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Position: Lecturer & CIPD Programme Director
Reporting to: Vice Dean for Undergraduate Studies, School of Business
Job Code: NCI9001

Purpose of Position:
The key function of this position is to teach Human Resource Management on a range of College programmes, with an emphasis on the leadership and delivery of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) diploma and certificate level programmes (including on and off-campus). The role will require the individual to contribute towards curriculum development within the School and perform research associated with the College’s programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Key Relationships:
• Dean School of Business
• Vice Deans for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Studies
• Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
• Faculty in the School
• Students both full and part-time
• Associate Faculty
• Programme Co-ordinators

Key Responsibilities:
• Co-ordinate the academic delivery of diploma and certificate level CIPD programmes.
• Identify and develop market opportunities for CIPD programme offerings.
• Ensure that diploma and certificate level programmes operate in accordance with College and CIPD quality assurance requirements.
• Deliver high quality teaching.
• Assist in the appointment of Associate Faculty to teach on CIPD certificate level programmes.
• Act as a point of contact for CIPD external moderators (i.e. at diploma and certificate level).
• To increase the numbers of students participating on CIPD accredited programmes by identifying new opportunities to run the programmes.
• Contribute to curriculum development within the HRM subject area generally.
• Lecture to students within the School of Business in the area of HRM to include postgraduate, undergraduate, certificate and diploma degrees.
• Supervise research projects.
• Commit to ongoing professional development.
• Participate in committees appropriate to courses.

Programme Development
• Assist in the development of existing programmes and new programmes. This may involve drafting submission documents, liaison with the validating bodies, promoting, implementing and reviewing programmes.
• Carry out scholarly and/or industry research relevant to College activities including regular publications and presentations.
• To actively seek external funding to support the research interests of the School.
• Assist in the development of the School of Business.
• Act as programme director for undergraduate or postgraduate programmes in consultation with the Dean of the School of Business.
• Participate in College meetings as appropriate.
• Contribute to academic and disciplinary committees as requested.
• Be available to students outside of class contact hours for guidance and support.
• Represent the college at functions and promotional events such as exhibitions, school visits, open days, recruitment evenings and other external events.
• Act as a personal tutor.

Qualifications & Experience Required:
• An in-depth knowledge of HRM.
• A PhD is highly desirable however a commitment to the completion of such a qualification will be considered.
• CIPD professional designation is highly desirable.
• Evidence of lecturing experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels desirable.
• Supervision experience to at least masters level (taught programmes).
• Industry experience desirable.
• Excellent communication skills, time management and PC skills.
• Self- starter with the ability to work independently.
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills.
• Proven ability to translate plans into actions and results.

Salary Band: Academic I €36,180 - €54,270
The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Contract: Specific purpose contract – expected duration 2 years
Hours: Full time 35 hours per week
Annual Leave: 34 days per annum
Pension: Defined Contribution Scheme

Application Process: To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, quoting reference number: NCI9001 to: recruitment-mpetryczko@ncirl.ie by 5:00 pm, Wednesday 28th March 2018.

The successful applicant will be subject to Garda Vetting and must not have any convictions under the Sex Offenders Act 2001.

The functions and responsibilities assigned to the Lecturer and CIPD programme director are based on the current stated role and objectives of the College. These functions and responsibilities may alter in line with any change in the role and objectives of the College.

National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer 

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