Creative Makers Facilitator

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
21 Dec 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a temporary post of a Creative Makers Facilitator within UCD Innovation Academy.

Our mission is to contribute to the improvement of society through transformational educational experiences.

We prepare learners for the challenges and opportunities of the Anthropocene and 4th Industrial Revolution by fostering Innovation Mindsets, with an emphasis on Creativity, Entrepreneurship and Leadership.

With 1000s of learners each year, 6 flagship programmes and a major strategic collaboration (Convene), between UCD, TU Dublin and seven enterprise sectors, the UCD Innovation Academy (IA) seeks to recruit a Creative Makers Facilitator for its ambitious four-year growth plan.

Reporting to the Technology Integration Manager, the Creative Makers Facilitator is a new role, ensuring that current and emerging digital technologies (e.g. AR, AI, VR, Robotics, Drones, Online Platforms etc.., we take a broad approach!) are appropriately applied to improve the learning and work environment for students, staff and collaborative partners. You will work to understand needs, innovate and test new approaches. You will collaborate with the Sustainable Production Facilitator and 20+ Fellows, and support the development of our Makerspace (and sister Sustainable Living Lab) to provide services to the IA team and programmes, the Convene Programme and the wider University. As Creative Makers Facilitator, you will help ensure our students, the Innovation Academy and partner programmes are ready to flourish in an age of disruption and transition.

If you are intrigued by the opportunity to shape the IA's future role in higher education and make an impact on society and the economy, please check more details at:

95 Administrative Officer I2010 Salary Scale: €44,614 - €60,557 per annum.
Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 8 February 2021. 

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 (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

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

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