing Date: Thursday, 28th of February at 12.00 noon (GMT)Interviews due to take place week commencing 11th & 18th March 2019Fáilte Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.Locations: CongCorkDingleDonegal Town Dublin - O’Connell StGalwayKenmare KillarneyKilkenny Kinsale Letterkenny Limerick Mullingar Sligo Waterford Wexford Wicklow Job PurposeDeliver tourist information and support to visitors in the Tourist Information Office and throughother communication channels, as required. Proactively contribute to national projects thatdeliver tourist informationPrimary Objectives/Key ResponsibilitiesEngagement• Engage with visitors to support their needs and offer suggestions to enhancetheir holiday experience with particular reference to the Fáilte Ireland brands andtarget market segments.• Create itineraries for tourists offering suggestions about other national touristofferings around Ireland; encouraging visitors to provide feedback through visitorcomment forms, surveys, website etc.• Adhere to Fáilte Ireland policies and procedures, as outlined in the VisitorEngagement Handbook.• Maintain and replenish up to date supplies of tourist brochures, maps and otherprinted information and ensure they are well presented.• Proactively process bookings; respond to enquiries promptly and courteouslyproviding timely and accurate information.• Communicate effectively with all internal and external customers.• First point of contact for visitor queries; manage local queries regardingdevelopmental opportunities.• Encourage local tourism businesses to sign up to the Tourism Content System(TCS) Discover Ireland website.• Encourage participation in the Local Expert Programme.Support• Support the use of the online e-ticketing system and other purchasing orredemption systems.• Provide support to Senior Travel Advisors and Visitor Engagement Officer, asrequired from time to time.• Ensure all information is up to date and complete, including proof reading ofliterature, maps etc.• Attend other tourist information office locations to provide leave cover, asrequired from time to time.• Engage with the trade in relation to available trade space in the tourist office andmaximise their use, where appropriate.• Ensure that tourist information provided is up-to-date and accurate.• Source and provide local tourist information for the organisation and produceinformation and events listings about the key strategic brands.• Support the delivery of Visitor Engagement’s Outreach - Visitor InformationProgramme, through gathering detailed, hyper local destination product contentand insights for face-to- face, print, workshops and digital distribution.Specifically gather and input local, inspirational and motivational content on anon-going basis according to the Local Content Strategy guidelines.• Process visitor comments and complaints effectively and handle complaints whererelevant in line with policy.• Adhere to General Data Protection Regulations in line with policy.Person SpecificationEssential• Two-year college course completed with two months experience of working in acustomer -facing role. or• A minimum of six months experience of working in a customer-facing role.• Demonstrate through your application a comprehensive knowledge of the localgeography and local national tourist attractions.• Demonstrate through your application that you are an articulate communicatorwith strong interpersonal skills.• Demonstrate through your application competent IT skills- word, outlook andinternet.Desirable:• Experience in the tourism sector• Foreign language would be an advantage.Key Competencies• Customer Orientation• Team Work• CommunicationA panel may be created from which future vacancies may be filled.

7 days ago

Civic Engagement & Community Partnership Co-ordinator

Maynooth University
Maynooth, Kildare
€37,323 - €53,707 per year
Contract

Civic Engagement & Community Partnership Co-ordinatorExperiential Learning Office(Three Year Fixed Term Contract)The RoleMaynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellentresearch and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.We are seeking a Civic Engagement & Community Partnership Co-ordinator for the experiential learningoffice. The role involves the expansion of a central provision of experiential learning opportunities forMaynooth University students to include service learning and engaged research. This will include thedevelopment and facilitation of strategic, sustainable partnerships and collaborations that add value ineducation and research, regionally and nationally, whilst acknowledging and celebrating the wealth ofsuccessful civic engagement that currently exists at Maynooth University.This work will be undertaken within the context of the Maynooth University Strategy 2018–2022,ensuring Maynooth Students have “an enhanced range of co-curricular and extra-curricularexperiences, affording them broader opportunities to develop their skills and competencies for work,life and engaged citizenship”. Consequently, the Maynooth University student experience will beenriched “by providing a portfolio of experiential learning opportunities formalised and recognised bythe University as an experiential learning pathway, and focussed on undergraduate research, workplacement, service learning, volunteering, study and work abroad and student leadership. The primarypurpose of the role will include: Expand Maynooth University’s network of civic partners to develop mutually beneficialrelationships that are successful and sustainable to achieve agreed targets. Identify, develop and promote an integrated database of civic partner projects and a suite ofresources that academic faculty can avail of in their service learning / engaged researchpractice. Work alongside colleagues in Student Engagement and MU Engage (Forthcoming) offices tosupport and augment experiential learning opportunities involving community stakeholders,both regionally and nationally.Principal DutiesStrategic and Operational Continuously improve the number, quality and availability of experiential learning servicelearning curriculum opportunities and associated co-curricular activities for students. Post Ref: 0026412 Facilitate and lead a coordinated approach to community based experiential learningopportunities across the institution. Develop and implement service learning and engaged research management processes, whichmeet University requirements and observe best practice pertaining to areas including riskassessment, health and safety, insurance, learning contracts and continuous qualityimprovement to ensure a professional and transparent practice to all stakeholders concerned. Record and report on community engagement activity to key stakeholders to aPost Ref: 0026413 Primary degree or relative relevant experience Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to clearly communicate ideasand knowledge verbally and in written form Experience of networking and establishing excellent contacts with a wide range of stakeholders Ability to research, analyse, present and draw conclusions from data to inform quality reviews Excellent interpersonal skills and able to build positive working relationships with a wide rangeof staff, students and external organisations Ability to work on own initiative and provide innovative solutions to problems Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritise own workloadand remain calm under pressure Ability to work flexibly and be adaptable within a team environment Willingness to lead the development and implementation of new initiatives Proficient in use of Microsoft Office packages, content management system, Moodle and socialmedia.Desirable Requirements Experience of working with the voluntary, community or third sector or similar, ideally in a coordinating role Knowledge of civic engagement in FE/HE Experience of working in higher education or further education Understanding of university systems, policies and proceduresThe Experiential Learning OfficeThe Experiential Learning office aims to enrich the undergraduate education experience, enabling MUstudents to experience more from their degree programme by developing and cultivating high-impactlearning experiences, both inside and outside the classroom, where students learn by doing andreflecting on this experience. These dynamic educational experiences are delivered in collaborationwith academic educators, employers and community partners, and connect classroom content with realworld experience, empowering MU students to grow and develop with the relevant knowledge, skillsand competencies that they need for lifelong learning and future success. Students have the opportunityto engage in a wide range of research, work, leadership, global and community service opportunities.The UniversityMaynooth University is one of the four constituent universities of the National University of Ireland andin 2017 was placed in the global top 100 universities under 50 years old in the Times Higher EducationWorld University Rankings. Formally established as an autonomous university in 1997, but tracing itsorigins to the foundation of the Royal College of St. Patrick in 1795, Maynooth University draws on aheritage of over 200 years’ commitment to education and scholarship. It is located in the Universitytown of Maynooth, 25km from the centre of Dublin, Ireland’s capital city.The University is a modern institution - dynamic, research-led, engaged, and grounded in the traditionsof liberal education. With more than 12,000 students, Maynooth is Ireland’s fastest-growing university,yet we retain a collegial campus culture that is central to our ability to bring significant interdisciplinaryexpertise to bear in tackling some of the most fundamental challenges facing society today. MU has adistinctive disciplinary profile compared to other universities in Ireland, with research and teachingstrengths in humanities and social sciences, science, electronic engineering, business, law and teachereducation. The University has major research institutes and centres in the areas of: humanities;, socialsciences; mathematics, computation and communication; human health; business and serviceinnovation; climate change; and Geocomputation.Post Ref: 0026414The University has, under the University Strategic Plan 2012-17, further enhanced its capacity andreputation for research, transformed its undergraduate curriculum, grown postgraduate enrolments andbecome even more international, diverse and engaged. MU makes, and is seen to make, an importantand distinctive contribution to our national system of higher education.Maynooth University is now embarking upon a new and exciting phase with the development of theUniversity Strategic Plan 2018-22, with a vision to consolidate the international reputation of MaynoothUniversity “as a university known for outstanding teaching, excellent research, a global outlook, effectiveengagement with the society we serve, and our distinctive approach to the challenges facing modernhigher education.”The University Strategic Plan 2018-22 builds on the institution’s strengths and accomplishments,concentrating energy and resources on further development in research and postgraduate education.The strategy focuses on: targeted investment in research capacity in a number of priority areas; extending the postgraduate portfolio and growing the postgraduate community; realising the full benefits of our innovative undergraduate curriculum; enhancing the student experience; comprehensive and ethical internationalisation; equality diversity inclusion and interculturalism as enablers of academic excellenceThese strategic goals are underpinned by a commitment to invest, first and foremost in people andopportunities for their development and success, and also in the systems and infrastructure required toachieve scholarly and educational objectives.Selection and Appointment Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend for interview; Candidates invited for interview will be required to make a brief presentation; Appointments will be approved by the President based on the report of the selection board;Terms and ConditionsThis is a full time three-year fixed term contract postData Protection LawMaynooth University will process any personal data provided by you in connection with an applicationfor this role in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Acts2018.If your application is successful and you accept an offer of employment at Maynooth University, thenyour personal data will continue to be processed in accordance with Maynooth University’s Staff DataPrivacy Notice.Both the privacy notices and further information relating to data protection, including MaynoothUniversity’s other data protection policies and processes, can be viewed athttps://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/data-protectionSalaryAdministrative Officer II (2019)*: €37,323 – €53,707 per annum (9 points)Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines. HOW TO APPLY:Click the APPLY NOW button below. On the following page click the SEARCH button and the vacancy will be now listed. Best of luck with your application.

3 days ago
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