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Writing an effective Job Description

The purpose of the job description is:

  • To give the candidates a clear concise description of the role
  • To ensure we are attracting the right talent for the job vacancy
  • To give the candidates a sense of where the role fits within the overall organisational structure
  • To assist managers and employees to set objectives, identify training, set priorities and review achievements

Job description templates are available to assist you in writing effectively.

Key information and prompts are highlighted in the templates and should be carefully read before being deleted and replaced with text for your new role.

Whilst being continually developed, there will always be a requirement for specific descriptions for some unique areas that may wish to add in their own specifics for their department/discipline.

The following guide will should assist you with the process of Writing an effective Job Description.