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Position:             Education Administration Officer
Location:            DCU Alpha, Old Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11 
(Pending public health and safety: Currently remote working in place)
Report to:          Social Innovation Programme Manager
Contract:            Full-time

Young Social Innovators
Young Social Innovators (YSI) is a national not for profit organisation providing transformative social innovation programmes for students primarily at post primary level in Ireland. Our social innovation programmes empower and strengthen youth voice and participation and develop active local and global citizens. 

The Opportunity and Purpose of Role
YSI is looking for an Education Administration Officer to provide dedicated support to our Learning and Practice Team. This person will contribute and add value to a range of work within the team such as the organisation and support of Social Innovation Programme offerings; the Annual Education Calendar of events; reporting and data systems co-ordination and school communications.

The Person
You will be Passionate, Positive and Motivated! Passionate about working in a not for profit organisation which empowers young people in Ireland Positive around working in a fast paced environment! Motivated and a self-starter who wants to make a positive contribution to the vision and mission of YSI.
You will have experience in administration, organisation, dealing with customers, working as part of a team and a keen interest in education and youth development and working in the not for profit sector.

Key areas of Focus

Event Organisation

Dissemination of Information

Systems Administration

Operations Team

Data Collation and Reporting

Team and Manager Support

Skills Requirements Essential Desirable
Minimum 1 years’ experience in a similar role X -
Experience of the not-for-profit sector is an advantage - X
Excellent verbal and written communication skills X -
Experienced IT skills in Microsoft Office suite X -
Good time management skills X -
Good attention to detail X -

Candidate Profile

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a cover letter to:

Young Social Innovators is committed to equal opportunities and all recruitment decisions will be based on merit, suitability for the role and experience. All recruitment decisions will not be influenced by race, colour, nationality, religion, sex, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, disability, age, or membership of the Traveller Community. Young Social Innovators fully endorses a working environment free from discrimination and harassment.