Human Resource Officer - Recruitment

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Jan 2023

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.

The Human Resources Department is seeking to appoint a Human Resources Officer (HR Officer) to join the Recruitment team supporting a broad remit of functions associated with recruitment and onboarding. The HR Officer will manage recruitment competitions in line with university policies and processes, delivering a high-quality recruitment service, and promoting best practice. They will work closely with the university community and hiring managers to provide advice, guidance, and support throughout the recruitment process.

This role has a broad remit working with constantly changing demands in a busy environment with, at times, conflicting priorities. The successful candidate will have experience working as part of a team in a busy Recruitment function, have excellent interpersonal skills, be organised and flexible, with experience of managing multiple tasks against tight deadlines. They will exercise a high level of discretion with confidential information and must be able to demonstrate ability to work under pressure, working on their own initiative and as part of a team.

The position represents an excellent opportunity for an individual who is keen to expand their Human Resources experience and skills, and to contribute to ongoing change in a busy Department.


Administrative Officer II salary scale (Oct 2022): 

€41,317 – €59,152 p.a. (9 points) 

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.  

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Wednesday, 25th  January 2023

Please note all applications must be made via our Online Recruitment Portal at the following link:

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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