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Senior Lecturer/Coordinator Leadership, Governance, Strategic Management
Location:
Dublin
Salary
€78,516 - €112,659
Type
Full-Time Permanent
Closing Date
29/07/2024

Key Responsibilities

Teaching Excellence:
1. Programme Leadership: Drive and deliver cutting edge courses in leadership, governance, and strategic management across various formats, including in-person and online on the Institute’s daytime, evening and weekend postgraduate, undergraduate and international programmes.
2. Curriculum Innovation: Design and develop comprehensive courses up to NFQ Level 10, fostering expertise in leadership, governance, and strategic management.
3. Assessment Management: Oversee and execute examinations and assignments, liaise with external examiners, and ensure seamless administration of assessments.
4. Student Mentorship: Guide and evaluate postgraduate dissertations, supporting students at NFQ Levels 9 and 10 in their academic journeys.
5. Educational Material Development: Craft and update bespoke distance education texts and e-learning resources, ensuring cutting-edge content delivery.
6. Student Experience: Elevate educational standards by addressing student feedback, implementing improvements, and ensuring a supportive learning environment.

Research Impact
1. Scholarly Research: Conduct and publish research in alignment with the Institute’s strategic goals, contributing to the advancement of public administration and policy.
2. Knowledge Dissemination: Share research findings through peer-reviewed publications, conference  presentations, professional reports, and other impactful channels.
3. Collaborative Networks: Build strategic partnerships with institutions and funding bodies to enhance both research and teaching at the Institute.

Programme Coordination & Administration
1. Team Leadership: Manage and coordinate the teaching and assessment efforts of lecturers and associate lecturers, ensuring cohesive programme delivery.
2. Class Management: Oversee class schedules, seminar content, and virtual learning platforms, maintaining clear communication and effective scheduling.
3. Quality Assurance: Lead the development and implementation of quality assurance processes at the program, School, and Institute levels.
4. Faculty Engagement: Participate in and lead faculty meetings, working groups, and research projects; contribute to programme promotion, marketing, and key Institute events.
5. Additional Duties: Undertake various duties as assigned, contributing to the overall success and advancement of the Institute.

Qualifications

A doctorate level qualification specialising in an area such as Leadership, Governance, Strategic Management
etc. (essential)

Knowledge and Experience
• Competence and experience (minimum four academic years) in lecturing and tutoring, in-person and on-line, in the areas of Leadership,
Governance & Strategic Management, supervising postgraduate dissertations, and managing and delivering academic programmes to adult learners. (essential)
• Experience of and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, programme development and academic innovation.
• Capacity to pursue an agreed plan of research and publication and potential to establish a record of research and publication in the area of specialism.

Skills
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
• Strong computer skills and experience of using IT based presentation aids and software packages.
• Evidence of strong analytical and writing skills.
• Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills and commitment to working as part of a team as well as managing or overseeing the work of other staff.
• Demonstrated evidence of commitment to organisation-wide development and self-development.

How to Apply:

All applications by way of cover letter and CV should be emailed directly to mail to ipa@consciatalent.com no later than 1pm on 29th July 2024.

Please note, applications can only be considered where CV’s are accompanied by a cover letter, detailing how you meet the criteria for the role.

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    Lecturer / Coordinator: Human Resource Management, Management Development & Change/Project Management
    Location:
    Dublin
    Salary
    €65,361 - €100,572
    Type
    Full-Time Permanent
    Closing Date
    29/07/2024

    Job Function:

    The Whitaker School of Government and Management delivers academic programmes and qualifications that advance the understanding, standard and practice of public administration and public policy for public servants. The Lecturer/ Co-ordinator will work as part of a dedicated team, to lecture on and contribute to the delivery, development, administration, promotion and evaluation of the Institute’s educational programmes including programmes delivered via e-learning platforms.

    Principal Duties

    Teaching
    1. To lecture in subjects such as human resource management, management development, and change/project management, in-person and on-line, on the Institute’s daytime, evening and weekend undergraduate, postgraduate and international programmes.
    2. To design courses and programmes in subjects such as human resource management, management development, and change management.
    3. To set and correct examinations and assignments, deal with external examiners and assist with the administration of examinations.
    4. To supervise and correct postgraduate dissertations.
    5. To write and revise IPA distance education bespoke texts and prepare e-learning materials.
    6. To address student feedback and queries that may arise.

    Research

    To develop and maintain expertise in relevant subject areas, develop research links with other colleagues and institutions, and publish research appropriate to the Institute’s research requirements.

    Programme Coordination and other Administrative Duties
    1. To co-ordinate the teaching and assessment duties of relevant contributing and associate lecturers; to liaise with course coordinators, fellow lecturers, editorial
    manager and Registrar’s Office on programme administration.
    2. To co-ordinate, with lecturing colleagues, the scheduling, content and communication for classes, seminars and associated virtual learning platforms.
    3. To contribute to the development and implementation of Quality Assurance processes and mechanisms.
    4. To participate in faculty meetings; lead faculty working groups conducting educational research and other projects; and contribute to conferrings, other internal and external meetings and the annual cycle of programme promotion and marketing.
    5. To undertake such other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

    Essential Requirements
    Person Specification, Education and Experience.

    1. A post-graduate qualification at Masters level and preferably above in human resource management, management development, and change management (Essential).
    2. Competence and experience (minimum 2 academic years) in lecturing and tutoring, in-person and on-line, supervising postgraduate dissertations, and managing and delivering academic programmes to adult learners (Essential).
    3. Capacity to pursue an agreed plan of research and publication.
    4. Strong organisational and administrative skills.
    5. Proficiency in computer skills and experience of using IT based presentation aids and software packages.
    6. Evidence of strong analytical and writing skills.
    7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    8. Ability to work as part of a team and foster collegiality.                                                                                                                                                                                                        9. Commitment to Institute-wide development and self development

    How to apply
    All applications by way of cover letter and CV should be emailed directly to mail to ipa@consciatalent.com no later than 1pm on 29th July 2024.

    Please note, applications can only be considered where CV’s are accompanied by a cover letter, detailing how you meet the criteria for the role.

     

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      Senior Administration Manager in the Whitaker School of Government and Management
      Location:
      Dublin
      Salary
      €65,361 - €100,572
      Type
      Full-Time Permanent
      Closing Date
      29/07/2024

      Job Function:          

      The Senior Administration Manager is responsible for managing the delivery of a high-quality administrative service to support all the activities of the Undergraduate Office in the Whitaker School of Government and Management. They are directly responsible for management of the Undergraduate Office Administrative Team. Under the direction of the Assistant Registrar/Registrar, they are responsible for programme delivery arrangements, student services, lecturer supports and communications across the Education Division. They contribute to strategic planning, academic quality assurance processes and implementation of School policy.

      Main Duties

      1. Manage the work of 6+ administrative staff and engage programme coordinators, lecturers, students and their employers to provide administrative services to underpin programme delivery and assessment.
      2. Manage the organisation of, and arrangements for, in-person and online daytime classes, evening classes and weekend classes for 80 lecturers across 40+ programmes Certificate, diploma and degree programmes throughout the academic year in line with agreed schedules.
      3. Co-ordinate the student enrolment process and the maintenance of 1200 student records annually in the Division.
      4. Ensure course material and other documents are distributed to students (via Moodle or hardcopy, as appropriate) across all programmes.
      5. Co-ordinate the administration of annual examinations, including the printing and distribution of assessment questions, examination venue arrangements for Dublin and regional centres, supervision of examinations, and processing & dissemination of examination results.
      6. Co-ordinate the event arrangements for, and at, the annual conferring ceremony for 600+ students and their families.
      7. Monitor and control the receipt of student fee income and provide regular reports to relevant personnel in Education &
      8. Support the Assistant Registrar/Registrar in managing evolving and complex NUI accreditation requirements and in implementing Quality Assurance activities, including the coordination of student support projects; compilation of comprehensive statistics, quality measures, reports and strategies; and compliance with GDPR, records management, sustainability reporting and other regulatory
      9. Support the Assistant Registrar/Registrar and related staff in the development of administrative processes to handle the development of micro-credentials and other new educational offerings.
      10. Support the Assistant Registrar/Registrar and related staff in the development and operation of the Division’s IT systems, student record systems, virtual learning platform and related software.
      11. Undertake, as rostered, evening and weekend work as per the academic cycle and provide administrative and technical support to lecturers and students during delivery of on-site classes, online classes and broadcasting events at evenings, weekends and during weekdays.
      12. Assist with the promotion of education programmes.
      13. Collaborate with other departments across the IPA in the provision of student and client programmes.
      14. Undertake any other duties as appropriate that may arise from time to time.

      Qualifications

      A third level qualification at degree level or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through work experience at an appropriate level (Essential)

      Knowledge

      Knowledge and understanding of the Whitaker School’s services, clients, competitive environment and requirements.

      Experience

      A proven record of management and administrative experience preferably in an academic environment – minimum 5 years’ experience. (Essential)                    Experience in leading and managing a team in a complex administrative environment, ideally in Higher Education or similar setting.                                                  Experience in coordinating systems, processes and events to a high and professional standard, both online and in-person.                                                                          Proven experience of financial administration, including financial planning and budgeting.

      How to Apply

      Please provide a tailored CV (max 3 pages) and Cover Letter (max 2 pages) providing specific examples of how you meet the Essential Criteria for this role as listed in the Candidate Booklet emailed directly to mail to ipa@consciatalent.com no later than Monday 29th July by 1pm (Irish time).

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