All of our available positions in the College are listed below.

Head of HR and Business Administration

Head of HR and Business Administration


The Head of HR and Business Administration will be responsible for human resource management, regulatory compliance, as well as policy development and dissemination. The purpose of this role is to provide support to the senior management team and the person employed will report directly to the Principal. As the candidate will be required to work with the school’s IT infrastructure and database management, strong IT skills are also essential.



Human Resources;

  • Support the Principal in all human resource management activity by developing HR policies and procedures and ensuring that all staff are adequately resourced and utilised.
  • Have responsibility for drawing up and maintaining appropriate contracts for all employees
  • Analyse resource management issues and any other matters relating to the school’s operations.


Policy Development and Compliance;

  • Research and develop policies where there may be gaps or inadequate polices in place.
  • Manage the College’s regulatory compliance in all areas including, but not limited to H&S, GDPR, staff and student policies, Department of Education and Skills, child safeguarding and boarding policies


Information Technology;

  • Liaise with IT Support to oversee project to integrate several software systems for internal functions (HR, Finance, etc.) and improve the end user experience.
  • Have responsibility for IT system management and for ensuring that the College’s IT infrastructure meets current and future requirements and associated data management.



  • Strong working knowledge of HRM, general administration, commercial management, and corporate governance.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint essential. Experience working with databases highly preferable.
  • Aptitude for relationship management with first rate communication skills.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines.
  • Excellent writing skills: a flair for written English and a commitment to accurately worded and articulated written communication.
  • Ability to work in a team and also off own initiative.



A competitive salary commensurate with experience and ability is offered for this role. This role is offered as a 3 year contract, subject to a 6 month probationary period.


Application Process:

To apply for this role or to address any further queries, please send a cover letter and copy of your CV to Barbara Ennis at 

Closing date for applications is 30 April 2019.


Alexandra College,
Miltown, Dublin 6


Phone: (+353) 1 4977571


Phone: (+353) 1 4704617


Phone: (+353) 1 56 34530