Facilitation Specialist (Temporary contract (End date: 30 September 2018))

University College Dublin - UCD Office of the Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact

Note: Panel appointment, Full-time

UCD Innovation Academy

UCD Office of the Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact

Applications are invited for the temporary roles as Facilitation Specialist within the UCD Innovation Academy.

The Innovation Academy, UCD seeks to recruit a panel of up to 4 Facilitation Specialists for the ‘Creative Thinking and Innovation’, ‘Entrepreneurial Thinking’ and ‘Entrepreneurial Career Plan’ components on the various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes delivered by University College Dublin nationally and internationally.

This role involves teaching and facilitating on our programmes in the various locations where the courses are offered, creating impactful learning experiences and building on existing programme design, ensuring that learning outcomes are met and further developed in line with the Innovation Academy’s teaching philosophy. This involves liaising with enterprise and industry representatives & stakeholders from the public, private and charity sectors to secure high-quality host project work. A critical element of the role is to channel complex group discussions and demonstrate influencing skills to achieve educational objectives. The Facilitation Specialist must also liaise with the rest of the Innovation Academy team to ensure learning materials, assessment deliverables and course content is graded, delivered and developed at the appropriate level. The successful applicant will be the primary point of contact for students on our programmes and will be responsible for ensuring their smooth running and delivery.

Salary range: €42,200 – €57,200 per annum

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

Closing date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Friday, 15 December 2017

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs GMT on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the UCD Job Vacancies website: http://www.ucd.ie/hr/jobvacancies

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

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