Student Support Officer

Maynooth, Ireland
14 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
09 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Student Services Office
Vacancy ID: 006624
Closing Date: 09-Aug-2020

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

Student Services are now seeking a Student Support Officer to join the team. Reporting to the Director of Student Services, the successful candidate will lead the Student Support Division, taking a central role in the provision of supports for students, and managing the staff in the Student Support Office including, the Chaplaincy Service, the Budgeting Advice Service, the Student Health Centre, the HomeFinder Service and the Student Support Hub.

Applicants for the post should have excellent organisational, people, communications and IT skills. The successful candidate will have experience of providing one-to-one solution-focussed and co-ordinated support to students/young people, in a sensitive and confidential manner. He/she/they will also have a proven ability to lead and manage teams who deliver busy and varied services.


Administrative Officer I (Post 1995)* €49,177 - €70,121 p.a. (9 points)

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

New entrants to the public sector will be appointed on the first point of the Administrative Officer I scale.

Closing Date: 23:30 hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 9th August 2020.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University