Course Assistant – Law Society of Ireland – Dublin

Applications are invited for the position of Course Assistant in the Law Society of Ireland’s Education Department. This appointment will be to support the secretarial and administrative needs of a Course Manager on the Professional Practice Courses (PPC I & II). This positon is for a four or five day week.
This position requires a candidate with considerable secretarial and administrative skills. Experience in a third level or professional training/legal education sector is preferred.

Main duties and key responsibilities
The successful candidate will carry out the following duties in line with the Society’s standards and strategic objectives:
Planning and day to day administration relating to the PPC and other courses and events run by the Course
Manager including:
Assisting with recruitment and running of courses;
Preparing and processing course materials, including eBooks;
Liaising with trainee and qualified solicitors, lecturers and tutors;
Administration of Moodle and iTunes U courses; and
Processing payments for course contributors;
Administration of skills exam;
Ad hoc projects as they arise.

Knowledge and skills
Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail;
An ability to work on his/her own initiative and as part of a team and be proactive in achieving project outcomes;
Diplomatic and professional communication skills;

Excellent IT skills;
Proficiency with Microsoft Office essential;
Experience with data management systems and learning management systems (e.g. Moodle) desirable;
Familiarity with the use of iPads, iBooks author and iTunes U an advantage but not essential as full training will be given;
A flexible and enthusiastic approach to work;
Ability to work to tight deadlines.

Remuneration and benefits
Salary between €32,000 and €35,000 (DOE);
Excellent working conditions;
Training and development opportunities.

How to apply
Send your CV and cover letter to Katherine Rous, HR Administrator at
Closing date for applications is Monday, 10 June 2019 at 5pm.
Thank you for your interest in the Law Society of Ireland and your interest in this role. Due to the level of response required, only successful candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted by the HR department. For more information on Data Protection policies please send a request to

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