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28 May 2024  

NUI Vacancy: Senior Executive Assistant Registrar’s office


Senior Executive Assistant Registrar’s office

The National University of Ireland is a federal university with four constituent universities and a number of other associated higher education institutions. At the centre of the federal university, NUI acts as a forum for the member institutions, provides services to them and their graduates and manages the central registers and archives of the University. NUI also undertakes a wide range of activities in the interests of promoting scholarship and research and contributing to educational, cultural, social and economic advancement.

The Role

NUI Is seeking to make a permanent appointment of a Senior Executive Assistant who will be based in the Registrar’s office.

As Senior Executive Assistant, the person appointed will have responsibilities in relation to a number of NUI activities. They will be called on to lead delivery and implementation of NUI’s strategic aim to improve communications with our member institutions and externally. They will also provide support for events organised by NUI, for committees of NUI and for academic matters.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Executive Assistant will include:

  1. Leading the delivery and implementation of the communication elements of NUI’s new strategy statement including:

  2. Supporting a revised approach to engaging with our member institutions;

  3. Ensuring NUI has a visible presence on social media;

  4. Maximising exposure of NUI events and initiatives;

  5. Supporting the development of a communications plan/strategy for NUI;

  6. Play a lead role in ensuring the successful organisation, planning and delivery of NUI events;

  7. Manage the booking and logistics for external events hosted by NUI ensuring a positive experience for stakeholders.

  8. Provide administrative support to the operation of Senate meetings;

  9. Provide secretariat services to the Education & Society Committee;

  10. In conjunction with the Manager of Academic Affairs ensure the extern examiner system continues to operate effectively;

  11. Contribute to the effective operation of the matriculation system;

  12. Play a central role in internal and external communications from a general perspective but also supporting the correspondence workstream within the Registrar’s Office;

  13. Other Duties as required


    Informal queries can be made to the Registrar’s Office, by email: personnel@nui.ie or telephone: 01 439 24 24.

    Full details and job specification can be found in the link below.

Application Instructions:

Completed applications should be submitted by email to: personnel@nui.ie. or a hard copy can be sent to:

Registrar’s Office,
National University of Ireland,
49 Merrion Square,
Dublin 2 D02 V583.

Your application must include:

  1. Completed NUI Application form

  2. Cover Letter
    (for the attention of the Registrar, addressing how you meet the qualifications/skills required)

  3. Curriculum Vitae
    (please include in this document the names and contact details of two referees from previous employments)

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 14th October 2022 at 5pm



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