Health and Safety Officer for Student Activity
University College Cork

Health and Safety Officer for Student Activity, Student Experience Office

Permanent Whole Time Post

UCC wishes to appoint to the role of Health and Safety Officer for Student Activity. Reporting to the Head of Student Life or nominee with a dotted reporting-line to the Corporate Secretary. The role involves the oversight, review and ongoing development of the policies and procedures to support robust risk management when it comes to student activities. Student activities comprise but are not limited to, events run by registered UCC sports clubs, UCC societies or the UCC Students’ Union. These activities occur primarily under the remit of the Student Experience Office in UCC, however the responsibilities of the role will also embrace student led activities across the University. The full remit of the responsibilities of the role going forward will be dependent on the ongoing development of policies and procedures governing health and safety of student activities in UCC.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

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

Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Seamus McEvoy, Head of Student Life, Further information on the Student Experience Office is available here

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.

Appointment may be made on the Admin III (Grade 6) Salary Scale: €52,068 - €62,166 (Scale B) / €49,576 - €59,156 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

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.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal ( Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 7th June 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 : Seamus McEvoy

Contact Email :

Job ID : 056151

Contact Number :

Close Date : 07-Jun-2022 12:00

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