Job offer in Ireland Erasmus and European Partnerships Manager at Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

Post Status: 5-year contract, Specific Purpose to the end of GRS3 (30/09/2024)


East Theatre
Trinity College Dublin
The University of Dublin College Green
Dublin 2

Reports to: Associate Director, Partnerships

Salary: This appointment will be made on the Administrative Officer 2 salary scale [€48,153 – €56,581] per annum at a point in line with Government pay policy.

Hours of Work: 37 Hours per week

Closing Date: 12 Noon (GMT) on Thursday, 22nd August 2019

The successful candidate will be expected to take up post in October 2019.

Post Summary

The Global Relations Office (GRO) is seeking to appoint an Erasmus and European Partnerships Manager to oversee Erasmus+ activity and European partnership development under the Global Relations Strategy (GRS3).

Background to the role

This newly established role of Erasmus and European Partnerships Manager will report to the Associate Director, Partnerships. They will develop and maintain key institutional relationships in the European context including oversight of inbound and outbound student and staff mobility arrangements, coordination of Erasmus funding call applications, development and management of strategic European partnerships outside of the Erasmus programme.

The appointee will join the wider Global Relations Office team whose function is to support the development of Trinity’s profile and strategic relationships overseas and to recruit high calibre international students to study at Trinity. They will manage a team of two Officers, both of whom will be recruited in 2020 in line with timelines agreed in the new Global Relations Strategy (GRS3). The successful candidate will also work particularly closely with colleagues in the Academic Registry at Trinity on a daily basis.

Trinity College Dublin has a long tradition of building international partnerships and welcoming international students. In line with the University’s Global Relations Strategy, Trinity is expanding its activities in this regard to strengthen and further develop its position as a leading provider of national and international education in an increasingly competitive environment.

Key Stakeholders

The Erasmus and European Partnerships Manager will act as a key interface between the University and relevant stakeholders. The appointee will also liaise closely with other relevant offices across the University including:

Internal to Trinity:

  • The Vice-President for Global Relations and other senior academic leaders;
  • The Director of Internationalisation;
  • Associate Directors for Partnerships, Recruitment and European Engagement;
  • The Academic Registry;
  • Academic colleagues in Faculties, Schools and Departments across the University;
  • Trinity Research and Innovation Office and the Office of the Dean of Research;
  • Dean of Undergraduate Studies/Senior Lecturer and Dean of Graduate Studies;
  • The Academic Secretary and Trinity Teaching and Learning’s Office;
  • The Financial Services Division;
  • The Office of the College Secretary.

External to Trinity:

  • University partners, prospective partners, and other educational stakeholders in existing and developing markets for Trinity;
  • The European Commission and other European Agencies;
  • The Higher Education Authority and other National Authorities;
  • Regulatory and quality assurance bodies with responsibility for partnerships in international education.
  • Government agencies, funding bodies, and appropriate international organisations.

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Informal enquiries about this post should be made to Niamh Burke, E:


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