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Frequently Asked Questions

Resourcing

Last Updated 30/08/2017

Can I apply for an internal vacancy?

If you are employed on a pensionable capacity within the university, you are eligible to apply for all internal vacancies.

Can I apply for a vacancy after the deadline of 12 noon?

No - Applications must be submitted before the 12 noon deadline.

How do I know when a post will close for applications?

The closing date for all posts is detailed on the job advertisement on jobs.tcd.ie

Can I send in my CV for HR to keep on file should any suitable vacancy come up?

HR do not retain speculative CV's on file. Please visit http://jobs.tcd.ie and apply through e-recruitment for any vacancy that interests you and meets your skillset. If you are interested in entry grade temporary executive officer roles, please send your CV to hr@tcd.ie. It will be forwarded to the Recruitment Relationship Partner who looks after the temp bank and they will be in contact directly should any suitable vacancy arise.

How do I register to go on the temp bank for admin vacancies within Trinity?

Please submit your CV to include your most recent work experience to hr@tcd.ie. It will be forwarded to the Recruitment Relationship Partner who looks after the temp back and they will be in contact directly should any suitable vacancy arise.

I am interested in applying for a number of vacancies currently advertised.
Can I submit one application for consideration for all the vacancies or must I apply for each job individually?

You must apply for each vacancy individually.

Who do I send my CV for a recent job advertisement?

We can only accept applications online by e-recruitment: http://jobs.tcd.ie. Please load your CV and cover letter to E Recruitment if you wish to apply for a role.

Do I need to list my current line manager as a referee on my application?

Yes, your current line manager must be listed as a referee on your application.

I haven't informed my manager that I am applying for this role so I don't want her contacted directly by HR?

Administrative appointments: References shall be collected after the interview process, once a provisional offer is made to the first appointable candidate.

Academic appointments: The resourcing team shall collect references for all candidates who have been invited for interview prior to the interview process.

How will I be advised of the outcome of my application?

You will receive an email informing you if you have been shortlisted or not shortlisted.

I have an interview next week, where exactly is House 4?

If you come through front gate off Dame Street, turn right and House 4 is located in the corner with a 4 above the door.

Do I need to bring anything with me to the interview?

No unless otherwise stated in the email you received inviting you for interview.

I am not available on the day of the interview, can I change the date?

Unfortunately no, it is policy that the interviews must proceed on the day. It is extremely difficult to get a date to suit all members of the panel so they must proceed as planned.