Executive Assistant
University College Cork

Executive Assistant Panel 2022

UCC is currently seeking applications for placement on an Executive Assistant panel from which opportunities (ordinarily full-time and of varying duration depending on University needs) may arise. The duties of Executive Assistants involve a wide range of administrative functions in various departments / units within the University. Working within a highly collaborative and innovative environment, you will play a key role in providing Executive Assistant support to departments, schools and units.

The Executive Assistant role is an entry level position to the professional services function of the University. Successful applicants to the panel, will on appointment to the University, have significant opportunity for career advancement, professional and personal development, including the opportunity to undertake study in UCC. With the possibility for appointment to a central professional function or within an academic unit, the Executive Assistant has the opportunity to play a central role in supporting University leadership in the delivery of UCC’s strategic vision.

It is anticipated that the panel will be in place until 31 December 2023 but may expire at an earlier or later date at the discretion of the University.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our UCC 2022 Strategic Plan . UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete Ability Testing (and obtain the required standard) before being invited to interview. Applicants will be advised of the date of the Ability Tests following shortlisting.

Starting salary will be at the first point of the Executive Assistant Salary Scale: €25,960 - €37,302 (Scale B). Alignment to the first point of scale is mandatory per public sector pay guidelines and is not subject to negotiation unless the successful appointee is in the same or an analogous grade/role within the public sector. The rate of remuneration may be adjusted from time to time in line with Government pay policy.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Candidates should apply, in confidence via the online recruitment portal, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 25th January 2022.

No late applications will be accepted.

Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person :

Contact Email : recruitment@ucc.ie

Job ID : 052851

Contact Number :

Close Date : 25-Jan-2022 12:00

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