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Mature Students Officer

Mature Students Officer

Job Title: Mature Students Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
Start Date: asap
Duration: Temporary role
REF: 10061
Contact Name: Aileen Fitzgerald
Contact Email: aileen.fitzgerald@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Temporary Role for Mature Students Officer with an immediate start
  • Mature Student Admissions
  • Induction Programme for Mature Students
  • On-going Support for Mature Students
  • Tutorial support programme
  • Career Guidance
  • Social Supports for Mature Students   and Other Support Services
  • Promotion of Mature Student Issues
  • Awareness Raising
  • Coordinate the joint GMIT/NUI, Galway Foundation Courses
  • Provision of Information to Mature Students
  • Mature Student Research
  • External Relationships
  • General Access Centre Activities.
3 Main Responsibilities/Competencies of the Role
  • Demonstratable excellent communication, presentation, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively, both independently and collaboratively, to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Teaching or training experience


  • To be qualified to degree level.
  • At least four years’ relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • To be self-motivated and capable of working on own initiative, while also working as part of a team.
  • Ability to foster collaborative working relationships with colleagues across a range of offices.
  • Flexible approach, with ability to manage change.
  • To be prepared to work flexible hours and some weekends.