Based Childhood (ABC) Programme - Research
NCI Job Code: NCI 0690
to: ABC Researcher and the Director of Area Based Childhood
(ABC) Programme / Early Learning Initiative (ELI)
Purpose of Position:
To assist in the
internal research and evaluation activities of the ABC Programme
Director of the ABC Programme and Early
ABC Programme Staff
Early Learning Initiative team.
National College of Ireland
Members of ABC consortium
Stakeholders in the local community, including
parents, children and practitioners
Centre of Effective Services (CES) and Pobal
Assist in the coordination of
the internal research and evaluation activities of the ABC programme
Assist in the collection,
collation and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data
Assist in preparing and maintaining records, reports and/or test data
Assist in developing and maintaining a
database of participants, children, parents and families, in the ABC programmes
ABC Researcher, ABC team and CES to coordinate the implementation of all research
and evaluation processes/systems
Liaise with key stakeholders, including ABC Consortium, Pobal, CES, other
Departments within NCI in relation to the ABC research activities
information as required to the ABC Director and NCI’s Finance Department for
ABC returns and budgets to Pobal and CES
appropriate research and administrative activities as needed
Any other duties as assigned by the ABC
A relevant 3rd level qualification
Excellent administrative and organisational
Excellent IT skills in MS Excel MS Word, SPSS and other relevant
research packages etc.
Skills and experience in conducting research and evaluation studies
interest in early years’ education and family based learning.
Ability to work
closely with marginalised families and have an understanding of the issues of marginalisation
Ability to deal effectively with a
wide variety of College personnel, community stakeholders and other outside
management skills with the ability to produce results to deadlines.
Ability to operate as a team player in a cross disciplinary,
integrated team, sharing roles and responsibilities.
An energetic, confident and pro-active
individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills
Salary: Research Assistant Salary
Band €24,000 - €36,000
days per annum
Contract Type: This is a
one-year fixed term full time position subject to ongoing funding
The successful candidate will be subject to Garda vetting and must not
hold any convictions under the Sex Offenders Act 2001.
The functions and responsibilities assigned to the ABC
Early Years Coordinator – Early Learning Initiative, are based on the current
stated role and objectives of the ABC Programme and the College. These functions
and responsibilities may alter in line with any change in the role and
objectives of the ABC Programme and NCI.
apply, please e-mail your cover letter and CV, quoting reference number:
NCI0690 to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm, 21st September 2016
Equal Opportunities Policy:
National College of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.