Admissions Support Officer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 10 Jul 2022

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued. In its current strategic plan, the University has set ambitious goals for postgraduate education, and the position of Admissions Support Officer will support the Dean of Graduate Studies and Postgraduate Admissions Officer in the achievement of these goals through the delivery of an efficient and responsive application management system, and the implementation of effective admissions procedures and processes in support of these goals.

Applications are invited for a permanent appointment as Admissions Support Officer within the Postgraduate and Non-CAO Admissions team in the Graduate Studies Office.  Reporting to the Postgraduate Admissions Officer, the person appointed will assume responsibility for the management and expansion of the delegated authority function in relation to Postgraduate and Non-CAO admissions, will work with the Postgraduate and Non-CAO Admissions team to plan and deliver enhancements to the applicant experience, and to administrative processes as appropriate. They will oversee the day-to-day operations management of the admission process, working closely with colleagues in Graduate Studies, and with professional and academic staff across the university in developing and implementing admissions processes to maximise efficiency while upholding university entry requirements. The post-holder will have a leadership role within the admissions function and will contribute to other tasks within the office as required.  The successful candidate will be organised and logical, with an ability to develop and manage detailed processes.

Administrative Officer Grade II (2022) Salary Scale:                 €39,628 – €56,860 per annum (9 points)

Appointment will be made in accordance with the Department of Finance pay guidelines.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 10th July 2022.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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