Senior Executive Assistant, B.ED Sports Studies

Senior Executive Assistant, B.ED Sports Studies

Department of Education

Applications are invited from suitably qualified members of staff for the above wholetime permanent post.The post includes the provision of administrative and secretarial assistance to the Director of the B.ED Sports Studies, ensuring the smooth operation of the Degree Program on a day-to-day basis and to maintain an information flow among staff and students. To plan, prioritise and carry out duties and be able to use initiative and judgement in all aspects of their work. The appointee will undertake duties at the discretion of the Director of the B.Ed Sports Studies and work under the supervision of the Departmental Manager.This is a new course based in the Education Department with contributions from three Faculties, Arts, Medicine and Food Science. The UCC PE Office and the Mardyke Arena Company are also involved with the programme. 

Essential Criteria:

  • Proven administrative and secretarial experience.
  • High level of competency in a wide range of computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Operational knowledge of UCC information systems such ITS, DMIS, RIS.
  • Highly motivated with initiative.
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of working as part of a team in a confidential environment.
  • Proven ability to attend to detail.
  • Ability to take ownership/responsibility of assigned tasks.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of academic and university administrative procedures and of work in an academic department.
  • Keen Interest in sport
  • Experience in Marketing
  • Web experience

Salary scales:
€26,788 - €39,365 (Scale A)
€28,198 - €41,436 (Scale B)

For full details of this post please see attached document.

Completed application forms should be returned to

Department of Human Resources
University College Cork
Tel: (021) 4903073 / Fax (021) 4276995 / Email:

Closing date:  Friday 5 January 2007

Application Form:

Senior Executive Assistant, B.ED Sports Studies

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